July 25, 2020 12:46 am
On her 100th birth anniversary, a look at Rosalind Franklin's DNA image that helped three men win the Nobel, and her research on viruses and coal
February 22, 2020 9:55 am
Khorana is not the only great Hindu that Lahore is now getting ready to remember. There was a boy called Ganga Ram who left his big mark on the city. Ganga Ram was born in 1851 in a Sikh saadhu’s hut in Mangtanwala, about 40 miles from Lahore.
December 12, 2019 7:34 pm
In a nod to his Bengali roots, 58-year-old Banerjee donned a beige panjabi that he paired with a white gold-bordered dhoti and closed neck black vest. Duflo wore a silk saree.
December 12, 2019 7:21 am
While the couple, Banerjee and Duflo, are professors in the department of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Kremer is a professor in the department of economics at Harvard University.
November 01, 2019 11:12 am
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.
October 19, 2019 10:00 pm
Couple Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo jointly won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize with Harvard's Michael Kremer "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty"
October 16, 2019 11:57 am
Researchers have looked for answers, and the generally accepted theory is that the idea of such a prize never occurred to Alfred Nobel.
October 15, 2019 6:05 pm
India has constantly struggled with the endemic crises of poverty and gross wealth inequality, and the work done by Banerjee and Duflo through the Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) has looked at tackling the former, in a manner that breaks away from traditional classical approaches to the dilemma.
October 15, 2019 7:17 am
‘Pani Bachao Paisa Kamao’ was launched last year as a pilot project by the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) on six of the state’s 5,900 rural power feeders that cater to 14.16 lakh tube wells.
October 15, 2019 5:29 am
Together with Michael Kremer, Nobel committee recognises their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty; Modi to Rahul to Mamata, India applauds.
October 06, 2017 6:37 pm
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.
January 07, 2015 4:23 pm
The medal will be kept in Rashtrapati Bhawan and will be later put on display for the public.
June 22, 2020 6:14 pm
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.
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