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NDA will revive all development projects to fulfil promises: Naidu

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 16:16

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said the NDA is committed to revive all the development projects, which were left unfinished by the previous UPA government.

Bangladesh passes bill to tighten control on Grameen Bank

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 19:16

Bangladesh has passed a bill to tighten control on Grameen Bank, triggering a controversy as its founder Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus said the move would lead to the "ultimate destruction" of the microcredit lender.

Bangladesh govt orders legal action against Muhammad Yunus

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 22:42

Government ordered legal action against Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, for claiming tax exemption for income from foreign sources, misuse of power and violating foreign travel regulations.

Govt-appointed chairman of Bangladesh`s Grameen Bank quits

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 16:54

The Chairman of Bangladesh`s Grameen Bank Khondaker Muzammel Huq, who replaced Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus as the head of the pioneering micro lending agency, has quit.

Govt-appointed chairman of Bangladesh's Grameen Bank quits

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 15:47

The Chairman of Bangladesh's Grameen Bank Khondaker Muzammel Huq, who replaced Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus as the head of the pioneering micro lending agency, has quit.

ICRA upgrades ratings of three MFIs

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 18:54

Rating agency ICRA has upgraded ratings of three microfinance institutions, Grameen Financial Services, Ujjivan Financial Services and Utkarsh Microfinance.

Bangladesh opposition joins protests over Grameen`s proposed split

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 14:50

Bangladesh`s main opposition party BNP has joined growing protests at home and abroad against a proposed split of Nobel Prize-winning Grameen Bank, two years after its iconic founder Muhammad Yunus was forced to quit.

Odisha displeased over tardy pace of electrification

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 12:30

Expressing displeasure over tardy pace of electrification in Ganjam and Gajapati districts under RGGVY, Odisha government has asked the implementing agency to ensure its completion by March.

Amartya Sen denies having made remarks on Grameen Bank founder

Last Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 19:34

Amarta Sen denies having made remarks on Grameen Bank founder, after a Bangladeshi minster has misquoted Sen.

Yunus appointed as Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonia University

Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 21:38

Nobel peace laureate Muhammad Yunus was appointed as the new Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University on Friday.

Bangla issues ordinance, tightens control over Grameen Bank

Last Updated: Thursday, August 23, 2012, 21:00

Under the ordinance, in consultation with the Grameen's governing board the chairman of the Bank would constitute a search committee to find out three to five suitable persons, who are "competent" to be the managing director of the "poor men's bank".

Bangladesh Minister accuses Yunus of campaign against country

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 22:45

Bangladeshi Finance Minister on Sunday accused Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus of running a "harmful campaign" against the country.