Hong Kong journalists have condemned an attack on two cameramen outside the home of the wife of jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo in Beijing.
Hitting out at Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju for alleging that Bihar government is trying to "arm-twist" the press, ruling JD(U) said he should stop acting as a Congress agent.
France`s Serge Haroche and US researcher David J. Wineland shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Norway`s international development
minister has deplored the sacking of Nobel Peace Prize winner
Muhammad Yunus from the celebrated microfinance lender he
President Aquino is making efforts to spare Filipinos on death row in China.
India was among 46 nations, including US&UK which attended the ceremony.
Obama, who received the Nobel Peace Prize 2009,
regretted Liu`s absence.
Liu, 54, was jailed in December 2009 for 11 years on subversion charges after co-authoring Charter 08, a bold petition calling for reform in one-party Communist-ruled China.
Krishna said attending ceremony for China dissident was not a bilateral issue with Beijing.
Assange should be helped and even could be given Nobel Prize, Russia said.
India will attend the ceremony for presentation of Nobel Peace Prize to Chinese dissident.
Terming the Oslo-based Nobel committee`s decision to award this year`s Peace Prize to a Chinese dissident as "flagrant" provocation, China said it will be difficult to maintain relations with Norway like in the past.
Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo`s prison conditions improved significantly after he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, his wife said in an interview published Wednesday.
Censors were caught unawares in the 60 minutes after the Nobel announcement.
Chinese government has called Friday`s award to Liu Xiaobo an "obscenity”.
Cuba expressed its distaste on Sunday for
the selection of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo and Peruvian
novelist Mario Vargas Llosa for Nobel prizes, respectively for
peace and literature.
The five year investigation by
the CBI into the theft of Rabindranath Tagore`s Nobel medal
and other memorabilia from Rabindra Bhavan museum in
Santiniketan, was on Thursday officially closed.
The case relating to the theft of Nobel medallion of Rabindranath Tagore could be reopened.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh
Pokhriyal Nishank today said the Mahakumbh mela deserves a
Nobel prize for being the world`s largest religious gathering.
It`s official. The Internet, which has virtually revolutionised the world, has been nominated for the `2010 Nobel Peace Prize`.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
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