"A probe committee would be formed in a week to investigate irregularities including the Siemens scam in the telecommunications sector during the tenure of BNP-led alliance government."
RAZIUDDIN AHMED RAZU
post and telecommunications minister.
"I do not bother about them, I rather enjoy such reports."
ABM MOHIUDDIN CHOWDHURY
Chittagong City Corporation Mayor.
about the media.
He has also said, “These people, who are unable to read newspapers, are always with me.”
"As bodies are now being brought home promptly and records are maintained, you have found the number increasing. Corpses were not brought home in the past and reports of death were not also maintained properly."
KHANDKER MOSHARRAF HOSSAIN
Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister
about the increasing number of death of migrant workers.
"I do not believe the LTTE can enter a democratic process after years of their violent activities…There were "enough democratic Tamil political parties in the country."
Sri Lanka's defence secretary.
"It's not a date movie."
writer and jury member Cannes Film Festival
defending the best director prize given to Brilliante Mendoza from the Philippines whose this year's film Kinatay, which features the lengthy rape and murder of a prostitute.
He has also said, "You've just got to admire its heart. Having said that - it's not something I want to see again.”
The parliament secretariat had to shell out $7,000 to upgrade seven lawmakers’ air tickets to business class as they decline to fly
Cartoon by Tanmoy
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