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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......

Obama asks China to free Nobel Peace Prize winner

United States President Barack Obama has applauded the Nobel Committee's decision to honour jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo with the 2010 Peace Prize and asked Beijing to release the......

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......

4 Nobel-winning insights that matter for the Indian economy

Jean Tirole, theorist of industrial organisation, incomplete contracts, and a lot else besides, has just won the Nobel Prize for economics. Usually, his insights show how real-world incentives are......

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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100 LIVES Opens Nomination Period for New $ 1 Million Global Humanitarian Award

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Seeing Through Walls, Monitoring Cancer Treatments and Air Pollution, Preserving Artworks -- and Much More

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Varsity centenary theme song to herald year-long festival

Comment · print · T T T+· T- A mega arch coming up at the main entrance of the Manasagangotri campus of University of Mysore, ahead of... ...

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Why Europe should not let Greece fall

Imagine a state with just a few more people than in tiny Uttarakhand, an area marginally less than Chhattisgarh's, yet with a debt almost matching... ...

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Outsourcing maintenance of streetlights on Chandigarh MC's agenda

With the municipal corporation (MC) failing to solve the problem of non-functional streetlights in Chandigarh, an agenda to outsource their... ...

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