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Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee shares 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics with 2 others

Abhijit Banerjee studied at the University of Calcutta, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Harvard University, where he received his Ph.D in 1988.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint Team

Why hasn’t an Indian got a Nobel Prize for literature in 106 years since Tagore?

Austria’s Peter Handke was awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature while the postponed 2018 award went to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk.

Peter Handke critics outraged by Nobel committee’s decision to award ‘genocide denier’

Austrian novelist Peter Handke, who awarded this year's literature Nobel, has been controversial for his support of Serbian war criminal Slobodan Milošević.
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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 Prize Chemistry

2019 Chemistry Nobel awarded for work in development of lithium-ion battery

The Chemistry Nobel was awarded to Americans John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Japanese Akira Yoshino.

The 3 Physics Nobel Prize winners who transformed our understanding of the universe

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded with one half to James Peebles and the other half jointly to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz.

Medicine Nobel awarded for study on how human cells sense and adapt to oxygen levels

The findings by scientists William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, and Gregg L. Semenza are relevant to nearly all bodily functions and mechanisms.

Measuring pleasurability of scratching an itch wins its researchers 2019 parody Peace Nobel

The Ig Nobel Prize, founded in 1991, is a celebration of wacky research studies in various fields.
Rabindranath Tagore profile

Rabindranath Tagore — the poet who knew nationalism could not rise above humanity

Even 78 years after his death, Rabindranath Tagore remains much like a God for Bengalis. Several of the poet-playwright's works still need to be adequately explored.
Toni Morrison

Author Toni Morrison was the black voice that refused to be whitewashed in America

Toni Morrison, first black woman to win a literature Nobel, wrote fiercely and unapologetically about black women. She died Tuesday at the age of 88.

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You know who’s really going local? Not RWA uncles, but Indian millennials

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Atmanirbhar Bharat plan three months ago, but India’s millennials have been vocal for local for some time now.
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Mukesh Ambani is now world’s fourth richest man, overtakes Europe’s wealthiest

Reliance's shares have more than doubled from a low in March as its digital unit got billions in investments from companies including Facebook Inc. and Google.


A file photo of Pangong Lake in Ladakh | Visharad Saxena | Special arrangement

India, China generals meet today as ‘PLA keeps up Pangong incursions, blocks army at Depsang’

The fresh round of dialogue comes as India and China have hit a stalemate in military talks with regard to disengagement at multiple flashpoints in Ladakh.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.