Yoko Ono to give peace award to Pussy Riot

Yoko Ono, widow of Beatles star John Lennon, will give a peace prize in the couple`s name to Russian female punk band Pussy Riot, Amnesty International said.

Pakistan: Teen nominated for int`l peace award

Malala Yousufzai as a 11-year-old wrote about the Taliban banning girls` schools in the picturesque Swat Valley.

Manipur activist Iron Sharmila awarded peace prize

Social activist Iron Sharmila, who
has been on fast unto death for past nine years demanding
withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act 1958 from
Manipur, has been awarded `Rabindranath Tagore Peace Prize`.