Nobel Peace Prize

Colombia's president Juan Manuel Santos travels to US for prostate cancer exam

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he is making a brief trip to the US for medical exams to guard against a possible return of prostate cancer.

Nov 16, 2016, 04:18 AM IST

Colombia peace bid `too far to turn back` after Nobel: UN chief Ban Ki-moon

The leader of Colombia`s FARC rebels, Timoleon Jimenez, was notably not named a co-recipient of the Nobel.

Oct 07, 2016, 18:12 PM IST

Israel’s ex-president Shimon Peres in critical condition after 'major' stroke

Former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres, the last of Israel`s founding fathers, showed improvement Wednesday following a major stroke, but remained in critical condition, doctors said.

Sep 15, 2016, 01:12 AM IST

Israel's Nobel Peace laureate Shimon Peres in medically induced coma after major stroke

Israeli elder statesman and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres suffered a stroke on Tuesday and was put in a medically induced coma, hospital officials said.

Sep 14, 2016, 06:59 AM IST

Edward Snowden loses lawsuit against Norway to prevent extradition

 A court in Norway refused to provide assurances to US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden that he would not be extradited if he visits the country to accept an award in November on Monday. He has been living in exile in Russia since 2013 after revealing widespread US foreign surveillance.

Jun 27, 2016, 19:02 PM IST
WATCH: When Sri Sri Ravi Shankar danced on ‘Jiya Dhadak Dhadak` and 'bhakts' got crazy

WATCH: When Sri Sri Ravi Shankar danced on ‘Jiya Dhadak Dhadak` and 'bhakts' got crazy

A video has gone viral showing the Art of Living Foundation founder shaking a leg on a Bollywood number.

May 09, 2016, 09:13 AM IST
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 'misquoted' over Nobel Peace Prize: Art of Living

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 'misquoted' over Nobel Peace Prize: Art of Living

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has stirred the hornet's nest by saying that Pakistani child activist Malala Yousafzai did not deserve a Nobel Peace Prize.

May 03, 2016, 15:47 PM IST
I'm against honouring Malala Yousafzai with Nobel Peace Prize: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

I'm against honouring Malala Yousafzai with Nobel Peace Prize: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has termed the decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai as ‘political’.

May 02, 2016, 20:45 PM IST
Mother Teresa: Controversies surrounding the 'Saint of the Gutters'

Mother Teresa: Controversies surrounding the 'Saint of the Gutters'

The issues of abortion to her beatification and sainthood, Mother Teresa's work and life has been subjected to intense scrutiny, judgement and criticism.

Mar 15, 2016, 22:43 PM IST

Mother Teresa's elevation to sainthood thrills Mothers' House

Mother Teresa's elevation to sainthood on Tuesday brought cheers in the Mother's House, headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity here, and a big thanksgiving Holy Mass is being planned.

Mar 15, 2016, 20:25 PM IST
China condemns invite to Dalai Lama for rights event

China condemns invite to Dalai Lama for rights event

China has condemned an invitation to the Dalai Lama to attend an event on the sidelines of an ongoing UN human rights meeting, the media reported on Saturday.

Mar 12, 2016, 16:39 PM IST
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar nominated for Nobel Peace Prize?

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar nominated for Nobel Peace Prize?

 Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is also among this year's Padma Vibhushan awardees.

Feb 03, 2016, 13:24 PM IST
Israel`s Peres hospitalised for `irregular heartbeat`: Office

Israel`s Peres hospitalised for `irregular heartbeat`: Office

Former Israeli president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres was rushed to hospital on Sunday after feeling chest pains and being diagnosed with an "irregular heartbeat", a spokeswoman said.

Jan 25, 2016, 01:28 AM IST
Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter deserves Nobel Peace Prize: Vladimir Putin

Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter deserves Nobel Peace Prize: Vladimir Putin

Putin's statement came on a day when Blatter appeared before the ethics committee.

Dec 17, 2015, 19:06 PM IST
Top Political Events of 2015/Events in India

Top Political Events of 2015/Events in India

Pakistani crew blow up boat after chase by Indian Coast Guard – another probable 26/11 averted

Dec 16, 2015, 16:51 PM IST

China should see detained lawyers as "partners, not enemies": US

US Ambassador to China, Max Baucus, called on China on Thursday to recognise several detained rights lawyers as "partners, not enemies of the government" on International Human Rights Day, comments that are likely to anger Beijing.

Dec 10, 2015, 12:10 PM IST

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Tunisia`s guardians of democracy

The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded on Thursday to four organisations that helped save Tunisia`s transition to democracy through dialogue, a method the laureates are keen to see applied in Syria and Libya.

Dec 10, 2015, 07:53 AM IST

Sexual harassment case: Delhi court allows RK Pachauri to enter TERI headquarters

The woman complainant had earlier this month resigned from TERI, accusing it of mistreating and not protecting her as an employee.

Nov 21, 2015, 23:58 PM IST
Know what Malala Yousafzai said to Hollywood actress Emma Watson when they met

Know what Malala Yousafzai said to Hollywood actress Emma Watson when they met

 Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenage rights activist who last year won the Nobel Peace Prize, has told actor Emma Watson that her speech to world leaders at the UN made her change her mind about not calling herself a feminist.

Nov 06, 2015, 17:39 PM IST