Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Yunus beyond legal age limit

BB Letter To Finance Ministry Yunus beyond legal age limit Grameen Bank chairman presents it at board meeting The chairman of Grameen Bank yesterday presented a letter at a board meeting that questioned the post of Professor Muhammad Yunus as its managing director beyond his retirement age. The letter was written by a Bangladesh Bank ... Read more

Yunus slates ‘loan shark’ microlenders

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has labelled profit-driven microfinance firms as ‘loan sharks’ who undermine the small-credit schemes that he pioneered to help tackle poverty. Yunus, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for making loans available to poor entrepreneurs, hit out at the commercial microfinance companies as the concept faces

Huge support for Yunus

Former Irish president Mary Robinson has joined the development partners, prominent personalities and corporations in vowing to protect Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus from “politically orchestrated” attacks. As many as 50 charities and public figures, including James Wolfensohn, former World Bank president, Jagdish Sharan Verma, former Chief Justice of India, and Yeardley Smith, a

Prof Yunus gets bail in Mymensingh

Defamation Case Prof Yunus gets bail in Mymensingh A Mymensingh court yesterday granted Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus bail against a Tk-5,000 bond in connection with a defamation case filed against him. Nazrul Islam Chunnu, joint secretary of Mymensingh unit Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD), filed the case on January 21, 2007 Yunus criticised politicians