Describing child slavery as the "most heinous crime against humanity," Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday called for a greater political will in the global development agenda to bring an end to the scourge affecting millions of children worldwide.
High-profile leaders in renewable energy are joining Nobel laureate and former US vice president Al Gore here to train another 450 Climate Reality Leaders on the science of climate change and solutions for the climate crisis while developing skills to effectively communicate about both the challenges and opportunities, the Climate Reality Project announced Monday.
The Congress party on Saturday slammed BJP for mistreating noted economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, saying the Narendra Modi government must refrain from politicising the issue of extending his term as Chancellor of Nalanda University.
Scientists are perceived as absent-minded geniuses on some exalted plane of existence, oblivious to their appearance or ordinary matters in their quest to understand and explain the mysteries of nature.
Laser diodes, used in some car headlights, will eventually replace LEDs to become the most dominant form of lighting and will boost wireless communication by leaps and bounds, according to Nobel laureate Shuji Nakamura, co-inventor of the blue light-emitting diode (LED).
Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Monday stressed the need to employ science and technology to bail out children reeling under abject poverty even as he lamented that "human connect" has become "superficial" in the digital age.
Nobel Laureate and Bachpan Bachao Andolan activist Kailash Satyarthi on Wednesday said cruelty against children and depriving them of education, freedom, security and dreams was a heinous crime against humanity.
The traditional environmental knowledge from India's northeast and northern regions, particularly the Himalayas, integrated with modern science is important for battling climate change, suggested Nobel laureate Betsy Weatherhead here Thursday.
The Delhi High Court congratulated Kailash Satyarthi for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, while disposing of a petition seeking complete elimination of child labour from the national capital after the city's additional commissioner of labour appeared in court and assured of action on the issue.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi among other leaders on the sidelines of the ASEAN and East Asian summits in Myanmar next week in his first interaction with the pro-democracy icon.
Israel's former president and Nobel laureate, Shimon Peres, will be visiting India this week where he will launch a tri-lateral dialogue on food and water security involving India, Israel and Australia.