NOBEL LITERATURE PRIZE
Why competent Indian writers have been ignored by Nobel Prize selectors?
Whether it is their ignorance of Indian-languages literature or a simple rebuff, it is by all means scandalous.
India's share of global economy to increase: Lars Heikensten, Executive Director, Nobel Foundation
Democratic countries like India, which als...
South Korean author Han Kang bags the Man Booker Prize for 'The Vegetarian'
Kang beat writers including Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk and intern...
Xi Jinping quoted Rabindranath Tagore, Mahatma Gandhi to spiritually connect with Indians
Xi has quoted a wide range of prominent figures and idiomatic phrases from China and India to illustrate Beijing's diplomatic philosophy.
Turn loss into gain
For a man whose pen name means 'Don't Speak', Mo Yan, whose real name is Guan Moye, has done quite well for himself.
Life isn’t a pretty picture
In translation, his influence is visible from Salman Rushdie of India and Ben Okri of Nigeria to Toni Morrison of the US and Mo Yan of China.
Queen Elizabeth Prize aims to recognise engineering that benefits humankind: NR Narayana Murthy
The pound 1-mn global prize also aims at making sure engineering remains an attractive proposition for young people, says Murthy.
Indra Nath Choudhuri takes up as Chair of Tagore Studies in Scottish varsity
Tagore was the first non-white Nobel Prize winner for Literature in 1913 and wrote thousands of poems, songs, novels and short stories before his death in 1941.
'Make in India' focus of Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week
Sweden is one of the countries, which participated in the launch of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Make in India" campaign.
India, China can serve as fulcrum for world peace, welfare: Pranab Mukherjee
India and China stand on the threshold of a leap into an exciting phase of global exchange where harnessing of ideas and resources can serve as a major fulcrum for world peace.
APJ Abdul Kalam, Jung Chang in Jaipur Literature Festival final line-up
The former President and distinguished scientist is scheduled to share his vision for India, discussing the crucial issues the country faces with festival audiences.
Failure Not Fatal
Turning success into failure does not need special talent. Just resting on your laurels, which, in turn, entails taking success for granted, will do the trick for most people.
Author Simon Singh recommends five books for science lovers
Singh has mastered the art of writing about mathematics and science in a simple manner and says his personal hero is James Randi.
Books: Top authors' top reads in 2014
Amit Chaudhuri, who is also an acclaimed musician and a professor of Contemporary Literature at the University of East Anglia, named four books as his top reads in 2014.
Ig Nobels Cannot Be Ignored
In the hullabaloo over the Nobel prize awardees every year, the Ig Nobels usually get, well, ignored.
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