NOBEL LITERATURE PRIZE WINNERS
Does the Nobel Prize for Literature box Bob Dylan's art into the 'literary' coop?
Dylan shouldn't have got the Nobel. By seeing him as a 'lit...
Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai and 64 other Nobel laureates urge India, Pakistan to defuse tension
There is no place for violence in a civilised world, said a letter signed by Noble winners.
Microfinance to double lending in 5 years: Muhammad Yunus
The industry grew at over 40% in FY2019 with its loan portfolio reaching Rs 178,552 crore at the end of March 2019, according to the Sa-Dhan Bharat Microfinance report 2019.
Nordhaus, Romer win Nobel Economics Prize
"Their findings have significantly broadened the scope of economic analysis by constructing models that explain how the market economy interacts with nature and knowledge," the academy said in statement.
Amidst Nobel Lit Prize sex assault row, Swedish intellectuals form new prize-giving body
More than 100 Swedish intellectuals have joined forces to form a new prize-giving body.
Climate, development tipped for Nobel economics prize
As with the other Nobels, nominations and deliberations are kept secret for 50 years, so it's nearly impossible to know which way the prize committee is leaning each year.
Nobel Peace Prize ceremony: Murad-Mukwege dedicate award to rape victims
Dr Denis Mukwege & Nadia Murad were awarded for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.
1,001 ways to lose a Nobel Prize
In 2017, robbers made off with the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize medal won by Kailash Satyarthi. Or so they thought. The medal was a replica— the real one is on display in a museum— and it was quickly recovered.
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature, Twitter breaks out into a song
He was awarded the prize "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition".
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Denis Mukwege, ISIS survivor Nadia Murad for fighting sexual violence
Murad is one of an estimated 3,000 Yazidi girls and women who were victims of rape and other abuses by the IS army.
Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize
Born in Nagasaki, he moved to Britain with his family when he was five years old, only returning to visit Japan as an adult.
James Allison, Tasuku Honjo win Nobel Prize in Medicine for cancer research
The duo showed how different strategies for inhibiting brakes on the immune system that can be used in cancer treatment.
Did you know Bengaluru was the centre of Nobel Prize-winner Ronald Ross's work on malarial parasite?
Ross’s study of parasite in Bengaluru won him 1902 Nobel Prize for medicine.
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