Nobel Prize

It`s a man`s world: Women scarce in Nobel Prize annals

It`s a man`s world: Women scarce in Nobel Prize annals

While the number of women Nobel laureates has risen in recent decades -- from just four between 1901, the first year of the prizes, and 1920 to 19 between 2001 and 2017 -- the 48 women crowned over the years represent just five percent of the 896 people honoured, excluding organisations.

Dec 08, 2017, 11:17 AM IST
2017 Nobel winner for Economics supported demonetisation, rejected Rs 2000 note

2017 Nobel winner for Economics supported demonetisation, rejected Rs 2000 note

In a tweet on November 8, 2016, along with a news article link on demonetisation, Thaler said, “This is a policy I have long supported. First step toward cashless and good start on reducing corruption.”

Oct 09, 2017, 22:19 PM IST

US economist Richard Thaler wins Nobel Prize in Economics

US economist Richard Thaler has won 2017 Nobel Prize for Economics. Thaler has been awarded prize for his work on behavioral economics. Watch to know more.

Oct 09, 2017, 17:12 PM IST
October 7, 2017: All you need to know

October 7, 2017: All you need to know

In poll-bound Gujarat, PM Modi says new India will be made on tech revolution

Oct 07, 2017, 21:39 PM IST
Anti-nuclear efforts lead crowded peace prize field

Anti-nuclear efforts lead crowded peace prize field

 Efforts to limit or reverse the spread of nuclear weapons head the field for Friday`s Nobel Peace Prize but face likely competition from the UN refugee agency, Syrian do-it-yourself rescuers and a Congolese "miracle" doctor.

Oct 06, 2017, 07:54 AM IST
October 5: Everything you need to know

October 5: Everything you need to know

Oct 05, 2017, 22:23 PM IST
British author Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize for Literature

British author Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize for Literature

British author Kazuo Ishiguro has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Kazuo Ishiguro has written eight books, as well as scripts for film and television.  

Oct 05, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
Trio receives Chemistry Nobel for developments in electron microscopy

Trio receives Chemistry Nobel for developments in electron microscopy

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2017 has been declared.

Oct 04, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
Indian scientists who contributed to Nobel Prize-winning discovery say it's 'a dream come true'

Indian scientists who contributed to Nobel Prize-winning discovery say it's 'a dream come true'

A consortium of scientists, including many from India, was a part of the gravitational waves that were first predicted by Einstein on the basis of his theory of general relativity in 1916.

Oct 04, 2017, 08:29 AM IST
Kip Thorne, co-writer of Nolan's Interstellar, awarded Nobel Prize for Physics

Kip Thorne, co-writer of Nolan's Interstellar, awarded Nobel Prize for Physics

Oscar Awards snubbed science epic Interstellar and its co-writer Thorne. Nobel committee knows better than that.

Oct 03, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
Nobel Literature Prize: Top controversies since first award in 1901

Nobel Literature Prize: Top controversies since first award in 1901

A look at some of the controversies down the years since the prestigious title was first awarded in 1901.

Oct 03, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
Post-Dylan dilemma: Who will win the 2017 Nobel Literature Prize?

Post-Dylan dilemma: Who will win the 2017 Nobel Literature Prize?

 Who will win the 2017 Nobel Literature Prize, after Bob Dylan last year? The Swedish Academy likes to stun the world with its pick, but, wary of its reputation, it is seen going with a more traditional choice this year.

Oct 03, 2017, 10:42 AM IST
Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young win Nobel Prize in Medicine for circadian rhythm

Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young win Nobel Prize in Medicine for circadian rhythm

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Meedicine for 2017 declared.

Oct 02, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
Nobel 2017 season opens with medicine prize

Nobel 2017 season opens with medicine prize

This year`s Nobel season opens Monday with the announcement of the medicine prize, turning the page on Bob Dylan`s literature prize stunner that stole the spotlight in last year`s award season.

Oct 02, 2017, 09:19 AM IST

China says awarding Nobel Prize to Liu Xiaobo was 'blasphemy'

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate who spent his last eight years as a prisoner of conscience died at a hospital in Shenyang, China.

Jul 14, 2017, 22:18 PM IST
Bob Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm at weekend: Academy

Bob Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm at weekend: Academy

Music icon Bob Dylan is to receive his Nobel prize this weekend at a meeting with the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, it was announced Wednesday.

Mar 29, 2017, 16:22 PM IST
Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel replica recovered, three arrested

Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel replica recovered, three arrested

Three persons have been arrested in connection with the theft of Nobel Prize replica, citation and ornaments from Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi's house in southeast Delhi's Kalkaji area.

Feb 12, 2017, 10:15 AM IST