Nobel prize

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    No Nobel Literature Prize as Academy’s bell tolls

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2018

    In tatters after a #MeToo scandal, the Swedish Academy has postponed this year’s Nobel Literature Prize, leaving an empty page for 2018 as it attempts...

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    Aung San Suu Kyi won’t be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize: committee

    Reuters . Stavanger | Updated at 10:12am on August 30, 2018

    The Nobel Peace Prize to Aung San Suu Kyi will not be withdrawn in the light of a United Nations report that said Myanmar’s military...

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    Nobel-winning writer VS Naipaul dies

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:20am on August 13, 2018

    British author VS Naipaul, a famously outspoken Nobel laureate who wrote on the traumas of post-colonial change, has died at the age of 85. Naipaul,...

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    ‘No Nobel Peace Prize for Trump’: South Koreans slam cancellation of summit

    Reuters | Updated at 02:21pm on May 25, 2018

    Many South Koreans were fuming on Friday after US president Donald Trump cancelled a historic summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, feeling they...

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    Nobel literature body grants members leave after sex scandal

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 12:05am on May 08, 2018

    The Swedish Academy which awards the Nobel Literature Prize Monday said four members – who are traditionally appointed for life – were granted leave after...

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    Nominating Trump for peace prize

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on May 08, 2018

    IT SEEMS like rich nonsense, but should peace be attained on the Korean peninsula, with arrangements entrenched to ensure durability as opposed to unconvincing window...

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    Swedish Academy to announce today whether it will delay Nobel literature prize

    Reuters . Stockholm | Updated at 11:05pm on May 03, 2018

    The Swedish Academy will announce today (Friday) whether or not it will postpone awarding the Nobel Prize for Literature this year following a controversy over...

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    Uphold plights of Rohingyas

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on March 02, 2018

    Two visiting female Nobel Peace laureates on Thursday urged journalists to uphold the news of plights of Rohingyas and their unheard voices for eradicating all...

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    Thaler wins Nobel for economics

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 12:14am on October 10, 2017

    US economist Richard Thaler won the Nobel Economics prize on Monday for showing that economic and financial decision-makers are not always rational, but mostly deeply...

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    Richard Thaler of US wins Nobel in Economics

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:14pm on October 09, 2017

    US economist Richard Thaler on Monday won the Nobel Economics Prize for his pioneering work to bridge the gap between economics and psychology, the jury...