Nobel laureate Ahtisaari to assist Sri Lanka war crimes probe: UN

Former Finnish president and Nobel laureate Martti Ahtisaari will serve as an advisor to an international inquiry into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka, the UN said Wednesday.

Dalai Lama seeks support for jailed Chinese leader Liu

The Dalai Lama has sought international support for jailed Chinese dissident leader and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.

Suu Kyi cautions Myanmar `not yet a democracy`

Aung San Suu Kyi warned Friday that her country, despite a spate of reforms hailed by the international community, "is not yet a democracy".

International seminar to mark Tagore`s Nobel centenary

The eastern metropolis is hosting music scholars from seven countries along with international musicians as part of Rabindra Bharati University`s celebrations to mark the centenary of poet Rabindranath Tagore`s Nobel prize.

Stem cell research future of clinical biology: Nobel laureate

Stem cell advancements in future may help address some key problems in clinical medicine and disease treatments, including shortage of transplant organs, according to Nobel laureate Prof Ferid Murad.

Nobel laureate Levitt did main work `when he was 20`

One of the three winners of the Nobel Chemistry Prize, Michael Levitt, said on Wednesday he was essentially awarded for work he did when he was 20 years old.

Bengal remembers Tagore on 72nd death anniversary

Luminaries in West Bengal on Thursday paid homage to Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on his 72nd death anniversary through film screenings and cultural programmes.

Nobel Effect

Have you ever brushed shoulders with a Nobel laureate? No? The Lindau meeting offers a great opportunity, discovers Gauri Rane

US demands China to release Nobel laureate Xiaobo, his wife

The US has expressed its concern over the conviction of Liu Hui imprisoned activist Liu Xiaobo, and called on China to release the activist and his wife.

Kolkata to get hub on Rabindranath Tagore

To integrate science, philosophy and culture, a hub dedicated to spread Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore`s interpretations of philosophy of science will open June 19.

China jails Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo`s relative for 11 years

The lawyer defending Liu Hui said the jail term was out of proportion to the alleged offence.

Yunus blames education system for mundane youth

Speaking at the World Economic Forum, he said that money
is now the king, becoming an "intoxication in the system".

Tagore`s `Muktadhara` retold - still topical and relevant

Tagore`s emblematic play `Muktadhara` (The Waterfall) has come alive in a retelling by noted director-playwright Bhanu Bharti.

Renewed calls for Nobel laureate Xiaobo`s release

About 400 people took to the
street in Hong Kong as part of a world-wide campaign calling on China to release Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo who is in prison for subversion.

Iranian Nobel laureate says opposition growing

Iranian Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi has said that opposition to the Iranian govt is growing.

US, China disagree over Nobel laureate Liu: Holder

Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu was sentenced to 11 years in prison last year.

Nobel laureate calls for long-term govt support for researches

Nobel Prize-winning Japanese scientist, Akira Suzuki has appealed for the government to provide long-term financial and intellectual support for researchers and take a broader view of their work.

China under new pressure over jailed Nobel laureate

China is facing fresh criticism over its angry reaction to dissident Liu Xiaobo`s Nobel Prize.

Chinese Nobel laureate`s wife detained

The wife of Liu Xiaobo pleads for help in broadcasting her plight.

Israel deports pro-Palestinian Nobel laureate

Israel expelled an Irish Nobel peace laureate & pro-Palestinian activist who was barred from country for trying to bust the naval blockade of Gaza.