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Nirmala Sitharaman 34th in Forbes 2019 World’s 100 Most Powerful Women List

The Union Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman has been ranked 34th in the Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the World list. Nirmala Sitharaman also served as the Defence Minister of India from 3rd September 2017 to 30th May 2019. Born in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, She became the first women full-time finance minister ..

Who won the International Children’s Peace Prize 2019?

Greta Thunberg and Divina Maloum were declared as the winners of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2019. 16-year-old Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg was awarded for her struggle against climate change. 15-year-old Divina Maloum of Cameroon was awarded for her peaceful struggle in promoting the rights of children against the extremist group Boko Haram. International ..

Greta Thunberg honoured with 2019 Rights Livelihood awards

The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, Greta Thunberg has been honoured as one of four winners of the 2019 Rights Livelihood awards for inspiring and amplifying political demands for urgent climate action reflecting scientific facts. The award is known as Sweden’s alternative Nobel Prize. Ms. Thunberg shares the award with Brazilian indigenous leader Davi Kopenawa of ..

Greta Thunberg wins Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2019

The 16-year-old Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and her “Fridays for Future” global movement has won a prestigious Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2019. She has been recognized for mobilizing world public opinion on the looming peril of global warming. The Fridays for Future movement was started in August 2018 by Greta ..

United Kingdom becomes first in world to declare climate emergency

The United Kingdom Parliament has become the first national legislative body in the world to pass national declaration (or motion) of an Environment and climate emergency. The move comes a week after 16-year-old Swedish student Greta Thunberg addressed UK lawmakers to demand more climate action, and in the wake of protests by climate action group ..

16 Year old Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Greta Thunberg, the sixteen year old from Sweden who started a global movement for school children striking to demand climate change action, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. She is a climatic activist and was nominated by lawmakers in nearby Norway. Thunberg has recently delivered many fiery speeches to world leaders over inaction ..

Greta Thunberg nominated for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist, has been nominated for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts in climate activism and fighting global warming. Ms. Thunberg is the founder of the School Strike for Climate movement, which is a global, growing movement of students demanding more action from authorities regarding global warming and climate ..