Nobel Laureate
World  /  Published 02.01.22

South Africa bids farewell to Desmond Tutu

Cairo: The United Arab Emirates will ban non-vaccinated citizens from travelling abroad from January 10, the state news agency WAM reported on Saturday, citing the foreign ministry and the National Em...
By Reuters in Cape Town

World  /  Published 26.12.21

Archbishop Tutu no more

Desmond Tutu, South Africa's Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist for racial justice and LGBT rights and retired Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, has died, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa a...
By Our Bureau, AP/PTI

People  /  Published 15.11.21

When I come home, I start cooking immediately: Abhijit Banerjee

½ kg potatoes, either red or white, ideally each about the size of a golf ball (Again, very important that they are shiny and smooth. Wash them well but do not peel.)  1 tsp salt  ...
By Samhita Chakraborty

World  /  Published 13.07.21

Pak: Books on Malala seized

Pakistan authorities have confiscated copies of a school textbook in Punjab province for printing the picture of Nobel laureate Malala Yousufszai in the list of important personalities, apparently unh...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Islamabad

India  /  Published 27.06.21

Need to redesign welfare system: Abhijit Banerjee

The Covid pandemic has paved the way for learning many lessons with regard to the country's health situation and preparedness in general as well as highlighted the need to redesign welfare systems...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Jodhpur


Calcutta  /  Published 22.06.21

Global solution to Covid needed: Abhijit

“They are dragging their feet partly because the political commitments are difficult. On the other hand, it is also a democratic failure. The UK is shutting down its planned opening because of t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.21

Amartya Sen backs 'local' not 'central'

By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.21

Measure Amartya Sen’s land: varsity

 Visva-Bharati on Saturday asked the Bengal government to measure the area of Pratichi, the family home of Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen, to permanently resolve the land “controversy...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Business  /  Published 30.09.20

Nobel Laureate Abhijit critical of policies

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday said India is among the worst performing economies in the world and the government’s economic stimulus was inadequate to tackle the problem. He, howev...
By PTI in New Delhi

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


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