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Nobel Prize

Nobel Economics 2018 prize awarded to William Nordhaus and Paul Romer

This year's Nobel Economics prize has been awarded to Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer for their contribution to the field.

Oct 08, 2018, 15:48 PM IST

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2018

While Mukwege has been honoured for his work in treating victims of sexual violence in Congo, Murad is hailed for speaking out against crimes against women.

Oct 05, 2018, 14:39 PM IST

Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 awarded to Arthur Ashkin, Gerard Mourou and Donna Strickland for inventions in laser physics

The award has been given for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics.

Oct 02, 2018, 15:41 PM IST

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded jointly to James P Allison and Tasuku Honjo for discovery of a cancer therapy

The academy said that this year’s Nobel Prize constitutes a landmark in the fight against cancer.

Oct 01, 2018, 15:22 PM IST

Not interested in Nobel prize, want victory for the world: US President Donald Trump

"You know what I want to do? I want to get it finished."

May 10, 2018, 06:12 AM IST

No Nobel prize for literature to be awarded this year, says Swedish Academy

The Swedish Academy says the Nobel Prize in literature will be not awarded this year following sex-abuse allegations and other issues within its ranks that have tarnished the body's reputation.

May 04, 2018, 12:52 PM IST

Nobel Prize for Literature could be postponed this year over alleged sex scandal

The Swedish Academy to announce on Friday whether or not it will postpone awarding the Nobel Prize for Literature this year 

May 04, 2018, 12:11 PM IST

It`s a man`s world: Women scarce in Nobel Prize annals

While the number of women Nobel laureates has risen in recent decades -- from just four between 1901, the first year of the prizes, and 1920 to 19 between 2001 and 2017 -- the 48 women crowned over the years represent just five percent of the 896 people honoured, excluding organisations.

Dec 08, 2017, 11:17 AM IST

2017 Nobel winner for Economics supported demonetisation, rejected Rs 2000 note

In a tweet on November 8, 2016, along with a news article link on demonetisation, Thaler said, “This is a policy I have long supported. First step toward cashless and good start on reducing corruption.”

Oct 09, 2017, 22:19 PM IST

US economist Richard Thaler wins Nobel Prize in Economics

US economist Richard Thaler has won 2017 Nobel Prize for Economics. Thaler has been awarded prize for his work on behavioral economics. Watch to know more.

Oct 09, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

October 7, 2017: All you need to know

In poll-bound Gujarat, PM Modi says new India will be made on tech revolution

Oct 07, 2017, 21:39 PM IST

Anti-nuclear efforts lead crowded peace prize field

 Efforts to limit or reverse the spread of nuclear weapons head the field for Friday`s Nobel Peace Prize but face likely competition from the UN refugee agency, Syrian do-it-yourself rescuers and a Congolese "miracle" doctor.

Oct 06, 2017, 07:54 AM IST

October 5: Everything you need to know

Oct 05, 2017, 22:23 PM IST

British author Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize for Literature

British author Kazuo Ishiguro has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Kazuo Ishiguro has written eight books, as well as scripts for film and television.  

Oct 05, 2017, 16:41 PM IST

Trio receives Chemistry Nobel for developments in electron microscopy

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2017 has been declared.

Oct 04, 2017, 15:32 PM IST

Indian scientists who contributed to Nobel Prize-winning discovery say it's 'a dream come true'

A consortium of scientists, including many from India, was a part of the gravitational waves that were first predicted by Einstein on the basis of his theory of general relativity in 1916.

Oct 04, 2017, 08:29 AM IST

Kip Thorne, co-writer of Nolan's Interstellar, awarded Nobel Prize for Physics

Oscar Awards snubbed science epic Interstellar and its co-writer Thorne. Nobel committee knows better than that.

Oct 03, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Nobel Literature Prize: Top controversies since first award in 1901

A look at some of the controversies down the years since the prestigious title was first awarded in 1901.

Oct 03, 2017, 10:48 AM IST