Nobel Laureate
News  /  Published 28.07.22

In pics: World Hepatitis Day, Nobel laureate in town…

By My Kolkata Web Desk

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.22

Candidate plea to Amartya: Come & vote

Somnath Sow, CPM’s candidate from ward 2 of Bolpur municipality, has sent an email to Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen, urging him to come and vote on February 27. Sen’s ancestral hom...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

News  /  Published 10.02.22

Economist Abhijit Banerjee on how to remedy learning gaps among school children

The absence of in-person classes for almost two years has left many children lagging in terms of learning and teachers should begin from where the students are stuck instead of only focusing on the sy...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

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


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