Louise Glück's poetry is “characterized by a striving for clarity," often focusing on childhood and family life, and close relationship with parents and siblings, it said.
Authors often mentioned as contenders include Kenya's Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, Canadian poet Anne Carson and Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami.
On Tuesday, Abhijit Banerjee became only the second Indian to receive Nobel Prize in Economics.
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 laureates will be gifting the museum.
Founded by Queen Sylvia in 1996, Silviahemmet aims to contribute to the highest possible quality of life for those suffering from dementia in Sweden and abroad.
The Nobel Prize for Literature was postponed last year after a sexual harassment scandal left the institution paralysed.
Three scientists will share the 9-million kronor (USD 918,000) cash award, a gold medal and a diploma.
All nuclear weapon-possessing countries are modernising these arms - and China, India and Pakistan are also increasing the size of their arsenals.
Assange, who denies the charges, has avoided extradition to Sweden for seven years after seeking refuge at the Ecuadorean embassy in London in 2012.
Assange was accused of rape and other sexual offences, against two women, following a WikiLeaks conference in Stockholm in 2010.
It occurred at 5:45 pm (1645 GMT), about 50 meters (yards) from Terminal 5, the main terminal for international flights.
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences is awarded in memory of Swedish philanthropist Alfred Nobel.
Judge Gudrun Antemar said the role of the court was to decide whether the prosecutor had proven the charges beyond a reasonable doubt.
"Their discoveries explain how plants, animals and humans adapt their biological rhythm so that it is synchronized with the Earth's revolutions," the Nobel Assembly said.
Students carry their shoes in hand, walk barefoot as they cross the waterlogged road after heavy rains in Gorakhpur.PTI Photo
BJP's new national vice-president Dilip Ghosh (R) with party's new State President Sukanta Majumdar (L) during a felicitation at BJP Party office in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
National Cadets Crops women personnel practice firing during Annual Army Training Camp at Nagrota in the outskrits of Jammu.PTI Photo
Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi alongwith PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu leave for Delhi in charted plane from Chandigarh.PTI Photo
Beneficiaries wait in long queues to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, at a government hospital near Balurghat in South Dinajpur district.PTI Photo
India is poised to become a global education hub with the government introducing major policy changes
Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 50 State Private Universities in 2021 will help students make an informed choice.
Jain to Patidar. Was caste a decisive factor in the BJP’s choice for CM during the recent change of guard in Gujarat?
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates