Saturday, October 23, 2010

Following is the list of online media coverage for the Rabindranath Tagore Peace Prize - which was conferred upon Irom Chanu Sharmila (the Iron Lady of Manipur) for her determined struggle to force the Government to withdraw the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958 (AFSPA) from the state of Manipur (She has been on a hunger strike for about a decade now, since November 2000). IIPM honored this great activist in Imphal on Saturday, 11th September 2010. The prize consisted of a gold medal, a citation and a prize money of Rs. 51 lacs. The award was handed over to her personally by the Founder-Director,
Dr M K Chaudhuri and Mrs Ratna Chaudhuri, who had traveled down to Manipur for the occasion.
 
Online Media Coverage


  1. THE HINDU: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article627268.ece
  2. ZEE NEWS: http://www.zeenews.com/news654516.html
  3. THE TELEGRAPH: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100912/jsp/northeast/story_12926285.jsp
  4. DNA: http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_irom-sharmila-awarded-rabindranath-tagore-peace-award_1436798
  5. IMPHAL FREE PRESS: http://ifp.co.in/shownews.php?newsid=12020
  6. THE HINDUSTAN TIMES: http://www.hindustantimes.com/News-Feed/manipur/Sharmila-awarded-Rabindranath-Tagore-peace-award/Article1-599146.aspx
  7. ASSAM TRIBUNE: http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=sep1210/oth07
  8. E-PAO: http://e-pao.net/GP.asp?src=5..120910.sep10
  9. 24Dunia.com (Source: Times of India): http://www.24dunia.com/english-news/shownews/3/Manipur-activist-Irom-Sharmila-awarded-peace-prize/7267031.html
  10. ASIAN AGE: http://www.asianage.com/india/sharmila-awarded-rabindranath-tagore-peace-award-532
  11. THE SENTINEL: http://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/story.php?sec=3&subsec=0&id=46504&dtP=2010-09-04&ppr=1
  12. ONE INDIA: http://news.oneindia.in/2010/09/12/manipurrights-activist-gets-100000-dollar-tagore-peacepri.html
  13. 24Dunia.com (Source: DNA): http://www.24dunia.com/english-news/shownews/0/Irom-Sharmila-awarded-Rabindranath-Tagore-peace-award/7266443.html
  14. DECCAN HERALD: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/95845/sharmila-awarded-rabindranath-tagore-peace.html
  15. TIMES CHENNAI: http://www.timeschennai.com/index.php?mod=article&cat=NewsOtherStates&article=8638
  16. 24Dunia.com (Source: Zee News): http://www.24dunia.com/english-news/shownews/0/Manipur-activist-Iron-Sharmila-awarded-peace-prize/7266369.html
  17. 24Dunia.com (Source: Newkerala.com): http://www.24dunia.com/english-news/shownews/0/Rabindranath-Tagore-peace-award-conferred-on-Sharmila/7264733.html
  18. IN.COM: http://connect.in.com/indian-air-force/news/sharmila-awarded-rabindranath-tagore-peace-award-1874849-c4dc1beadf558dea8e8f6eec052f00eaa171d7f8.html
  19. MSN NEWS: http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4371885
  20. CONGOO.COM: http://www.congoo.com/news/2010September12/Rabindranath-Tagore-Peace-Prize-given
  21. SIFY.COM: http://sify.com/news/manipur-rights-activist-gets-100-000-dollar-tagore-peace-prize-news-national-kjmuaeaicaa.html
  22. 24Dunia.com (Source: Sindh Today): http://www.24dunia.com/english-news/shownews/0/Peace-not-fame-matters-more-for-Manipur%E2%80%99s-Iron-Lady/7268028.html
  23. 24Dunia.com (Source: Bignewsnetwork.com): http://www.24dunia.com/english-news/shownews/0/Sharmila-awarded-Rabindranath-Tagore-peace-award/7266940.html
  24. I S TV, IMPHAL: http://istvimphal.com/feed.php?news=1325&output_type=txt (watch video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LcwTSVy8D8)
