Nobel

Nobel Peace Prize 2016 awarded to Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos for peace efforts with FARC

Nobel Peace Prize 2016 awarded to Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos for peace efforts with FARC

The Nobel Peace Prize 2016 has been won by Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos.

Oct 07, 2016, 14:45 PM IST

Know more about Nobel medals

Each Nobel medal is 18 carat green gold plated with 24 carat gold, weighs around 175 grams, protected against scratches and undergoes a meticulous process to take its final shape.

Dec 10, 2014, 13:46 PM IST

Future of science lies in India, China: Nobel laureate

The future of science lies in India, China and other Asian countries and these are set to dominate new scientific inventions and discoveries in the coming times, Nobel laureate George Smoot has said.

Oct 30, 2014, 21:43 PM IST

Nobel laureates urge Indian govt to act against sexual violence

Visiting Nobel laureates Shirin Ebadi and Jody Williams have urged the government to intensify efforts to put an end to sexual violence against women and lend support to a global campaign.

Sep 30, 2014, 14:26 PM IST

HK journalists slam China for violating press freedom following beating of cameramen in Beijing

Hong Kong journalists have condemned an attack on two cameramen outside the home of the wife of jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo in Beijing.

Mar 09, 2013, 17:15 PM IST

Stop acting as Congress’ agent: JD(U) to Katju

Hitting out at Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju for alleging that Bihar government is trying to "arm-twist" the press, ruling JD(U) said he should stop acting as a Congress agent.

Feb 18, 2013, 18:58 PM IST

Serge Haroche, David Wineland win Nobel in Physics

France`s Serge Haroche and US researcher David J. Wineland shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Oct 09, 2012, 17:35 PM IST

Sacking of Nobel winner Yunus `sad`: Norwegian minister

Norway`s international development
minister has deplored the sacking of Nobel Peace Prize winner
Muhammad Yunus from the celebrated microfinance lender he
founded.

Mar 03, 2011, 11:33 AM IST

Philippines skipped Nobel over China death verdict

President Aquino is making efforts to spare Filipinos on death row in China.

Dec 12, 2010, 08:46 AM IST

India, 45 other countries attend Nobel peace ceremony

India was among 46 nations, including US&UK which attended the ceremony.

Dec 10, 2010, 19:17 PM IST

Liu Xiaobo far more deserving of Nobel than me: Obama

Obama, who received the Nobel Peace Prize 2009,
regretted Liu`s absence.

Dec 10, 2010, 19:11 PM IST

Nobel tries to assuage China ahead of ceremony

Liu, 54, was jailed in December 2009 for 11 years on subversion charges after co-authoring Charter 08, a bold petition calling for reform in one-party Communist-ruled China.

Dec 10, 2010, 00:25 AM IST

Attending Nobel ceremony non-issue: India

Krishna said attending ceremony for China dissident was not a bilateral issue with Beijing.

Dec 09, 2010, 18:29 PM IST

`Assange potential Nobel candidate`

Assange should be helped and even could be given Nobel Prize, Russia said.

Dec 09, 2010, 00:25 AM IST

India snubs China, to attend Nobel ceremony

India will attend the ceremony for presentation of Nobel Peace Prize to Chinese dissident.

Dec 07, 2010, 19:00 PM IST

Ties with Norway difficult after Nobel to Liu: China

Terming the Oslo-based Nobel committee`s decision to award this year`s Peace Prize to a Chinese dissident as "flagrant" provocation, China said it will be difficult to maintain relations with Norway like in the past.

Dec 02, 2010, 20:16 PM IST

Liu Xiaobo`s prison conditions improved after Nobel: Wife

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo`s prison conditions improved significantly after he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, his wife said in an interview published Wednesday.

Oct 13, 2010, 14:29 PM IST

China wages propaganda war after Nobel

Censors were caught unawares in the 60 minutes after the Nobel announcement.

Oct 12, 2010, 11:19 AM IST

Dissident Nobel shows West`s fear: China state press

Chinese government has called Friday`s award to Liu Xiaobo an "obscenity”.

Oct 11, 2010, 13:50 PM IST

Cuba reacts with distaste to Nobel prize winners

Cuba expressed its distaste on Sunday for
the selection of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo and Peruvian
novelist Mario Vargas Llosa for Nobel prizes, respectively for
peace and literature.

Oct 10, 2010, 11:26 AM IST