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Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk's art book, The Lost Soul, hits bookstores(Twitter/7StoriesPress/tokarczuk_olga)

Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk's art book, The Lost Soul, hits bookstores

AP |
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 04:54 PM IST
  • Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk experiments with form and translates The Lost Soul, from Polish to English and merged with illustrations to produce a picture book to attract readers of various ages and backgrounds
Shah says there are eerie similarities between his life and Einstein’s, whom he portrays in his solo play of the same name(Photo: Kunal Patil / Hindustan Times)
Shah says there are eerie similarities between his life and Einstein’s, whom he portrays in his solo play of the same name(Photo: Kunal Patil / Hindustan Times)

I love being on the stage and will continue even if no one turns up: Shah

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Navneet Vyasan
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 10:42 PM IST
Naseeruddin Shah on the capricious nature of showbiz and the pervasive problem of censorship that looms over OTT platforms after films and TV
Prof Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, IIT Madras, addressing the students during the 57th convocation of the institute held in ‘Mixed Reality’ mode.(Handout)
Prof Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, IIT Madras, addressing the students during the 57th convocation of the institute held in ‘Mixed Reality’ mode.(Handout)

IIT-Madras convocation held online, over 2,300 degrees awarded

Chennai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 01:55 PM IST
The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras conducted its convocation online on Sunday and over 2,300 degrees were awarded.
American biochemist Jennifer Doudna of the University of California at Berkeley, who won the 2020 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, poses with a CRISPR-Cas9 model taken in Berkeley, California.(via REUTERS)
American biochemist Jennifer Doudna of the University of California at Berkeley, who won the 2020 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, poses with a CRISPR-Cas9 model taken in Berkeley, California.(via REUTERS)

Covid detection with CRISPR, phones in offing

Hindustan Times | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 05:35 AM IST
This new CRISPR diagnostic method doesn’t amplify coronavirus RNA but uses multiple guide RNAs that work in tandem to increase the sensitivity of the test, said the research team in the yet to be peer-reviewed study published in the pre-print server medRxiv.
The whole world has now accepted micro credit, said the Bangladeshi credited with revolutionising micro credit.(Muhammad Yunus/Twitter)
The whole world has now accepted micro credit, said the Bangladeshi credited with revolutionising micro credit.(Muhammad Yunus/Twitter)

Financial systems designed in wrong way, Covid-19 has revealed weaknesses, says Nobel Laureate

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2020 03:03 PM IST
The dialogue was part of a series launched by Gandhi ever since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. He has earlier talked to several experts, both in the economy and epidemiology, besides nurses and industrialists.
Noting that the coronavirus, restrictions placed on the majority of the world’s population, and the aftermath will have a devastating impact on the most vulnerable, the statement, issued at the initiative of RIndia’s 2014 Nobel Peace Laureate Satyarthi, calls for the governments to invest 20 per cent of their COVID-19 response to the poorest 20 per cent of humanity.(HT Photo)
Noting that the coronavirus, restrictions placed on the majority of the world’s population, and the aftermath will have a devastating impact on the most vulnerable, the statement, issued at the initiative of RIndia’s 2014 Nobel Peace Laureate Satyarthi, calls for the governments to invest 20 per cent of their COVID-19 response to the poorest 20 per cent of humanity.(HT Photo)

Kailash Satyarthi among 88 noble laureates, leaders call for USD 1 tn

Washington | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2020 02:00 PM IST
A statement, signed among others by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Gordon Brown and Kerry Kennedy, highlights how Covid-19 has exposed and exacerbated pre-existing inequalities.
The Employees’ Pension Scheme IS one of the three schemes administered by EPFO that enables a subscriber to receive monthly pension payments(HTPHOTO)
The Employees’ Pension Scheme IS one of the three schemes administered by EPFO that enables a subscriber to receive monthly pension payments(HTPHOTO)

Covid-19: Time for liberal withdrawal options for retirement funds

By Anuja Choudhary
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2020 07:53 PM IST
A crisis like the coronavirus pandemic makes retiral benefits important for the elderly, both for medical and economic reasons. We have an example in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), a retirement plan for American civil servants
Philip Anderson graduated from Harvard in 1949 and then worked for Bell Telephone Laboratories until he began teaching at Princeton and the University of Cambridge.(princeton/edu)
Philip Anderson graduated from Harvard in 1949 and then worked for Bell Telephone Laboratories until he began teaching at Princeton and the University of Cambridge.(princeton/edu)

Philip Anderson, Nobel laureate in physics, dies at 96

Princeton | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2020 06:56 AM IST
Philip Anderson died Sunday at the Princeton Windrows retirement community in Princeton, New Jersey, his daughter said. No cause was reported.
Most shops and business establishment remained shut during the 24-hour-shutdown in Kerala.(HT Photo)
Most shops and business establishment remained shut during the 24-hour-shutdown in Kerala.(HT Photo)

Bharat Bandh:Nobel laureate Michael Levitt stranded, life crippled in Kerala

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 07:10 PM IST
The shutdown in Kerala was forced in some places, shop owners said. Many trade bodies had earlier said they will open for business but they later succumbed to the pressure. Sabarimala devotees were also left stranded at several places as transport was off roads.
Abhijit Banerjee is the latest Indian to win the Nobel Prize.(Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times)
Abhijit Banerjee is the latest Indian to win the Nobel Prize.(Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times)

From Abhijit Banerjee to Rabindranath Tagore, complete list of Indian, Indian-origin Nobel laureates

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 02:44 PM IST
The first Nobel Prize ever won by an Indian was in 1913, 12 years after the prize made its debut. As many as 10 Indians have won the Nobel Prize so far.
The skeleton of the dinosaur named after Rabindranath Tagore was discovered in Adilabad.
The skeleton of the dinosaur named after Rabindranath Tagore was discovered in Adilabad.

