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Hawking, Yunus conferred highest US civilian award

British scientist Stephen Hawking and Bangaldeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus are among the 16 eminent personalities who were on Wednesday conferred 'Presidential Medal of Freedom', America's......

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......

Peace Nobel for Bangladesh's micro-credit pioneer

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2006 was awarded to Muhammad Yunus, the 66-year-old Bangladeshi behind the Grameen Movement micro-banking system that has helped millions in his homeland, it was announced......

Who is Adil Shahryar and why was he part of Sushma's defence?

On Wednesday, August 12, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj referred to Madhya Chief Minister Arjun Singh's memoir as part of her response on the 'Lalitgate' issue. Swaraj alleged that then......

The sour notes in Hillary's South Asia trip

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ruffled a couple of sensitive feathers while on her otherwise successful South Asian tour. While in Dhaka it was a remark about Grameen Bank and its founder......

Yunus summoned over unpaid tax of $1.5 million

Bangladeshi Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus has been summoned by officials for allegedly dodging over $1.5 million in tax, in the latest setback to hit the micro-financing pioneer. The National Board......

Why Yunus likes to be known as promoter of 'social business'

Nobel Peace Prize winner, Muhammad Yunus was in India recently to promote the concept of social business and to discuss ways to tackle social problems ranging from poverty to poor healthcare.......

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......

B'desh SC adjourns hearing on Yunus plea

Bangladesh Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned for two weeks the hearing on Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus's appeal petition against his removal from the Grameen Bank as 26 US Congressmen asked Prime......

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......

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),......

Rahul Mahajan: This wedding is a second birth for me

Rahul Mahajan got married on his reality show Rahul Dulhaniya Le Jayege last weekend, and he seems quite happy with the way his life has shaped up. His bride -- Bengali model Dimpy......

Saina in quarter-finals of Thailand Open

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal registered a straight games victory over China's Li Han to advance to the quarter-finals of Thailand Grand Prix Gold in Bangkok on Thursday. The world No 5 Indian......

Tendulkar gets 'Lebara People's Choice' award

Awards and accolades continue to follow Indian batting icon Sachin Tendulkar, who added the 'Lebara People's Choice' honour to his trophy vault, at the inaugural Asian Awards in London.Presenting......

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......

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......

Chetan, Saina in India Open semis

Ace Indian shuttlers Chetan Anand and Saina Nehwal made it to the semi-finals of the men's and women's singles respectively in the India Open Grand Prix with contrasting victories in Chennai on......
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Major S Nanjundiah and Shanta Nanjundiah Cancer Centre Inaugurated by Nobel Laureate Prof. Md. Yunus at Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, Mysore

Comments MYSORE, India, September 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Major S Nanjundiah and Shanta Nanjundiah Cancer Centre' was inaugurated at Narayana... ...
Teach a man to fish..!

"..Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Provide him with a net and you feed him for a lifetime…" —Adapted Chinese proverb.... ...
The national interest trap

By | The Indian Express Last month, days before Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was to take off for his meeting with US President Barack Obama,... ...
Muhammad Yunus

Muhammed Yunus , founder and managing director of Grameen Bank said that the youth of today aided with technology should make the social impact... ...
Issues faced by youth are global matters, say founders of One Young World

BANGKOK: The sixth year of leadership forum One Young World will see likes of former UN General Secretary, Kofi Anan, musician and activist Bob... ...

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