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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,......

The Nobel: A compliment and warning to European Union

Like it gave the prize to Barack Obama to make him fulfill the promise of change, the Nobel Committee has given it to the European Union to remind it of its huge responsibility to maintain unity......

European Union awarded Nobel Peace Prize

The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize for its long-term role in uniting the continent, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said on Friday. The committee praised the 27-nation EU for rebuilding......

IMAGES: Meet the winners of Nobel Peace Prize 2011

It's a historical day indeed! The Norwegian Nobel Committee on Friday announced that the Nobel Peace Prize 2011 would be equally divided by three influential women: Liberia President Ellen Johnson......

Angus Deaton wins Nobel Prize for economics

  Deaton looks at economic development from the starting point of consumption rather than income, wrote Tyler Cowen, economics professor at George Mason University and blogger. Economist......

The Greece Crisis and its lessons for India

'India cannot expect to be insulated from the crisis. Europe is India's biggest trading partner with two-way trade of E72.5 billion or Rs 530,000 crore last year,' says Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.......

Why the child labour law should not be amended

The proposed changes to the child labour law to allow children and adolescents to work for their families would be most retrograde and regressive, say Shinzani Jain and Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.......

50 years later, will Moore's Law last?

A 2005 photograph of Gordon E Moore While chips have become ubiquitous, Moore’s Law has remained a self-fulfilling prophecy even half a century later. Not bad for an industry where the time......

Why it is time to scrap NREGA

'How many people have been skilled up and thus able to escape from needing to be in NREGA?' 'The true success of NREGA would lie in its irrelevance -- that is, people no longer need it as a......

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......

Sport mourns 'miracle' man Mandela

South African rugby paid tribute to the ‘miracle’ performed by Nelson Mandela in uniting his country, partly through his embrace of the Springbok rugby team at the 1995 World Cup, after......
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Medha Patkar to attend National Peace Convention in Dimapur

Kohima, Nov 25: Dimapur would be hosting the 2nd National Peace Convention from January 30 to February 1 next year. It will be organised by the... ...
The blood never dried

ISIS is the progeny of those in Washington, London and Paris who, in conspiring to destroy Iraq, Syria and Libya, committed an epic crime against... ...
BBMP official slashes fine on Fortis Hospital

Buckling under political pressure, the Joint Commissioner (Health) of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), reduced the penalty imposed on... ...
Je Suis Indian?

By Rahul Da Cunha | Posted 3 hours This has been a strange week. Many incidents have involved Indo-foreign relations. Some hilarious and some... ...
A towering scientist and his love for Bengaluru

Raman Research Institute, set up by C.V. Raman, who passed away 45 years ago, remains testimony to his love for science and Bengaluru. Perched... ...

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