Rabindranath Tagore has a dinosaur named after him. Did you know?

By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 08:19 PM IST
It was the first complete mounted dinosaur skeleton discovered in 1960s.
Abhijit Banerjee, this year’s Nobel Prize winner for Economics, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 22, 2019.(Photo Credit: @narendramodi / Twitter)
Abhijit Banerjee, this year’s Nobel Prize winner for Economics, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 22, 2019.(Photo Credit: @narendramodi / Twitter)

‘India is proud,’ tweets PM Modi after meeting with Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 01:22 PM IST
Calling the meeting with Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Banerjee “excellent”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet said they had a “healthy and extensive interaction on various subjects”.
(From left) Member of Nobel committee at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, Juleen Zierath and Nobel Laureate Serge Haroche during an event at National Agri Food Biotechnology Institute, Sector 81 in Mohali on Wednesday.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
(From left) Member of Nobel committee at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, Juleen Zierath and Nobel Laureate Serge Haroche during an event at National Agri Food Biotechnology Institute, Sector 81 in Mohali on Wednesday.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Failures occur in Science: Nobel laureate Serge Haroche on moon lander

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Hillary Victor, Mohali
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 12:26 AM IST
The problem, he said, was that there was “too much expectation and media attention around the mission and when you lose, there is disappointment”.
Serge Haroche, who was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics, speaking in Mohali on Wednesday. The third edition of the Nobel Prize Series held exhibitions will be open to the public in Ludhiana and Mohali from Thursday.
Serge Haroche, who was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics, speaking in Mohali on Wednesday. The third edition of the Nobel Prize Series held exhibitions will be open to the public in Ludhiana and Mohali from Thursday.

A dash of truth, a dollop of creativity: A Nobel laureate’s recipe for promoting science

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 09:43 PM IST
The latest edition of the exhibition of the Noble Prize Series aims to promote education for encouraging scientific temper and creativity for a better world. Noble laureates will travel to Ludhiana and Delhi in this edition to take part in lectures.
The University had in July asked these professors, all above the age of 75 years, including historian Romila Thapar, to submit details of their last two years work so that the Executive Council (EC) can evaluate it.(Hindustan Times)
The University had in July asked these professors, all above the age of 75 years, including historian Romila Thapar, to submit details of their last two years work so that the Executive Council (EC) can evaluate it.(Hindustan Times)

Seeking resumes is similar to withdrawing Nobel of a recipient: Former JNU VC

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 11:23 PM IST
Datta was among the 12 professors emeriti who have been asked by the JNU administration to submit their latest resume for evaluation. The move has drawn criticism from scholars across the country and JNU teachers and students.
Toni Morrison died on August 5, aged 88. She is gone, but the world is a better place because she lived.(AP)
Toni Morrison died on August 5, aged 88. She is gone, but the world is a better place because she lived.(AP)

The importance of being Toni Morrison

Hindustan Times | By Marika Gabriel
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 06:36 PM IST
Unabashedly woman, uncompromisingly black, painfully honest, and starkly political, her work represented everything she stood for — perseverance, determination, resilience, and most importantly, freedom
Amartya Sen has been called the Mother Teresa of Economics for his work on famine, human development, welfare economics, the underlying mechanisms of poverty, gender inequality, and political liberalism(Illustration: Unnikrishnan)
Amartya Sen has been called the Mother Teresa of Economics for his work on famine, human development, welfare economics, the underlying mechanisms of poverty, gender inequality, and political liberalism(Illustration: Unnikrishnan)

Amartya Sen: Humane Face of Economics

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 12:36 PM IST
This Nobel laureate, writer and philosopher has made a mark with his commitment to ending poverty, deprivation and his role in creation of the UN Human Development Index.
Where worlds collide: The Sleeper, by Judson Huss (1942-2008).(De Agostini via Getty Images)
Where worlds collide: The Sleeper, by Judson Huss (1942-2008).(De Agostini via Getty Images)

Review: The City and the Sea by Raj Kamal Jha

Hindustan Times | By Vrinda Nabar
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 09:19 AM IST
In Raj Kamal Jha’s new novel, a boy in search of his mother sets out on a journey where the borderline between the real and the imagined is tenuous and flimsy
A senior Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir on Wednesday stoked a controversy when he compared Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar to Nobel laureate the Dalai Lama.(AP)
A senior Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir on Wednesday stoked a controversy when he compared Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar to Nobel laureate the Dalai Lama.(AP)

Pakistani journalist likens Dalai Lama to Masood Azhar, gets trolled

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2019 04:01 PM IST
India sheltering an enemy of China since decades and his name is Dalai Lama”, Twitter erupted with criticism over his remark.
Modern quizzing is more about how well you can recall and retrieve what’s in your head. A good quiz will get you to work out answers you didn’t know you knew.(Getty Images)
Modern quizzing is more about how well you can recall and retrieve what’s in your head. A good quiz will get you to work out answers you didn’t know you knew.(Getty Images)

Mumbaiwale: Have you ever gone quizzing?

