Daily Archives: 16 December 2010

China-India Friendship Award for Pallavi Aiyar

Pallavi Aiyar, the former Beijing correspondent of The Hindu, has been awarded the┬áChina-India Friendship Award by the Chinese government along with eight others. One another awardee, Karan Singh, declined to accept the award because as a parliamentarian, he “did not want to be seen as favouring any particular nation“. Pallavi, daughter of the veteran economist…