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Abhijit Banerjee
India  /  Published 07.11.19

Litterateur Nabaneeta Dev Sen dead

Eminent litterateur Nabaneeta Dev Sen died in her South Calcutta home late on Thursday after a protracted illness. She was 81 years and is survived by two daughters — writer Antara and actor Nandana...
By PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.10.19

Odisha ties up with Abhijit Banerjee outfit

The Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha has enlisted the help of an organisation founded by Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo to formulate policy to minimise poverty in the state by ma...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneshwar

Opinion  /  Published 30.10.19

Exciting revival of oldest known animation film

Sir — Animated films are among the most fascinating forms of storytelling. I was thus excited to learn that the oldest known animation, The Adventures of Prince Achmed — made by a woman named Lott...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 29.10.19

More to alma mater than 2 Nobel laureates: Amartya Sen

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By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 25.10.19

Why Bengalis win Nobels

So you are saying that after Professor Sen and you, Bengal’s chances of getting another Nobel are somewhat slim.AB: It’s like many other cities in India but probably less than in Delhi because I t...
By Aveek Sarkar and Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Calcutta constable with Nobel connection

A police constable, who shadowed Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee from the time he stepped into Calcutta to the moment he was hurried into the airport, was someone familiar with the madness...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Far from the madding crowd, not quite

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee was mobbed even at the airport, from where he flew out early on Thursday, and finally took refuge in a lounge with restricted access.The Nobel laureate had to almost run to av...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.10.19

Abhijit app for better rural health diagnosis

Indian doctors collaborating with Nobel laureate economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee have set out to determine whether a decision support system parked in a mobile app could help unqualified rural heal...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Book, Bijoya treat & boyhood tales

“Ki jeno ekta prize peli re tui (what’s that prize you got)?”, reads the inscription on a book that Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee received as a gift during his visit to Nabaneeta Dev S...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Abhijit’s wish list for next trip

Visiting villages in South 24-Parganas for his new research project, going to College Street boi para and the neighbourhood of their old house on Mahanirban Road are some of the things Abhijit Vinayak...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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