Thursday, Oct 06, 2022

Nobel Peace Prize


Nobel season is here: 5 things to know about the prizes

October 03, 2022 12:23 pm

The prizes in medicine, physics, chemistry, literature and peace were established by the will of Alfred Nobel, a wealthy Swedish industrialist and the inventor of dynamite. The first awards were handed out in 1901, five years after Nobel's death.

Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov sells Nobel Prize for Ukrainian children

June 21, 2022 8:33 pm

Muratov, awarded the gold medal in October 2021, helped found the independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta.

PM Modi should get Nobel Peace Prize for Covid work, says BSE chief

April 30, 2022 3:36 pm

Chauhan claimed that the free ration distribution by the Centre to over 80 crore people amid the pandemic was greater in terms of the number of people getting the benefits than the UN World Food Programme, which was awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.

'A moral giant': South Africans pay their respects to Desmond Tutu

December 31, 2021 9:37 pm

Anglican clergy - women and men, black and white, young and old - lined the street to honour the cortege carrying Desmond Tutu's body to the church.

How the Nobel Peace Prize laid bare the schism in Russia’s opposition

October 16, 2021 10:52 am

Muratov said he would not keep any of the roughly $500,000 in prize money he will earn from the Nobel. He will contribute about half to a medical fund for Novaya employees, and about $20,000 to endow a journalism award named in honor of Anna Politkovskaya, a Novaya reporter slain in 2006.

Philippines’ nobel prize newsroom is overjoyed but under siege

October 10, 2021 12:12 pm

Then Maria Ressa, one of the news outlet’s founders, heard she and Russian journalist Dmitri Muratov had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their “courageous fight for freedom of expression.”

Explained: Nobel Peace Prize to independent journalists who stood up for freedom of expression

October 12, 2021 9:04 am

Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia received the Nobel Peace Prize “for their courageous fight for freedom of expression”.

Philippines journalist Ressa and Russian journalist Muratov win 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

October 09, 2021 8:38 am

"Ms Ressa and Mr Muratov are receiving the Peace Prize for their courageous fight for freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia," Chairwoman Berit Reiss-Andersen of the Norwegian Nobel Committee told a news conference

Nobel Peace Prize: Is this Greta Thunberg's year?

October 01, 2021 4:55 pm

The world's most prestigious political accolade will be unveiled on Oct. 8.

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.


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.