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Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal's Blog – October 2009 Archive (3)

Obama wins 2009 Nobel Peace Prize

US President Barack Obama has won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.

The Nobel Committee said he was awarded it for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and co-operation between peoples".



The committee highlighted Mr Obama's efforts to strengthen international bodies and promote nuclear disarmament.



There were a record 205 nominations for this year's prize. Zimbabwe's prime minister and a Chinese dissident had been among the… Continue

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 9, 2009 at 14:06 — No Comments

2nd October-Gandhi Jayanti, International Non-Violence Day

1,460 students took the pledge to work for non-violence



“I shall endeavor to resolve all differences through dialogue and constitutional means and I shall strive to establish WORLD-PEACE…”, about 1,460 students of N.S.S. Unit, from 76 colleges of University of Mumbai joined hands with the millions of people all over the world and took the PLEDGE on 2nd October, International Non-Violence Day. To…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 3, 2009 at 6:25 — No Comments

JAIL OFFICIAL’S EXPERIMENTS WITH TRUTH

10 jail officials along with 80 inmates of Arthur Road Jail have appeared for Gandhi Peace Exam



The Jail Gandhi Peace examination conducted for prisoners by Mumbai Sarvoday Mandal was held at the Arthur Road Central Jail on Wednesday for the fourth consecutive year. The aim of the examination is to bring about a change in the life of the inmates and to inculcate qualities of Satya and Ahimsa…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 1, 2009 at 12:08 — No Comments

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