Hundreds of supporters in Malala Yousafzai`s hometown cheered as they watched their heroine accept her Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday on a giant TV, as Pakistan`s Prime Minister promised the activist`s dream for girls` education would come true.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday won TIME magazine's online readers' poll, but lost the title of 'Person of the Year'.
TIME editors narrowed their list from 50 global leaders and CEOs to eight individuals whose names were announced on Monday.
A day before they will be felicitated with the prestigious award, Nobel Peace Prize winners Kailash Satyarthi from India and Pakistan's Malala Yousufzai shared the stage to address a press conference at the Norwegian Nobel Institute in Oslo.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated his support for Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani Nobel Laureate and girls` education advocate, who has come under a renewed volley of attacks in her homeland.
President Pranab Mukherjee praised the Nobel committee for choosing India's Kailash Satyarthi for this year's Peace Prize but declined to comment if the joint conferment of the award on Pakistan's Malala Yousufzai was possibly intended to help find a solution to the long-lasting tension between the two countries.
The Nobel Peace Prize to Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi will renew global attention on the persisting problem of child labour in India, where millions of them continue to work under cruel and dehumanising conditions despite an official ban on employing child workers.
Congratulating Nobel Peace Prize winners Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousufzai, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said he hopes that the award will inspire India and Pakistan to work sincerely for the cause of peace.
The 10 Taliban militants who tried to kill Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousufzai for her outspoken views on girls' education in the country's troubled northwest in 2012 has been arrested, the army announced on Friday.
The 10 Taliban militants who tried to kill Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousufzai for her outspoken views on girls' education in the country's troubled northwest in 2012 have been arrested, the army announced today.
Pakistani teen activist and campaigner for girls` education Malala Yousufzai has condemned the girl`s` abductions by the Boko Haram in Nigeria and said that the militant group should first read Quran as they do not understand Islam.