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Nobel Prize went to an idea whose time has not come

Nobel Prize went to an idea whose time has not come

‘To give the Nobel Prize to a group, which led the effort to produce a still born baby is either the height of optimism or the depth of despair. 'To imagine that no one contributed to global peace to deserve the prize in 2017 is to be extremely cynical about peacemakers around the globe,’ says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. It looks that the world will become much worse before it gets better and the Nobel Peace Prize this year to an anti-nuclear group does not seem to help, says T P ..., 1 month ago

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Why the Nobel Peace Prize brings little peace

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons , an advocacy group that has worked to draw attention to their “catastrophic humanitarian consequences.” Every year, the winners of the Nobel ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago Nuclear powers must start 'serious' disarmament talks: Nobel  Business Standard1 month ago Anti-nuclear campaign ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize  Deccan Herald1 month ago Anti-nuclear weapons group ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize  Mathrubhumi1 month ago

And the winner is: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). The organization is receiving the award for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons.The average age of the winners so far is 61, with the youngest by some margin being Malala Yousafzai who ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons wins 2017 Nobel Peace prize award  Business Standard1 month ago

Kazuo Ishiguro thought it was 'hoax' after hearing news of winning Nobel prize

The 62-year-old writer said that the award was a magnificent honour, but admitted that he had not been contacted by the Nobel committee.
 DNA1 month ago British author Kazuo Ishiguro wins Literature Nobel  Rediff.com1 month ago Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel prize in literature  The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Three US-born scientists wins Nobel Medicine Prize

US-born scientists Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling our biological clocks, the award-giving body said on Monday. The mechanisms help ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Hall, Rosbash and Young win Nobel Prize for medicine  Rediff.com1 month ago Three US geneticists take 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize  Mathrubhumi1 month ago US 'body clock' scientists win Nobel prize  The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Richard Thaler wins Nobel for work in behavioural economics

The Nobel economics prize has been awarded to Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago for his contributions to behavioural economics.The 9-million-kronor (USD 1.1-million) prize was awarded to the academic for his "understanding the psychology of ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Richard Thaler of US wins Nobel Economics Prize  Deccan Herald1 month ago Indian economist Bina Agarwal, 2 US scientists among winners of Balzan Prize this year  DNA2 months ago

The music of Ishiguro's words

'Did the Nobel committee, reviled for awarding Mr Dylan, play a little inside joke this time around, by awarding another lyricist who was once an aspiring musician?' asks Uttaran Das Gupta.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ The announcement of the Nobel Prize in Literature for Kazuo Ishiguro was greeted unanimously with acknowledgement of the English novelist's achievements, which includes the Booker winning The Remains of the Day (1987). This was markedly different from last year when ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

39 Indian scientists co-authored papers that got Nobel Physics prize

The Nobel Prize for Physics, 2017, which was given for the detection of gravitational waves is a "proud moment" for India also, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) said on Friday. It said the discovery papers were co-authored by 39 Indian ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Gravitational waves finding begets Nobel  The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

The rewards of awards

Scientists all over the world look forward to the first week of October when the Nobel Prizes for the year are announced. This announcement begins with physiology and medicine and ends with the Nobel Peace Prize. The award relating to economics bear the name ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago Anti-nuke body awarded Nobel peace prize  The Financial Chronicle1 month ago Anti-nuke body wins Nobel Peace prize  Rediff.com1 month ago

3 Americans win Nobel medicine prize for work on biological clocks

The Nobel prize in physiology or medicine for 2017 has been awarded to the American trio of Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young for “for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm”. According to the Nobel committee’s citation, the group were recognised for their discoveries explaining “how plants, animals and humans adapt their biological rhythm so that it is synchronised with the Earth’s revolutions.” The ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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