Jan 31, 2021 03:35 PM IST
Alexei Navalny, nominated by Russian academics, was named for his “efforts for a peaceful democratisation of Russia” by Norwegian former minister Ola Elvestuen.
- Dec 29, 2020 11:01 PM IST
US President Donald Trump was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for brokering a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates through the 'Abraham Accords'. However, the prestigious award eventually went to the World Food Programme for 'its efforts to combat hunger'.
- Oct 09, 2020 02:44 PM IST
The prize is awarded by a committee elected by Stortinget, the Norwegian Parliament.
- Sep 09, 2020 10:21 PM IST
Four US presidents, including Barack Obama, and one vice president, have so far received the prestigious award
- Sep 09, 2020 08:31 PM IST
Candidates eligible for the Nobel Peace Prize need to be chosen by qualified nominators, who can range from former Nobel laureates to university professors. No one can nominate themselves.
- Oct 11, 2019 02:46 PM IST
The Norwegian Nobel Committee observed that PM Abiy Ahmed Ali be awrded for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.
- Aug 22, 2019 04:22 PM IST
In March this year, the phenomenon snowballed with more than 2 million people taking part in protests across 135 countries. Greta was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize the same month.
- Jul 18, 2019 08:18 PM IST
Trump, who has boasted of crushing the self-styled caliphate of the Islamic State group that once stretched across Iraq and Syria, also appeared at a loss when Murad asked him to press the Iraqi and Kurdish governments to create safe conditions for the Yazidis to return.
- Mar 15, 2019 05:49 PM IST
Greta reprimanded leaders of 200 nations at the UN climate change summit and also gave a compelling speech at Davos in January 2019, beseeching top leaders to act on climate change urgently.
- Mar 04, 2019 01:55 PM IST
"I am not worthy of the Nobel Peace prize. The person worthy of this would be the one who solves the Kashmir dispute according to the wishes of the Kashmiri people and paves the way for peace & human development in the subcontinent," the premier tweeted.
- Mar 02, 2019 03:45 PM IST
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on March 2 submitted the resolution in the secretariat of National Assembly, the lower house.
- Feb 08, 2019 08:36 AM IST
Kerala’s fishermen have been recognised for their efforts by the state government and various organisations. Perhaps there's still this incomplete expression of gratitude which wants to see them being recognised at an international level.
- Feb 06, 2019 08:25 PM IST
Tharoor said the community should be lauded for demonstrating an “extraordinarily altruistic spirit” during the floods despite living under such circumstances
- Dec 12, 2018 03:20 PM IST
Murad, a member of Iraq's Yazidi minority, was among thousands of women and girls who were captured and forced into sexual slavery by Islamic State militants in 2014.
- Oct 05, 2018 03:07 PM IST
The duo were recognised for their efforts to stop use of sexual violence as a weapon of war
- Jun 15, 2018 03:50 PM IST
This nomination puts Trump in the league of some distinguished political leaders who have been nominated for the award in the past like Vladimir Putin and Fidel Castro. If he wins, then he will join Barrack Obama as a recipient of the award.
- Oct 06, 2017 05:09 PM IST
Based out of Geneva, ICAN is a coalition of over 400 non-governmental organizations from 101 different countries across the world.
- Oct 06, 2017 03:10 PM IST
"The organisation is receiving the award for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons," said Norway's Nobel committee president Berit Reiss-Andersen.
- Oct 06, 2017 03:02 PM IST
ICAN is a coalition of non-governmental organizations from around 100 different countries across the world.
- Oct 05, 2017 02:15 PM IST
The Norwegian Nobel Committee will announce the winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Friday.
- Sep 21, 2017 10:10 PM IST
The noted child rights activist said the law enacted to protect minors from sexual offences is not being properly enforced.
- Dec 18, 2015 04:11 PM IST
Nobel Peace Prize winner Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity and spent 45-years serving the poor, the sick, the orphaned, and the dying on the streets of Kolkata. Mother Teresa died at the age of 87 in Kolkata in 1997.
- Oct 17, 2015 12:38 PM IST
The annual award by the prestigious university is given to an individual whose works and deeds have served to improve the quality of lives and have inspired us to greater heights. Satyarthi is the first Indian to have been given this award.
- Oct 09, 2015 04:17 PM IST
The Quartet paved the way for a peaceful dialogue between the citizens, the political parties and the authorities and helped to find consensus-based solutions to a wide range of challenges across political and religious divides.
- Mar 27, 2015 12:02 PM IST
Modi is ranked 5th on the 2015 roster of 'World's Greatest Leaders' with Satyarthi coming in at the 28th spot. The list has been topped by Apple CEO Tim Cook.