Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicNobel Peace Prize

Topic: Nobel Peace Prize

Nobel Peace Prize for journalists is a reminder that freedom of the press is under threat

Three decades after the downfall of totalitarian regimes in Eastern Europe, forces of darkness and intolerance are on the march.

Combating hunger since 1961 — what is World Food Programme that won 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The World Food Programme, a United Nations body, beat 318 other candidates, including Greta Thunberg and Donald Trump to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

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

In 2019, the World Food Program helped close to 100 million people in 88 countries, including in conflict zones.

US lawmakers nominate Hong Kong protesters for Nobel Prize

he decision could spur new Chinese accusations of foreign interference. China had earlier described US as a 'black hand' behind the protests.

Mahatma Gandhi ‘called for war’ with Pakistan, missed Nobel Peace Prize

Nobel archives show Mahatma Gandhi was on Peace Prize shortlist thrice. But a misleading news report, and later his assassination denied him the chance.

If Narendra Modi wants the Nobel Peace Prize, he can learn a lot from Abiy Ahmed

The Ethiopian Prime Minister offered hope, just like Modi did in 2014, but Abiy Ahmed actually delivered Achhe Din.

What is the Ethiopia-Eritrea deal, which won Abiy Ahmed the Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed was chosen from among a total of 301 candidates, and has been widely acclaimed for signing a peace deal with Eritrea after decades of fighting.

Abiy Ahmed has won the Nobel Peace Prize, but Ethiopia still faces big challenges

Abiy Ahmed, the first Ethopian to win a Nobel Peace Prize, brought the Eritrea-Ethiopia conflict to an end, but a lot remains to be done.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed was awarded for his efforts to resolve his country's conflict with Eritrea.

Whoever solves Kashmir issue worthy of Nobel Peace Prize: Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Pakistan's National Assembly had called for awarding PM Imran Khan with a Nobel Peace Prize, saying he “acted responsibly” amid tensions with India.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.