Ressa in 2012 co-founded Rappler, a news website that has focused critical attention on the (President Rodrigo) Duterte regime's controversial, murderous anti-drug campaign, the Nobel committee said.
Copenhagen: A far-right Norwegian lawmaker said Wednesday that he has nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in the Middle East. Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a member of the Norwegian Parliament for the far-right Progress Party, said Trump should be considered because of his work for a peace agreement between the […]
Dublin: Former Irish politician and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume died on Monday at the age of 83, his family said in a statement. He passed away in the early hours of Monday at the Owen Mor nursing home in Londonderry, reports the BBC. The former teacher and of the highest-profile politicians in Northern […]
Mumbai: “Gul Makai”, a biopic on Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, is slated to be released on January 31, 2020. The film has been directed by HE Amjad Khan and produced by Sanjay Singla. It is presented by Jayantilal Gada and Tekno Films. Actor Reem Shaikh will star as Malala. The movie also features […]
Oslo: The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for his efforts to “achieve peace and international cooperation” with Eritrea last year, ending a 20-year military stalemate following their 1998-2000 border war, it was announced on Friday. He was named as the winner of the 100th Nobel Peace Prize […]
Mumbai: Mumbai’s Harmony Foundation on Friday announced Nadia Murad and Dr Denis Mukwege for this year’s prestigious Mother Teresa Memorial Award-2018. Both Murad and Mukwege were earlier announced joint winners of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. “It’s a double delight for us. We heartily congratulate them for the Nobel Prize and now also the Mother Teresa […]
Stockholm: The Norwegian Nobel Committee on Friday awarded the Peace Prize to Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and former Islamic State (IS) hostage and human rights activist Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. The Committee said Mukwege had been “the foremost, most […]
Oslo: The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) was awarded the 2107 Nobel Peace prize on Friday. The chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Berit Reiss-Andersen, said the award had been made in recognition of the group’s work “to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for […]
United Nations: Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel laureate, has broken another age barrier and become the youngest UN Messenger of Peace, an honour she shares with Hollywood actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Charlize Theron. Hailing the Pakistani teenager as “the most famous student in the world” and the symbol of the cause of education for all, […]
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.
Nobel Peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Wednesday said she is "heartbroken" by "the senseless and cold blooded" killing of scores of children by Taliban militants at an army-run school in Pakistan