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World Art Day 2020: Occasion marks Leonardo Da Vinci's birth anniversary, aims to create awareness about diversity of artistic expression
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World Art Day 2020: Occasion marks Leonardo Da Vinci's birth anniversary, aims to create awareness about diversity of artistic expression

The day was adopted by the International Association of Art, a partner of UNESCO, to create awareness of creative activity worldwide.

Nobel a byproduct, India's aim ought to be developing first-rate science culture: Venki Ramakrishnan
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Nobel a byproduct, India's aim ought to be developing first-rate science culture: Venki Ramakrishnan

The scientific research budget in India is currently at 0.7% of GDP, down from 0.8% some 10 years ago.

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Abhijit Banerjee, Sarah Parcak to discuss economics, archaeology on Day 4
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Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: Abhijit Banerjee, Sarah Parcak to discuss economics, archaeology on Day 4

The Travel Session promises to be an interesting panel with well-known authors such as Katie Hickman, Howard Jacobson, Elizabeth Gilbert and Hessler, moderated by JLF co-director William Dalrymple

Four arrested for blocking Michael Levitt’s houseboat in Kerala on day of Bharat Bandh; Nobel laureate fears India is ‘sinking into lawlessness'
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Four arrested for blocking Michael Levitt’s houseboat in Kerala on day of Bharat Bandh; Nobel laureate fears India is ‘sinking into lawlessness'

Four people were arrested in Kerala for blocking the houseboat carrying Nobel laureate Michael Levitt in the backwaters during the nation-wide strike against the Centre's anti-labour policies

Gul Makai, a biopic on Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, to release in cinemas on 31 January
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Gul Makai, a biopic on Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, to release in cinemas on 31 January

Gul Makai charts the journey of Ziauddin Yousafzai family, when Swat Valley in Pakistan was seized by Taliban gunmen in 2009 and Sharia law was imposed upon its people.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed receives Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, says 'hell' of war fueled desire for peace with Eritrea
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Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed receives Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, says 'hell' of war fueled desire for peace with Eritrea

The winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says his horrifying experiences as a young Ethiopian soldier fueled his determination to seek an end to the long conflict with a neighbouring country

2019 Literature Nobel Laureate Peter Handke steers clear of controversy in speech, speaks of mother's influence on writing
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2019 Literature Nobel Laureate Peter Handke steers clear of controversy in speech, speaks of mother's influence on writing

The choice of Peter Handke as this year’s winner of the Nobel Prize prompted substantial criticism over his defence of Serbs’ actions during the wars and for his speaking at the 2006 funeral of former Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic, who died while facing trial for war crimes.

Nobel Prize for Literature 2018 winner Olga Tokarczuk looks forward to a new form of fiction in a 'differentiated, divided' world
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Nobel Prize for Literature 2018 winner Olga Tokarczuk looks forward to a new form of fiction in a 'differentiated, divided' world

Olga Tokarczuk is the 2018 Nobel literature laureate. Her prize was announced only two months ago because the Swedish Academy postponed naming a winner last year due to internal turmoil connected with a sex abuse scandal.

'Should not have any serious hope to escape the Earth' says Nobel laureate on climate change
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'Should not have any serious hope to escape the Earth' says Nobel laureate on climate change

He said that we’re not built to survive any other planet and we should spend our time and energy trying to fix it.

Nobel prize winner James Peebles fights a lonely battle against the 'Big Bang theory'
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Nobel prize winner James Peebles fights a lonely battle against the 'Big Bang theory'

When asked what term he'd prefer over "Big Bang," Peebles replied "I have given up, I use Big Bang, I dislike it."

CV Raman Birth Anniversary 2019: From scientific discoveries to awards, a look at the Nobel laureate's career
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CV Raman Birth Anniversary 2019: From scientific discoveries to awards, a look at the Nobel laureate's career

CV Raman published his work on the Molecular Diffraction of Light in 1922 which led to his ultimate discovery of the radiation effect on the 28 February, 1928 and earned him the Nobel Prize in Physics.

Nobel Prize honours work that benefits humankind; parochial focus on winners' national identity is contrary to its spirit
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Nobel Prize honours work that benefits humankind; parochial focus on winners' national identity is contrary to its spirit

Alfred Nobel, in his will, had written, “It is my express wish that when awarding the prizes, no consideration be given to nationality, but that the prize be awarded to the worthiest person”.

'Attend to work, do fewer photo ops': Kapil Sibal takes dig at Narendra Modi over Abhijit Banerjee's concerns on Indian economy
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'Attend to work, do fewer photo ops': Kapil Sibal takes dig at Narendra Modi over Abhijit Banerjee's concerns on Indian economy

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Banerjee's remarks that the Indian economy is on shaky ground.

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win Nobel in Economics: Modi, Manmohan laud laureates
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Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win Nobel in Economics: Modi, Manmohan laud laureates

Several Indian leaders congratulated Indian-origin economist and academic professor Abhijit Banerjee for winning the 2019 Nobel Economics prize jointly with his wife French-American Esther Duflo and US' Michael Kremer

Nobel Prize in Physics: James Peebles, master of the universe, shares award
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Nobel Prize in Physics: James Peebles, master of the universe, shares award

Peebles advanced the concept of a dark matter component to the universe and its implications for the evolution of structure.

Before the Nobel Prize, gifts to and from rich patrons were early science's currency
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Before the Nobel Prize, gifts to and from rich patrons were early science's currency

At the height of the Renaissance, scientists relied on gifts from princes to compensate their efforts.

As Peter Handke's Nobel Prize for Literature 2019 win triggers row, PEN America condemns Swedish Academy's decision
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As Peter Handke's Nobel Prize for Literature 2019 win triggers row, PEN America condemns Swedish Academy's decision

Even as leading literary figures such as Salman Rushdie and Hari Kunzru, among others, questioned the Academy's choice of Handke, the American chapter of PEN, the global organisation of writers, released a statement expressing their 'rejection' of Peter Handke as the 2019 Nobel Laureate.

Nobel Prize for Literature for 2018, 2019 awarded to Poland's Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian writer Peter Handke, respectively
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Nobel Prize for Literature for 2018, 2019 awarded to Poland's Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian writer Peter Handke, respectively

The Nobel Prize for 2018 was awarded to Tokarczuk "for her narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life" a representative for the Academy said. The official noted that 2019 Literature Laureate Handke's "influential work with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and specificity of human experience."