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Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman Ties Crypto Boom To US Housing Bubble, Bitcoin Rises

Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman Ties Crypto Boom To US Housing Bubble, Bitcoin Rises

Bitcoin rose by 2.32 per cent while Ethereum rose by 3.08 per cent in last 24 hours

08 June 2022
Big Bang Did Not Start The Present Universe: Physicist Roger Penrose

Big Bang Did Not Start The Present Universe: Physicist Roger Penrose

The nonagenarian Nobel laureate had been Stephen Hawking's collaborator and discovered among other areas the cycle of time, a breakthrough of perpetual...

10 May 2022

Thinking Of Him: Film On Rabindranath Tagore's Relationship With Victoria Ocampo To Release On May 6

There have been numerous aspects of Nobel Laurette Rabindranath Tagore’s life discussed in literature and cinema. Finally, here is a movie about his...

Esther Duflo Underscores Social Security For Elderly

Esther Duflo Underscores Social Security For Elderly

Esther Duflo underlined the importance of ensuring a strong social security system for the most vulnerable sections and in particular the elderly people who...

29 March 2022

Shaastra 2022 To Showcase Virtual Rendering Of IIT Madras On Futuristic Martian Landscape

The goal of the virtual conference on gaming and gaming technology is to facilitate networking of enthusiasts, students and professionals in the gaming...

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01 December 2021
How To Cook Like An Economist! Interview With Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

How To Cook Like An Economist! Interview With Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee in conversation with Outlook about his book ‘Cooking to Save Your Life’.


14 October 2020
Meet The Sotheby's Of The Economic World: Nobel Laureates Paul Milgrom And Robert Wilson

Meet The Sotheby's Of The Economic World: Nobel Laureates Paul Milgrom And Robert Wilson

Their contributions to the theory of auctions got Milgrom and Wilson the Economic Nobel. The duo's methods in everyday auction practices, especially the...


13 October 2020
Nobel Prize in Economics: Going, Going, Gone

Nobel Prize in Economics: Going, Going, Gone

American economists Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson are awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics for their work on auction theory.


09 October 2020
UN World Food Programme Awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

UN World Food Programme Awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The Rome-based organisation provided assistance to almost 100 million people in 88 countries around the world last year.


08 October 2020
Panel To Announce Nobel Prize For Literature Today, After Years Of Tumult

Panel To Announce Nobel Prize For Literature Today, After Years Of Tumult

Authors often mentioned as contenders include Kenya's Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, Canadian poet Anne Carson and Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami.


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29 January 2020
Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee Reveals His 'Ultimate Challenge'

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee Reveals His 'Ultimate Challenge'

Abhijit Banerjee said tennis was the ultimate challenge for him and something that he hugely enjoys


09 December 2019
Amartya Sen's Bicycle, Malala Yousufzai's Shawl, Kailash Satyarthi's Kurta: The Stories Of Artefacts At Nobel Museum

Amartya Sen's Bicycle, Malala Yousufzai's Shawl, Kailash Satyarthi's Kurta: The Stories Of Artefacts At Nobel Museum

On December 10, Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Cremar will be honoured at the Stockholm Concert Hall, and all eyes are now set on what this year's...



29 October 2019
Assimilate Assam Immigrants, Fears Over Influx Unfounded: Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo

Assimilate Assam Immigrants, Fears Over Influx Unfounded: Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo

Esther Duflo says fear of migration is often made worse by governments who want to be seen to be doing something about the problem.


28 October 2019
People Will Say What They Have To: Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo On Piyush Goyal’s Comment

People Will Say What They Have To: Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo On Piyush Goyal’s Comment

Pyush Goyal commented in a dismissive fashion after it was announced that the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in economics set up in memory of Alfred Nobel was awarded...


23 October 2019
Mohun Bagan Confers Life Membership To Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Mohun Bagan Confers Life Membership To Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Besides conferring Abhijit Banerjee with Life Membership, Mohun Bagan also handed Nobel laureate the First Day Cover of 1911 and the maroon green jersey with...


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22 October 2019
'Won't Answer That, Be More Specific': Abhijit Banerjee Ducks Questions On Indian Economy, HDI

'Won't Answer That, Be More Specific': Abhijit Banerjee Ducks Questions On Indian Economy, HDI

Speaking about the Ayushman Bharat scheme, Banerjee said it was needed since 'healthcare expenses wipe families out', adding, 'we need to find ways so that...


22 October 2019
'India Is Proud Of His Accomplishments': PM Modi After Meeting Abhijit Banerjee

'India Is Proud Of His Accomplishments': PM Modi After Meeting Abhijit Banerjee

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee was awarded the Nobel jointly with his wife Esther Duflo and another economist Michael Kremer for "experimental approach to...


20 October 2019
'These Bigots Are Blinded...': Rahul Slams Goyal's 'Left-Leaning' Remark Against Abhijit Banerjee

'These Bigots Are Blinded...': Rahul Slams Goyal's 'Left-Leaning' Remark Against Abhijit Banerjee

Piyush Goyal, at a media briefing in Pune, had described Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee as a 'Left-leaning' person.


18 October 2019
Piyush Goyal Calls Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee Left-Leaning

Piyush Goyal Calls Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee Left-Leaning

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee recently said the Indian economy is on shaky ground, adding data currently available does not hold any assurance for the...


16 October 2019
Sourav Ganguly Hopes To Meet Abhijit Banerjee, Shares What Makes Nobel Laureate's Achievement 'Terrific'

Sourav Ganguly Hopes To Meet Abhijit Banerjee, Shares What Makes Nobel Laureate's Achievement 'Terrific'

While Sourav Ganguly is regarded as one of the greatest Indian captains, Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo are the world's most-feted economist couple for the...



10 October 2019
Olga Tokarczuk Wins 2018 Literature Nobel, Peter Handke Wins 2019 Award

Olga Tokarczuk Wins 2018 Literature Nobel, Peter Handke Wins 2019 Award

The Nobel Prize for Literature was postponed last year after a sexual harassment scandal left the institution paralysed.


04 March 2019
Malala, Satyarthi Among 59 Nobel Laureates Appeal to PMs Modi, Imran Khan To Defuse Tensions

Malala, Satyarthi Among 59 Nobel Laureates Appeal to PMs Modi, Imran Khan To Defuse Tensions

The Nobel laureates who signed the appeal included Malala Yousafzai, Leyma Gbowee, Shirin Ebadi, Tawakkol Karman, Muhammad Yunus, José Ramos-Horta, Edvard...


19 February 2019
Swimming Legend Missy Franklin Finds Peace In Hinduism

Swimming Legend Missy Franklin Finds Peace In Hinduism

Besides a champion athlete, Franklin also comes across as a bright student who knows quite a bit about Hinduism. She is fascinated by the Ramayana and...


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