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Nobel Laureate
World  /  Published 04.08.20

Irish Nobel laureate John Hume dies

John Hume, a key Roman Catholic architect of Northern Ireland's 1998 Good Friday peace agreement who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending 30 years of sectarian violence, died on Monday...
By Reuters in Belfast

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.19

Clicks, cake and a sleepy passenger in Calcutta

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee cut a cake at Delhi airport on Tuesday afternoon, posed for pictures with the airline crew and co-passengers and slept through the entire length of the flight to Calcutta.The ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

India  /  Published 16.10.19

The Nobel meme

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee cooks. So does Mahafuj Ali.The economist and the landscape artist share a Nobel bond, too. When Banerjee won the Economics Nobel on Monday, a meme that drew much attention on ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

Adda, Nobel winner’s greatest longing

A hearty adda with friends is what Nobel winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee craves the most. Banerjee, who is scheduled to visit Delhi soon for the launch of his next book, plans to drop in for a day in ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.04.20

Small steps important: Abhijit Banerjee

Economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, heading the global advisory board to counsel chief minister Mamata Banerjee regarding Bengal’s Covid-19 response, over a videoconference on Tuesday conveyed a few...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.03.19

Focus on basic science

Invest in fundamental science, was the single most important message from Nobel laureate Ben Feringa, who is in the city as part of his tour of India as the CV Raman Chair instituted by the Indian Aca...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.19

Nobel Laureate bats for ‘humane fairness’

Economist Amartya Sen attended the golden jubilee celebration of Bengali little magazine Samatat at the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre auditorium on Sunday.His arrival was publicised weeks in advance t...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 05.01.19

Will Mick Jagger be satisfied, or will Aristotle have the last laugh?

Is Mick Jagger a greater philosopher than Aristotle? The question is not being asked in jest. Modern research — that too, a study by a Nobel laureate — has raised the incredible possibility of the...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 03.01.19

Venki set for month-long tour of India

How does India recapture its former glory days of science?This is a question that Nobel Laureate Venkatraman “Venki” Ramakrishnan has been pondering as he sets out on a month-long tour of India th...
By Amit Roy in London

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.19

Presidency University votes for 3D wall to honour Amartya Sen & Abhijit Banerjee

Presidency University had internally debated a fortnight ago whether a 202-year-old institution should do something special to honour two former students, an official said. Those who said “no” wer...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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