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Professor Shahida Hasnain of Pakistan wins UNESCO’s Carlos J Prize for Microbiology

Professor Shahida Hasnain of Pakistan wins UNESCO’s Carlos J Prize for Microbiology

Paris 7th November, 2017. Professor Shahida Hasnain of Pakistan has won the 2017 edition of the UNESCO Carlos J. Finlay Prize in recognition of her contributions in the field of Microbiology. Cuban Minister Ms. Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella and Mr. Getachew Engida, Deputy Director General UNESCO gave away the prize to Professor Shahida Hasnain at […]

Citizens Foundation of Pakistan Won UNESCO’s Confucius Prize for Literacy-2017

Citizens Foundation of Pakistan Won UNESCO’s Confucius Prize for Literacy-2017

Paris, September 8, 2017: The Citizens Foundation of Pakistan’s “Aagahi Literacy Programme for Women and Out of School Girls” won UNESCO’s Confucius Prize for Literacy-2017. Director General UNESCO Ms. Irina Bokova gave away the prestigious prize to Ms. Amna Wahid Khalid, Executive Advisor and Mr. Assad Ayub Ahmad, CEO of the Citizens Foundation awards ceremony […]

Cousin of Nobel laureate Abdus Salam gunned down in Nankana Sahib

A prominent local leader of the Ahmadi community and a relative of Nobel laureate Abdus Salam was gunned down in Nankana Sahib on Thursday morning, police said. Advocate Malik Saleem Latif, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Ahmadiya in Nankana Sahib, was on his way to a local court on a motorbike along with his son Advocate […]

From Nobel Peace Prize to Syria: Obama the realist

From Nobel Peace Prize to Syria: Obama the realist

Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize may have confounded critics and created enormous expectations, but ultimately it had little influence on his refusal to get drawn into the bloodshed in Syria. In accepting the prize on December 10, 2009, the young US president, elected only a year earlier, gave a steely speech about “war and peace”, […]

Two Young Pakistani Women Receives Foundation Chirac Prize for “Conflict Prevention”

Two Young Pakistani Women Receives Foundation Chirac Prize for “Conflict Prevention”

Paris, 24th November, 2016.Two young Pakistani women Ms. Gulalai Ismail and Ms. Saba Ismail cofounder of NGO “Aware Girls” have been conferred with the prestigious Chirac Prize for “Conflict Prevention” in recognition of their contributions toward development of a culture of peace and non-violence through the action of women and youth in Pakistan. The Prize […]

Turkish drama ‘Winter Sleep’ wins Cannes Palme d’Or

Turkish drama ‘Winter Sleep’ wins Cannes Palme d’Or

The 67th Cannes Film Festival came to a close Saturday night, with Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s three-hour-plus Turkish drama “Winter Sleep” taking home the top Palme d’Or prize. Revolving around a wealthy rural hotel owner and his complicated relationships with his wife and sister, the film is a visually assured, fitfully spellbinding work that never achieves […]