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  • Four sentenced to life for attacking Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Four Pakistani Taliban terrorists were on Thursday sentenced to 25 years in jail by an anti-terrorism court for their role in the 2012 attack on Malala Yousafzai, the teenage child rights activist who last year won the Nobel Peace Prize. Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists had claimed the responsibility of the...
  • Astronomer names asteroid after Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai April 11, 2015

    Islamabad: The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner and girls' education campaigner Malala Yousafzai now has an asteroid named after her, media reported. Amy Mainzer, astronomer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, named Asteroid 316201 after Malala, Dawn online reported on Friday. He said, "It is a great honour to be able...
  • e Lounge: India's Ricky Kej, Neela Vaswani win at 57th Grammy awards February 10, 2015

    In this episode of e Lounge, we talk about musician Ricky Kej and activist Neela Vaswani who won at the 57th Grammy awards for their work in album 'Winds of Samsara' and the documentary on Malala Yousafzai, respectively. ...
  • Grammys 2015: Vishal Dadlani congratulates Ricky Kej for his win February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood music director Vishal Dadlani, while congratulating Indian composer Ricky Kej for his win at 57th Grammy Awards, said India should be proud of his global achievement. Kej was declared a winner for his collaborative album 'Winds of Samsara' in the New Age Album category. The Bengluru-based artiste teamed up...
  • Rape, acid attacks, kidnap: Girls face rising violence in fight for education, says UN February 10, 2015

    Geneva: High-profile attacks such as the abduction 300 schoolgirls by Boko Haram in Nigeria and the shooting of Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan are a fraction of what is suffered by girls trying to get an education, the UN human rights office said on Monday. Many of the attacks are done in...
  • Child labour bill will be test of Modi government: Kailash Satyarthi February 8, 2015

    London: A bill currently in the Indian Parliament on child labour totally will be a "test" of the new government on how they take the issues of the most exploited children in their political priority, says child rights campaigner and Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi. Satyarthi, 61, was referring to an amendment...
  • Malala Yousafzai, Aamir Khan, Bill Gates write to world leaders on climate change, poverty and inequality January 15, 2015

    India's leading global ambassadors comprising A-list actors, actresses, renowned directors, award-winning authors, dignitaries and esteemed public figures came together in an unprecedented show of unity on January 15, 2015 to show their support via Twitter and Facebook for the launch of the historic action/2015 campaign. The campaign, billed as one...
  • Human connect has become superficial in digital age: Kailash Satyarthi January 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Monday stressed the need to employ science and technology to bail out children reeling under abject poverty even as he lamented that "human connect" has become "superficial" in the digital age. "Science is the purest form of knowledge and knowledge is universal. Digital disparity...
  • Senior Taliban leader found using LinkedIn January 4, 2015

    London/Islamabad: A senior Taliban commander, wanted in connection with an assassination bid on Malala Yousufzai's life, has been found using networking site LinkedIn, listing his skills as "jihad and journalism". Ehsanullah Ehsan, one of the world's most notorious terrorist leaders, has 69 connections on LinkedIn, indicating a sizable network. Ehsan does not...
  • Nobel prize winner Malala 'heartbroken' by Pakistan school attack December 17, 2014

    London: Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, joint winner of this year's Nobel peace prize for her education campaign work, said she was heartbroken by the news that at least 126 people, mostly children, had been killed in a Taliban attack on a school in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday. Malala, 17, was shot...
  • Watch: Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yusufzai at Norwegian Parliament, PM office December 13, 2014

    India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 on Wednesday for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent, where millions are deprived of their childhood and education. ...
  • Malala bursts into tears on seeing her blood-stained school uniform; 'You are so brave', says Satyarthi December 12, 2014

    Oslo: The sight of blood-spattered school uniform she was wearing the day the Taliban shot her, made Pakistan's teen Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai burst into tears, prompting fellow awardee India's Kailash Satyarthi to comfort her saying "you are so brave". The blue tunic, white headscarf and white trousers, stained brown by...
  • Congratulate Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi December 11, 2014

