"I'll bend, but not break."
US President Barak Obama
Commenting on his approach to negotiating bills in Congress related to capping carbon emissions.
"Poison was mixed in Sheikh Hasina's food. Girls there (prison) used to tell her, don't eat this food."
Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury
Deputy Leader of the House
Revealing a plot to poison Sheikh Hasina while she was in prison during the Caretaker Government rule.
"I request the workers and their leaders to understand that the current global economic situation does not bode well for our export sector."
Abdus Salam Murshedy
President, Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Assdociation
Reacting to the acts of vandalism in Ashulia, he added, "Acts of destruction help no one.”
"He (Indian High Commissioner) has been making arrogant and derogatory comments about our experts and politicians."
Zainal Abdin Farrroque
Chief Whip of the Opposition
Calling on the Indian government to withdraw the High Commissioner immediately.
"He bridged the gap between rhythm and blues and pop music and made it into a global culture."
Former head of Sony Music, on departed pop icon Michael Jackson
On occasion of Anti-Drug Day observed a few days ago.
Cartoon by Tanmoy
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