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Three US-Based Economists Receive Nobel Prize For Economics

Oct 11, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the three economists have “completely reshaped empirical work in the economic sciences.”

Nobel Peace Prize 2021 Winner To Be Announced Today

Oct 08, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The prestigious award is accompanied by a gold medal and 10 million Swedish kronor (over $1.14 million). The prize money comes from a bequest left by the prize's creator, Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel, who died in 1895.


Tanzanian Abdulrazak Gurnah Wins Nobel Prize For Literature

Abdulrazak Gurnah, who recently retired as a professor of post-colonial literature at the University of Kent, got the call from the Swedish Academy in the kitchen of his home in southeast England.

Nobel Panel To Announce 2021 Prize For Chemistry

Oct 06, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will announce the recipient at about 11:45 a.m. (0945 GMT; 5:45 a.m. EDT).


Nobel Prize For Medicine Goes To US Scientists David Julius, Ardem Patapoutian

US Scientists David Julius And Ardem Patapoutian were cited for their discovery of receptors for temperature and touch.

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06 July, 2021

Peace Prize For The Nuclear Bomb?

Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya

The nuclear bomb has contributed to peace for over 75 years where the United Nations has failed.


20 January, 2021

Is Tagore Connection Enough For Visva Bharati To Shine?

Sumali Moitra

The university founded by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore has seen a significant drop in its position in NIRF rankings since 2016.


13 October, 2020

Nobel Prize in Economics: Going, Going, Gone

Outlook Web Bureau

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


09 October, 2020

UN World Food Programme Awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

Associated Press (AP)

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


09 October, 2020

Nobel Peace Prize Goes To UN's World Food Programme

Associated Press (AP)

The Nobel Committee said that the coronavirus pandemic has added to the hunger faced by millions of people around the world.


08 October, 2020

American Poet Louise Glück Wins Nobel Literature Prize

PTI

Louise Glück's poetry is “characterized by a striving for clarity," often focusing on childhood and family life, and close relationship with parents and siblings, it said.


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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.


07 October, 2020

Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer Doudna Receive 2020 Nobel Prize In Chemistry For Genome Editing

PTI

The prestigious award comes with a gold medal and prize money of 10 million krona (more than $1.1 million)


05 October, 2020

Trio Wins Nobel Prize In Medicine For Discovery Of Hepatitis C Virus

PTI

Announcing the prize in Stockholm on Monday, the Nobel Committee noted that the trio's work helped explain a major source of blood-borne hepatitis that couldn't be explained by the hepatitis A and B viruses.


11 December, 2019

Abhijit Banerjee Turns Up In Dhoti, Esther Duflo In Saree At Nobel Prize Ceremony

Outlook Web Bureau

On Tuesday, Abhijit Banerjee became only the second Indian to receive Nobel Prize in Economics.


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.


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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.


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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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