"Our main objective is to implement the verdict quickly. We would think about this issue later."
SYED ASHRAFUL ISLAM
AL General Secretary and LGRD and Cooperatives Minister, when asked whether the government will try the alleged masterminds of Bangabandhu murder.
"Clouds will shroud BNP's political sky if the national council is deferred."
GOYESHWAR CHANDRA ROY
Joint secretary general of BNP, claiming it was not an option to defer the party council.
"Difficulty is no excuse for complacency. Unease is no excuse for inaction."
signalling America's determination to move forward in the global fight against climate change.
"One might criticise me for my celebration immediately after the goal. I shouldn't have done that. But frankly I couldn't control it. "
after his "hand of god" goal put France through to the World Cup finals at the expense of the Republic of Ireland.
"Traffic signals are operated from the control room at Shahbagh where it is not possible to visualise the traffic situation on the city roads."
MOHAMMAD SHAFIQUR RAHMAN
DMP Joint Commissioner (Traffic)
commenting on the increased traffic congestion after automated signal lights replaced hand signals.
Cartoon by Tanmoy
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