Nobel Laureate

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    Tagore’s creations inspire us in crisis: Sadi Mohammad

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on May 08, 2020

    Rabindranath Tagore’s treasure trove of creations includes gems, which the Nobel laureate penned responding to the death of a loved one from natural causes or...

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    India Nobel winner urges rescue for child workers trapped in virus lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 10:25pm on April 25, 2020

    Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi urged India on Friday to help rescue child labourers caught in the country’s coronavirus lockdown after a young girl died of...

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    Bangladesh needs to address inequality: Amartya Sen

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:43am on March 10, 2020

    Nobel laureate Amratya Sen said Monday that there should be more discussions on how Bangladesh would sustain its social and economic progress without addressing inequality...

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    One Asia, two perspectives

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2020

    IN 1968, Gunnar Myrdal, distinguished Swedish economist and later a Nobel laureate, published his three-volume Asian Drama. Its subtitle, An Inquiry into the Poverty of...

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    An evening with Tagore’s poems

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    Artistes of recitation troupe Swarachito entertained the audience reciting popular poems penned by Noble laureate Rabindranath Tagore at Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of Sufia Kamal...

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    Tagore evening held at AFD

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 25, 2019

    Alliance Francaise de Dhaka organised a cultural show featuring songs and poems of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore at its Nouvelle Vague auditorium in Dhanmondi...

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    Nobel winner Abhijit meets Modi

    New Age Desk | Updated at 10:28pm on October 22, 2019

    Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, who won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics, met Indian prime minister Narendra Modi at the 7, Lok Kalyan Marg residence...

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    Polish city declares free transport for readers of Nobel laureate

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2019

    Public transport will be free through the weekend for anyone carrying a book by Poland’s newly minted Nobel literature laureate Olga Tokarczuk in her western...

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    FAO chief discusses social business with Yunus

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    The newly elected director general of Food and Agriculture Organisation of United Nations and former deputy agricultural minister of China Qu Dongyu had a discussion...

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    Nobel winner Satyarthi warns of media war-mongering in India

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:27am on March 13, 2019

    Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi warned Monday about ‘war-mongering’ by Indian journalists during the latest confrontation with Pakistan.The Indian activist, who won the Nobel...