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"Voicebox "

"Share market went into a nosedive in 1996 when the Awami League was in power. The market yesterday experienced record plunge in its history during the same government's tenure."
BNP Senior Joint Secretary General

"The opposition leader does not perceive the development of the country. She only looked at her personal development. From broken suitcase and torn undershirt, she has improved the condition of her bedroom and bathroom."
Prime Minister
about Khaleda Zia's criticism of the government that it has not carried out any development activities during its two-year tenure.

"Each worker is getting Tk 500-700 every day from the candidates and the income is increasing with the election nearing."
A biri factory owner
about the factory workers not coming to work after receiving cash from the contestants of the upcoming municipality polls.

"If the Iranian government was to attempt to coercively obtain this information from journalists and activists of foreign nations, human rights groups around the world would speak out."
WikiLeaks founder
about the US court order that demanded San Francisco based Twitter Inc for the private messages, contact information and other personal details of Julian Assange.

After the DSE general index fell by 7.75 percent - the biggest fall in the country's history, the Finance Minister AMA Muhith urged the investors to have patience.


















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