Articles about Nobel Prize

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to journalists Ressa and Muratov

08 Oct 2021

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to journalists Ressa and Muratov

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

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah wins 2021 Nobel Literature Prize

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.

Benjamin List, David MacMillan win 2021 Nobel Chemistry Prize

06 Oct 2021

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."

Hasselmann, Manabe, Parisi win Nobel Physics Prize for climate discoveries

05 Oct 2021

Hasselmann, Manabe, Parisi win Nobel Physics Prize for climate discoveries

Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann, and Giorgio Parisi won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics for "groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of complex physical systems."

David Julius, Ardem Patapoutian jointly awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine

04 Oct 2021

David Julius, Ardem Patapoutian jointly awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine

David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian jointly won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.

Watch: Nobel Prize winner wakes up co-winner to share news

13 Oct 2020

Watch: Nobel Prize winner wakes up co-winner to share news

The winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics were announced to the world on Monday, however, one of the recipients of the honor only heard about the win from a late-night knock on his door.

American economists Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson awarded Economics Nobel Prize

12 Oct 2020

American economists Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson awarded Economics Nobel Prize

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to United States economists Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said in a statement on Monday.

#WeeklyRecap: Nobel Prizes, Pixel 4a, Galaxy S20 FE, and more

11 Oct 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Nobel Prizes, Pixel 4a, Galaxy S20 FE, and more

This week, the biggest news in science and technology was the announcement of Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry, and Medicine.

American poet Louise Gluck wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

08 Oct 2020

American poet Louise Gluck wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

American poet Louise Gluck has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature.

2020 Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Black Hole researchers

06 Oct 2020

2020 Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Black Hole researchers

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel, and Andrea Ghez.

Nobel Prize: Three scientists win for 'discovering Hepatitis C virus'

05 Oct 2020

Nobel Prize: Three scientists win for 'discovering Hepatitis C virus'

The 2020 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been awarded jointly to three scientists for the "discovery of the Hepatitis C virus."

Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

09 Sep 2020

Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

United States President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for brokering a deal between adversaries Israel and UAE, reports said on Wednesday.

Coronavirus not deadly, fight shouldn't be restricted to PMO: Rahul

08 May 2020

Coronavirus not deadly, fight shouldn't be restricted to PMO: Rahul

On Friday, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi addressed the press giving plenty of suggestions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Centre on how to battle the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Thousands in US file class-action lawsuit against China

20 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Thousands in US file class-action lawsuit against China

Amid a global outcry over China's handling of the coronavirus outbreak, 10,000 Americans have reportedly signed a class-action lawsuit against the country.

Nobel-winning virologist says coronavirus was created in Wuhan's lab

20 Apr 2020

Nobel-winning virologist says coronavirus was created in Wuhan's lab

Luc Antoine Montagnier, the French virologist who had won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine, has claimed the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is man-made.

Aatish Taseer's citizenship row: 260 personalities write to PM Modi

15 Nov 2019

Aatish Taseer's citizenship row: 260 personalities write to PM Modi

Journalist Aatish Taseer had to lose his Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) status and it created quite an uproar.

India proud of his accomplishments: Modi after meeting Abhijit Banerjee

22 Oct 2019

India proud of his accomplishments: Modi after meeting Abhijit Banerjee

This morning, a unique meeting took place between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Abhijit Banerjee, the 2019 Nobel Prize winner.

After Piyush Goyal criticizes Abhijit Banerjee, Rahul Gandhi supports Nobel-winner

20 Oct 2019

After Piyush Goyal criticizes Abhijit Banerjee, Rahul Gandhi supports Nobel-winner

Abhijit Banerjee winning Nobel Prize for his stupendous work in Economics is a matter of pride for India, but unfortunately, the 58-year-old has found himself at the center of mud-slinging.

It's bad: What Nobel-winner Abhijit Banerjee said about Indian economy

15 Oct 2019

It's bad: What Nobel-winner Abhijit Banerjee said about Indian economy

On Monday, Indian-born Abhijit Banerjee was rewarded the Nobel Prize, along with his wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to alleviate poverty.

Nobel in Economics awarded to Indian-origin Abhijit Banerjee, two others

14 Oct 2019

Nobel in Economics awarded to Indian-origin Abhijit Banerjee, two others

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has given this year's Nobel Prize in Economics to three laureates - Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, his wife Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Nobel Prize, OnePlus 7T Pro, Justdial bug, and more

13 Oct 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Nobel Prize, OnePlus 7T Pro, Justdial bug, and more

The second week of October brought some exciting stuff in the technology world.

