The prime minister’s son has defended the government sacking Grameen Bank managing director Muhammad Yunus over ‘unapproved’ reappointment. In an email obtained by bdnews24.com, Sajeeb A Wazed, who also advises Sheikh Hasina, made available some facts from the government side. The Bangladesh Bank last week ordered the removal of Yunus as Grameen Bank head, saying […]Read more "Massive Yunus fraud: Sajeeb"
K’naan (pronounced /ˈkeɪnɑːn/), born Keinan Abdi Warsame (Somali: Keynaan Cabdi Warsame, Arabic: كنعان عبدي ورسمه) in 1978, is a Somali-Canadian poet, rapper, singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist. Biography Born in Somalia, K’naan spent his childhood in Mogadishu and lived there during the Somali Civil War, which began in 1991. His aunt, Magool, was one of Somalia’s most famous singers. K’naan’s grandfather, Haji Mohammad, was a poet. He isMuslim, and his name, Keinan, […]Read more "K’naan"
HONG KONG — China’s central bank raised a key interest rate slightly Thursday for the first time in nearly five months, in what economists interpreted as the beginning of a broader move to tighten monetary policy and forestall inflation. After breaking stride a year ago during the global economic slowdown, the Chinese economy resumed galloping […]Read more "Chinese Decision on Rates Seen as ‘Turning Point’"
A man walked into a North St. Louis factory with an assault rifle and shot at least five people early Thursday morning, St. Louis police officials said. A spokesman for the city’s fire department, Bob Keuss, told the Associated Press that one person was killed and four others were wounded in the incident, two of […]Read more "Gunman Opens Fire in St. Louis Factory"
BAGHDAD — A series of explosions struck the houses of an antiterrorism official and his relatives in Anbar Province in western Iraq on Thursday, killing at least seven people and underlining the precarious situation there. Violence had decreased significantly in Anbar in the past year after local tribal leaders, supported by American forces in Iraq, […]Read more "Iraq Blasts Aim at Antiterror Official"
Awaiting reader response. LEAVE COMMENT Name: Email: Comment: Comment Policy A parliamentary panel yesterday decided to probe the violence involving some army personnel and students on Dhaka University campus in August 2007. The standing committee on the education ministry took the decision at a meeting presided by its Chairman Rashed Khan Menon. It asked the […]Read more "JS body to probe DU unrest during emergency Asks for all probe reports, documents; may summon intelligence officials"
Noted artist Shishir Bhattacharjee has achieved nationwide popularity as a cartoonist. His cartoons published in the Bangla daily the Prothom Alo satire the contemporary society, especially the political canvass. Shishir loves his dual identities as an artist and cartoonist, considering both of the mediums as his own creations. The idea of drawing caricatures came into […]Read more "Shishir Bhattcharjee: Caricaturing society"