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Nobel Prize 2019

Mamata Banerjee visits residence of Nobel prize winner Abhijit Banerjee, seeks their services

The Chief Minister, who had congratulated US-based Banerjee on Twitter soon after the official announcement about the coveted award on Monday, went to his seventh-floor apartment on Ballygunge Circular Road, at around 5 pm.

Oct 16, 2019, 20:03 PM IST

Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, French Esther Duflo, American Michael Kremer win 2019 Economics Nobel

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded to jointly to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their experiment-based approach to tackling poverty - in the fast-growing area of development economics.

Oct 14, 2019, 15:42 PM IST

Nobel Prize in Literature: Olga Tokarczuk wins 2018 award, Peter Handke 2019

 The 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to Austrian author Peter Handke, while the award for 2018 went to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk. 

Oct 10, 2019, 17:26 PM IST