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Gautam Gandhi wins Fulbright award

Gautam Gandhi's role model is Muhammad Yunus, founder of Bangladesh's revolutionary Grameen Bank. Like 2006 Nobel Laureate Yunus, he has gone on to win an award -- in his case the Fulbright for......

The plight of farmers in drought-affected Beed

Peasants from Maharashtra's drought-affected Beed district feel the government machinery and political leaders are indifferent to their plight.Rediff.com's Prasanna D Zore and Uttam Ghosh spoke to......

Gandhi, Modi among most admired leaders worldwide

Great leaders inspire by setting examples that others want to follow. Many of the top leaders, past and present, are in business or politics, and are making their mark on generations. But which......

Modi's Jayapur: Adarsh yes, but work's far from over

Jayapur, adopted by the prime minister, is reaping the benefits of his endorsement, causing resentment in villages nearby, says Manavi Kapur. One year ago, a high tension electrical line fell in......

ISRO chosen for Gandhi Peace Prize

Indian Space Research Organisation has been selected for the Gandhi Peace Prize for 2014 for its contribution to the country’s development through space technology and satellite-based......

Grameen Bank's proposed split sparks criticism

A Bangladeshi commission has proposed the government takeover or split the Nobel-award-winning Grameen Bank into 19 parts, sparking criticism with several analysts fearing it to be a systematic......

Muhammad Yunus resigns from Grameen Bank

Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus has stepped down as the managing director of Grameen Bank, a week after Bangladesh's Supreme Court dismissed his appeal to remain as head of the pioneering......

Yunus on why he was sacked as Grameen Bank MD

Nobel peace prize winner Muhammad Yunus, who has been ousted as Grameen Bank managing director, tells Business Standard he hopes the bank continues to be run by the poor of Bangladesh. As the......

'US not interfering in Grameen Bank issue'

Noting that the US support a resolution of the Grameen Bank issue, a top Obama Administration official has said that America is not interfering in the internal affairs of Bangladesh."I don't want......

Court upholds Yunus's sacking from Grameen Bank

Bangladesh's High Court on Tuesday upheld the sacking of Nobel Peace laureate Muhammad Yunus as head of the pioneering Grameen Bank he founded nearly three decades ago, holding he has been......

Back from Cannes, Minissha loses baggage

Minissha Lamba, who was on her way back to India from the Cannes Film Festival, lost her baggage at Nice airport. 'Disaster has struck. A baggage of mine has been stolen at Nice Airport. I can't......

Santosh Sivan: 'Shooting Urumi was exciting'

Internationally acclaimed cinematographer Santosh Sivan's latest film Urumi, is one of the most eagerly awaited Malayalam films. He is also making the Tamil, Hindi and......

What do you think of SRK's Don 2 look?

The pictures of Don 2: The Chase Continues are out, and so is Shah Rukh Khan's look in it. The actor wears long hair and stuble, with a tattoo on his right forearm. In the new film, the Don......

Dabangg gets Telugu remake

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Telugu cinema, right here! Looks like Pawan Kalyan wants to cash in on the smashing success of the Salman Khan starrer,......

Bollywood's Best Hindi Films of 2010

What an unbelievably temperamental year! The year 2010 showed the door to established filmmakers like Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Guzaarish), Karan Johar (My Name is Khan), Mani Ratnam (Raavan),......

If cricket was only about emotions and passion...

'...then Bangladesh would have been the world champions a long time ago.'The reality is sadly different, says Bikash Mohapatra.   IMAGE: A Bangladesh fan at the Asia Cup final between India......

Barca victory built on fresh rocks from club 'quarry'

With Barcelona already through to the Champions League last 16 as Group D winners, Pep Guardiola gave several young players from the club's academy a chance against Rubin Kazan on Tuesday and they......

Is Ponting the best man to lead Aus for Ashes?

Australia captain Ricky Ponting insists he is the right man to lead the team for Ashes despite critics calling for his head after the Test series debacle in India. Australia suffered its......

Tottenham stunned by Young Boys, Ajax draw in Kiev

Roman Pavlyuchenko's late strike gave Tottenham Hotspur a Champions League lifeline on a torrid night against Swiss club Young Boys as they clawed back from a calamitous start to lose their playoff......

Memorable quotes from the football World Cup

Coaches and players are often talked about, not always because of their on-field performance, but also for comments made off the pitch. Below are some of the most memorable ones from the one-month......
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Dalits should boycott prayers at temples

Kunwar Singh, president of the Grameen Vikas Samiti, today said Dalits should boycott prayers at the temples altogether in protest against the... ...

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U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios To Deliver Keynote Address On Opening Day Of AEO's 25th Annual Conference In Washington, D.C.

The Association for Enterprise Opportunity conference offers three days of opinions, innovations and analysis that will help sustain and grow small... ...

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Bangladesh Grameen Bank founder awarded for promoting women empowerment

Dhaka, May 18 (ANI): Bangladesh Grameen Bank Founder Dr Muhammad Yunus has been awarded for his innovation in women empowerment by a New York-based... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/bangladesh-grameen-bank-founder-awarded-promoting-women-empowerment-124309029.html
IFC to invest $20 mn in microlender Grameen Koota

- 12:30 IST BYTEAM VCC Reuters International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank's private-sector lending arm, will invest up to... ...

http://www.vccircle.com/news/micro-finance/2016/05/18/ifc-invest-20-mn-microlender-grameen-koota
The plight of farmers in drought-affected Beed

Peasants from Maharashtra's drought-affected Beed district feel the government machinery and political leaders are indifferent to their... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/the-plight-of-farmers-in-drought-affected-beed/20160518.htm

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