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Malala Yousafzai to be given Irish peace award

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai is to be given Ireland’s prestigious Tipperary International Peace Prize for 2012 for her courage and determination to speak out in support of equal access to education for every child, it was announced on Thursday. Malala is the 15-year-old girl, who was shot in the head by Taliban …

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Pandit Ravi Shankar • Bharat Ratna

Sitar Player Pt. Ravi Shankar, often referred to by the title Pandit, was an Indian musician and composer who played the plucked string instrument sitar. He has been described as the most known contemporary Indian musician. Pt. Ravi Shankar was born on 7 April 1920 in Varanasi to a Bengali Brahmin family. He gave …

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