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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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Undiscovered Indian literary treasure: 95% of ancient manuscripts not yet translated

About 95% of the estimated 40 million manuscripts that India has floating around today has not been translated yet, said Bibek Debroy, economist and author at the ThinkEdu Conclave 2020

Published on 8th January 2020
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Indian Science Congress 2020: In its 107th edition, the mega summit will focus on farming, rural development issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the mega summit at a huge makeshift hall in the sprawling Gandhi Krishi Vigyan Kendra (GKVK) campus on the city's northern outskirts

Published on 2nd January 2020
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Sri Ramachandra's new centre in collaboration with Binghamton University will allow students to learn AI, robotics and more

The international centre set up in collaboration with Binghamton University will support interdisciplinary teaching, and research in computer science, engineering, medicine and healthcare

Published on 7th December 2019
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Raman effect: On his 49th birth anniversary here are some interesting facts about Nobel Prize winner CV Raman

If you didn't manage to catch the Dev Patel film on Raman here's a quick look into the award-winning scientist

Published on 21st November 2019
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SFI sweeps Kolkata's Presidency University student elections after 9 years

The SFI candidates at Presidency university in Kolkata bagged all the five central panel posts after a close fight with the extreme left force Independent Consolidation (IC)

Published on 15th November 2019
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Our education system must maintain the spirit of curiosity in children: S D Shibulal

S D Shibulal, Co-founder, Infosys and President of the Infosys Science Foundation speaks about their work in creating awareness about Science among school students

Published on 15th November 2019
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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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PM explained how he is trying to reform bureaucracy: Abhijit Banerjee after meeting Modi

The 58-year-old Kolkata-born economist is currently the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Published on 22nd October 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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Nobel Peace Prize: Sorry Greta, it's Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed's turn

Abiy was honoured for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea

Published on 11th 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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IIT Roorkee signs agreement with University of Strasbourg in France for joint PhD degree

Both IITR and Unistra have very old history in respective countries. Unistra is a French university and its origin goes back to in 1538

Published on 25th September 2019
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Greta Thunberg wins Right Livelihood award, the Swedish 'alternative Nobel Prize'

Last Friday, an estimated four million-plus people took to the streets in over 150 countries to join the "Global Climate Strike" protest

Published on 25th September 2019

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