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Meet The 2 Brothers From Delhi Who Won A Global Prize For Tackling Waste

Meet The 2 Brothers From Delhi Who Won A Global Prize For Tackling Waste

Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 13, 2021, The Hague

Two teenage brothers from India urged world leaders to act against climate change after winning a prestigious global children's award on Saturday for tackling pollution from household waste in New Delhi.

Malala Yousafzai Marries Pak Cricket Coach Asser In UK. See Pics

Malala Yousafzai Marries Pak Cricket Coach Asser In UK. See Pics

Edited by Debanish Achom | Wednesday November 10, 2021, New Delhi

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai and her partner Asser announced their wedding on social media today.

"Race Against Age": 67-Year-Old's Cyclothon From Kashmir To Kanyakumari

"Race Against Age": 67-Year-Old's Cyclothon From Kashmir To Kanyakumari

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 07, 2021, Mumbai

"I find old people to be very negative and I am the person who always likes to be amid positive people. So, all my friends are aged between 18-45 years," 67-year-old Mohinder Singh Bharaj says over phone while on his way from Kanyakumari to Nashik

Puneeth Rajkumar: A Youth Icon Gone Too Soon

Puneeth Rajkumar: A Youth Icon Gone Too Soon

Press Trust of India | Friday October 29, 2021, Bangaluru

He was matinee icon Rajkumar's son, of course, but Puneeth Rajkumar was also the "Powerstar" who moved out of his father's long shadows to glitter in the arclights as Kannada cinema's most bankable, highly paid actor.

Germany's Angela Merkel Gets Standing Ovation At Her Last EU Summit

Germany's Angela Merkel Gets Standing Ovation At Her Last EU Summit

Agence France-Presse | Friday October 22, 2021, Brussels, Belgium

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday received a standing ovation from EU counterparts at her final European summit after 16 years as the bloc's most influential leader.

Colin Powell: First Black US State Secretary, Public Face Of 1991 Iraq War

Colin Powell: First Black US State Secretary, Public Face Of 1991 Iraq War

Agence France-Presse | Monday October 18, 2021, Washington

Colin Powell, the son of Jamaican immigrants who became a US war hero and the first Black secretary of state but saw his legacy tarnished when he made the case for war in Iraq in 2003, died on Monday of Covid-19 complications. He was 84.

UK MP David Amess, Stabbed To Death In London, Was Lifelong Eurosceptic

UK MP David Amess, Stabbed To Death In London, Was Lifelong Eurosceptic

Agence France-Presse | Friday October 15, 2021, London

A British lawmaker since 1983 from the Conservatives' right wing, David Amess was a maverick Eurosceptic long before the party leadership embraced all-out opposition to the EU.

Attacks On British MPs In Last Two Decades

Attacks On British MPs In Last Two Decades

Agence France-Presse | Friday October 15, 2021, London

The killing of British Conservative MP David Amess on Friday while he held an open-doors session for constituents follows several similar attacks in the last two decades.

Scandal Dents IMF Chief Kristalina Georgieva's Image Of Integrity

Scandal Dents IMF Chief Kristalina Georgieva's Image Of Integrity

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 12, 2021, Washington

Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva, whose tenure as head of the IMF remained uncertain Monday amid allegations of data tampering, is described as a respected economist with a strong background in international finance.

"Biased Against Facts, Journalism": Nobel Peace Winner Criticises Facebook

"Biased Against Facts, Journalism": Nobel Peace Winner Criticises Facebook

Reuters | Saturday October 09, 2021, Manila

Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa used her new prominence to criticise Facebook as a threat to democracy, saying the social media giant fails to protect against the spread of hate and disinformation and is "biased against facts".

Without Facts, No Truth, No Democracy: Nobel Peace Winner Maria Ressa To NDTV - Full Transcript

Without Facts, No Truth, No Democracy: Nobel Peace Winner Maria Ressa To NDTV - Full Transcript

NDTV News Desk | Friday October 08, 2021, New Delhi

Investigative journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia won the Nobel Peace Prize for their work promoting freedom of expression.

Meet Kerala's Sword-Fighting Great-Grandmother Keeping Martial Art Alive

Meet Kerala's Sword-Fighting Great-Grandmother Keeping Martial Art Alive

Agence France-Presse | Friday October 01, 2021, Vatakara

Deftly parrying her son with a bamboo cane, Meenakshi Amma belies her 78 years with her prowess at kalari, thought to be India's oldest martial art.

Imagine That: Unheard John Lennon Tape Goes On Sale

Imagine That: Unheard John Lennon Tape Goes On Sale

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Copenhagen

A 1970 tape of John Lennon singing a hitherto unheard song called "Radio Peace" and expressing frustration at his Beatles image to a group of Danish schoolboys goes under the hammer on Tuesday in Copenhagen

Amarinder Singh: The Man Who Steered Congress To Victory In Punjab

Amarinder Singh: The Man Who Steered Congress To Victory In Punjab

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, Chandigarh

One of the strongest regional satraps of the Congress, Amarinder Singh was the leader who put the party back in the saddle in Punjab after an intensely fought poll battle.

A New-Look Gujarat BJP Ministry Dominated By First-Timers

A New-Look Gujarat BJP Ministry Dominated By First-Timers

Deepika | Thursday September 16, 2021

Making a clean break from his predecessor Vijay Rupani's ministry, Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel on Thursday inducted 24 members in his new-look council of ministers, 10 of them of cabinet rank.