Dr Muhammad Yunus

Dr Yunus’ conviction sets a repugnant precedent

The frequent vilification of Dr Yunus by senior Awami League members, including the PM, have led many to believe this was an orchestrated persecution.

Hillary Clinton urges support for Prof Yunus

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton urged support for Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus in a social media post

Labour law violation: Trial against Yunus to run, says SC

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court today upheld a High Court verdict that cleared the way for the labour court to run the trial of a case filed against Nobel Laureate and Grameen Telecom Chairman Muhammad Yunus on charge of violating labour law

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.

All cases against Dr Yunus, Grameen Telecom withdrawn

All cases filed against Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus and his organisation Grameen Telecom have been withdrawn by the latter's employees from the courts concerned after they reached a settlement over the claim of payments.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016

Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with Hillary at State

More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state are found to have given money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation.

August 5, 2016
August 5, 2016

Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus carries the flame

Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus has taken the Olympic Torch as it makes the epic journey across Rio de Janeiro to light the cauldron of the Rio Games 2016.

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