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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 the child labour law should not be amended

The proposed changes to the child labour law to allow children and adolescents to work for their families would be most retrograde and regressive, say Shinzani Jain and Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.......

50 years later, will Moore's Law last?

A 2005 photograph of Gordon E Moore While chips have become ubiquitous, Moore’s Law has remained a self-fulfilling prophecy even half a century later. Not bad for an industry where the time......

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......

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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Israel and Palestine FAs shake hands, committee set up to handle issues

May 29, 2015 20:01 (IST) Voting booth currently being installed in the congress hall. Fifa presidential vote is conducted in secret. —... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/sports/fifa-congress-live-israel-and-palestine-fas-shake-hands-committee-set-up-to-handle-issues-2269186.html
CAT spells relief for Chaturvedi

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Centre directed to reconsider his intra-service cadre change Granting relief to whistleblower bureaucrat... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/cat-spells-relief-for-chaturvedi/article7258223.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
CAT quashes move to stall transfer of IFS whistleblower

The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) has quashed the decision of a Cabinet committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that could have... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/newdelhi/cat-quashes-move-to-stall-transfer-of-ifs-whistleblower/article1-1352453.aspx
Nobel laureates appeal for end to persecution of Rohingya

Copenhagen: Several Nobel Peace Prize winners on Thursday called for an end to the persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, describing it as... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/nobel-laureates-appeal-for-end-to-persecution-of-rohingya_1603525.html
Why organ trafficking thrives in India

According to figures published in the medical journal Indian Journal of Anaesthesia in 2013, of the 205 patients declared brain dead at the AIIMS... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/pxj4YasmivrvAhanv6OOCJ/Why-organ-trafficking-thrives-in-India.html

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