PEACE

  • 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...
  • Sunrise, music, or the highly toxic air pollution in Delhi; what takes your breath away? April 2, 2015

    This Green Peace India video brings into focus the stark difference between the figurative and the literal meaning of the question 'what takes your breath away?'While on one end people talk about the various thing that make their heart beat and what makes them feel happy, there are also the...
  • Gandhi Peace Prize for ISRO March 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been selected for the Gandhi Peace Prize for 2014 for its contribution to the country's development through space technology and satellite-based services. The award, comprising Rs one crore and a citation, was decided after the jury for the prize met under the...
  • 'Obama committed to two-state solution for Israel, Palestinians' March 14, 2015

    Egypt: US President Barack Obama is "committed" to a two-state solution for Israel and Palestinians, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday on the stalled Middle East peace process. "The position of the United States with respect to our long expressed hope, the Republicans and the Democrats alike (and) many...
  • Indo-Pak bus service suspended over truck driver's arrest on drug charges February 9, 2015

    Srinagar: The Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service was on Monday suspended by authorities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir over arrest of a driver from the other side of the LoC following recovery of narcotics from his vehicle. The Karvan-e-Aman (Peace Caravan) Bus service between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad has been suspended indefinitely, official sources said....
  • 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...
  • In pics: The pomp and show of Army Day 2015 January 16, 2015

    The Indian Army celebrated the Army Day on January 15 with pomp and show. The ceremony showcased the strength and valour of the Army in the times of war and peace....
  • Paris attack: Anger to be blamed, says Dalai Lama January 13, 2015

    Kolkata: Terming the attacks in Paris as "awful wrongdoing", Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday said that short-sightedness, anger and ignorance of the perpetrators should be blamed for the violence. At least 17 people were killed in Paris last week in attacks at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, a Jewish...
  • Rihanna's new track 'World Peace' leaked online? January 5, 2015

    Los Angeles: An alleged new song by R&B star Rihanna has surfaced online. The track called 'World Peace' was presumably recorded by the Bajan beauty for her highly-anticipated new album, which she has been referring to as R8, reported Ace Showbiz. There's still no official word from Rihanna, 26, regarding the legitimacy...
  • Pope in New Year call for peace, teases 'noisy' Mexicans January 1, 2015

    Vatican City: Pope Francis ushered in 2015 in typically unpredictable style on Thursday, launching an appeal for an end to war before light-heartedly teasing the many Mexicans in the crowd at St Peter's Square. Addressing tens of thousands of pilgrims, the Argentinian pontiff marked both the international day of peace and...
  • Cruelty against children is the biggest crime against humanity: Satyarthi December 17, 2014

    Bhopal: Nobel Laureate and Bachpan Bachao Andolan activist Kailash Satyarthi on Wednesday said subjecting children to cruelty is the biggest crime against humanity. The Nobel Peace Prize winner, who shared the prestigious award with Pakistan's education rights activist Malala Yousufzai said this at a function organized by Madhya Pradesh Governor...
  • Terror attack on children darkest day of humanity: Kailash Satyarthi December 16, 2014

    Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi said that no other act could be more barbaric than the one that happened in Peshawar. "More pro-active initiates need to be taken by the international community and national governments," said Satyarthi. ...
  • New Delhi: Kailash Satyarthi visits Rajghat to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi December 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Sunday visited Rajghat in Delhi to pay tribute to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi. 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...
  • 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...
  • MP: BJP MLAs congratulate Kailash Vijayvargiya instead of Kailash Satyarthi for winning Nobel Peace Prize December 11, 2014

    Bhopal: While the world is lauding Kailash Satyarthi for winning Nobel Peace Prize 2014, MLAs in his home state are completely clueless about it. In the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday, BJP MLAs mistakenly congratulated state minister Kailash Vijayvargiya instead. BJP MLAs claimed Vijayvargiya was honoured for his humanitarian work....
  • Oslo: Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi supporters celebrate his win December 11, 2014

    Indian supporters of Nobel Peace Prize 2014 winner Kailash Satyarthi took to the streets of Oslo to celebrate his win. The supporters brought the street outside the Norwegian Parliament to a colourful stand-still. A large gathering of Norwegians held a a candlelight vigil paying respects to children who need to...
  • 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 represent the sound of silence and cry of innocence, says Nobel Peace Prize winner Satyarthi December 10, 2014

    Oslo: India's Kailash Satyarthi received the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize sharing the prestigious award with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai 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 the speech. My dear...
  • 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...