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Nobel awards for Kailash Satyarthi, Malala today

India’s child rights activists Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai, along with 11 others will receive this year’s Nobel Prizes on Wednesday.

The Nobel Laureates take centrestage in Sweden’s capital Stockholm and Norwegian Oslo, where they will receive the Nobel medals, Nobel diplomas and documents confirming the Nobel Prize amount.

Satyarthi, 60, and Yousafzai, 17, will share USD 1.1 million Peace Prize at Oslo while all the other awards wil be presented here.

“I want to dedicate this award to the children of India. This award is for them. It is also for the people of India,” an elated Satyarthi told PTI.

He hailed the judiciary for talking up the child rights issue on fast track basis.
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