Mahatma Gandhi

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Mahatma Gandhi Never Won Nobel Prize, Here's Why

On October 2, Gandhi Jayanti, let's recall the father of the nation and one of the freedom fighters of India, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi known as "Bapu." Interestingly, Mahatma Gandhi never won any Nobel Prize award. Despite being the symbol of non-violence, and peace, he never received the award, even though he was nominated five times. The major reason is that he didn't fit into the traditional Nobel prize criteria.

Mon, 02 Oct 2023 - 12:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

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Nobel Prize

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Nobel Prize For Economics Announced To 3 US-Based Economists

The Nobel Prize in economic sciences for year 2022 has been awarded to three U.S.-based economists "for research on banks and financial crises." The Swedish Academy announced the last Nobel Prize Award on October 10, to Ben S. Bernanke, Douglas W. Diamond and Philip H. Dybvig. Notably, Nobel prizes carry a cash award of 10 million Swedish kronor (nearly $900,000) and will be handed out on Dec. 10.

Mon, 10 Oct 2022 - 06:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nobel Prize, Economists, US Based Winners, Swedish Academy, Prize

Nobel Prize Winner

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Nobel Prize 2022 For Peace Announced, Ales Bialiatski, Russian & Ukrainian HR Organisation Win Jointly

The Royal Swedish Academy announced Nobel Prize 2022 for peace, on October 7. The award was given jointly to human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski from Belarus, the Russian human rights organisation Memorial and the Ukrainian human rights organisation Center for Civil Liberties. The aforementioned organisations and activists contributed to the peace of the world and demonstrated civil societies' significance. Now, Nobel Prize for economics is… read-more

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 - 06:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nobel Prize, Prize For Peace, Russian Organisation, Ukraine Human Rights, Royal Swedish Academy

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Nobel Prize Winners

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Nobel Prize 2022 For Quantum Physics Announced, 3 Scientists Share Award

The Nobel Prize in physics for 2022 has been awarded to Alain Aspect, John F. Clauser and Anton Zeilinger for their work on quantum mechanics. On October 4, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced the Nobel Prize Award, for scientists “for experiments with entangled photons, establishing violation of Bell inequalities, and pioneering quantum information science.” Moreover, chemistry, literature and peace prizes are to announce on… read-more

Tue, 04 Oct 2022 - 05:35 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nobel Prize, Scientists, Quantum Physics, Sweden, 2022 Prize

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Swedish Svante Paabo

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Swedish Scientist Svante Pääbo Wins Nobel Prize 2022 In Physiology Or Medicine

Svante Pääbo, a Swedish geneticist scientist won the Nobel Prize 2022 in the category of Physiology or Medicine.  He has been awarded for his groundbreaking work in the field of human evolution concerning genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution… read-more

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 - 04:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nobel Prize, Svante Pääbo, Swedish Scientist, Nobel Prize 2022, Sweden

Khalsa Aid

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NIA Delays Probe Following Khalsa Aid's Nomination For Nobel Prize

In a surprising turn of events, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has shelved investigations against Khalsa Aid, following its nomination for the coveted Nobel Peace Prize. The UK-based NGO, which received the nomination for relentless humanitarian work, was lately making headlines for its engagement with the ongoing farmer protests. On January 16, the NIA had summoned Khalsa Aid as witnesses to a case associated with the ousted 'Sikhs… read-more

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 07:59 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: NIA, Khalsa Aid, Farmers Protest, Sikhs for Justice, Nobel Prize

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Israel PM

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UAE Crown Prince, Israel PM Makes Into Nobel Peace Prize Nominations

UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu have been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Both have been nominated over efforts in resolving conflicts and creating diplomatic solutions between UAE and Israel. The names were assigned by Irish Nobel Peace Laureate Trimble. Earlier in September, Donald… read-more

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 01:00 PM / by Sreemayi .S.R

Tags: UAE-Israel, Nobel Prize, Donald Trump, Netanyahu, Nahyan, UAE Crown Prince

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World Food Programme

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UN's World Food Programme Awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2020

The United Nation's food assistance branch World Food Programme (WFP) has received the Nobel Peace Prize for the year 2020. The Norwegian Nobel Committee decided to award WFP for “its efforts to combat hunger and for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas.” The committee also stated that WFP acted as a driving force to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict. Mentioning WFP's work as a… read-more

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 02:57 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Nobel Prize, Peace, World Food Programme, United Nations

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Louise Glück

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US Poet Louise Glück Awarded Nobel Prize In Literature

The Swedish Academy has awarded the Nobel Prize in literature for the year 2020 to American poet Louise Glück. She was awarded for “her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.” The 77-year-old poet has already bagged various literary awards including the Pulitzer prize in 1993. She was also honoured as the US State poet for the year 2003-2004. Her most lauded works are 'The Triumph of Achilles… read-more

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 04:48 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Nobel Prize, Literature, American State Poet, Louise Glück

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Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna

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Women Scientists Bag Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Discovery of 'Genetic Scissors'

Two women scientists, Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna have bagged the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing 'CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors'. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences while announcing the winners, stated that the technology created a revolutionary impact on the life sciences that is contributing to new cancer therapies and may make the dream of curing inherited diseases come true. Charpentier is a French scientist… read-more

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 03:42 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Nobel Prize, Chemistry, Genetics, Bio-Technology, CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors

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