Nobel Prize
World  /  Published 03.10.18

US, British scientists win Nobel in Chemistry

Scientists Frances Arnold, George Smith and Gregory Winter won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for research using directed evolution to produce enzymes and antibodies for new chemicals and pharmace...
By AP in Stockholm

World  /  Published 02.10.18

First physics woman winner in 55 years

Stockholm/London: A trio of American, French and Canadian scientists won the 2018 Nobel Prize for physics on Tuesday for breakthroughs in laser technology that have turned light beams into precision t...
By Reuters in

World  /  Published 01.10.18

James Allison, Tasuku Honjo win Nobel for cancer research

The American Cancer Society's chief medical officer says he and colleagues gave a celebratory toast to Allison at a party on Friday — days before the announcement of the Nobel Prize in Medicine — ...
By AP in Stockholm

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.19

Academic talks of controversial Nobel choices

Not only Peter Handke. The Nobel has often been given to people with questionable politics.Handke, the Austrian writer who received this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature, was not congratulated by ev...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

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


India  /  Published 15.10.19

Economy doing very badly: Banerjee

Economist Abhijit Banerjee, who has won the Nobel for Economics, said on Monday that the Indian economy is “doing very badly” and the government is slowly recognising there is a problem.Banerjee ...
By The Telegraph in Massachusetts

India  /  Published 15.10.19

On data plea, they were signatories

On March 14, this year, scores of economists and social scientists from across the world spoke out against a tendency to suppress uncomfortable data in India, seeking to restore access and integrity t...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Nobel touch: Healthcare training in Bengal

Economics Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee had played a key role in gauging the social impact of training informal healthcare providers, which encouraged the Mamata Banerjee government to s...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Economics and sport leave Mamata ‘overjoyed’

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday reacted with jubilation over the two developments that brought cheer to people from Bengal all over the world, taking to the social media to congratulate Abhij...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Very, very happy for Abhijit Banerjee: Amartya Sen

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Monday said he was “very, very happy and delighted” that Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee had won the Nobel in economics. Sen had won the same award in 1998 for his contribut...
By PTI in Calcutta


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