"We did not take part in war, so the question of us being war criminals doesn't arise."
MATIUR RAHMAN NIZAMI
in an interview with the Probe newsmagazine.
Nizami headed Al-Badr paramilitia during Bangladesh's war of liberation in 1971.
"This is not only a building, but also a monument of illegal structure."
Public Works Adviser
about Rangs Bhaban.
" While a week, on average, might be required to receive remittances sent through banks, most informal channels do not take more than three days."
Asian Development Bank
in its June quarterly economic update on Bangladesh.
The Bank has observed that because it takes long to send money through official channels, Non-Resident Bangladeshis tend to resort to informal ways like hundi.
"It will involve Tk 42,000 crore and it would be complete in 2055… So, the present government does not intend to step into such a gigantic task considering the huge involvement of money
Maj Gen (retd) MA MATIN
Shipping and Communications Adviser
declaring the caretaker government's decision to suspend the construction of the proposed deep-sea port.
"It is quite interesting to note that following meticulous IMF prescription Bangladesh has been experiencing double-digit inflation."
in a joint statement.
IMF stands for International Monetary Fund.
The signatories include: Mahbubur Rahman, president of International Chamber of Commerce-Bangladesh, Mir Nasir Hossain, president of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Latifur Rahman, president of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
"The guys promised me they weren't throwing them. They were just left there at a drinks interval."
England cricket captain
denying an allegation that his players had dropped jelly beans about the crease on Sunday while India were batting in the second Test.
"Such comments are absolutely unexpected and unwanted."
ABDUL MANNAN BHUIYAN
Bangladesh Nationalist Party Secretary General
about her Chairperson's statements where she called Bhuiyan a 'leftist' and an 'atheist'.
Quotations Are Taken From Different Local And International Newspapers.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
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