Nobel Prize in Literature: Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win

10 Oct 2019

Nobel Prize in Literature: Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win

After a sexual harassment scandal caused the Nobel Prize in Literature to be postponed last year, the Swedish Academy on Thursday announced Nobel Prizes to two authors.

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded for work on cosmology

08 Oct 2019

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded for work on cosmology

This year's Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three scientists - James Peebles, Michel Mayor, and Didier Queloz - for their groundbreaking discoveries contributing to understanding the evolution of the universe.

Teachers' Day 2019: Five greatest Indian teachers of all time

03 Sep 2019

Teachers' Day 2019: Five greatest Indian teachers of all time

The very thought of teachers takes us down a path of bittersweet nostalgia.

French MPs boycott teen activist Greta Thunberg's Parliament appearance

25 Jul 2019

French MPs boycott teen activist Greta Thunberg's Parliament appearance

Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg (16) was recently mocked by right-wing French lawmakers, who also boycotted her appearance in the French Parliament.

Trump doesn't know why Yazidi activist Nadia Murad received Nobel

19 Jul 2019

Trump doesn't know why Yazidi activist Nadia Murad received Nobel

If you are a stranger to Iraqi human rights activist and Nobel laureate Nadia Murad's works, you will find company in United States President Donald Trump.

Tharoor nominates Kerala fishermen for #NobelPeacePrize; here's why

06 Feb 2019

Tharoor nominates Kerala fishermen for #NobelPeacePrize; here's why

Senior Congress leader and Member of Parliament from Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor, has nominated the fishermen of Kerala for this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

Kolkata: Bengali lit fest explores changing tastes, language evolution

18 Nov 2018

Kolkata: Bengali lit fest explores changing tastes, language evolution

Specially curated sessions on "changing literary taste" and factors influencing it were highlights of a Bengali lit fest at Jorasanko Thakurbari, Rabindranath Tagore's ancestral home in Kolkata.

Nobel Prize in Economics goes to William Nordhaus, Paul Romer

08 Oct 2018

Nobel Prize in Economics goes to William Nordhaus, Paul Romer

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has collectively gone to American economists William Nordhaus and Paul Romer for taking macroeconomics to a global scale to tackle some of the world's biggest problems.

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad win 2018 Noble Peace Prize

05 Oct 2018

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.

Rs. 100cr reward for Andhra Pradesh farmers, but with conditions

05 Oct 2018

Rs. 100cr reward for Andhra Pradesh farmers, but with conditions

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu yesterday said farmers from the state would be rewarded with Rs. 100cr if they win Nobel Prize in natural farming.

Three scientists win Nobel prize in Chemistry

03 Oct 2018

Three scientists win Nobel prize in Chemistry

Three scientists, Frances H. Arnold, George P. Smith, and Gregory P. Winter, have been awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Three scientists win Nobel prize for Physics for laser research

02 Oct 2018

Three scientists win Nobel prize for Physics for laser research

Three scientists, Arthur Ashkin, GĂ©rard Morou, and Donna Strickland, have been awarded this year's Nobel prize in Physics.

Cancer researchers win 2018 Nobel Prize for medicine

01 Oct 2018

Cancer researchers win 2018 Nobel Prize for medicine

This year's Nobel Prize for medicine has been awarded to America's James P. Allison and Japan's Tasuku Honjo for discovering the immune system's ability to fight cancer.

Former UN chief, Nobel Prize winner Kofi Annan passes away

18 Aug 2018

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.

Pakistan: Two girls' schools burnt down by unidentified persons

08 Aug 2018

Pakistan: Two girls' schools burnt down by unidentified persons

Two more girls' schools were burnt down yesterday by unidentified persons in Pakistan's Pishin district of the Balochistan province.

India-born Akshay Venkatesh wins Fields Medal, the 'Nobel' of mathematics

02 Aug 2018

India-born Akshay Venkatesh wins Fields Medal, the 'Nobel' of mathematics

New-Delhi born and Australia-bred Akshay Venkatesh has made India real proud.

On Biplab Deb's 'intelligent' remarks, Amit Shah has an opinion

11 May 2018

On Biplab Deb's 'intelligent' remarks, Amit Shah has an opinion

Tripura CM Biplab Deb's gaffes have recently made people laugh and invited criticism for BJP, but party president Amit Shah said he was satisfied with his groundwork.

Nobel prize in Literature cancelled after sexual assault scandal

04 May 2018

Nobel prize in Literature cancelled after sexual assault scandal

The Swedish Academy announced, on Friday, about the cancellation of Nobel Prize in Literature this year.

As Koreans iron out differences, Trump may receive Nobel Prize?

01 May 2018

As Koreans iron out differences, Trump may receive Nobel Prize?

The world witnessed a historic handshake between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, on Friday.