"Intolerance is the political culture of Awami League. So they attacked the peaceful demonstration of BNP and due to this the incident occurred at the JFK Airport."
ABDUL LATIF SAMRAT
leader of the US branch of BNP
about the clash between the supporters of Awami League and BNP at the John F Kennedy (JFK) International Airport in New York in the event of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visit to New York to join the UN session.
" No information of the Health Department would be given to the journalists."
DR SYED MODASSER ALI
health adviser to the prime minister.
in defense to media's focus on the irregularities in the Health Ministry and paucity of health measures in the public hospitals
" Neither the constitution nor the rules of procedure of parliament say that a lawmaker cannot take allowances if he does not attend JS sittings."
former law minister and BNP lawmaker
about taking allowances without attending parliamentary sessions.
" There was no scope to leak out the question papers because high officials of Rajshahi divisional commissioner office prepared the question papers and supplies the examination papers just before the night of the examinations…. They (ruling party leaders) are just blaming our administration based on false information."
DR AFM MONJUR KADIR
Deputy Commissioner of Pabna
about allegation of Pabna district unit Awami League about the question leakage in the Pabna DC office staff recruitment examinations.
"In my opinion, yes. We keep sweeping things under the carpet – enough is enough."
SIR IAN BOTHAM
about whether Pakistan should be thrown out of sports altogether after the recent allegations about Pakistani crickets on match-fixing.
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