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Ayushi Agarwal

Ayushi Agarwal is an assistant producer in Wion

I hope news is real: Brother of Saudi women's rights activist on her being contender for Nobel Peace Prize

Jailed Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has been nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize after being put forward by a group of Norwegian and Canadian politicians. Loujain was…

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K2-18 b planet is best candidate for life beyond Earth: Astronomer Tsiaras to WION

In an interview to WION, lead author of a study at University College London (UCL), Angelos Tsiaras, said the K2-18 b planet is the best candidate to be a habitable place out there and added that…

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Will not leave Qatar until I have my son accompanying me, says Emirati Princess on her custody battle

Born in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Hend Faisal Al Qassemi is an Emirati businesswoman and mother who has now turned to social media to fight her legal battle to get her son's custody. 

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Meet 'India's Greta Thunberg': Seven-year-old Licypriya Kangujam from Manipur

At the age of 7, Licypriya Kangujam began raising her voice about the need for immediate action to combat climate change and disaster risks reduction.

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It is a proud moment for me: Indian chef Priyam Chatterjee on receiving French honour

'Being an Indian, receiving such honour in itself is a proud moment for me. This award is given to honour agriculturalists who contributed in French cuisine and products,' said Chatterjee to WION…

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'I can be good role model for those having identity crisis and mental breakdown', says ISIS first lady to WION

Tania Joya was radicalised at age 17, after the September 11 terror attacks in New York.

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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik wins People's choice award in US, says people voted against plastic pollution

"Audience did not vote for me, they voted against plastic pollution", says Sudarsan Pattnaik, who got people's choice prize in Boston, International sand sculpting championship 2019 to WION.

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My heart wants to wrestle, whatever size I might be: World's first hijab-wearing pro wrestler Nor Diana to WION

Nor Diana initially wore a mask while wrestling and finally unmasked herself in 2018

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His fight for freedom cannot end with the dawn of democracy: Grandson Zwelivelile on Mandela's 101 birthday

This year celebrates the 101 birthday of the anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela who became South Africa’s first black president and also won the Nobel Prize

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Take biodiversity seriously otherwise one day everything will perish: Aparna Kumar, first IPS officer to complete 7 summits challenge to WION

Aparna Kumar made headlines by scaling Mount Denali in Alaska, USA, and with this climb, she became the first( IPS) Officer and DIG in (ITBP) to climb North America’s highest peak and also the…

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I turned war bomb sounds into music, Syrian rockstar Jake Shuker tells WION

Born in Daraa, Syria, Shuker became the first Syrian metal musician to perform in the UK at the Imperial War Museum in London. 

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'Sky is from where I start my dreams,' says South Africa's first black female fighter pilot

Born in Ntuzuma, just outside Durban on South Africa’s east coast, Mandisa is a Major in South African Air Force and flies Hawk Mk120 L developed by the British Aerospace (BAE).

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Significance of May 10 in South Africa: When democracy trumped racial discrimination 

It was the year 1994 when, on this very day, Nelson Mandela became the first president of South Africa. It was a glorious moment for the majority of the oppressed people of colour. 

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Newton & Darwin were discoverers, I am a developer, says Gagandeep Kang, first Indian woman fellow of Royal Society

Kang is acclaimed for her key role in the development of Rotavac, India’s first…

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Forgiveness is the only way forward for Rwanda genocide survivors

'I was four years old when genocide happened. Although I do not remember the complete picture, some of the gory images of history are hard for me to forget,' says Cedric Nsabimana (Rwanda genocide…

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