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Why is the Nobel Peace Prize given by Norway?

Ever wondered why the Nobel Peace Prize is given by a Norwegian Committee in Oslo and not in the Swedish capital unlike the other Nobel awards? Since 1901, when the Nobel Prizes were first given,......

The Nobel: A compliment and warning to European Union

Like it gave the prize to Barack Obama to make him fulfill the promise of change, the Nobel Committee has given it to the European Union to remind it of its huge responsibility to maintain unity......

European Union awarded Nobel Peace Prize

The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize for its long-term role in uniting the continent, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said on Friday. The committee praised the 27-nation EU for rebuilding......

IMAGES: Meet the winners of Nobel Peace Prize 2011

It's a historical day indeed! The Norwegian Nobel Committee on Friday announced that the Nobel Peace Prize 2011 would be equally divided by three influential women: Liberia President Ellen Johnson......

Obama asks China to free Nobel Peace Prize winner

United States President Barack Obama has applauded the Nobel Committee's decision to honour jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo with the 2010 Peace Prize and asked Beijing to release the......

Why it is time to scrap NREGA

'How many people have been skilled up and thus able to escape from needing to be in NREGA?' 'The true success of NREGA would lie in its irrelevance -- that is, people no longer need it as a......

4 Nobel-winning insights that matter for the Indian economy

Jean Tirole, theorist of industrial organisation, incomplete contracts, and a lot else besides, has just won the Nobel Prize for economics. Usually, his insights show how real-world incentives are......

Will Modi grasp the economic nettle?

In putting the country's economy back on the rails, it is best that Narendra Modi and Arun Jaitley draw on grass-roots feedback and their own practical sense and native wisdom without allowing......

'Gujarat model is good, but the highest growth rate is in Bihar'

Even though present times were fraught with challenges, there is still inherent, vast and untapped opportunity in India, concludes the 10th India Business Conference at Columbia Business......

Indian-origin executive appointed co-head of Goldman Sachs' securities business

Indian-origin Ashok Varadhan has been appointed co-head of the Goldman Sachs' securities division, the largest and most profitable of the global investment bank's four units.Varadhan, 41, is......

Will support to terror group cost Qatar 2022 World Cup hosting rights?

The 2022 Qatar World Cup seems in jeopardy. After FIFA's Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger said in September that the middle-east nation will not host the World Cup, a new report now backs......

Sport mourns 'miracle' man Mandela

South African rugby paid tribute to the ‘miracle’ performed by Nelson Mandela in uniting his country, partly through his embrace of the Springbok rugby team at the 1995 World Cup, after......

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jaya
Q. India's Mr. Kailash Satyarthi wins Nobel Peace Prize jointly with Ms Malala of Pakistan . Yiur comments plz ?
Jaya:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/indias-mr.-kailash-satyarthi-wins-nobel-peace-prize-jointly-/27933439/answers/

nikita saxena
Q. aapka naam suggest kisne kiya tha?
Nikita Saxena:  A. Congrats to him. Irony is, none of us knew his name or his work. How did Nobel committee know him ? more

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SREENIVAS
Q. three unpardonable sinn by nobel committee: Non giving nobel to Gandhiji giving Nobel to Barak Hussain Obama and to Amartya sen
SREENIVAS:  A. nobel Prize Committee. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/three-unpardonable-sinn-by-nobel-committee-non-giving-nobel-/26115375/answers/27699583

sushil lalpuria
Q. why GandhiJi never received a Nobel Peace Prize, Obama received a Nobel Peace Prize while his soldiers were 'accidently' killing Iraqi children.
Sushil Lalpuria:  A. Lobbying , is undoubtedly there in the NOBEL COMMITTEE, since 1900. more

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Dalai Lama's star waning in the West, China official says

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, speaks during the World Hindu Congress … BEIJING (Reuters) - Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader... ...

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Myanmar court jails former opposition official accused of insulting Buddhism

7:31pm IST YANGON (Reuters) - A prominent former official with Myanmar's main opposition party was detained on Wednesday and faces charges of... ...

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