Dalai Lama 25th Nobel Prize anniv: 5 Laureates to gather in HP

Five Nobel laureates from around the world will assemble here on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi to mark 25 years of awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

Harvard University hosts spoof Nobel awards for silly science

Spoof Nobel prizes that honour the humour in science were handed out at Harvard University, celebrating the physics of stepping on a banana skin and the neuroscience behind spotting Jesus in toast.

Israel deserves Nobel Prize for `restraint`: Israeli envoy

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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 Yousafzai nominated for `Children`s Nobel`

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

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.

Lack of leadership in Congress: Amartya Sen

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

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.

Professor Peter Higgs collects Nobel Prize for `God particle`

Professor Peter Higgs has received his Nobel prize for physics at a ceremony in Stockholm.

Watchdog hopes Nobel prize will speed up chemical arms ban

The body tasked with ridding the world of chemical weapons picked up its Nobel Peace Prize in a ceremony in Oslo today after saying it hoped the prestige would speed a global ban on the dreaded arms.

Nobel committee hails Mandela at Peace Prize ceremony

The Norwegian Nobel Committee today paid tribute to 1993 peace laureate Nelson Mandela, as it opened this year`s prize ceremony.

Peter Higgs to receive Freedom of Edinburgh

Professor Peter Higgs will be given the Freedom of Edinburgh for his contribution to science.

Original text of Tagore`s Nobel nomination on display

Commemorating the completion of hundred years of Rabindranath Tagore`s winning the Nobel prize in Literature, the original text of his nomination for the prestigious award was displayed publicly in India for the first time.

Anti-gay Bangladesh clerics target Nobel winner Yunus

After being accused of "sucking blood" from the poor, Bangladesh`s only Nobel prize winner Muhammad Yunus faces a new state-backed hate campaign seeking to paint him as un-Islamic and a spreader of homosexuality.