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Delhi govt advisory body ties up with J-PAL

The partnership between the Dialogue and Development Commission of Delhi (DDC) and J-PAL is aimed at improving quality of services, identifying service delivery issues, and motivating frontline staff to perform duties better, the government said in a statement.

India does not love its Nobel laureates. Nor does the rest of South Asia

South Asian laureates are treated in a shabby manner at home, as if they are undesirables, best got rid of. This year, the response was somewhat mixed.


We need many more women in the field of economics

It is crucial for young girls to have female mentors because research shows that it encourages them to persevere ahead, despite difficulties.

Nobel Laureate’s home trip: From award to football club membership, laurels & gifts keep pouring in for Abhijit

Banerjee will also attend an informal get-together with his then teachers and contemporaries. The group of alumni gifted Banerjee a copy of the Presidency’s Alumni Association’s magazine, Autumn Annual, along with a bouquet of flowers and sweets.

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee wants to watch Mohun Bagan in action from the stands

Abhijit Banerjee was conferred with the Life Membership of Mohun Bagan Athletic Club at his Kolkata residence on Wednesday. He was also given a book titled “Sona e Lekha Itihase” written by Subir Mukherjee on the history of Marineers.

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee calls on PM Modi, gets red-carpet welcome in Kolkata

Last week, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced the Nobel Prize in Economics for Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”.


PM joked about media trying to trap me into saying 'anti-Modi' things: Abhijit Banerjee

The meeting comes days after Union Minister Piyush Goyal criticised Banerjee for being a 'Left-leaning' economist. 

Evening news briefing: Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee meets PM, Infosys shares tanks 16% and more

From Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee's meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Virat Kohli wanting India to have just five Test centres, here are the top evening headlines of the day.

Abhijit Banerjee arriving, Kolkata gears up with festoons, mother says preparing Katla fish curry

Nobel laureate Abhijit is coming to his paternal home in Kolkata to visit his 83-year-old mother. His alma mater Presidency University has announced it will confer DLit on him.

Dilip Ghosh: Hope Abhijit Banerjee will give suggestions to solve economic crisis

Earlier on Friday, Piyush Goyal took a swipe at Banerjee, saying “his thinking is totally Left-leaning and people of India have totally rejected it”.