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Nobel Peace Prize: For less than noble reasons

For a start this award has a history of having less to do with actual contributions and more to do with some part of a larger agenda. Some pretty dubious people have received this. Many more were......

The peacekeeper in Afghanistan who made India proud

An Indian police inspector has been named recipient of a prestigious international female peacekeeper award by the United Nation’s police division for her “exceptional......

Indian activist shares Nobel Peace Prize with Malala

Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai have been awarded the coveted Nobel Peace Prize for 2014.60-year-old Satyarthi, who runs an NGO in India that......

OPCW's Nobel win shouldn't be lost in the din of Malala fans

The Nobel Prize for Malala may have caused deep divisions across the globe and disturbed the peace, while the award to OPCW, though not without critics, may have served the cause of peace by......

2013 Peace Nobel for chemical weapons watchdog

Hague-based Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons was awarded the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons. According to the Norwegian......

Jobs, not microcredit, is the solution

The Nobel Peace Price for 2006 was awarded to the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh and its founder Muhammad Yunus, a pioneer of the microcredit movement. The Nobel Committee affirmed that microcredit......

Food security: A real test for the Indian PM

India is not prepared for any compromise on the food security issue and the deal at Bali has to be fair and balanced, Commerce Minister, Anand Sharma said after taking a firm stance on the issue.......

Grameen Bank's proposed split sparks criticism

A Bangladeshi commission has proposed the government takeover or split the Nobel-award-winning Grameen Bank into 19 parts, sparking criticism with several analysts fearing it to be a systematic......

COLUMN: Open fight over sustainability

Millions of people are still struggling to meet their basic needs for food, water and livelihoods and eco-systems are also being devastated, both by industry and competition for survival at the......

COLUMN: Struggle for life saving drugs

People die from diseases like AIDS, TB, etc because life saving essential medicines are either too expensive, or not available because they are not seen as financially viable. When......

Bachchans kick off IIFA Awards

The International Indian Film Academy Awards, IIFA, began on a high note in Bangkok as the Bachchan Parivar arrived in the Thai capital to attend the annual event. Also See: Thailand beckons......

'Kareena will sweep awards for Jab We Met'

Last week, scriptwriter-director Suparn Verma and resident film critic Raja Sen had an interesting chat with Rediff readers, discussing the year that was, at the movies. They were joined by our......

Shabana Azmi gets Gandhi Peace Prize

Bollywood actor and former Rajya Sabha MP Shabana Azmi received the coveted Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2006 for her noteworthy two-decade struggle for slum dwellers through her......

Shabana on winning Gandhi Peace Prize

Shabana Azmi makes every Indian stand six inches taller as she becomes the first Indian to receive the prestigious International Gandhi Peace Prize for her contribution in social work.Previous......

No luck for India at Toronto

The Toronto International Film Festival wrapped up Sunday with an awards brunch at which Takeshi Kitano's Zatoichi was announced winner of the People's Choice Award. Kitano's film tells the mythic......

The message of peace in sand

Internationally acclaimed sand sculptor Sudarsan Pattnaik from Orissa is representing India at the annual Berlin International Sand Sculpture competition, being held from June 8 to17. The sand......

Why Simone Biles, a 17-year-old, is sportswoman of the year...

Simone Biles of USA competes in the floor exercise. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images American Simone Biles, who won four golds at last week's world gymnastics championships in China,......

BCCI only interested in making money out of cricket: OCA

BCCI chief N Srinivasan. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters BCCI's decision to not send Indian teams for the Asian Games drew sharp criticism from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on......

Sports Shorts: Dani Alves blames media for Brazil's World Cup debacle

  Thiago Silva, Luiz Gustavo, Ramires, Dani Alves, Jo, Marcelo, Hulk, Willian and Neymar of Brazil look on during a penalty shootout against Chile at the 2014 Football World Cup in Brazil.......

Footballer Jyoti yearns for space to play in Delhi

Jyoti Burrett has gathered substantial buzz around her. It is not just her debut on the national football scene at the AFC Women’s Asian Cup Qualifiers, but also her academics that......
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Q. why did mahatama gandhi - the mohandas karamchand - refuse to accept nobel prize ?
Ankit Shivam:  A.  more

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Q. Identify Kerim kerimov and his works ?
Azam Khan:  A. Gandhi was nominated in nineteen thirty seven/eight/nine/forty seven and, finally, a few days before he was murdered in January forty eight. The...... more

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Q. Irom Sharmila is today recognized internationally for her work on the issues related to empowerment of women, peace and human rights as well as for her long dedicated non-violent means of protest in a region where guns make the rules. Sharmila was awarded the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights and the Rabindranath Tagore Peace Prize. However, despite her international recognition, the Indian government has chosen to keep her under judical custody, forcibly feeding her through the nose. There are heavy restrictions for her to meet visitors. Sharmila has not taken food or water for ten years.?
Azam Khan:  A. yes you are right.IT is because Media and strong media persons are not there more

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Q. When Barack Obama won Noble Prize
Dalitvoice:  A. The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to U.S. President Barack Obama "for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and...... more

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5 women who fought for equal rights

The United Nations marks November 25 as the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women. History has witnessed the oppression of... ...

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Governor General to Undertake State Visits to Chile and Colombia

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CSIA Inaugurates GVK Lounge for First and Business Class Travellers at T2

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SONAR CONTRACT PROVIDES MAJOR BOOST TO NAVY

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