    It was a proud moment for India as eminent child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize at grand ceremony in Norway's capital Oslo on Wednesday. Along with Satyarthi, Pakistan's Malala Yousufzai also became the youngest ever Nobel laureate and received the award for her work on promoting...
  • Cartoon of the day: Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai receive Nobel Peace prize December 11, 2014

    India's Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 on Wednesday, sharing it with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel laureate, for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent, where millions are deprived of their childhood and education. ...
  • Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai receive Nobel Peace prize amidst huge applause December 11, 2014

    Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai receive Nobel Peace prize amidst huge applause. Huge crowd had gathered below the hotel they were staying in to applaud the winners. With this the grand and warm celebrations have come to an end. ...
  • A lot to learn from both Malala and Satyarthi: Neha Dhupia December 11, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, actor Neha Dhupia said that there was a lot to learn from 2014 Nobel Peace winners Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai. "This is the first time 2 nations that do not get along have come together for a peace prize," said Dhupia. ...
  • Satyarthi has fought for 30 years: President Bachpan Bachao Andolan December 11, 2014

    India's Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 on Wednesday, sharing it with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel laureate, for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent, where millions are deprived of their childhood and education. ...
  • Nobel to Satyarthi will bring attention to child slavery: Shanta Sinha December 11, 2014

    India's Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 on Wednesday, sharing it with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel laureate, for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent, where millions are deprived of their childhood and education. ...
  • Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai receive Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo December 11, 2014

    India's Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 on Wednesday, sharing it with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel laureate, for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent, where millions are deprived of their childhood and education. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • I am those 66 million girls who are out of school, says Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai December 10, 2014

    Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai received the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize sharing the prestigious award with India's Kailash Satyarthi in Oslo on Wednesday evening. The Nobel Prize is presented every year on December 10, the death anniversary of its founder Alfred Nobel. Here is the transcript to whole speech. Bismillah hir rahman...
  • India and Pakistan at one stage as Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai receive Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo December 10, 2014

    Oslo: India's Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 on Wednesday, sharing it with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel laureate, for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent, where millions are deprived of their childhood and education. "Satyarthi and Yousafzai are precisely the people...
  • Live: When my voice changed, my priorities were changed, says Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala December 10, 2014

    India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai received the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Wednesday evening. The Nobel Prize is presented every year on December 10, the death anniversary of its founder Alfred Nobel. Ahead of the presentation the two Nobel laureates on Tuesday had said trust and...
  • Happy to see Malala get the Nobel Peace Prize, says Malala's friend December 10, 2014

    "I am very happy that I will attend the ceremony with Malala. It is a very proud moment for me. It's also an honour for me that Malala invited me and Kainat for the ceremony. I'm very happy that I will see Malala getting the Nobel Peace Prize," said Malala...
  • List of 2014 Nobel Prize winners December 10, 2014

    Stockholm: Here is a look at this year's Nobel prize winners. Peace: Presented jointly to India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education. The two will split the Nobel award of...
  • Watch: Oslo prepares to crown Nobel Peace winners Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai December 10, 2014

    Oslo is busy preparing a grand ceremony to crown this year's Nobel Peace winners Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai from India and Pakistan respectively. This calls for a joint Indo-Pakistani celebration of the Nobel Peace prize. ...
  • India-Pakistan leaders must sit together and resolve issues, says Malala's father December 10, 2014

    2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai's father Ziaudin Yousafzai said that India and Pakistan should work together. "There should be people-to-people connect for India-Pakistan. India-Pakistan leaders must sit together and resolve issues," said Ziaudin Yousafzai. ...
  • Malala is like my daughter: Nobel Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi December 9, 2014

    Oslo: As the countdown begins for the formal announcement of 2014 Nobel Prize, Indian Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday said trust and friendship is key to sustainable peace in South Asia, as they asked the leaders of the two countries to embrace peace. "Trust...
  • Live: Freedom is a matter of right for children across the world, says Satyarthi December 9, 2014

    Oslo: India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai will be formally awarded the Nobel Prize for peace on Wednesday by the Nobel Prize Committee. ...