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Nobel Laureate Prof Richard J Roberts delivers Distinguished Lecture at UoH

Richard J Roberts is the Chief Scientific Officer at New England Biolabs, Ipswich, Massachusetts. He received the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine

Published on 17th February 2024
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Kolkata Literary Fest: Event to host 2021 Nobel and Booker Prize winners

The five-day event to take place at the grounds of Kolkata's Victoria Memorial Hall would also have Sudha Murty, former RBI governor and other famous personalities 

Published on 16th January 2024

This Nobel Laureate praised Andhra Pradesh's educational reforms 

Srinivasa Rao underlined the significance of the PAL initiative in enhancing student learning outcomes in Andhra Pradesh

Published on 8th September 2023

VBU-Amartya Sen row: Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz signs revised petition to Prez Murmu against VC

On July 19, a revised petition containing 304 names, including those of Nobel Laureate in Economics, Prof Joseph Stiglitz, and professor emeritus, Prof Amiya Kumar Bagchi, was submitted to the Prez 

Published on 22nd July 2023

IIIT Hyderabad: Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi to deliver 22nd convocation address

Convocation venue doors will be closed by 1.30 pm in order to start the academic procession without any disturbance to the programme

Published on 22nd July 2023

On Rabindranath Tagore's birth anniversary, looking at the Nobel Laureate's VBU back then and now

The university, once known for its ideals and creativity, now faces dissent and harassment of employees and students

Published on 9th May 2023

VBU-Amartya Sen land issue: Protests continue; CM Mamata Banerjee warns varsity

Mamata Banerjee has instructed Birbhum party members to continue demonstrations in front of Sen’s house, ‘Pratichi’, till May 9, Tagore’s birth anniversary 


Published on 6th May 2023

Visva-Bharati land tiff: Santiniketan locals rally in support of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen

The protest also featured the singing of Rabindra Nath Tagore's songs, recitation of Gurudev's poems of protest and acting of sections of dramas by him which resonated with the occasion

Published on 5th May 2023

Calcutta High Court stays Visva-Bharati's eviction notice against Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen

The dispute over the 13 decimals of land started when the vice-chancellor of Visva-Bharati University, Bidyut Chakraborty started accusing Sen of illegally occupying 1.38 acres of land

Published on 4th May 2023

VBU, Amartya Sen issue: Nobel laureate moves HC against institute's land eviction order

The central varsity, which claimed that 13 decimal of land is under the "illegal occupation" of Sen, said that it would evict the economist if he fails to vacate it within the deadline

Published on 4th May 2023

Visva-Bharati alumna files complaint against varsity for harassing Amartya Sen

The institute had asked the celebrated economist to vacate a piece of land on its campus which he has allegedly occupied illegally without authorisation

Published on 26th April 2023

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen asked to vacate land by Visva-Bharati University by May 6   

VBU has issued an eviction order to Amartya Sen for allegedly occupying 13 decimals of land

Published on 20th April 2023

#WhatTheFAQ: PM Modi biggest contender for Nobel Peace Prize? Who said this? What is the nomination process?

It is only two times that India received the Nobel Peace Prize. One was in 2014, awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and the other in 1989, awarded to the Dalai Lama

Published on 16th March 2023

#WhatTheFAQ: Nobel Peace Prize winner to be announced today. Who are some of the popular contenders?

The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded today, October 7, at 2.30 pm. The internet was abuzz once reports listed some of the favourites who could win the prize. Let’s find out more 

Published on 7th October 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: What makes this year's Nobel Prize in Physics winners special?

The Nobel Prize for Physics this year was jointly awarded to three physicists who demystified a branch of science that was considered spooky even by Albert Einstien

Published on 5th October 2022

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