Nobel Prize winner and former President of Israel Shimon Peres on Friday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he is paving the 'third revolution' in India by combining tradition with the right technology to take the country to new heights.
Even being a Nobel laureate does not spare you the fear of examinations! Taliban may have threatened the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner - Malala Yousafzai - with 'sharp, shiny knives', but all this teen Pakistani activist worries is about her upcoming school examinations.
'Who is Kailash Satyarthi?' was the first reaction from all and sundry when his name began trending on news and social media. While many of us know who Malala Yousafzai is, we hardly know about this man who was shrouded in anonymity until the colossal Nobel Prize was conferred upon him.
A day after winning the Nobel Peace Prize along with Malala Yousafzai, Kailash Satyarthi, India's best known face against child labour, on Saturday said that he spoke to the Pakistani teenager and told her that they must work for peace between their countries.
US President Barack Obama has congratulated Indian and Pakistani activists Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai, saying their Nobel Peace Prize "is a victory for all who strive to uphold the dignity of every human being".
Malala Yousafzai will travel to Canada to become an honorary citizen, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday, the same day the 17-year-old education rights campaigner was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.
Education rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai dedicated her Nobel peace prize on Friday to "voiceless" children around the world, and called on the Indian and Pakistani prime ministers to attend the award ceremony for the sake of peace.
An Indian children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi who was on Friday awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 along with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, dedicated his award to the 'nation' and 'children in slavery'.
Possibly India's best known face against child labour, Kailash Satyarthi shares this year's Nobel Peace Prize with Pakistani child rights activist Malala. He and his organisation, Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) - the Save Childhood Movement, have single-handedly brought to centre-stage the debate on child rights in India.
Noted author Jean Patrick Modiano became the 11th French writer to be conferred with the prestigious Nobel Prize in Literature. Peter Englund, the Nobel Academy's permanent secretary, announced Modiano's name in a short ceremony at Stockholm on Thursday.
Japanese authorities and media Wednesday hailed the three Japanese scientists who won the 2014 Nobel Prize for physics, saying that the achievement demonstrates the country's level of technological development.
The 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics was awarded on Tuesday to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura for the invention of efficient blue light emitting diodes- a new energy efficient and environment-friendly light source.