Nobel Prize
Science  /  Published 25.11.18

The woman who could have won a Nobel

Judging by her publications in journals such as Nature and Proceedings of the Physical Society of London, and her doctoral research work at the laboratory of renowned physicist P.M.S. Blackett in the ...
By Amitabha Bhattacharya in

World  /  Published 01.10.18

Nobel rape accused gets two years in prison

The man at the centre of a sex-abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature was convicted of rape and sentenced to two years in prison on...
By AP in Copenhagen

World  /  Published 30.09.18

Nobel Prizes still struggle with wide gender disparity

Stavanger, Norway: Nobel Prizes are the most prestigious awards on the planet but the aura of this year's announcements has been dulled by questions over why so few women have entered the pantheon, pa...
By AP in

Business  /  Published 08.04.20

Abhijit Banerjee offers ‘print money’ pill

Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee has a simple policy prescription for India as its economy shrivels under the impact of the coronavirus crisis: Print money liberally and transfer cash directly ...
By in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.10.18

Venki’s choice: Mahabharat, Carnatic music

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan chose Carnatic music and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan among his favourite pieces of music and also the Mahabharat over the Bible when the Nobel laureate was a guest on Sunday on Dese...
By Amit Roy in London


India  /  Published 22.10.19

'Excellent meeting' with Left-leaning laureate

The Prime Minister today said he had an “excellent meeting” with economics Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, whose work a senior minister in his government had tried to belittle....
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

Nobel sends book out of stock

Three of the four copies of Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s Poor Economics available with Dasgupta & Co. on College Street were sold by Tuesday noon. The fourth and last copy was re...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

Proud Mashi and eager readers happy to see Abhijit Banerjee on TV

The woman who would pick up Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee from school everyday, lived with the family for more than 40 years and is still a regular visitor to the Banerjee household was happy to hear the n...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 15.10.19

Michael Kremer: Pioneer of experimental approach

Michael Kremer, who shared the Nobel Prize for economics with Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and Esther Duflo for using randomised controlled trials to determine how best to lift people out of poverty and i...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

World  /  Published 15.10.19

'Extremely opportune time'

French-American Esther Duflo becomes only the second female economics winner in the prize’s 50-year history, as well as the youngest at 46.The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said results of the ...
By Reuters and PTI in Stockholm


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