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PM Modi Condoles Death Of South Africa’s Nobel Prize Winning Activist Desmond Tutu

Dec 26, 2021 PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Desmond Tutu was a guiding light for countless people globally. Modi said his contribution, and emphasis on human dignity and human equality will be remembered forever.

FW De Klerk: South Africa's Last Apartheid President Has Died

Nov 11, 2021

Former President FW de Klerk, the man who freed Nelson Mandela, has died. The last apartheid president passed away at the age of 85 after a battle with cancer.


Malala Yousafzai Gets Married In Birmingham To Aseer Malik, Manager For Pakistan Cricket Board

Nobel peace prize laureate Malala Yousafzai got married to Aseer Malik, a manager for the Pakistan Cricket board, she announced on twitter.

Dalai Lama Hails Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov For Winning Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 09, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Dalai Lama said he was happy to learn that this year's prize had been given to the two journalists for their efforts to defend freedom of expression.


Nobel Peace Prize 2021 Awarded To Journalists Maria Ressa And Dmitry Muratov

The journalists have been awarded Nobel Peace Prize for their fight for freedom of expression.

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08 October, 2021

Nobel Peace Prize 2021 Winner To Be Announced Today

Associated Press (AP)

The prestigious award is accompanied by a gold medal and 10 million Swedish kronor (over $1.14 million). The prize money comes from a bequest left by the prize's creator, Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel, who died in 1895.


19 July, 2021

Tokyo 2020: Bangladeshi Nobel Peace Prize Winner Says Olympics Deserves The Award

PTI

Muhammad Yunus was awarded his Nobel in 2006 for pioneering micro-credit loans to impoverished people


06 July, 2021

Peace Prize For The Nuclear Bomb?

Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya

The nuclear bomb has contributed to peace for over 75 years where the United Nations has failed.


09 September, 2020

Trump Gets Nobel Peace Prize Nomination Citing Israel-UAE Peace Deal

Outlook Web Bureau

US President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize by a member of the Norwegian parliament.


09 December, 2019

Amartya Sen's Bicycle, Malala Yousufzai's Shawl, Kailash Satyarthi's Kurta: The Stories Of Artefacts At Nobel Museum

Mirza Arif Beg

On December 10, Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Cremar will be honoured at the Stockholm Concert Hall, and all eyes are now set on what this year's laureates will be gifting the museum.


11 November, 2019

'Our Internal Affair': China Accuses US Of Using UN To 'Meddle' In Tibet

AFP

The Chinese government has also indicated it is waiting out the Dalai Lama, believing his campaign for greater Tibetan autonomy will end with him.


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20 October, 2019

'These Bigots Are Blinded...': Rahul Slams Goyal's 'Left-Leaning' Remark Against Abhijit Banerjee

PTI

Piyush Goyal, at a media briefing in Pune, had described Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee as a 'Left-leaning' person.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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