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

Shah says there are eerie similarities between his life and Einstein’s, whom he portrays in his solo play of the same name
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 10:42 PM IST

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

Prof Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, IIT Madras, addressing the students during the 57th convocation of the institute held in ‘Mixed Reality’ mode.
Updated on Oct 26, 2020 01:55 PM IST

Covid detection with CRISPR, phones in offing

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.
Updated on Oct 11, 2020 05:35 AM IST

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

The whole world has now accepted micro credit, said the Bangladeshi credited with revolutionising micro credit.
Published on Jul 31, 2020 03:03 PM IST

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

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.
Published on Feb 05, 2021 04:56 PM IST

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

The Employees’ Pension Scheme IS one of the three schemes administered by EPFO that enables a subscriber to receive monthly pension payments
Updated on May 15, 2020 07:53 PM IST

Philip Anderson, Nobel laureate in physics, dies at 96

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.
Published on Apr 01, 2020 06:56 AM IST

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

Most shops and business establishment remained shut during the 24-hour-shutdown in Kerala.
Updated on Jan 08, 2020 07:10 PM IST

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

Abhijit Banerjee is the latest Indian to win the Nobel Prize.
Updated on Dec 11, 2019 02:44 PM IST

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

The skeleton of the dinosaur named after Rabindranath Tagore was discovered in Adilabad.
Updated on Oct 23, 2019 08:19 PM IST

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

Abhijit Banerjee, this year’s Nobel Prize winner for Economics, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 22, 2019.
Updated on Oct 22, 2019 01:22 PM IST

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

(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.
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 12:26 AM IST

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

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.
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 09:43 PM IST

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

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.
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 11:23 PM IST

The importance of being Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison died on August 5, aged 88. She is gone, but the world is a better place because she lived.
Updated on Aug 10, 2019 06:36 PM IST

Amartya Sen: Humane Face of Economics

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
Updated on Aug 02, 2019 12:36 PM IST

Review: The City and the Sea by Raj Kamal Jha

Where worlds collide: The Sleeper, by Judson Huss (1942-2008).
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 09:19 AM IST

Pakistani journalist likens Dalai Lama to Masood Azhar, gets trolled

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.
Updated on Mar 14, 2019 04:01 PM IST

Mumbaiwale: Have you ever gone quizzing?

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.
Updated on Mar 08, 2019 10:45 PM IST

JLF2019; At the Mahakumbh of literature

The attentive audience at the final debate at JLF 2019 on whether liberalism stifles debate.
Published on Feb 01, 2019 08:07 PM IST

Intellectuals like Amartya Sen have always misled society: BJP leader

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”.
Updated on Aug 26, 2018 11:52 PM IST

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

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.
Published on Aug 12, 2018 04:29 PM IST

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

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus at his lecture in University of Mumbai on Monday.
Published on Jul 02, 2018 11:45 PM IST

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

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.
Updated on May 12, 2018 08:14 PM IST

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

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai adjusts her scarf during an interview in Islamabad on March 30, 2018.
Updated on Apr 02, 2018 09:55 PM IST

Malala’s homecoming in Pakistan shrouded in secrecy

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.
Updated on Mar 30, 2018 03:39 PM IST

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

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.
Updated on Mar 29, 2018 07:56 PM IST
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