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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Ramon Magsaysay Award


Virus forces cancellation of Asian peace prize

June 09, 2020 10:31 am

The Philippines is a coronavirus hotspot in Southeast Asia, with about 22,400 infections, including more than 1,000 deaths.

Ravish Kumar receives 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award, says Indian media in state of crisis

September 09, 2019 5:34 pm

Ravish, who is a Managing Editor and news anchor with NDTV said, "Indian media is in a state of crisis and this crisis is not accidental or random, but systemic and structural. Being a journalist has become a solitary endeavour." 

Magsaysay winner says he was put under house arrest thrice, Lucknow DM denies charge

August 18, 2019 5:37 pm

The social activist said they were prevented from going to Hazratganj in Lucknow on August 16, where they were scheduled to hold a candlelight demonstration near the Mahatma Gandhi statue against the scrapping of the special status for Jammu and Kashmir.

Who is Bharat Vatwani

July 26, 2018 10:34 pm

The Shraddha Rehabilitation Foundation was started in 1989 by Vatwani and his wife Smitha, and since the inception of the organisation have reunited more than 2,000 people with their families.

Who is Sonam Wangchuk

July 26, 2018 9:19 pm

Wangchuk's moment in the spotlight came when director Rajkumar Hirani's movie '3 Idiots' portrayed a character -- Phunsukh Wangdu, played by Aamir Khan -- said to be inspired by Sonam Wangchuk.

Indians Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk named Ramon Magsaysay winners

July 26, 2018 10:35 pm

Often referred to as the Asian version of the Nobel Prize, the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation President Carmencita Abella hailed the winners as "Asia's heroes of hope, moving their societies forward through their unequivocal pursuit of the larger good.'

Anshu Gupta: Changed the culture of giving in India

July 30, 2015 2:26 am

Gupta has been honoured with the Magsaysay award for his 'creative vision in transforming the culture of giving in India, his enterprising leadership'.

Magsaysay award winner Sanjiv Chaturvedi: A bureaucrat in constant conflict with government

July 30, 2015 8:16 am

The 2015 Magsaysay awardees join the community of 307 other Magsaysay laureates who have received Asia's highest honour till date.

Foray into politics very tough, says Medha Patkar on fighting elections

February 18, 2014 3:15 pm

Although Medha Patkar said she wants to come into politics as a member of AAP, her electoral foray will be tough.

Magsaysay for 2 Indians

July 28, 2011 1:14 am

Nileema Mishra: Her organisation works for women,farmers in 200 villages across Maharashtra.