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           Volume 11 |Issue 08| February 24, 2012 |


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'Politicians are busy working on h"ow to take control of Dhaka, they will not help people realise their rights."
head of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)
at a programme organised by Bangladesh Dalit Shadow Panchayet.

"We had mistakes, shortcomings and limitations in the past. But we didn't do any misdeed intentionally."
Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson
about taking lessons from their past mistakes and using the experiences in running the country if voted to power in the future.

"It won't be logical if anyone compares the demand of Khaleda for a caretaker government and the demand of the AL for introducing the caretaker government system. There was logic in our demand, but in the BNP's demand there is no logic. "
prime minister
about the comparison of the Awami League with the BNP by some quarters on the caretaker government issue.

"There is mischief afoot and a criminal conspiracy cannot be ruled out… It appears that Farakka Barrage water stock will continue to be depleted with the sole beneficiary being Bangladesh."
Paschimbanga chief minister
alleging Indian government concealed facts about Farakka Barrage so that Bangladesh gets more water.

"Americans cannot negotiate on our behalf with the Taliban and with us on behalf of the Taliban."
Afghan president
about American's peace efforts between the Taliban and the Afghan government.


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