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‘Making discoveries, fighting dogmas crucial to becoming Nobel laureate’

Laura Sprechmann, CEO, Nobel Prize Media Committee, said the event will inspire students to do something big in their life. Dr Vishal Bector, in-charge, international delegations, PAU, conducted the programme.

Explained: Why will 2019 see two Literature Nobels being awarded?

The Nobel Foundation stopped the Swedish Academy, the body that chooses the winner, from awarding the Prize, after the Academy was hit by allegations of sexual abuse, financial wrongdoing, corruption, and a cover-up.


Israeli author Amos Oz dies at 79

Oz won numerous prizes, including the Israel Prize, the country's top civilian recognition, and Germany's Goethe Award. He also was a perennial contender for the Nobel Prize in literature.

US, British scientists win Nobel Prize in chemistry

On Tuesday, researchers from the United States, Canada and France were awarded the physics prize for advances in laser technologies. The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize is to be announced Friday. No literature prize will be awarded this year.

The oldest and youngest Physics Laureates, and those in between

At 96 years of age, Arthur Ashkin of the United States, who won one half of the prize, became the oldest Laureate in the 117-year history of the prizes.

Donna Strickland: ‘A Nobel prize for a woman is so rare, we need role models like her’, says professor

Recalling her association with Strickland, Professor Urbasi Sinha, who is an associate professor at the Raman Research Institute at Bengaluru, said she was an active participant in physics colloquia.


Meet the 2018 Nobel physics prize laureates

Scientists from the United States, Canada and France won the Nobel Prize in physics for revolutionizing the use of lasers in research, finding ways to make them deliver more powerful flashes of light and even to act like tiny tweezers.

Suu Kyi's actions 'regrettable' but she will keep peace prize - Nobel chief

Lars Heikensten said it made no sense to withdraw awards in reaction to things that happened after they were given, as judges would constantly have to discuss laureates' merits.

In the treatment of cancer, unshackling the power of human immunity

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2018: James P Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan have been awarded for developing a paradigm-breaking cancer therapy.

Astrophysicist Jayant Narlikar Turns 80: ‘Despite excellent work at many labs, a Nobel Prize in science eludes India since 1930’

Jayant Narlikar, professor emeritus at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) and one of the most famous residents of the city, turned 80 on Thursday.

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Nobel Prize 2017 goes to ICAN: A look at previous winners from India

The Nobel Prize winner of 2017 is International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). From India, there have been five winners of the Nobel Prize. Here is a compilation of the same.

Kailash Satyarthi hands over his Nobel to President Pranab Mukherjee

The medal will be kept in Rashtrapati Bhawan and will be later put on display for the public.


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Meet the activists fighting sexual violence who received the Nobel Peace Prize

Nadia Murad, a survivor of sexual violence by the Islamic State, and Dr Denis Mukwege, a gynecological surgeon, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their campaigns against the use of rape as a weapon of war.