"The EC would ask the government to identify the war criminals and ensure their trial so that they cannot contest elections."
MUHAMMED SOHUL HUSSAIN
"Most of them are political leaders and are staying taking support from fellow activists."
AHMED JAMAL ANWAR
Provost of Muhsin Hall
about student leaders who illegally occupy seats in the dormitories of Dhaka University.
"It's not clash of civilisation, it's clash of ignorance."
Prince KARIM AGA KHAN
Imam of Ismali Muslim community
stressing “the need for acquiring quality education by young students to fight out the clash of ignorance about the Muslim ummah, which is wrongly perceived as clash of civilisation.”
"Dialogue means give and take and for that both sides -- the government and the political parties -- must be ready to concede."
M HAFIZUDDIN KHAN
a former caretaker government adviser.
"I'm glad I had taught him my address and name."
Unnamed Owner of a Parrot
that talked its way home after it got lost.
The owner, who lives in Japan, told the Daily Yomiuri newspaper "I'm glad I had taught him my address and name."
“The African Grey parrot is considered one of the most intelligent birds and is said by experts to have the cognitive ability of a six-year-old,” the BBC has added.
Cartoon by Sharier Khan
(R) thedailystar.net 2008