Nobel Laureate

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    Don’t cut foreign aid, Malala urges UK

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:42pm on November 25, 2020

    Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has urged Britain not to cut overseas aid, ahead of a major announcement by the country’s finance minister on Wednesday. Rishi...

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    Tagore singers entertain music lovers

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:37pm on November 22, 2020

    Tagore singers entertained music lovers rendering popular songs of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in an online programme held on Saturday. Bangladesh Rabindra Sangeet Shilpi Sangstha,...

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    US-British trio win Nobel Medicine Prize for Hepatitis C discovery

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 03:51pm on October 05, 2020

    Americans Harvey Alter and Charles Rice together with Briton Michael Houghton won the Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for the discovery of the Hepatitis C...

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    On Nobel committees, women are in short supply

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 09:57pm on October 03, 2020

    Marie Curie, Mother Teresa and Malala are among the just five per cent of women Nobel laureates. But women are also heavily underrepresented in the...

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    Nobel prize cash raised to $1.1 mln

    Agence France-Presse. Stockholm | Updated at 05:09pm on September 24, 2020

    The cash envelope that accompanies each Nobel prize will be increased this year from nine to 10 million kronor ($1.1 million), the Nobel Foundation said...

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    Yunus made chancellor of Malaysian University

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:56pm on September 02, 2020

    Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, also founder of Grameen Bank, has been appointed as the inaugural chancellor of Albukhary International University in Malaysia, reports Strait...

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    Rabindranath’s 79th death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on August 06, 2020

    Today is the 79th death anniversary of Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore. Different organisations, including Bangladesh Udichi Shilipighosthi, Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samannay Parishad, will...

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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...