Grameen Bank

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Name: Grameen Bank
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Muhith: Jamaat could go underground if banned

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said banning Jamaat through a legal initiative could have troubling consequences as the party might continue to operate from going underground and start killing ordinary people.Speaking to reporters yesterday after a meeting ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Merkel Wins Seoul Peace Prize

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named the recipient of the 12th Seoul Peace Prize. This is the first time the prize has been given to an incumbent head of government.The prize was established in 1990 to commemorate the 1988 Seoul Olympics.Merkel ... [Published Digital Chosun - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

30th Social Business Design Lab held

:00:00 A A- A+ A session of the 30th Social Business Design Lab in progress in the city Wednesday.The 30th Social Business Design Lab took place at the Grameen Bank Auditorium in the city Wednesday.Over 120 participants from national and international ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

RBI convenes meeting to assess impact of devastating floods

Excelsior CorrespondentJAMMU, Sept 16: An urgent meeting of the controllers of banks, having substantial presence in the State of Jammu and Kashmir, was convened by the Reserve Bank of India at Jammu today to discuss and assess the impact of the devastating ... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Palli Sanchay Bank to give seasonal loans

Newly set up specialised Palli Sanchay Bank is likely to give seasonal loans to the rural poor for improving their livelihood.Former environment secretary and chairman of the bank Dr Mihir Kanti Majumder came up with the disclosure yesterday at the banking ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

GB board polls to be delayed by 6 months

The election to nine borrower directors of Grameen Bank board is likely to be delayed further by six more months due to procedural complexities that would take time to solve.As the central bank has recently declined to hold the polls of its 12-member ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Nine Get RI for Pledging Rolled Gold

KOCHI: The CBI court on Wednesday granted two years’ rigorous imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs 20,000 each to nine persons who pledged rolled gold and took loan of Rs 1.36 crore from a bank in Kasargod during 2000-2001.CBI special judge K M Balachandran ... [Published New Indian Express - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Tampering with Grameen Bank

:00:00 A A- A+ The government is fiddling with our prize possession, the Nobel Prize-winning institution Grameen Bank. It is sad and disturbing. We have seen the poor conditions of the state-owned banks, and one wonders if the Grameen Bank will eventually ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 7 reports

Muhith rejects proposal for EC conducting Grameen election

A new crisis has come to the surface over the election of the board of directors of Grameen Bank as the Bangladesh Bank has expressed its inability to conduct the polls.Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday rejected the proposal made by senior advocate ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

J&K Grameen Bank opens branch at Chan Gran

Excelsior CorrespondentKATHUA, Aug 30: J&K Grameen Bank has opened branch at Chan Gran with initial deposit of Rs 72 lakh and advance of Rs 15 lakh thus bringing the total number of branches to 209.Prominent citizens, panches and sarpanches of the locality ... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Grameen Bank hands over govt Tk4.32 crore profit

The Grameen Bank has handed over Tk4.32 crore to the Finance Ministry as the profit of the government’s stake for 2013 which, officials say, shows that the micro-credit bank is running smoothly.The government had 20.55% stake at the Grameen Bank at the ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Social business design lab held

The 25th social business design lab took place at the Grameen Bank auditorium in the capital on Saturday.Six new social business plans were presented at the lab, Yunus Centre said in a statement.The plans include four projects, all of which are businesses ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 24 2014]

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...At the  previous year's summit , the Microcredit Summit Campaign had called upon the industry leaders in attendance to take " specific, measurable, and time-bound actions  to help 100 million families lift themselves out of extreme poverty." As this year's summit ended, campaign director Larry Reed asked the organizations that had already achieved their commitments to join him on stage for...
Regarding the issue of amending the Grameen Bank (Election of Directors) Rules 2014, the minister said: "We will have to write something else in place of Bangladesh Bank in the rules."
...But the BB authorities being the regulatory body declined to run the election. "We will bring some change in the existing rules to run the election of nine borrower-directors of GB. The change will be brought when BB expressed inability to conduct the election. The details about the changes will be revealed soon" Finance Minister AMA Muhith said on Tuesday at his Secretariat office
"Bangladesh Bank has said that holding the elections will lead to a conflict of interest as they [the BB] are a regulatory body" Finance Minister AMA Muhith told reporters at the secretariat yesterday

