"The government will not tolerate anarchism in garment sector as this is the main source of foreign currency. "
"The recent labour unrest was instigated by conspirators," she has said, adding, "The factory owners can take assistance from government's housing fund to build the dormitories. The fund would claim only one percent service charge."
"It is imperative that we [the alliance leaders] sit together to fix the strategy to overcome the prevailing situation as the reasons for forming the AL-led 14-party alliance and later the grand alliance still exist."
RASHED KHAN MENON
Workers Party of Bangladesh.
"There may be disputes and disagreements between the neighbours. I think the problem would be solved by peaceful negotiation."
Chinese ambassador to Bangladesh
about Bangladesh-Myanmar border dispute.
"Along with the red alert in all jails, additional forces from Rab and police have been deployed, and intelligence agencies also heightened their vigilance."
Brig Gen Dr ASHRAFUL ISLAM KHAN
Inspector General of Prisons.
"The final stage of the trial represents a big step in the journey towards discipline from disorder in our national life."
of Bangabandhu murder case.
According to a new government rule all primary school (Class Five) students must sit for a public examination starting this December causing quite a lot of anxiety for both students and their parents.
Cartoon by Tanmoy
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