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Stay home but focus on your dreams: KIIT Founder Achyuta Samanta

Minister of Education and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India Dharmendra Pradhan and Nobel Prize winner Jean-Marie Lehn to attend KIIT's 17th Convocation

Published on 13th August 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: When innovator extraordinaire Sonam Wangchuk won the Ramon Magsaysay Award

In today's #TBT, we tell you about how Sonam Wangchuk went on to win what is dubbed as Asia's Nobel Prize. Here are a few instances from his extraordinary life which he continues to live for others

Published on 26th July 2021
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At 86, Prof CNR Rao wins Int’l Eni Award 2020, equivalent to Nobel in Energy Research

President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, will attend the official ceremony where the award will be presented. The award aims to promote better use of energy sources and encourage research

Published on 27th May 2021
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Nobel Laureate Robert Wilson engages with students at Chennai’s Great Lakes Institute

It is important to look at the common value component of public goods on auctions, which are the features that affect everybody’s valuation, the Nobel Prize winner said

Published on 17th December 2020
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American economists share 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics was on Monday awarded to American economists, Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson "for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats

Published on 12th October 2020
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Women show the way: Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Researchers need to modify genes in cells if they are to find out about life's inner workings. This used to be time-consuming, difficult and sometimes impossible work

Published on 7th October 2020
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Climate change activists from across the world tweet in support of postponement of NEET, JEE

Yesterday, Greta Thunberg, who was a favourite to win the Nobel Peace Prize last year tweeted out her support for the students

Published on 26th August 2020
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Kailash Satyarthi, Dalai Lama among 88 Noble Laureates calling for allotment of 1 million USD to help children post COVID-19

India's 2014 Nobel Peace Laureate Satyarthi, calls for the governments to invest 20 per cent of their COVID-19 response to the poorest 20 per cent of humanity

Published on 19th May 2020
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Telangana school in bind over reports it asked students to write film actors' names in general knowledge textbook

Teaching about personalities who won prestigious awards like the Padma Bhushan or Nobel prize is okay but it is not necessary to ask about names of film heroes

Published on 11th May 2020
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Calcutta University to confer DLitt on Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, Governor to preside over ceremony

Vice-Chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Banerjee said the senate, the highest decision-making body of the institute, has unanimously cleared the proposal to confer honorary D Litt on the Nobel laureate

Published on 28th January 2020
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Happy Birthday Marie Curie: Everything you wanted to know about the coolest woman scientist ever

On the Polish scientist's birth anniversary, we recollect all her achievements which continue to motivate students of Chemistry and Science through the ages — check out our exhaustive list here

Published on 7th November 2019
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Slow Clap: Why we love Abhijit Banerjee and his love for gareeb India

Kolkata-born American Abhijit Banerjee won the Nobel Price in Economics. And despite the fact that he left our shores ages back we still love him dearly. And post-Nobel fame, we always will

Published on 17th October 2019
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JNU, Presidency College alumni Abhijit 'Jhima' Banerjee wins Nobel in Economics for his work to alleviate poverty

His wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were joint winners of the 2019 Nobel for Economics for their experiment-based approach that has transformed development economics

Published on 14th October 2019
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Olga Tokarczuk awarded Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 a year late, Peter Handke wins 2019 prize

The Nobel Prize in Literature is one of five international prizes instituted by the will of Alfred Nobel, a Swedish businessman, chemist, engineer and philanthropist

Published on 10th October 2019
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People betting big on Greta Thunberg to win the Nobel Peace Prize this year

Last year, the honour of the Nobel Peace Prize went to two champions of the fight against sexual violence, Congolese rape surgeon Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad

Published on 3rd October 2019

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