Nobel Laureate

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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...

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    Inside the Sad House

    Mohammad Khabir Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    LITERALLY coarse as the epigraph: Qui es-tu, toi, voyeur d’ombres? (who are you, you, peeping tom of shadows?) of this novella seems to be, its...

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    10 Nobel laureates demand release of Shahidul, others

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on August 20, 2018

    Ten Nobel laureates and 13 other eminent international figures in a statement have urged immediate and unconditional release of acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam and others...

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    Tributes pour in for former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:10am on August 19, 2018

    From his native Africa to the United States, tributes poured in from top leaders around the world Sunday after UN chief, Nobel peace laureate, and...