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Yoko Ono to give peace award to Pussy Riot


September 21st, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) 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 ... Read more...

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Popular self-help author Stephen Covey dies at 79


July 17th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Popular American self-help author Stephen R. Covey, whose 1989 book "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" shot him to international fame, died early Monday in Idado from complications ... Read more...

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Tribals protest non-tribals getting award


October 16th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 16 (IANS) Tribal groups in Jharkhand are protesting against the award of the Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2011 to activists Binayak Sen and Bulu Imama.The Jharkhand Human ... Read more...

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Nepal confers Buddha award on Hiroshima, Nagasaki activists


May 16th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 16 (IANS) The twin Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be remembered Tuesday, the 2,555th birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha, when Nepal pays tribute to the apostle ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare wins Rabindranath Tagore peace award


April 8th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 8(ANI): Social activist Anna Hazare, who is on a fast-unto-death for a stronger anti-corruption Lokpal Bill, has been announced as the winner of the 2011 Rabindranath Tagore Peace Prize ... Read more...

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Victorian Premier Brumby wins 2010 Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award


October 13th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Oct 13 (ANI): Victorian Premier John Brumby has won the 2010 Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award for helping organise a Parliament of the World's Religions in Melbourne last year.The Government contributed ... Read more...

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SRK’s ‘Rab Ne…’ wins at Okinawa Festival


April 2nd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan starrer "Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi" won the Grand Prix of Peace award and a cash prize at the Okinawa International Film Festival. The ... Read more...

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Sheikh Hasina receives Indira Gandhi peace award (Lead)


January 12th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was Tuesday conferred the prestigious Indira Gandhi Peace Prize in recognition of her contribution to peace and democracy. "It is but rare ... Read more...

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Sheikh Hasina receives Indira Gandhi peace award


January 12th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received the prestigious Indira Gandhi Peace Prize in recognition of her contribution to peace and democracy at a function in the ... Read more...

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Brack Obama Defends His Policies In Acceptance Speech For Nobel Prize


December 11th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec.11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) President of the United States Barack Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Dec. 10, 2009. His acceptance of the prize triggered off once more ... Read more...

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Obama is no Nelson Mandela or Mother Teresa


December 10th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama does not consider himself in the same league as Nelson Mandela and Mother Teresa, but would nevertheless address critics who question ... Read more...

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Musician Annie Lennox Honored With ‘Woman Of Peace Award 2009′ For Raising Awareness About HIV/AIDS


November 30th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Noted British musical artist Annie Lennox was recently awarded the much coveted 'Woman of Peace Award 2009' for her unprecedented efforts to raise awareness about the impact ... Read more...

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Sheikh Hasina chosen for Indira Gandhi peace award


November 19th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is the recipient of the prestigious Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2009 for her contribution to the ... Read more...

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Nobel peace prize to Obama draws huge criticism from Pakistanis


October 10th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.10 (ANI): The decision to confer the Nobel Peace Prize to US President Barack Obama has not gone down well in Pakistan, particularly amid massive discontent over the US strategy ... Read more...

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Shabana Azmi, Priya Dutt bond for a cause


August 13th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) It's two women from illustrious backgrounds out to do a good deed. When actress-social activist Shabana Azmi had to invite someone to hand over the ... Read more...

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Pak minister Sherry Rehman to receive international peace award


July 14th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 14 (ANI): PPP leader and Pakistan Information Minister Sherry Rehman has been nominated for the International Peace Award 2008 for Democrats, for her contribution for the promotion of democracy ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist chief Prachanda now gets peace award (Lead)


June 16th, 2008 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) In a sign of the changing times, Prachanda, the chief of Nepal's Maoist party who led a relentless 10-year guerrilla war against the state to overthrow ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist chief to get top peace award


June 16th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) The chief of Nepal's Maoist party, who led a 10-year savage guerrilla war against the state in a bid to overthrow the Shah dynasty of kings and establish ... Read more...

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‘Lebanon can expect Northern Ireland type of peace, growth’


May 26th, 2008 - 7:23 pm ICT by admin
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, May 26 (IANS) Lebanon can expect a period of peace similar to Northern Ireland after a political settlement on the issue of the country's presidency was reached, according to ... Read more...

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Benazir posthumously awarded Tipperary International Peace Award


April 27th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by admin
London , Apr.27 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has been posthumously awarded the prestigious Tipperary International Peace Award 2007 in an impressive ceremony in the southwestern Irish town of ... Read more...

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Gore’s Nobel peace prize shows Bush in poor light: Democrats


November 14th, 2007 - 2:09 am ICT by admin
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