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  • Nobel laureate can learn from a taxi driver

    An assassin shot him in the head at close range as he was about to leave Yangon airport in his family car. He fell to the ground, bleeding.

  • Yunus Centre trashes report on US fund

    Yunus Centre in a statement yesterday protested a news article, saying neither Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus received

  • Yunus urges global unity

    Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus yesterday called for a global unity to launch a fight against wealth concentration in the hands of a few as it is a threat to peace.

  • Glitz, warmth light up Star gala evening

    The Daily Star yesterday celebrated its 25th anniversary amid much fanfare and with a renewed resolve to better contribute to the democratic and socioeconomic development of the country.

  • Suu Kyi says polls 'not free but fair'

    Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has told the BBC that Sunday's national elections were "not free but fair". In her first interview since the polls, Suu Kyi congratulated the people of Myanmar.

  • Weak States, Poor Countries

    Unfortunately, the world's rich countries currently are making things worse. Foreign aid – transfers from rich countries to poor countries – has much to its credit, particularly in terms of health care, with many people alive today who would otherwise be dead. But foreign aid also undermines the development of local state capacity.

  • Myanmar ruling party chief sacked (video)

    Myanmar's powerful ruling party chief Shwe Mann has been ousted from his post, party members said on Thursday.

  • French President greets Yunus

    President of France Francois Hollande greets Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus, now in Paris.

  • Dalai Lama urges Suu Kyi to act on Rohingya

    The Dalai Lama urges fellow Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to do more to help Myanmar's persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority amid a worsening migration crisis.

  • Gunter Grass in Old Dhaka

    Gunter Grass in Dhaka

    One day in November 1986, Dr Shamim Khan – friend, colleague, and at that time an assistant professor of International Relations at

  • What Must Be Said

    Why have I kept silent, held back so long,

  • Bangladesh ahead of India in social indicators: Amartya

    Bangladesh has performed better than India in terms of economic and social development of women despite the latter’s faster economic growth, views Nobel laureate Prof Amartya Sen.