British Nobel laureate quits after criticising women

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.

Trouble with girls is that men fall in love with them, says Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt
Trouble with girls is that men fall in love with them, says Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt

A chauvinist remark on girls landed a Noble Prize winner biochemist in soup and he had to resign from the post of honorary professor at University College London (UCL) in Britain.

LBA with Bangladesh signifies 'meeting of hearts': PM Modi

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.

Why dearth of Nobel laureates in India, asks Harsh Vardhan

Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan on Friday said there is a need to "brainstorm" on the issue of the dearth of Nobel laureates from India.

Nobel`s will goes on display for first time

Alfred Nobel`s last will and testament, which played a pivotal role in Swedish history by creating the now-illustrious Nobel prizes, has gone on display for the first time in Stockholm.

Nobel Center: Nobel Prize's new address from 2019

Come 2019, the prestigious Nobel prize will be awarded at a new center which is to be built at a cost of over USD 150 million here in the Swedish capital.

Kailash Satyarthi, messiah of thousands of smiles, returns home with Nobel
Kailash Satyarthi, messiah of thousands of smiles, returns home with Nobel

Having made India proud by being felicitated with the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize honour in Norway's Oslo, the messiah of thousands of innocent smiles, Kailash Satyarthi has returned home.

Malala Yousafzai won Nobel prize for "promoting Western culture, not education": Pakistan Taliban
Malala Yousafzai won Nobel prize for "promoting Western culture, not education": Pakistan Taliban

 The Pakistani Taliban hit out at teenage education activist Malala Yousafzai over her Nobel peace prize on Friday, slamming her as a "soldier against Islamic society".

God willing I will return to Pakistan soon: Malala Yousafzai
God willing I will return to Pakistan soon: Malala Yousafzai

Pakistan`s Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has said that she intends to return to Pakistan next year, media reported on Friday.

John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser, Edvard I Moser jointly receive Nobel Prize for Medicine

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.

Two Americans, one German receive 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Two Americans, one German receive 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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.

Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamuraat receive Nobel Prize 2014 in Physics
Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamuraat receive Nobel Prize 2014 in Physics

The winners of the Nobel Prize 2014 in Physics received their awards on Wednesday at a ceremony in Stockholm.

DNA: Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai honoured with Nobel Peace Prize 2014

The Indian Child Rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani Braveheart Malala Yousafzai was awarded the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize 2014.

Russian magnate buys, then returns Nobel prize

Russia's richest man says he is returning a Nobel prize he bought at auction for USD 4.7 million just days ago to the man who put it on the block: controversial American geneticist James Watson.

Freida Pinto to attend Nobel Peace Prize ceremony
Freida Pinto to attend Nobel Peace Prize ceremony

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.

Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai receive Nobel Peace Prize: As it happened
Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai receive Nobel Peace Prize: As it happened

 
  • The grand ceremony comes to an end with a melodious and soothening performance by a female violinist.

Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai to receive Nobel Peace Prize today

Child rights activists India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, along with 11 others, will receive this year's Nobel Prizes on Wednesday.

Nobel prize an opportunity to fight for children: Kailash Satyarthi
Nobel prize an opportunity to fight for children: Kailash Satyarthi

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.

Indian Nobel Laureates

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.

Nobel Prize: 20 Interesting Facts You May Not Know

1. The Nobel Prizes were founded by Swedish industrialist and scientist Alfred Nobel who invented dynamite in 1866.