Nobel Peace Prize
World  /  Published 11.10.19

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

The 2019 Nobel Peace has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.Ahmed was cited for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiati...
By AP in Oslo

World  /  Published 12.11.18

Amnesty withdraws prize given to Suu Kyi

Amnesty International has withdrawn its most prestigious human rights prize from Aung San Suu Kyi, accusing the Myanmar leader of perpetuating human rights abuses by not speaking out about violence ag...
By Reuters in Yangon

India  /  Published 04.03.19

Not worthy of Nobel: Imran

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday that he didn’t deserve the Peace Nobel but whoever solved the Kashmir dispute would be worthy of the award.His comments came days after a resolution...
By PTI in Islamabad

World  /  Published 31.12.19

Greta’s dad thought activism was ‘bad idea’

Greta Thunberg may have become the new global climate icon, but the 16-year-old Swedish teenager struggled with depression for three to four years and received no support from her father for skipping ...
By PTI in London

Opinion  /  Published 15.05.19

The responsibility of transferring power

History from the perspective of great powers is different, and especially so in the case of departing great powers. Wavell, the penultimate British viceroy in India, sought parallels in history on the...
By T.C.A. Raghavan


Opinion  /  Published 24.04.19

Why foreign awards are like pick-up lines

When the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, announced on April 12 that he was awarding Prime Minister Narendra Modi his country’s highest honour, the Order of St. Andrew, the Indian government was q...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi

India  /  Published 02.03.19

300-plus mystery is unravelling from within

If the Indian Prime Minister is feeling a bit neglected at home after some Pakistanis advocated the Nobel Peace Prize for their Prime Minister Imran Khan, a strong contender has emerged in India from ...
By Avijit Sinha, Vivek Chhetri and Our Delhi bureau in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.19

Close down all the fountains

Sir — Belgian authorities have rightly altered the mechanics of Manneken-Pis, the famous pissing boy who symbolizes going with the flow. The water that comes out of his bronze bladder will now be re...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 13.02.20

Climate crusader RK Pachauri dead

Environmentalist R.K. Pachauri, a former TERI chief under whose chairmanship the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, passed away on Thursday. He was 79....
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 18.02.19

Abe mum on reports he nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his chief spokesperson declined on Monday to say if Abe had nominated President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize, though they praised Trump for dealings wi...
By AP in Tokyo


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