English scientist Tim Hunt, awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine in 2001, quit his post at University College London (UCL) on Thursday for his comments on the behaviour of women in the science field.
Calling ratification of the historic Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh as "meeting of hearts", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said if such a pact was inked some other parts of the globe, then it would have been worthy of a Nobel prize.
John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser, Edvard I Moser jointly received the prestigious 2014 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain at a ceremony in Stockholm on Wednesday.
As the Nobel Laureates take centre stage in Stockholm and Oslo on Wednesday to receive their Nobel awards, US scientists Eric Betzig,William Moerner and German scientist Stefan W Hell received their Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014.
Hollywood-based Indian actress Freida Pinto is all set to attend Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway and support Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi, who will be felicitated at the event Wednesday.
Child rights activists India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday said the Nobel peace prize gives them tremendous opportunity in their fight and struggle for children's rights.
Starting from 1913, when Rabindranath Tagore became the first Indian to be honoured with a Nobel, eight Indians have been honoured with the prestigious prize, Kailash Satyarthi being the latest this year.