New Delhi: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, who met Narendra Modi here on Tuesday, said the prime minister joked about the media trying to bring out “anti-Modi” remarks from him. In a media interaction after the meeting at the prime minister’s official residence, Banerjee refused to take questions on the state of the economy and refrained […]
New Delhi: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee has said that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was his contemporary in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and they both stood on “similar” lines on “certain” issues during their academic years in the university. Speaking in a television interview, he said that it was not as if the two had deep […]
Mohali: Noting that children are not “our future” but “our present”, Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Wednesday underscored the need for investing in their education, health and wellbeing. He described it as a “serious matter” and highlighted that eight children disappear every hour in India and are forced into slavery, prostitution and begging. “Many people […]
Bhubaneswar: Tibetan spiritual leader and Nobel laureate the Dalai Lama was honoured with the 10th KISS Humanitarian Award at a special function held at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) here today. Addressing the gathering, the Dalai Lama called upon the students to work hard with self-confidence to get success in life. “You are […]
Kanyakumari: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Monday launched an 11,000-km march from here to New Delhi against child trafficking and sexual abuse and urged the youth to participate to ensure the safety and security of children The Bharat Yatra, launched from the Vivekananda Rock Memorial here, is slated to conclude on October 16 in New Delhi. […]
New Delhi: The number of child workers in India has fallen considerably but incidents of sexual violence against children has gone up, Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi has said. Satyarthi also being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 had greatly helped him in his long-running campaign against child labour and child abuse not just in […]
The Taiwanese government has donated $50,000 to child rights activist and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi's Bachpan Bachao Andolan, a statement by the organisation said Wednesday
New Delhi: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi Wednesday presented his Nobel Peace Prize to President Pranab Mukherjee, an official statement said, adding that the medal would be displayed in the Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum.