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Israel deserves Nobel Prize for `restraint`: Israeli envoy

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 05:25

Israeli soldiers should be given the Nobel Peace Prize for the "unimaginable restraint" they are showing in fighting Hamas, Israel`s ambassador to the US has said, backing his country`s right to self-defence.

Nobel prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer dies at 90

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 19:58

The South African Nobel-prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, one of the literary world`s most strongest person who raised her voice against apartheid, has died at the age of 90.

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.