Nobel Peace Prize
World  /  Published 09.10.21

'Dangerous to be journalist'

Maria Ressa said on Friday that her being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize was a recognition of the dangers of being a journalist at a time when freedom of the press was under attack. In an interview, R...
By Sui-Lee Wee in New York

World  /  Published 08.10.21

Nobel: Those who guard freedom

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 to Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for de...
By in Oslo

World  /  Published 08.10.21

2 journalists share Nobel Peace Prize

Two journalists whose work has angered the authorities in Russia and the Philippines were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, honouring the right to free speech which the prize-giving committee d...
By Reuters in Stockholm

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.20

Stomach this: Conflict and food security

The Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to the United Nations’ World Food Programme underlines the urgency of the challenge posed by hunger in a planet ravaged by conflict, the vagaries of climate c...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 12.10.20

Food for thought: Nobel Peace Prize for UN programme

Sir — It is heartening that this year’s Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the United Nations World Food Programme. This will prioritize the importance of alleviating global hunger amidst th...
By The Telegraph


World  /  Published 10.10.20

Nobel nod to food soldiers

By Megan Specia, Matina Stevis-Gridneff in New York

World  /  Published 09.10.20

UN's Food Programme wins Peace Nobel

The United Nations' World Food Programme on Friday won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger and food insecurity around the globe. The organisation provided assistance to al...
By Agencies in Stockholm

Opinion  /  Published 11.09.20

Prized company

Sir — This year there will be a 35-day gap between Mahalaya and Mahashasthi because, for only the second time in the 21st century, there will be two new moons in Ashwin. This phenomenon — ...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 10.09.20

Norwegian MP names Trump for Nobel prize

A far-Right Norwegian lawmaker said on Wednesday that he has nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in West Asia.  Christian Tybring-Gjedde, an MP for the ...

Opinion  /  Published 11.10.19

What Greta's Nobel nomination really means

Sir — Greta Thunberg had been tipped to win the Nobel Peace Prize. As much as I appreciate Thunberg’s efforts and laud her courage, I am forced to borrow her words in this scenario: “This is all...
By The Telegraph


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