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Four Nobel Peace laureates who were in jail when they won

Bialiatski, 60, on Friday shared the award with Russia's Memorial group and Ukraine's Center for Civil Liberties for their work to document war crimes and rights abuse.

published on : 8th October 2022

Keralite friend of Morten Meldal relishes his Nobel Prize win

Renil Manat, a senior scientist with Denmark’s CRL, is a long-time research associate and family friend of Meldal

published on : 8th October 2022

Peace Nobel 2022 winner: Who is rights activist Ales Bialiatski?

Bialiastski, who is jailed, founded the Minsk-based Human Rights Center “Viasna” to provide support for political prisoners which has been frequently targeted by the government.

published on : 7th October 2022

Jailed Belarusian activist, Russian and Ukrainian rights groups win Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize laureates represent civil society and have for many years promoted the right to criticise power and protect the fundamental rights of citizens, the Swedish Academy said.

published on : 7th October 2022

French writer Annie Ernaux awarded Nobel Prize in literature

Anders Olsson, chairman, Nobel Committee for literature, said Ernaux's work was often "uncompromising and written in plain language, scraped clean."

published on : 6th October 2022

'Marie Curie, Barry Sharpless...': Here's a list of the five scientists who won two Nobel prizes

Take a look at the four other people who received the illustrious award twice for their services to mankind.

published on : 6th October 2022

Three chemists win Nobel Chemistry Prize for attaching molecules

The award marks the second Nobel for 81-year-old Sharpless, who won the chemistry Nobel in 2001.

published on : 5th October 2022

Salman Rushdie among bookie favourites in UK to win Nobel Prize

If the 75-year-old celebrated British American novelist wins, he will become the first Indian-born writer to win the prestigious honour since Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel for 'Gitanjali' in 1913.

published on : 4th October 2022

Three scientists share Nobel Prize in Physics

A week of Nobel Prize announcements kicked off Monday with Swedish scientist Svante Paabo receiving the award in medicine Monday for unlocking secrets of Neanderthal DNA.

published on : 4th October 2022

Take a look at the list of winners of Nobel Medicine Prize in past 10 years

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded yearly by the Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute for outstanding discoveries in physiology or medicine. 

published on : 3rd October 2022

Swede Paabo who sequenced Neanderthal DNA wins Nobel Medicine Prize

The director of the department of genetics at Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology reported that Covid-19 patients with a snippet of Neanderthal DNA run a higher risk of complications.

published on : 3rd October 2022

Nobel Prize season arrives amid war, nuclear fears, hunger

Members of the European Parliament have called for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and the people of Ukraine to be recognized this year by the Nobel Peace Prize committee.

published on : 30th September 2022

Noble laureate Malala Yousafzai launches film production house

Malala Yousafzai, the Noble Prize winner and activist, ventures into film production in association with Apple.

published on : 29th September 2022

Russian journalist's Nobel Prize sold for Ukrainian kids shatters record at $103.5M 

Journalist Dmitry Muratov was auctioning off to raise money for Ukrainian child refugees. The proceeds will go directly to UNICEF in its efforts to help children displaced by the war.

published on : 21st June 2022

BJP, TMC in blame game on Tagore's birth anniversary over theft of his Nobel medallion

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lamented that the CBI's failure to recover it is a 'big insult' to the people of the state

published on : 9th May 2022

Nobel Prize remained elusive for Stephen Hawking

Hailed as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Albert Einstein, Professor Stephen Hawking never won a Nobel Prize.

published on : 14th March 2018

'Moment is now' to ban nuclear weapons: Nobel winners ICAN

The time to ban nuclear weapons "is now", nuclear disarmament group ICAN said Friday, after being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. 

published on : 6th October 2017

Anti-nuclear campaign ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize

Nuclear disarmament group ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb as nuclear-fuelled crises swirl over North Korea and Iran.

published on : 6th October 2017

Nobel panel gives up knockin' on Bob Dylan's door

The Swedish Academy says it has given up trying to reach Bob Dylan, days after it awarded him the Nobel Prize for Literature.

published on : 18th October 2016