NOBEL LITERATURE PRIZE WINNERS
Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win 2019 Nobel Economics Prize
"This year's Laureates have introduced a new approach to obtaining reliable answers about the best ways to fight global poverty," the academy said in statement.
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win Nobel in Economics
Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, along with Esther Duflo and Michae...
Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee had a key role in Congress Nyay during LS polls
In his congratulatory message on Monday, Gandhi acknowledged Ba...
Nobel Laureates Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo on free trade & growth from their forthcoming book- Good Economics for Hard Times
It is so rooted in our culture that we sometimes forget that the case for free trade is by no means self-evident.
Dominating the lists: Why Greta has better chances of winning Nobel than Edward Snowden
Comparing Greta Thunberg's chance to win the coveted honour with the rest of the nominees.
View: Experimental economics not perfect but has potential
RCT, a new field, can make useful predictions and can help discover not "what works", but "why things work".
Winners get ready as the Nobel season begins with Medicine Prize
No Literature Prize will be given out for the first time in 70 years because of a #MeToo scandal.
View: The much talked-about randomised controlled trials are more sinned against than sinning
RCTs, by creating treatment (those who get the development programme) and control groups (those who don’t), create further ethical problems by creating short-term haves and have-nots that could potentially skew observed responses.
Abheek Barman passes away: His interests ranged from physics, art, literature to Northeast
While Abheek learned economics at Presidency, Kolkata and Delhi School of Economics, Delhi, his interests went far beyond the confines of the discipline. Arguably, he was the most widely read journalist, whose interests ranged from physics, through art, film and literature to the history of the Northeast.
Activist Thunberg declines climate prize, urges more action
Two fellow climate activists spoke on Thunberg's behalf at an award ceremony Tuesday in Stockholm for the regional inter-parliamentary Nordic Council's prizes, reading a statement thanking the group for the honour.
Nobel Prize In Literature Cancelled After Sexual Assault Scandal, Other Times It Was Rocked By A Controversy
Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee gives big thumbs up to Modicare
"Ayushman Bharat does something very important... Healthcare expenses wipe families out... so it serves an important gap in our economic structure...," he said during a press conference.
Ignoring protests, Gates Foundation to give Modi global award
Modi is being recognised by the foundation in New York on September 24 for the Swachh Bharat Mission of which the constructions of toilets is a key element.
Toni Morrison, 1st African-American woman to win Nobel for Literature, dies at 88
The American writer was noted for her examination of the black experience.
Indians unhappy with Malala Yousafzai's tweets about Kashmir, slam activist for spreading 'Pakistani agenda'
In 2016, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said that Yousafzai did not deserve the Peace Prize.
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