Nobel Prize: News

08 Oct 2018

Climate Change

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

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.

05 Oct 2018

Andhra Pradesh

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.

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

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

01 Oct 2018

Nobel Peace Prize

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.

18 Aug 2018

United Nations (UN)

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.

08 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

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.

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.

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.

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.

01 May 2018

North Korea

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.

21 Apr 2018

Barack Obama

This Indian from MIT won most promising economist award

Parag Pathak, a professor of Economics in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has won the prestigious John Bates Clark award for academic contributions from a young economist.

06 Mar 2018


US: Book signed by Rabindranath Tagore up for auction

The English translation of Rabindranath Tagore's famous Bengali play "Raja" is up for auction in the US.

09 Jan 2018


Remembering Noble prize-winner Har Gobind Khorana on 96th birth-anniversary

Though the actual birthdate of Nobel laureate Har Gobind Khorana is unknown, according to his official documents, he would have turned 96 today.

25 Nov 2017


Nobel literature prize-awarding Swedish Academy rattled by sex scandal

A sex scandal has rattled the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize.

20 Nov 2017


Nobel laureate Richard Thaler says demonetization was badly implemented

The winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics, Richard Thaler has said that the Modi government's decision to demonetize high value currency notes was a "good" idea, but its implementation was "deeply flawed".

02 Nov 2017


Wall at Rajiv Chowk to commemorate Indian Nobel-prize winners

The Delhi Metro on Wednesday installed the Nobel Memorial Wall at Rajiv Chowk metro station for the seventh consecutive year.

09 Oct 2017

Raghuram Rajan

US' Richard Thaler wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Economics

American scholar Richard Thaler has won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Economics for his work in behavioral economics. The announcement was made by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

07 Oct 2017


Ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan among probable Nobel Prize winners: Clarivate

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan is on the list of probable winners of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics compiled by research company, Clarivate Analytics.

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.

Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Literature Prize

62-year-old British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature.

04 Oct 2017


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.

03 Oct 2017


Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to three US gravitational-wave scientists

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three US scientists for the discovery of gravitational waves by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm.

2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to three US scientists

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine has been awarded to three US scientists, Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael W Young.

10 Sep 2017


The eccentricities of Einstein: Could you learn something from them?

Genius is not a result of genetics alone. What you do every day contributes significantly to your bodily development, including the brain's.

China: Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dies in custody

Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and political prisoner Liu Xiaobo has died aged 61 in custody.

Chinese SC bans torturing methods to obtain evidence from convicts

The Chinese Supreme Court has given orders to Chinese prosecutors and police to not use torture to extract evidence from convicts.

23 Jun 2017


Nobel Laureate faces public ire for making sexist comment

Always think before you speak and if you are a Nobel Laureate, think more than twice or risk public ire.

15 Jun 2017

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan accused of plagiarism in Nobel acceptance speech

Popular musician Bob Dylan, who recently received the Nobel prize in literature has been accused of lifting parts of his acceptance speech from SparkNotes, a popular reference website containing abridged notes on popular literary work.

02 Apr 2017

Bob Dylan

Dylan finally accepts Nobel Prize

The Swedish Academy stated that Bob Dylan finally accepted the Nobel Prize at a "private ceremony in Stockholm."

29 Mar 2017

Bob Dylan

Dylan agrees to accept the Nobel Prize

The Swedish Academy has stated that Bob Dylan will meet them in Stockholm to accept the Nobel Prize in literature and will also present them with a taped version of his acceptance lecture.

12 Mar 2017

Delhi Police

Satyarthi's Nobel citation recovered

Delhi Police DCP (southeast) Romil Baaniya said authorities recovered Kailash Satyarthi's Nobel citation from a forested area near southeast Delhi's Sangam Vihar.

16 Feb 2017

Pakistan News

Pakistan's Suparco nowhere in sight as ISRO makes new record

ISRO made a world record yesterday by launching 104 satellites using its PSLV-C37 rocket carrier.

IGI becomes world's 12th busiest airport, records highest growth rate

The IGI has become the only Indian airport to enter the world's top-15 league, becoming the 12th busiest airport in November'16, a Civil Aviation Organization report has revealed.

12 Feb 2017

Delhi Police

Satyarthi's Nobel recovered, 3 arrested

Authorities have recovered the replica of the Nobel Peace Prize and other valuables that were stolen from Kailash Satyarthi's house.

Theft at Kailash Satyarthi's home, Nobel citation reportedly stolen

There was a theft at Kailash Satyarthi's residence on February 7. Various stories have reported theft of different items, including his Nobel certificate and a replica of the prize.

13 Dec 2016


Could vitamin supplements harm you?

Vitamin supplements have over the decades become synonymous with keeping illnesses at bay and prolonged use of antioxidants may even slow-down ageing in humans.

21 Nov 2016

Zakir Naik

What made news last week?

Demonetization politics continued with the opposition and Centre sticking to their views on the matter.

17 Nov 2016

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan won't come for Nobel Prize ceremony

The Swedish Academy has confirmed that Bob Dylan would not be coming to pick up his Nobel Prize at the ceremony in Stockholm.