LITERATURE NOBEL 2019
Authors Olga Tokarczuk & Peter Handke win Nobel Literature Prize after 2018 #MeToo scandal
Last year's award was postponed following sex abuse allegations that had rocked the Swedish Academy.
ET View: It’s not so much Peter Handke, but the Nobel Prize that should be judged by its choice
What has troubled some critics is that he is ...
Abheek Barman passes away: His interests ranged from physics, art, literature to Northeast
While Abheek learned economics at Presidency, Kolk...
Sara Danius, the first female head of Nobel's literature award body, passes away at 57
Danius passed away early Saturday following a long illness.
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.
Meeting PM Modi a unique experience: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and held a "healthy and extensive" interaction on various sub...
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer win 2019 Nobel Economics Prize for study on poverty
Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, his wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer jointly won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday "for their e...
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali
The 43-year-old has been awarded for his efforts towards resolving border conflict with Eritrea.
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.
ET View: Nobel for Abhijit Banerjee
While Banerjee got his PhD from Harvard, he did his Bachelor’s in economics from Presidency, Calcutta and his Master’s from JNU.
Why the bottom-up approach to eradicating poverty might not work
Big picture reforms will eradicate poverty, not small tweaks to programmes that botique RCTs provide.
Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee: Some personal recollections
In 1983, there was a protracted student agitation on the JNU Campus that culminated in a sit-in at the residence of the vice-chancellor, PN Srivastava.
Economy in tailspin…doing very badly, says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
Abhijit Banerjee has repeatedly expressed concern over the slowing growth of the Indian economy, saying it was time India stopped worrying about monetary stability and started worrying a little more about demand.
3 scientists given Nobel Prize for cell research
It is the 110th prize in the category that has been awarded since 1901.
PM Narendra Modi congratulates Abhijit Banerjee, others for winning Nobel
Banerjee shared the award with his French-American wife Esther Duflo and another American economist Michael Kremer
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