Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicNobel Prize

Topic: Nobel Prize

Nobel Peace laureates open Indian journalists’ eyes, and a ‘national honour’ for Babasaheb

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Why climate modellers deserved the physics Nobel – they’ve been proved right again and again

This year’s Nobel prize in physics has been split between Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi. Two of them are climate modellers.

Journalists Maria Ressa, Dmitry Muratov win 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Philipino journalist Maria Ressa and Russian scribe Dmitry Muratov were given the prestigious award for 'their fight for freedom of expression'.

Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature

The Swedish Academy said the award is in recognition of his 'uncompromising and compassionate' penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf.

Benjamin List, David MacMillan win 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The two scientists were cited for their work in developing a new way for building molecules, known as asymmetric organocatalysis, the prestigious Nobel Committee said.

Understanding human footprint on climate: Research for which 3 scientists got Physics Nobel

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 was awarded jointly to three scientists — the duo of Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann, and Giorgio Parisi — for their work on the physics of complex systems including climate modelling

US scientists David Julius, Ardem Patapoutian win 2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine

The winners, announced Monday by the Nobel Committee, were cited for their discovery of receptors for temperature and touch. It's the first Nobel Prize to be awarded this year.

For some in Pakistan, Malala is actually Jane from Hungary. Just like Trump is a Pakistani

From Malala Yousafzai to Abdus Salam, there is special hate in store for Nobel Prize winners in Pakistan.

Nobel laureate who found HIV now backs homoeopathy, anti-vaxxers & calls Covid a lab accident

French virologist Luc Montagnier went viral on WhatsApp for apparently saying ‘people who take any Covid vaccine won’t survive’. That’s fake, but he has made many such claims.

Nobel laureate Paul Crutzen, who warned of ozone hole, dies at 87

Crutzen discovered in 1970 that nitrogen pollution was capable of destroying ozone in the atmosphere, a critical layer of that protects living things from the sun’s UV radiation.

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Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

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File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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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