Dr Muhammad Yunus

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Govt to invite Yunus, Khaleda, WB president to Padma Bridge inauguration

The government will invite Dr Muhammad Yunus, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and World Bank president to the Padma Bridge inauguration ceremony on June 25.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

All cases against Dr Yunus, Grameen Telecom withdrawn

All cases filed against Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus and his organisation Grameen Telecom have been withdrawn by the latter's employees from the courts concerned after they reached a settlement over the claim of payments.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

PM's comments on The Daily Star editor

Following are the comments made by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina about The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam, while delivering a speech yesterday, marking her homecoming from exile in 1981. We publish it verbatim.

January 24, 2022
January 24, 2022

BFIU seeks bank account details of Muhammad Yunus

The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) has asked banks to provide detailed information of accounts and transactions of Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus for the last two years.

October 5, 2020
October 5, 2020

SC upholds HC order staying trial proceedings of 5 cases against Dr Yunus

The Supreme Court today upheld the High Court orders that stayed trial proceedings of five separate cases filed against Nobel Laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus over sacking five employees of Grameen Communications.

September 2, 2020
September 2, 2020

Dr Muhammad Yunus appointed chancellor of Malaysian university

Nobel laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank, has been appointed the inaugural chancellor of Albukhary International University (AIU) in Malaysia, reports the New Straits Times.

June 9, 2020
June 9, 2020

Microlenders in India may benefit from workers returning home: Dr Yunus

As industries in India struggle to restart operations after millions of labourers returned home, having lost their jobs amid the coronavirus outbreak, Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus has said this “reverse migration” of workers can offer fresh business opportunities for microlenders in the country.

March 11, 2020
March 11, 2020

Labour court acquits Dr Yunus

A labour court in Dhaka has acquitted Nobel Laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus and three other top officials of Grameen Communications from charges of violating labour laws.

October 28, 2019
October 28, 2019

Don’t arrest or harass Dr Yunus till Nov 7: HC tells govt

The High Court orders the government not to harass or arrest Nobel Laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus until November 7 in three cases filed on charge of sacking three employees of Grameen Communications.

March 2, 2017
March 2, 2017

Muhith lauds Yunus, Abed for poverty alleviation

Finance Minister AMA Muhith applauds Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus and Brac founder Fazle Hasan Abed for their pioneering efforts to eradicate the country’s poverty.