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This year on, Bangalore University to send gold medals directly to respective colleges for convocation

A year ago when several students were awarded cash prize instead of gold medals, they staged a protest against it

Published on 6th December 2018
Infosys Prize laureates

Six researchers awarded USD 100,000 as the Infosys Science Foundation announced winners of the 10th Infosys prize

Infosys Prize laureates have achieved prestigious milestones in their domains, and the ISF believes that this year’s winners will continue to raise the bar for science and research

Published on 13th November 2018
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Women in this AP village will be fined Rs 2000 if seen in their nightgowns before sunset

If someone is found not following the 'rule', a fine of Rs 2000 will be imposed on her. Furthermore, a 'prize' of Rs. 1000 has been earmarked for the person who informs village elders about women not

Published on 10th November 2018
Kannan Chandrasekaran

IITian's bot, Irene, can read through 50 pages in 5 seconds and answer in 20 languages

Meet Kannan Chandrasekaran, the data scientist who built a self-learning bot that won him the first prize at the Samsung Innovation Awards 2018 held at IIT-Hyderabad

Published on 8th November 2018
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#MeToo scandal creates a crack in Swedish Academy, Nobel season opens without Literature Prize

Without the Literature Prize this year, the most highly-anticipated award will be that for peace, announced on Friday in Oslo

Published on 1st October 2018
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Mamata Banerjee remembers Mother Teresa on her 21st death anniversary

Saint Teresa of Calcutta, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 passed away on September 5, 1997

Published on 5th September 2018
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JCB Literature Prize longlists this year's '10 most distinguished novels'

The books that made into the final list include two those were previously nominated for the Man Booker Prize

Published on 5th September 2018
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Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general, dies at 80

Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary-general who won the Nobel Peace Prize for humanitarian work, has died aged 80

Published on 18th August 2018
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Remembering V S Naipaul: Five of his best books and why you should read them

Nobel Prize-winning novelist V S Naipaul died at the age of 85 years. Here's is a list of five books from the author you should read

Published on 12th August 2018
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These St Joseph's students just designed a tractor for 'small' farmers — and it's awesome

Students from St Joseph's Institute of Technology designed an eco-friendly and high-performance tractor and bagged the first prize in the Best Design Category at SAE

Published on 16th July 2018
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Delhi College Grads win $1million for Women Safety Device

The Delhi College of Engineering graduates won the 'Anu and Naveen Jain XPrize for Women's Safety' at an awards ceremony at the United Nations

Published on 7th June 2018
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Maharashtra government to award Rs 25 lakh each to the state's 5 tribal students who successfully scaled Mt Everest

Tribal students to be awarded cash prizes by Maharashtra Government for achieving an impossible feat of scaling Mt Everest

Published on 29th May 2018
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#MeToo impact: No Nobel Literature Prize for the first time in 70 years

The last time the institution delayed a prize announcement was in 1949. —William Faulkner received the prize a year later, the same year Bertrand Russell was honoured

Published on 4th May 2018
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I told them I was sleepy and a social media addict: How a Pune student just became Wooplr's CEO

Pune-based Neha Hasabe has won the #CEOforamonth challenge organised by the Bengaluru-based startup in February. Not just that, she also bags a prize money of a lakh. Jealous much? 

Published on 29th March 2018
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Bookworms, brace yourself for 'no save' November as bookshelves to carry greats like  Jeet Thayil and Sachin Tendulkar

With the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Man Booker Prize -- the two most coveted literary honours -- having been awarded earlier in October, November has an exotic menu

Published on 31st October 2017

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