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"Ministers will be sacked if anyone comes up with documents or other evidence proving their corruption. But no verbal statements alleging corruption will be accepted."
prime minister
about accusation of corruption by ministers, particularly the communications minister.

"With the law, it seems the government is more interested in keeping them (shelterless people) behind bars than making arrangements for their rehabilitation."
honorary director of Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust
about the Vagrant and Shelterless Persons (rehabilitation) Act 2011

"Cardiology examinations at post-graduation level are held every year at the ward, and the examinations are very much related to patients. So, temporary inconvenience may occur at that time."
Chittagong Medical College Hospital Director
about patients of the cardiology ward who had to stay in the corridor outside the ward for the examination of post-graduate students of the cardiology department.

"WikiLeaks reports are being published (in newspapers) for the last few days. We don't know what WikiLeaks is and from where it has come. Its reports are nothing but fairy tales."
BNP acting Secretary General
about reports published in different newspapers in the last few days are based on the cables leaked by WikiLeaks about Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman.

"There was some communication gap that is why she (Mamata) did not join the delegation. Since she was not in the delegation, the prime minister thought it would be safe to just keep it aside for a later period. (But) That is not the end, beginning has been very, very good."
BJP leader
about Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh's Bangladesh trip and the unsigned Teesta treaty.

"The Camp David treaty is always open to discussion or for modification if that is beneficial for the region and for a just peace. The peace treaty is not something sacred and there can be changes made to it."
Egypt's Prime Minister
About the 1979 peace treaty with Israel.

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