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Highest US Congress Honor to Aung San Suu Kyi

The Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was conferred with the US Congress highest Civilian Honor. The other individual who had received this Honor in past include George Washington, Pope John Paul II and Dalai Lama-the Tibetan Buddhist Leader. During her 15 year long house arrest against the junta in Myanmar, she was honored with ..

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Suu Kyi sworn in as Myanmar MP

In Myanmar, pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been sworn in as a member of Parliament, a month after her party’s sweeping victory in by-elections. Suu Kyi and members of her National League for Democracy had initially refused to take part in a swearing-in ceremony due to the wording of an oath. But they ..

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Current Affairs: December 13, 2011

Indian History Congress inaugurated by Punjab Governor December 12, 2011 Punjab Governor and Chancellor of Punjabi University Patiala Shivraj V Patil inaugurated the Platinum Jubilee Session of the 72nd Indian History Congress. Infosys to help expand afterschool mentoring in US The Infosys USA Foundation has expanded its challenge grant to the New York Academy of ..

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Nobel Prize – Chemistry

The winners of Nobel prize 2009 are Venkatraman Ramakrishnan , United States, Thomas A. Steitz United States, Ada E. Yonath Israel “for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome” Venkatraman Ramakrishnan Born 1952 in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu He is a structural biologist at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology of the Medical Research Council ..

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