Hindistan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2019 10:45 PM IST
If you like information, you’ll love quizzing. If you love quizzing, your head will explode this weekend
The attentive audience at the final debate at JLF 2019 on whether liberalism stifles debate.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The attentive audience at the final debate at JLF 2019 on whether liberalism stifles debate.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

JLF2019; At the Mahakumbh of literature

Hindustan Times | By Manjula Narayan
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2019 08:07 PM IST
As always, this year’s Jaipur Literature Festival was where Established India came to rub shoulders with Nobel laureates, Pulitzer prize winners and an adoring reading public
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has said all non-communal forces should come together for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and the Left should not hesitate in joining them as “democracy is in danger”.(HT File Photo)
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has said all non-communal forces should come together for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and the Left should not hesitate in joining them as “democracy is in danger”.(HT File Photo)

Intellectuals like Amartya Sen have always misled society: BJP leader

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2018 11:52 PM IST
On Sen’s call for defeating BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP leader Dilip Ghosh said people like him have always taken the society on the wrong path.
VS Naipaul, known for his timeless books and unsparing views, made his last public appearance in India in January 2015 at the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), where he spoke at length and was even moved to tears at the overwhelming reception he got.(AP/File Photo)
VS Naipaul, known for his timeless books and unsparing views, made his last public appearance in India in January 2015 at the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), where he spoke at length and was even moved to tears at the overwhelming reception he got.(AP/File Photo)

‘Beta, leave India to Indians’, Naipaul was once told by mother

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2018 04:29 PM IST
After writing two celebrated books on India, “An Area of Darkness” and “A Wounded Civilization”, Nobel laureate VS Naipaul’s mother had asked him to leave India.
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus at his lecture in University of Mumbai on Monday.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus at his lecture in University of Mumbai on Monday.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Farm loan waiver a failure of system, says Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus

Hindustan Times | By Musab Qazi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2018 11:45 PM IST
Yunus who is a pioneer in the field of microfinance and microcredit, said farmers should be enabled to repay the loans themselves instead of having to provide loan waivers.
(HT Illustration: Sudhir Shetty)
(HT Illustration: Sudhir Shetty)

Feyn Balance: Meet one of the world’s most influential, colourful physicists

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 08:37 PM IST
Richard Feynman was the pacifist who developed the atomic bomb, the safecracker, the Nobel laureate who solved physics problems in topless bars, and he would have been 100 this month.
Richard Feynman at Los Alamos, New Mexico, where he was roped in along with other brilliant minds to develop an atomic bomb for use in World War 2. When the bomb was ultimately used, against Japan, it filled him with regret over his work.(Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Richard Feynman at Los Alamos, New Mexico, where he was roped in along with other brilliant minds to develop an atomic bomb for use in World War 2. When the bomb was ultimately used, against Japan, it filled him with regret over his work.(Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Infectious, enthusiastic, relevant: A physicist’s take on Richard Feynman

Hindustan Times | By Arnab Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 08:14 PM IST
Arnab Bhattacharya, chair of science popularisation and public outreach at TIFR, on what the award-winning physicist means to him.
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai adjusts her scarf during an interview in Islamabad on March 30, 2018.(Reuters)
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai adjusts her scarf during an interview in Islamabad on March 30, 2018.(Reuters)

‘So much joy seeing my family home’: Malala leaves Pakistan after emotional four-day visit

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 09:55 PM IST
The Nobel laureate has said she plans to permanently return to Pakistan after completing her studies in Britain.
Malala at a meeting with Pakistani women’s rights activists in Islamabad. She was forced out of her country after the Taliban shot her for attending school more than five years ago.(AFP)
Malala at a meeting with Pakistani women’s rights activists in Islamabad. She was forced out of her country after the Taliban shot her for attending school more than five years ago.(AFP)

Malala’s homecoming in Pakistan shrouded in secrecy

Agence France-Presse, Islamabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 03:39 PM IST
Even those meeting the Nobel laureate are not being told of her presence until the last moment.
This screengrab taken and released on March 29, 2018 by the Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) shows Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressing the media after a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during her visit to Islamabad.(AFP)
This screengrab taken and released on March 29, 2018 by the Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) shows Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressing the media after a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during her visit to Islamabad.(AFP)

‘Dreamed of this day for 5 years’: Malala returns to Pakistan for first time since Taliban attack

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 07:56 PM IST
Malala’s visit to Pakistan has divided the society where many have hailed her return while some conservatives view her as a Western agent on a mission to shame her country.
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