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"
The Obama administration outlined on Monday morning some of the proposed changes it would like to make in a sweeping overhaul of President Bush’s signature education law, No Child Left Behind. The changes, which are outlined in a document discussing the Department of Education portions of the president’s $3.8 trillion budget for the 2011 fiscal […]Read more "Administration Outlines Proposed Changes to ‘No Child’ Law"
WASHINGTON — President Obama sent Congress on Monday a proposed budget of $3.8 trillion for the fiscal year 2011, saying that his plan would produce a decade-long reduction in the deficit from $1.6 trillion this year, a shortfall swollen by $100 billion in additional tax cuts and public works spending that he is seeking right […]Read more "In $3.8 Trillion Budget, Obama Pivots to Trim Future Deficits"
Faced with the failure of the biggest recent gamble in television, NBC is shuffling its late-night deck one more time. The network has a plan in the works to restore Jay Leno to his old spot at 11:35 each weeknight for a half-hour, while pushing the man who replaced him, Conan O’Brien, to a starting […]Read more "Late-Night Shift Sinking, NBC Wants Leno Back in Old Slot"
OCALA, Fla. — Ilse Telesmanich, 90, sprained her ankle hiking in South Africa last August. She tried to keep going on the three-week trip, she said, hobbled as she was. “I got very good at hopping on one foot the last time I sprained it,” she said. But the guides had unfortunately failed to bring […]Read more "Seeing Old Age as a Never-Ending Adventure"
The New York political world reacted swiftly and strongly to the possibility of Harold Ford Jr.’s candidacy for the United States Senate, with top Senate leaders trying to squash the bid and close advisers to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg meeting with Mr. Ford on Thursday to plot strategy for a campaign. The developments reflect the […]Read more "New York Politicians at Odds Over Harold Ford Jr."