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Nobel Peace Prize


From nobel hero to driver of war, Ethiopia’s leader faces voters

June 21, 2021 12:19 pm

Abiy has put a brave face on his nation’s problems, repeatedly downplaying the Tigray conflict as a “law and order operation” and pushing his vision for a modernized, economically vibrant Ethiopia.

Vandals damage famous Norwegian baby statue in Oslo park

April 07, 2021 3:49 pm

The bronze Sinnataggen sculpture is considered a national treasure and is arguably the most famous work by Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland, who died in 1943 and has also designed the Nobel Peace Prize medal.

‘Might be useful to provide money to mothers to buy vegetables... so that it helps expand local production’

October 21, 2020 5:30 am

"It is practically difficult to include many food items... There is this staple food — rice and wheat or pulses — and then there is a programme like mid-day meal to provide hot cooked meals to children at schools. And there is this special intervention of ICDS," says Bishow P. arajuli

Nobel Peace prize to World Food Programme recognises hunger as violation of human rights

October 13, 2020 8:44 am

Amidst all the media attention to the exceptional violence of wars, terrorism and genocides, we tend to forget the millions of hunger victims who die in a slower, less spectacular form of violence. Hunger is not inevitable: It is man-made and there are victims and perpetrators.

Nobel Peace Prize winner WFP’s India link: PDS reforms, rice ATMs

October 10, 2020 8:13 am

The Norwegian Nobel Committee said the WFP, which provides food assistance to millions across the world, had acted "as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict".

Explained: How Nobel Peace Prize 2020 winner WFP has combated hunger around the world

October 13, 2020 7:06 am

What is the WFP? What is the scale of its work? Why does the world need a food programme? What is WFP’s role in India? What has the Nobel Committee said while declaring the award?

World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for efforts to combat hunger

October 09, 2020 3:42 pm

The World Food Programme is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security.

Becoming well-known at a young age was challenging: Malala Yousafzai

September 30, 2020 2:08 pm

At #TweakSummit, Malala Yousafzai spoke about overcoming hardships, time management, and risking it all to take a stand.

Joe Biden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Labour MP Chris Bryant

September 29, 2020 9:24 pm

Biden has now joined President Donald Trump on the list of nominees. The nomination comes just ahead of Biden and Trump going head-to-head in the first general election debate.

Explained: Here's a look at the US Presidents who have won the Nobel Peace Prize

September 16, 2020 1:41 pm

This year’s Nobel Peace Prize is scheduled to be announced October 9. Should Donald Trump win next year, he would become the fifth US President in history to be given the prestigious award.


Malala, Satyarthi receive their Nobel Peace Prizes in Oslo

December 10, 2014 7:57 pm

Malala became by far the youngest laureate, widely praised for her global campaigning since she was shot in the head in 2012.


Meet the activists fighting sexual violence who received the Nobel Peace Prize

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

Nadia Murad, a survivor of sexual violence by the Islamic State, and Dr Denis Mukwege, a gynecological surgeon, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their campaigns against the use of rape as a weapon of war.