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Talking against child marriage, Bihar girls impress The Elders


February 9th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 9 (IANS) Speaking out against child marriage, some youths in Bihar, particularly girls, have impressed The Elders, a visiting group of world leaders led by Nobel laureate Desmond ... Read more...

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Tutu calls for end to child marriages in Bihar


February 8th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 7 (IANS) Nobel laureate and anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa has expressed concern over the high rate of child marriages in Bihar and urged people, ... Read more...

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Bangladesh apex court confirms Yunus removal from Grameen Bank (Second Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) The Bangladesh Supreme Court Tuesday confirmed the removal of Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus as the managing director of the Grameen Bank that he had founded ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Supreme Court to hear Yunus’ plea Tuesday


April 4th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear the plea of Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus challenging his removal from the managing director's post last month.A seven-member ... Read more...

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‘Nervous’ Brits given signs to warn Christmas carol singers to stay away!


November 12th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Brit people, who do not wish to be visited by Christmas carol singers, are being provided official notices to place in their windows telling them not to call.Police ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking to receive Medal of Freedom from Barack Obama


July 31st, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Stephen Hawking, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University, is among the 16 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.US President Barack Obama announced yesterday the complete ... Read more...

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EU joins movement to hail Suu Kyi’s 64th birthday


June 19th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 19 (DPA) The European Union (EU) leaders joined a worldwide push to hail detained Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's 64th birthday Friday by issuing a statement in ... Read more...

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