Ravish Kumar

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari

Television journalist Ravish Kumar being honoured with the first Gauri Lankesh Award at a ceremony in Bengaluru.

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Philippine Vice President Leonor Robredo, center, and Ramon Magsaysay Chair, Board of Trustees, Jose Cuisia Jr., 3rd from right, pose with this year's Ramon Magsaysay awardees, from left, Filipino Raymundo Pujante Cayabyab, Thai Angkhana Neelapaijit, Indian Ravish Kumar, Burmese Ko Swe Win and South Korean Kim Jong-Ki during ceremonies in Manila, Philippines. Five people are being honored as this year's winners of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards, regarded as Asia's version of the Nobel Prize, including a South Korean who helped fight bullying and suicide and a Thai housewife who became a human rights defender after losing her husband to violence in southern Thailand.


Ravish Kumar of India, one of five recipients of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards for this year, delivers his lecture on the "Power of Citizen's Journalism to Advance Democracy" in Manila, Philippines. The Ramon Magsaysay Awards, Asia's equivalent of the Nobel Prize, is given annually to Asians in honor of the late Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay who died in a plane crash. Other awardees are Kim Jong-ki of South Korea, Angkhana Neelapaijit of Thailand, Ko Swe Win of Myanmar and Raymundo Cayabyab of the Philippines.

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Man of the people NDTV’s Ravish Kumar brings you stories from the city’s innards

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