Nobel Committee: News

16 Mar 2023

Nobel Peace Prize

Asle Toje calls out "fake" quote over Modi's Nobel contendership

Asle Toje, the deputy leader of the Nobel Prize Committee, has called out a "fake" quote that is being reported widely as his acknowledgment that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is "the biggest contender for the Nobel Peace Prize."

07 Oct 2022

Nobel Peace Prize

3 human rights campaigners jointly clinch Nobel Peace Prize 2022

The Nobel Peace Prize 2022 was awarded jointly to Belarusian human rights activist Ales Bialiatski, the Russian human rights organization Memorial and Ukraine's Center for Civil Liberties.

11 Oct 2021

Nobel Prize

Card, Angrist, and Imbens win 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics

David Card, Joshua D. Angrist, and Guido W. Imbens won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Monday.

08 Oct 2021

Russia News

Philippines' Ressa, Russia's Muratov; journalists win Nobel Peace Prize

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov have won the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 for "their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression."

07 Oct 2021


Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah wins 2021 Nobel Literature Prize

The 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature went to Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah for his "uncompromising and compassionate" works depicting the impact of colonialism, the Swedish Academy announced on Thursday.

06 Oct 2021

Nobel Prize

Benjamin List, David MacMillan win 2021 Nobel Chemistry Prize

Benjamin List and David WC MacMillan have won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the "development of asymmetric organocatalysis."

11 Oct 2019


Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed (43), the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Award on Friday.

05 Oct 2018

Nobel Prize

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad win 2018 Noble Peace Prize

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Dr. Denis Mukwege, a Congolese gynecological surgeon, and Nadia Murad, the face of the women forced into sexual slavery by the Islamic State.

18 Aug 2018

Nobel Prize

Former UN chief, Nobel Prize winner Kofi Annan passes away

According to international diplomats, former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Prize winner Kofi Annan has passed away at the age of 80.

06 Oct 2017

Nobel Prize

ICAN, campaign against nuclear weapons, wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, known as ICAN, has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017. An announcement was made today in Oslo, Norway.

04 Oct 2017

Nobel Prize

2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to cryo-electron microscopy developers

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three scientists who developed the cryo-electron microscopy technique to study structures of biomolecules in high-resolution for the first time.

The 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to molecular machines

On 5th October, 2016, Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir. James Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa received the 2016 Nobel Prize in chemistry.