The nuclear bomb has contributed to peace for over 75 years where the United Nations has failed.
The university founded by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore has seen a significant drop in its position in NIRF rankings since 2016.
American economists Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson are awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics for their work on auction theory.
The Rome-based organisation provided assistance to almost 100 million people in 88 countries around the world last year.
The Nobel Committee said that the coronavirus pandemic has added to the hunger faced by millions of people around the world.
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.
The prestigious award comes with a gold medal and prize money of 10 million krona (more than $1.1 million)
Announcing the prize in Stockholm on Monday, the Nobel Committee noted that the trio's work helped explain a major source of blood-borne hepatitis that couldn't be explained by the hepatitis A and B viruses.
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.
Esther Duflo says fear of migration is often made worse by governments who want to be seen to be doing something about the problem.
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 to Esther Duflo, husband Abhjit Banerjee, and Michael Kremer.
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 families don't lose all their assets when somebody falls sick.'
Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee was awarded the Nobel jointly with his wife Esther Duflo and another economist Michael Kremer for "experimental approach to alleviating global poverty".
Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee recently said the Indian economy is on shaky ground, adding data currently available does not hold any assurance for the country's economic revival anytime soon.
With the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics going to a trio of economists, Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, who have spent their life analysing global poverty, hunger and malnutrition, the problem of a billion hungry people—one-third being Indians—the power of hope is real.
'Ideas are powerful. Ideas drive change. Good economics alone cannot save us. But without it, we are doomed to repeat the mistakes of yesterday.'
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.PTI Photo
An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook
Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook
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