THE Nobel Peace Prize has been won by some of history's most famous and iconic figures like Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Mother Teresa and Barack Obama. The award is one of five - including Chemistry, Literature, Physics and Medicine - set up by Swedish industrialist, inventor and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel. Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018? Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the 2018 Nobel peace prize. They were recognised for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon in war. The committee said Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege had been “the foremost, most unifying symbol both nationally and internationally of the struggle to end sexual violence in war and armed conflict”. Nadia Murad of the Yazidi minority in Iraq was captured by Isis, raped and subjected to other abuses. The committee said she showed “uncounted courage in recounting her own suffering”. The winners are receiving their award today, December 10 … [Read more...] about Who won the Nobel Peace Prize 2018, who won in past years and what did Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad do?
Sep 13, 9:39 PM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Barney SPENDER 09/13/19 AT 9:20 PM As a member of the South Africa team that won the 1995 World Cup and was later immortalised in the Clint Eastwood film "Invictus", Mark Andrews is already assured of a place in rugby history."We were just out of isolation, Mandela was the new president, it was an opportunity to show the world who we were," Andrews told AFP.South Africa had been released from sporting exile, prompted by years of apartheid government, in 1992 and Andrews, with his trademark headband, was a new breed of Springbok second row forward when he was fast-tracked into the team in 1994.Not the cumbersome lump who had occupied that position in years gone by but an athletic ball-carrier whose handling owed much to his early career as a water-polo player.As he looks back 24 years, though, to those heady days when Nelson Mandela was forging his 'rainbow nation', … [Read more...] about Pressure Was ‘Horrendous’ Says World Cup Winner Mark Andrews
International Social Innovation Challenge (ISIC-15) was organized by Jindal Global Law School. The Challenge was designed around the theme of ‘Empowering Women through Safer Communities.’ISIC 2015 was first of kind “collab-etition” format consisted of students from three different universities – O.P Jindal Global University (Jindal Global Law School), The University of Southampton and the Lahore University of Management Sciences. The students navigated their cultural, ideological and disciplinary differences to come up with innovative ideas for sustainable social enterprises.After an intense competitive pitch on the last day, team “Sashakta” consisting of Pulkit Mogra (V year) and Rachit Srivastav (V year) from Jindal Global Law School along with 2 UK students and 1 Pakistan student who emerged victorious. The winning team and their venture, ‘Sashakta’ will receive free support from a leading crowd funding platform in the UK and … [Read more...] about In Conversation with the Winners of International Social Innovation Challenge (ISIC-15)
The winners in the finals of the International Rounds of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition hosted by the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford is a team from the Jindal Global Law School of the O.P. Jindal Global University in Sonipat, comprising of students Mohana Krishna C., BaniBrar and RonakTalati. The students of Jindal Global Law School won against the team from the University of Oxford in the finals; Queen Mary University in the semi-finals and Singapore Management University in the quarter-finals to have achieved this feat.Teams from around the world participated in the competition which is a global initiative of the Programme in Comparative Media Law & Policy (PCMLP) at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, a research and policy programme, which brings together scholars, policymakers and practitioners to study modern-day issues in global media law and policy. Professor Monroe E. Price and StefaanVerhulst founded the Price Media Law Moot … [Read more...] about Jindal Global Law School winners of prestigious 7th edition of the Monroe Price Media Law Moot Court Competition
Kayla Alvarez, saying that the winner should have been disqualified. Caitlin Cifuentes won the pageant on June 11, and is set to compete in a statewide competition in August.The lawsuit claims that Cifuentes never should have been eligible for the pageant in the first place, because she is divorced and has a criminal record, which the contestants say violates the pageant’s rules. They site the agreement that contestants enter into with the pageant, where they say:a.) I am of good moral character and I have not been involved at any time in any act of moral turpitude.b.) Further, I have never knowingly or unknowingly, performed any act or engaged inany activity or employment that could be characterized as dishonest, immoral, lewd or indecent.c.) I acknowledge that, by way of example, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing in any way, having appeared in public or permitted myself to be photographed in a state of partial or total … [Read more...] about Contestants Sue Beauty Pageant, Say Winner Should Be Disqualified For Her Past