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Muhith: Jamaat could go underground if banned [Published Dhaka Tribune - 4 hours ago]
Weekly Roundup - 9/20/14: An awkward moment, ne... [Published NextBillion.net - Sep 20 2014]
Merkel Wins Seoul Peace Prize [Published Digital Chosun - Sep 18 2014]
30th Social Business Design Lab held [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 17 2014]
RBI convenes meeting to assess impact of devast... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Sep 17 2014]
Indonesia warms up to microcredit [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 16 2014]
456 bank branches out of 739 operational in Kas... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Sep 16 2014]
456 bank branches out of 739 operational in Kas... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 16 2014]
Aarohan ventures: Incubating change [Published Yourstory.in - Sep 15 2014]
Microfinance the First Step in Poverty Eradication [Published Jakarta Globe - Sep 15 2014]
Societies cannot exist without welfare [Published Trinidad Guardian - Sep 14 2014]
2-day Management Development Programme begins a... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Sep 13 2014]
Palli Sanchay Bank to give seasonal loans [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 11 2014]
Determinants of Financial Sustainability of Mic... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 11 2014]
GB board polls to be delayed by 6 months [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 10 2014]
Financial literacy is shockingly low and the ac... [Published Conversation UK - Sep 09 2014]
Maruti Suzuki opens R-outlet at Phinter [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Sep 09 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Airtel, Grameen Foundation,... [Published MicroCapital - Sep 08 2014]
Mexico summit pledges to serve microfinance cli... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 08 2014]
ASIAN COUNTRIES: MOST RELEVANT COUNTRIES TO WOR... [Published Capital Business - Sep 07 2014]
The (Previously) Untold Story Of Africa's Mobil... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 05 2014]
Maruti Suzuki opens an R- outlet at Jourian [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Sep 04 2014]
Govt to Change GB Electoral Rules [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 04 2014]
Nine Get RI for Pledging Rolled Gold [Published New Indian Express - Sep 04 2014]
NABARD organizes financial literacy camps [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Sep 03 2014]
Tampering with Grameen Bank [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 03 2014]
Muhith rejects proposal for EC conducting Grame... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 02 2014]
Govt in soup over GB election rules [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 02 2014]
Govt to change rule to elect it [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 02 2014]
Rules will be amended for GB director appointme... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 02 2014]
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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Airtel, Grameen Foundation,... [Published MicroCapital - Sep 08 2014]
The Ugandan subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, an Indian telecommunications services provider with operations in 150 countries; Grameen Foundation, a US-based nonprofit organization; and the Ugandan arm of Plan International, a UK-based child rights and anti-poverty ...
Does microfinance build lasting relationships a... [Published www.SimonsBlogg.se - Aug 26 2014]
Whether microcredit alleviates poverty or not is a hot topic . And although this undoubtedly is a very important question, other potential consequences of microfinance should not be overlooked. One example is found among the results from a recent  field ...
In Bangladesh, Solar Boom Benefits All [Published Pike Research - Aug 18 2014]
More solar PV systems are installed in Bangladesh than in Germany and the United States combined.  At the end of 2013, Bangladesh had an estimated 2.9 million solar PV systems installed compared to 1.4 million in Germany, and 445,000 in the United States. ...
Wells Fargo Shares Employees’ Expertise with No... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 05 2014]
Grameen Foundation’s Bankers without Borders Initiative Provides Volunteer Opportunities in up to 30 Countries SOURCE: Wells Fargo & Company DESCRIPTION:Wells Fargo Shares Employees’ Expertise with Nonprofits GloballyWashington, DC, August 5, 2014 ...
Microfinance and the Challenge of Financial Inc... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Jul 23 2014]
This paper provides a review of the recent literature on microfinance in developing countries and a critical assessment of its effectiveness. It examines the experience of India, a country which has one of the largest microfinance sectors in the world, ...
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