Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicNobel Prize

Topic: Nobel Prize

FB won’t offer ‘direct help’ to poll campaigns, and Titanic relics to save bankrupt company

How UNICEF's storytelling tents are helping Somalia send children to school, and a discussion on the Nobel Prize in literature. 

V.S. Naipaul was like family. Even if you didn’t love him, he was part of your story

The Nobel Prize winner passed away Sunday at the age of 85.

N. Korea will keep its nukes & open a burger joint, Serena makes her comeback in a catsuit

Trump plans to meet Kim Kardashian, even as Chinese author says you can’t underestimate him and science rues the absence of female role models in completing the circuit.

E.C.G. Sudarshan, theoretical physicist nominated for Nobel 9 times, passes away

His most notable contribution was the Sudarshan-Glauber quantum representation of light, for which the Nobel was infamously given to Glauber only.

Naguib Mahfouz’s essays not only capture the past and present of Middle-East, but future too

The essays offer us both the portrait of a decade, and the self-portrait of one of its more important participants.

On Camera


A health worker immunises a pregnant woman at a health centre in Aurangabad, India

Newborns to entreprenuers—Indian hospitals need a perinatal service package. It’s a win-win

Many Indian hospitals don't have in-house physiotherapists or dieticians & most new mothers pay little attention to themselves. But there's a solution.
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.


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 2020.

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.