Friday, 28 February 2020

Tag Archives: Nobel Peace Prize

Malala receives Harvard University’s 2018 Gleitsman Award

Malala Yousafzai made Pakistan proud for the umpteenth time when was recognised by Harvard University for her work promoting girls’ education. She received the 2018 Gleitsman Award from Harvard’s Kennedy School. The Gleitsman Award has a $125,000 prize for activism that has improved quality of life around the world. In ...

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Aung Suu Kyi should have resigned: UN chief

UN: The outgoing UN human rights chief says Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi should have resigned over last year’s violent military campaign against Rohingya Muslim in Rakhine State. In an interview with the BBC, Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein said Suu Kyi, who leads the Myanmar government, should have considered returning ...

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Malala makes it to UK’s 150 most influential women list

LONDON: Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel laureate, is among 150 most influential female leaders in the UK. The ‘Bazaar 150 Visionary Women list’ includes 150 influential female leaders. The list is being launched at 150th anniversary year of Harper’s Bazaar. Influential women from a wide range of professions were among ...

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Anti-nuclear campaign group wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

GENEVA: The Norwegian Nobel Committee, warning of a rising risk of nuclear war and the spread of weapons to North Korea, awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday to a little-known campaign group seeking a global ban on nuclear arms. The award for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear ...

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Malala Is Going To Oxford

Malala Yousafzai is congratulated after collecting her A-level exam results at Edgbaston High School for Girls in Birmingham, England. BIRMINGHAM: Malala Yousafzai was only 15 when she was shot by the Taliban in Pakistan for campaigning for the education of girls. Now, she has been accepted to Oxford, one of ...

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Trudeau ‘proud’ as Malala to formally receive Canadian citizenship on 12th

OTTAWA: On April 12, Malala Yousafzai will officially receive the honorary Canadian citizenship that was given to her in 2014. She will be addressing the Canadian Parliament as well, announced Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Canadian Government’s website has confirmed the announcement. “I am pleased to announce Malala Yousafzai’s upcoming visit to ...

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Malala Yousafzai receives offer to study at Oxford

BIRMINGHAM: Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel Prize winning activist who narrowly avoided death after being shot by the Pakistani Taliban, has received an offer to study PPE at Lady Margaret Hall (LMH). Speaking at an education conference in Birmingham today, Yousafzai told the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL): “I’m studying right now, ...

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Google pays tribute to Edhi

LONDON: Google marked the 89th birth anniversary of the late social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi on Tuesday, with a doodle depicting his institution’s welfare services. The doodle shows the “Angel of Mercy” Edhi, in his typically simple attire with an Edhi ambulance and Edhi Home shelter in the background. “The ...

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