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SCI-TECH

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Didier queloz, Doppler effect, Nobel prize in physics, Nobel Prize

What this year's Physics Nobel laureates unravelled about the universe

This year's winners have revolutionised the theoretical as well as observational understanding of the cosmos.

VARIETY

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Nobel Prize, Michael kremer, Esther duflo, Abhijit banerjee

How Nobel for Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer rewards curiosity

Over time, through the interventions of these economists, nations like India could change policy designs on improving delivery outcomes.

HUMOUR

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Abhinandan vardhman video, Balakot air strike, Pulwama terrorist attack, Nobel Peace Prize

A Nobel for Imran Khan was always a joke. And so is the prize itself

From Aung San Suu Kyi to Yasser Arafat — Nobel laureates are hardly a saints-only group. The award does not really deserve to be fussed over. Neither do Imran Khan's claims for it.

POLITICS

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Pulitzer, Nobel Prize, Green hills of africa, Ernest hemingway

What doomed Ernest Hemingway?

It is believed that the writer had consciously worked out an original prose style but he couldn't get out of it when it had given him everything there was.

ART & CULTURE

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Nobel Prize in Literature, Sexual misconduct, Nobel Prize

Why are postmodern writers not winning the Nobel Prize in literature?

While the Swedish academy takes a strict stance against sexual misconduct, it should also review its own choice of winners.

VARIETY

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Raman Effect, Nobel Prize, Scientific Research, CV Raman

Why it's important to keep the memories of CV Raman alive

The Nobel laureate and scientist must be part of our history lessons to become a source of inspiration.

VARIETY

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Amit Malviya, Nobel Prize, Demonetisation, Richard thaler

The Nobel truth: How using Richard Thaler's tweet on demonetisation backfired on BJP

Half the picture doesn't tell the whole story.

VARIETY

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Behavioural economics, Economics, Nobel Prize, Richard thaler

‘Nudge theorist’ Richard Thaler’s Nobel win in economics is totally deserved

The behavioural economist has acted as a crucial bridge between the biased ‘human’ choices and the perfect ‘econ’.

ART & CULTURE

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Nobel Prize, Literature, Nobel Laureate, Bob Dylan

Why Kazuo Ishiguro deserves Nobel Prize in Literature

No other writer has done so much with so little by way of conventional authorial pyrotechnics.

SCI-TECH

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Body clock, Medicine, Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize in medicine: Now we know who's controlling our body clock

American scientists - Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young - bring us the answer.