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There will be no Literature Nobel this year

Embroiled in a bruising controversy in the shadow of the #MeToo campaign, the Swedish Academy has postponed the 2018 award until next year, when it will name two winners.  IMAGE: Sara Danius,......

'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,......

Finally, Bob Dylan accepts Nobel prize

United States singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel prize for literature, the Swedish Academy that awards it has said. He said the honour had left him "speechless", the Nobel......

French author Patrick Modiano bags Nobel prize in literature

French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature, The Swedish Academy said on Thursday. The 69-year-old author beat Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Haruki Murakami, Svetlana......

Serge Haroche, David J Wineland win Nobel Physics Prize

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2012 toSerge Haroche, College de France and Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France, and David J Wineland, National......

What 2018 Economics Nobel means for growth-hungry India

William Nordhaus believes that climate change can best be addressed by ensuring the correct pricing for polluting resources like fuel through government intervention – in other words, through......

3 Americans win Nobel prize for economics

Three American scientists won the 2013 economics Nobel prize on Monday for research that has improved the forecasting of long term asset prices, a hot topic since the collapse of the U.S. housing......

Crafted with care

Out of strength, sometimes, comes sweetness. Nine years ago, when Ikea, the Swedish furniture company, was being challenged over the use of child labour, its executives decided that instead of......

Edmund Phelps wins Economics Nobel

The Nobel Prize for Economics was awarded to Edmund S. Phelps of the United States for his contributions on analyzing the tradeoff between inflation and unemployment, the Royal Swedish Academy of......

Jagdish Bhagwati in race for Economics Nobel

The theories of how countries maintain global trade, why natural rates of unemployment are driven by economic necessity and even "Ricardian equivalence," which dictates that governments cannot......

The women who won Cannes

And other top moments from the closing of the 70th Cannes Film Festival. India's real Cannes star: Nawazuddin Siddiqui IMAGE: Director Sofia Coppola at the photo call for The Beguiled.In 2003,......

Oscar nominees 2015: Everything isn't awesome (but that's okay)

'Something for everything may be fine for the Golden Globes, but the Oscars should (ideally) look for individual excellence' Raja Sen takes stock of the Oscar 2015 nominations.First things......

Raja Sen's Oscar Nominations Wishlist 2015

Birdman. Boyhood. The Grand Budapest Hotel... Before you, dear reader, go over my choices for nominations in the major categories, do be warned that this is an exercise in fanhood and......

Om Puri's wonderful journey!

Om Puri, notes Arthur J Pais/Rediff.com, has given one of the most endearing performances of his career in producers Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey and director Lasse Hallström's new film,......

Weekend Watch

Here are five exciting ways to spend your weekend.The Sisterhood of The Traveling PantsCast: Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, Blake Lively and Jenna BoydDirector: Ken KwapisPlot:......

It's all about enjoying the sport!

The monsoon has suddenly revived in recent days, giving India much respite from the heat. Bikash Mohaptra picks his favourite games to be played on a rainy day. Raindrops keep fallin' on my......

Olympic medal not impossible: Padukone

Badminton ace Prakash Padukone held out reasonably good hope for India's Beijing Olympic hopefuls Anup Sridhar and Saina Nehwal, saying their task of climbing the medal rostrum at Beijing is......

Armstrong and Williams win Laureus awards

Americans Lance Armstrong and Serena Williams were named the sportsman and sportswoman of the year at the Laureus World Sports Awards on Tuesday. Armstrong, a cancer survivor who will chase a fifth......
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Two Nobel Prizes for Literature to be awarded this year after sex scandal postponed 2018 award

The Swedish academy will be allowed to award the 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature this year, the Nobel Foundation said on Tuesday, after a... ...

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