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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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#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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#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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#ThrowbackToday: Writer Arundhati Roy's second book comes out two decades after she won the Booker Prize

In today's #TBT, we talk about the second book of author Arundhati Roy, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. This Booker Prize-winning writer is one of the most well-respected ones in India 

Published on 6th June 2021
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18 book covers in Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize longlist

The Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize has announced its longlist for the sixth edition at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2021

Published on 24th January 2021
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A number of Bengaluru scientists had a big hand to play in this year's Nobel Prize in Physics. Here's how

Bengaluru-based Professor Bala Iyer, who had been working on the LIGO project for decades is now elated about his colleagues receiving the Nobel Prize

Published on 6th October 2017
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Activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai honoured by Harvard University

In 2014, Yousafzai became the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of her efforts for children's rights

Published on 7th December 2018
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Alabama girl breaks decade-long Indian monopoly at US Spelling Bee as 2019 edition ends with 8 co-champions

Indian-origin children do well in the Spelling Bee because the community prizes participation in it and several community groups and businesses organise competitions for children within the community

Published on 31st May 2019
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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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Attention poets! Enter this national-level poetry competition to win cash prizes

Ballad, elegy or haiku — whatever your poetry style, the Wingword Poetry Prize is a really great opportunity for you to flaunt your cool couplets and snazzy stanzas on a national platform

Published on 5th December 2019
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Because learning should be Chimple: How storytellers and artists can help kids read and write  

Bengaluru-based startup Chimple was also one of the few to get their hands on Elon Musk’s one million dollars at the Global Learning XPRIZE competition

Published on 11th October 2017
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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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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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Computer Engineering graduate from Ahmedabad wins 1 lakh cash prize in GSTN contest

Out of the 223 entries for GST-n-You, the contest which was open from September 15 to October 15, a total of 16 participants were adjudged as winners under three prize categories

Published on 7th December 2020
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Cyber criminals target Indian users with a fake COVID-19 subsidy

The research team found multiple redirections between the links and the prizes are kept really attractive to lure laymen

Published on 18th June 2021

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