"The prices of essentials (in the last five years) did not rise at all, only journalists had witnessed the price hike."
outgoing prime minister and leader of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). Aziz, the Chief Election Commissioner, has taken three-month's leave after a mass movement for his ouster.
"None other than the offenders hide their faces the way they did."
about a group of bureaucrats who tried to hide their face after faced by photojournalists.
"I am also wondering why they left my office in such a way."
former energy secretary
whose party some bureaucrats had attended only to flee when newspersons arrived at the scene.
"I hope a political consensus will be reached to resolve the crisis."
Prof MUHAMMAD YUNUS
founder of Grameen Bank and winner of this year's Nobel prize for Peace.
"The only way we can win is to leave before the job is done."
GEORGE W BUSH
president of the United States of America
about the war in Iraq.
"I personally know some 14-party men who lead political parties that comprise only themselves, and just have some tables."
Acting chief election commissioner.
Find out the right caption: Why is this person doing this?
1. A client fleeing a police raid.
2. A new dance-step inspired by Shahrukh Khan's Hindi film Don.
3. A joint secretary hiding his face after leaving ex-energy advisor Mahmudur Rahman's office.
4. Someone trying to figure out where the smell comes from.
QUOTATIONS ARE TAKEN FROM DIFFERENT LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL NEWSPAPERS.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
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