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'Are my songs literature': Bob Dylan thanks Swedish Academy for his Nobel

Oscar-winning singer Bob Dylan has thanked the Nobel Prize committee in a personally penned speech for honouring his songs as “literature”. The ceremony, which took place in Stockholm,......

Bob Dylan to skip Nobel ceremony

Bob Dylan has told the Nobel prize committee he will not be attending the ceremony in Sweden in December to pick up his accolade. Dylan was named winner of this year’s Nobel prize for......

Nobel committee has no contact with Bob Dylan

The Nobel Prize committee has given up trying to reach musician Bob Dylan, days after he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Dylan, 75, is yet to respond to the accolade, which was......

2015 Nobel Peace Prize: The Top Contenders

The winner of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize is to be named on Friday morning.The Norway-based Nobel Committee, as part of their 50-year-long tradition has not named the nominees. However, the Nobel......

Why is the Nobel Peace Prize given by Norway?

Ever wondered why the Nobel Peace Prize is given by a Norwegian Committee in Oslo and not in the Swedish capital unlike the other Nobel awards? Since 1901, when the Nobel Prizes were first given,......

Government may eliminate taxman's discretion, lower stamp duty

The government is beefing up enforcement against tax cheats in real estate sector, says Panagariya Tightening the noose further around black economy, the government may abolish discretionary......

Nobel, Dylan and the twilight of authority

The Nobel follows a line of mighty brands that have bent low to kiss the feet of the popular, says Itu Chaudhuri. 'The Nobel Committee has won the Bob Dylan Prize,' announced the Always Contrarian......

New RBI chief unlikely before August meeting: sources

Kaushik Basu, whose stint at the World Bank ends on July 31, was being looked at as a serious contender, the sources said The government has scaled back the urgency of its search for a new central......

The solution to India's unemployment crisis

One solution to India's challenges of education, employment, employability lies in state governments adopting apprenticeships on a large scale, say Manish Sabharwal & Sumit Kumar. In 1935, a......

'Great danger India will waste its demographic dividend'

'... for two reasons: the poor quality of education, and the low rate of female participation in the labour force.' 'Unless something is done quickly to remedy these problems, India will just have......

Look who is named Swiss of the Year!!!

Scandal-hit Blatter named 'Swiss of the Year' IMAGE: Suspended FIFA president Joseph S. Blatter. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images Suspended world soccer chief Sepp Blatter was named......

Sepp Blatter could still perform a U-turn and stand again

Blatter could remain FIFA head if suitable candidate not found according to media report FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter talks to the press in Zurich. Photograph: Alessandro Della Bella/Getty......

Will support to terror group cost Qatar 2022 World Cup hosting rights?

The 2022 Qatar World Cup seems in jeopardy. After FIFA's Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger said in September that the middle-east nation will not host the World Cup, a new report now backs......
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Indian men think stalking women is normal

'The vehicles have evolved, the mindset hasn't. And it won't, not until boys are reformed to understand, imbibe and espouse the importance of... ...

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Draft national education policy to be finalized from Bengaluru

The draft of the national education policy will be given a final shape by a committee headed by eminent space scientist K Kasturirangan from... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/627900/draft-national-education-policy-finalized.html
Intolerance on the rise in Modi, Trump regimes, says Martin Luther King III

Human rights activist Martin Luther King III on Friday said intolerance has been on the rise in India and the United States after the election of... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/624016/intolerance-rise-modi-trump-regimes.html
Nobel laureate Liu cremated; China says wife 'free so far'

Chinas Nobel Peace Prize laureate and prominent dissident Liu Xiaobo was cremated today after succumbing to cancer while in custody, even as... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/622825/nobel-laureate-liu-cremated-china.html
Former Nobel chairman stands by Liu award after China

The former chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee today justified awarding Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo with the 2010 peace prize which Beijing... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-former-nobel-chairman-stands-by-liu-award-after-china-2502595

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