Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicNobel 2018

Topic: Nobel 2018

Swedish academy announces Nobel Prize for Literature for 2018 and 2019

Poland's Olga Tokarczuk won the 2018 Nobel Prize while Austria’s Peter Handke won this year's Nobel for literature.

Nobel committee rewarded the right kind of economics this year

Academics William Nordhaus and Paul Romer helped find answers to what makes people better off, and how can we have more of it.

Nobel 2018 for medicine & chemistry is great news for science, but probably not patients

The pharma industry needs to do a better job of grappling with how success tends to bring out its worst instincts.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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