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Dusty home town remembers Garcia Marquez with plenty of rum

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 06:42

In his sleepy, tropical home town, the people who knew the late Nobel-winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez as a child are greeting his death with warm memories and hope. 

Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:15

Tributes poured in following his death. "The world has lost one of its greatest visionary writers - and one of my favorites from the time I was young," said U.S. President Barack Obama.

Wait for 20 years to win a Nobel prize!

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 04:14

Considering the fact about the time dilation in Nobel Prize Awards, a study found that expiring laureates may die waiting for their medal.

Record 278 nominees for Peace Prize: Nobel Institute

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 03:24

A record 278 candidates have been nominated for this year`s Nobel Peace Prize, to be announced in October in Oslo, the Nobel Institute said today.

Going to bed early cost Peter Higgs credit for big physics theory

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 16:43

Nobel Prize laureate Peter Higgs has revealed that he wasn`t given credit for one of physics` biggest theory, Standard Model, because he went to bed early.

Peter Higgs says Nobel Prize fame bit of a nuisance

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 14:32

Nobel Prize winning scientist Professor Peter Higgs has described his new found fame that came with his pioneering work on the God particle as "a bit of a nuisance".

Malala nominated for `Children`s Nobel Prize`

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 17:12

Pakistani teenage rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt in 2012, is among three persons nominated for an award known as the "Children`s Nobel Prize".

Malala Yousafzai nominated for `Children`s Nobel`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 02:26

Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban, was nominated for the World Children`s Prize in Sweden.

Naipaul, Malala among Britain`s most influential

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 21:20

Nobel Prize-winning Indian-origin author VS Naipaul and Pakistani teenage campaigner Malala Yousafzai have been named among Britain`s 500 most influential people across different fields.

Sir Paul Nurse - the geneticist in search of his own genetics

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 18:28

Born to a family of low financial and educational background in Norfolk, United Kingdom, Paul Maxime Nurse, was fascinated by stars in the sky, nature, birds and animals and dreamt of becoming an astronomer or study natural history.

Lack of leadership in Congress: Amartya Sen

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 18:24

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen on Friday said there was lack of leadership in Congress and the party could not fulfil what the people expected.

International seminar to mark Tagore`s Nobel centenary

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 16:57

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.