Only 15 people of Indian origin have won the coveted prize.Hoping to correct this situation, reports Pallav Bagla, India has embarked on the most intense dialogue with the Nobel Foundation till date. IMAGE: Visitors at the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com The Nobel Prize is one of the most coveted awards of the world and India's strike rate is abysmally low -- just four Indian citizens have won the award out of the 870 individual winners since 1901. India ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation through his monthly radio show, titled 'Mann Ki Baat'. The radio programme is among his many initiatives to connect with people in the remotest parts of the country.Here are highlights of his speech:* "Youth & those who won prizes under 'Lucky Grahak Yojana' and Digi Dhan should become ambassadors of these schemes on their own."* "On 14th April, there will be a major draw worth crores of rupees as 'Lucky Grahak Scheme' will ...Rediff.com, 3 days ago
MAN IS A RATIONAL animal. At least that is what we all learnt in school. It sets us apart from the rest of the animal kingdom. How wrong that was. We did unlearn, over time, from Descartes to Nietzsche and from Marx to John Rawls. But the duo that demolished ...Open Magazine, 1 week ago
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