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Shaastra 2022 To Showcase Virtual Rendering Of IIT Madras On Futuristic Martian Landscape

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The goal of the virtual conference on gaming and gaming technology is to facilitate networking of enthusiasts, students and professionals in the gaming industry to learn from each other, Prof Ramamurthi said.

How To Cook Like An Economist! Interview With Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Nov 29, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee in conversation with Outlook about his book ‘Cooking to Save Your Life’.


Meet The Sotheby's Of The Economic World: Nobel Laureates Paul Milgrom And Robert Wilson

Their contributions to the theory of auctions got Milgrom and Wilson the Economic Nobel. The duo's methods in everyday auction practices, especially the telecom sector, is invaluable.

Nobel Prize in Economics: Going, Going, Gone

Oct 13, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

American economists Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson are awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics for their work on auction theory.


UN World Food Programme Awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The Rome-based organisation provided assistance to almost 100 million people in 88 countries around the world last year.

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08 October, 2020

Panel To Announce Nobel Prize For Literature Today, After Years Of Tumult

PTI

Authors often mentioned as contenders include Kenya's Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, Canadian poet Anne Carson and Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami.


29 January, 2020

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee Reveals His 'Ultimate Challenge'

PTI

Abhijit Banerjee said tennis was the ultimate challenge for him and something that he hugely enjoys


09 December, 2019

Amartya Sen's Bicycle, Malala Yousufzai's Shawl, Kailash Satyarthi's Kurta: The Stories Of Artefacts At Nobel Museum

Mirza Arif Beg

On December 10, Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Cremar will be honoured at the Stockholm Concert Hall, and all eyes are now set on what this year's laureates will be gifting the museum.


29 October, 2019

Assimilate Assam Immigrants, Fears Over Influx Unfounded: Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo

Hardev Sanotra

Esther Duflo says fear of migration is often made worse by governments who want to be seen to be doing something about the problem.


28 October, 2019

People Will Say What They Have To: Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo On Piyush Goyal’s Comment

Hardev Sanotra

Pyush Goyal commented in a dismissive fashion after it was announced that the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in economics set up in memory of Alfred Nobel was awarded to Esther Duflo, husband Abhjit Banerjee, and Michael Kremer.


23 October, 2019

Mohun Bagan Confers Life Membership To Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

IANS

Besides conferring Abhijit Banerjee with Life Membership, Mohun Bagan also handed Nobel laureate the First Day Cover of 1911 and the maroon green jersey with his name written on it


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22 October, 2019

'Won't Answer That, Be More Specific': Abhijit Banerjee Ducks Questions On Indian Economy, HDI

Outlook Web Bureau

Speaking about the Ayushman Bharat scheme, Banerjee said it was needed since 'healthcare expenses wipe families out', adding, 'we need to find ways so that families don't lose all their assets when somebody falls sick.'


22 October, 2019

'India Is Proud Of His Accomplishments': PM Modi After Meeting Abhijit Banerjee

Outlook Web Bureau

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee was awarded the Nobel jointly with his wife Esther Duflo and another economist Michael Kremer for "experimental approach to alleviating global poverty".


20 October, 2019

'These Bigots Are Blinded...': Rahul Slams Goyal's 'Left-Leaning' Remark Against Abhijit Banerjee

PTI

Piyush Goyal, at a media briefing in Pune, had described Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee as a 'Left-leaning' person.


18 October, 2019

Piyush Goyal Calls Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee Left-Leaning

PTI

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee recently said the Indian economy is on shaky ground, adding data currently available does not hold any assurance for the country's economic revival anytime soon.


16 October, 2019

Sourav Ganguly Hopes To Meet Abhijit Banerjee, Shares What Makes Nobel Laureate's Achievement 'Terrific'

Outlook Web Bureau

While Sourav Ganguly is regarded as one of the greatest Indian captains, Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo are the world's most-feted economist couple for the last two decades, fighting poverty



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10 October, 2019

Olga Tokarczuk Wins 2018 Literature Nobel, Peter Handke Wins 2019 Award

Outlook Web Bureau

The Nobel Prize for Literature was postponed last year after a sexual harassment scandal left the institution paralysed.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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