Nobel Prize Current Affairs - 2019

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Nobel Prize Medicine winners 2014

John O’Keefe and Norwegian couple May-Britt and Edvard Moser have won the 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine for their work which has led to discovering the brain’s internal positioning system. About Nobel Prize in Medicine The Nobel award for medicine is given to persons whose discoveries have significantly enhanced the understanding of life or the Read More…

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All unfilled chemical munitions of Syria destructed: OPCW

As per Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), all of Syria’s unfilled munitions have been destroyed. The United Nations and OPCW teams are working in tandem in Syria with an aim to remove the most toxic chemicals from Syria by the end of the year for destruction at sea and destroy the entire Read More…

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Nobel laureate Doris Lessing passed away

Doris Lessing (94), one of the UK’s most-influential writer and a Nobel Literature laureate passed away. Doris Lessing: Born: October 22, 1919, in Kermanshah, Iran British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. Authored more than 80 books, including poetry, two operas, short stories, plays and non-fiction. She is best-known for ‘The Golden Notebook’. Read More…

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Swedish envoy unviels ‘Nobel Memorial Wall’ in Kolkata

Commemorating the centenary of legendary polymath Rabindranath Tagore (Gurudev) receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature, Swedish Ambassador Harald Sandberg inaugurated the Nobel Memorial Wall, a permanent structure set up in the Kolkata’s Esplanade Metro Railway station, where portraits of the seven Nobel Laureates from India, including Tagore, are displayed. Author of Gitanjali and its “profoundly Read More…

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First Genesis Prize “Jewish Nobel Prize” to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg

New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has been selected for the inaugural Genesis Prize – an award popularly dubbed the Jewish Nobel Prize given by the Government of Israel. Bloomberg has been chosen for the award in recognition to his long record of public service and philanthropy.  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will present Read More…

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Eugene Fama wins Nobel in Economics for his Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH)

American Economist Eugene Fama won the Nobel prize for economics for developing new methods to study trends in asset markets. He is one of the three American Economists who won Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences. He shared Nobel for Economic Sciences jointly with Robert Shiller and Lars Peter Hansen. Eugene Francis “Gene” Fama is known for Read More…

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Nobel Peace Prize 2013 goes to OPCW

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) won the Nobel Peace Prize 2013 for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons. The award was announced by Nobel Committee chairman Thorbjoern Jagland. What is OPCW? What are its award-winning efforts? The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is an independent, international body established in Read More…

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