  25. KANGLAONLINE: http://kanglaonline.com/2010/09/rs-51-lakh-peace-prize-for-irom-sharmila/
  26. IMPHAL FREE PRESS: http://ifp.co.in/shownews.php?newsid=12066
  27. MORUNG EXPRESS: http://www.morungexpress.com/regional/54842.html
  28. LAKHIPUR ONLINE: http://lakhipuronline.blogspot.com/2010/09/iipm-joins-list-of-sharmilas-supporters.html
  29. DEFENCE.PK (Pakistan): http://www.defence.pk/forums/world-affairs/72499-irom-sharmila-awarded-tagore-peace-prize.html
  30. EASTERN MIRROR: http://www.easternmirrornagaland.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28291:irom-sharmila-conferred-tagore-peace-prize&catid=52:regional-news&Itemid=54
  31. THOORA.COM: http://thoora.com/okJk13/news
  32. MIZORAM EXPRESS: http://mizoramexpress.com/index.php/2010/09/irom-chanu-sharmila-awarded-tagore-peace-prize/
  33. KUWAIT SAMACHAR: http://www.kuwaitsamachar.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=51297:irom-sharmila-awarded-tagore-peace-prize&catid=141:lifestyle-news&Itemid=452
  34. HUEIYENLANPAO: http://www.hueiyenlanpao.com/news.php?newsid=2675
  35. G S CURRENT AFFAIR: http://www.gscurrentaffairs.com/irom-sharmila-awarded-tagore-peace-prize/
  36. THAI INDIAN: http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/india-news/manipur-rights-activist-gets-100000-dollar-tagore-peace-prize_100427343.html
  37. DAILY INDIA: http://www.dailyindia.com/show/396631.php
  38. YAHOO NEWS: http://in.news.yahoo.com/20/20100912/1416/tnl-sharmila-awarded-rabindranath-tagore_1.html
  39. MAHA MEDIA: http://www.mahamediaonline.com/newsDetails.jsp?Id=34663
  40. CLIQZ.COM: http://www.cliqz.com/in.headlines/c/136954.html
  41. PTI NEWS: http://www.ptinews.com/news/945845_Sharmila-awarded-Rabindranath-Tagore-peace-award
  42. CHENNAIONLINE: http://news.chennaionline.com/newsitem.aspx?NEWSID=073c0e61-7715-476d-9b23-8d4db36c21a6&CATEGORYNAME=NATL
  43. TOP NEWS: http://topinews.com/mainstream/2010/09/12/peace-not-fame-matters-more-for-manipurs-iron-lady/33200/
  44. INDIA TALKIES: http://www.indiatalkies.com/2010/09/peace-fame-matters-manipurs-iron-lady.html
  45. NEWZFIRST: http://www.newzfirst.com/web/guest/full-story/-/asset_publisher/Qd8l/content/sharmila-awarded-rabindranath-tagore-peace-award?redirect=/web/guest/home
  46. SINLUNG: http://www.sinlung.com/
  47. NEWS LIVE: http://www.newslivetv.com/news/index.php?aID=15321&s=d77892e2cd95c6c3296a4bbac350d435&cat=1&newsType=2
  48. THE SANGAI EXPRESS: http://www.thesangaiexpress.com/
  49. NEWS ON AIR: http://newsonair.nic.in/news.asp?cat=state&id=ST3587
  50. KHABAR EXPRESS: http://www.khabarexpress.com/9/12/2010-12951-PM/Peace-not-fame-matters-more-for-Manipurs-Iron-Lady-news_185013.html
  51. SULEKHA.COM: http://newshopper.sulekha.com/peace-not-fame-matters-more-for-manipur-s-iron-lady_news_1211683.htm
  52. VAMBAN: http://www.vamban.com/news/peace-not-fame-matters-more-for-manipurs-iron-lady/
  53. CWEBNEWS: http://cwebnews.com/index.php/health-news/manipur_activist_iron_sharmila_awarded.html
  54. ZIMBIO.COM: http://www.zimbio.com/Sharmila+Tagore/articles/Osx3pwwnclu/Peace+not+fame+matters+more+Manipur+Iron+Lady
  55. VATTAL.COM: http://www.vattal.com/news/peace-not-fame-matters-more-for-manipurs-iron-lady/
  56. indiatimes.com: http://1click.indiatimes.com/article/04aFdAigo93JS
  57. ALL VOICES.COM: http://www.allvoices.com/news/6736193-rabindranath-tagore-peace-award-conferred-on-sharmila
  58. e-TAMIL TV: http://www.etamiltv.com/manipur-rights-activist-gets-100000-dollar-tagore-peace-prize/


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