Nobel Peace

Am going to end child slavery in my lifetime: Satyarthi

Am going to end child slavery in my lifetime: Satyarthi

Intensifying the battle to fight rights of children, both in India and worldwide, and ending child slavery in his lifetime is now the mission of Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi .

Jan 08, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

Ban assures UN's support to Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai

Lauding this year's Nobel Peace laureates Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said the two "remarkable" Asians give hope to people around the world struggling against exploitation and assured the world body's support to their "vitally important work".

Oct 17, 2014, 12:13 PM IST

Secret video of China Nobel`s wife screens in NYC

Rare video showing what life is like under house arrest for Liu Xia, Chinese artist married to jailed Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, was screened for the first time in New York City.

Jan 15, 2014, 08:37 AM IST

Nelson Mandela, from apartheid fighter to president and unifier

Nelson Mandela guided South Africa from the shackles of apartheid to multi-racial democracy, as an icon of peace and reconciliation who came to embody the struggle for justice around the world.

Dec 16, 2013, 03:35 AM IST

Millions of mourners honour Mandela`s legacy on social media

Millions took to social media to honour the legacy of anti-apartheid legend Nelson Mandela, who died at the age of 95, with Twitter generating 7.2 million tweets.

Dec 09, 2013, 16:11 PM IST

Mandela funeral could `trap` Rouhani: Iran media

The funeral service of Nelson Mandela could be a "trap" for Iranian President Hassan Rouhani because he could run into US President Barack Obama, a hardline Iranian daily warned Sunday.

Dec 09, 2013, 16:04 PM IST

Political parties in Tamil Nadu pay tribute to Nelson Mandela

Tamil Nadu`s political parties, including DMK, condoled the death of former South African president Nelson Mandela.

Dec 07, 2013, 09:32 AM IST

Nelson Mandela, a true Gandhian, will continue to inspire: Sheila Dikshit

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit condoled the death of Nelson Mandela on Friday while describing him as a true Gandhian, an outstanding hero and a crusader against apartheid.

Dec 06, 2013, 23:03 PM IST

India to send high-level delegation to Nelson Mandela`s funeral

New Delhi: India will be represented by a "high-level" delegation at the funeral of South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela who died early morning in Johannesburg.

Dec 06, 2013, 19:37 PM IST

Political parties in Tamil Nadu pay tribute to Nelson Mandela

Tamil Nadu`s political parties including DMK, condoled the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela and paid tributes to his contributions to the anti-apartheid movement in that country.

Dec 06, 2013, 19:25 PM IST

Nelson Mandela in his own words

Nelson Mandela, who was inspired by Mahatma Gandhi in his long struggle to dismantle the apartheid regime in South Africa and served as its first black president, died at his home here today at the age of 95 after a protracted illness.

Dec 06, 2013, 17:52 PM IST

RIP Nelson Mandela: Tributes pour in, `Madiba` trends on Twitter

Hashtag R.I.P Mandela (#RIPNelsonMandela) was the top trending topic on Twitter on Friday following the death of global anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.

Dec 06, 2013, 17:33 PM IST

Nelson Mandela`s sacrifices will continue to inspire generations: Anand Sharma

Condoling death of Nelson Mandela, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said world has lost an iconic symbol of freedom and his struggle and sacrifices would continue to inspire generations.

Dec 06, 2013, 16:30 PM IST

Dalai Lama sorry he missed meeting Nelson Mandela in 2011

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama called off a trip to South Africa as it was "inconvenient" for that country`s government to grant him a visa and missed a chance to meet Nelson Mandela again.

Dec 06, 2013, 16:19 PM IST

Punjab CM mourns Nelson Mandela`s demise

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal paid tributes to anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela and said he is "one of the greatest human beings ever to walk this Earth".

Dec 06, 2013, 16:00 PM IST

For Kashmiris, Nelson Mandela an icon of righteousness

The death of South Africa`s iconic anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela has saddened many Kashmiris, who saw him as a symbol of steadfast commitment against injustice.

Dec 06, 2013, 15:48 PM IST

Nelson Mandela`s magic: The shirts, humour and empathy

South Africans called it "Madiba magic" after his clan name -- Nelson Mandela`s quirky mix of grandeur and simplicity, his ready quips, his ability to relate to the poor.

Dec 06, 2013, 15:39 PM IST

Tarun Gogoi condoles Nelson Mandela`s death

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi condoled the death of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.

Dec 06, 2013, 15:27 PM IST

Narendra Modi condoles Nelson Mandela`s death

Expressing profound grief over the death of South Africa`s first elected black president Nelson Mandela, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said the world has lost an apostle of peace and non-violence.

Dec 06, 2013, 14:59 PM IST

Cabinet condoles Nelson Mandela`s death

The Union Cabinet condoled the death of Nelson Mandela and decided to observe five-day national mourning as a mark of respect for the South African leader, informed sources said.

Dec 06, 2013, 14:28 PM IST