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Ethiopian Prime Minsiter gets 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali has been awarded Nobel peace prize 2019. Abiy Ahmed is a former Army officer and had been a part of war against Eritrea. He has been awarded for his endeavours in restoring harmonious relations with its neighbor Eritrea after becoming Prime Minister of Ethiopia. The countries had been in ..

Peter Handke authors book “A Sorrow Beyond Dreams”

Austrian author Peter Handke has been honoured  with the 2019 Nobel Prize in literature for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience. His notable works include “Short Letter, Long Farewell” and “A Sorrow Beyond Dreams”. He will receive 9 million Swedish kronor (£740,000), as well ..

Olga Tokarczuk awarded Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018

Polish author Olga Tokarczuk has won the 2018 Nobel Prize in literature for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life. Her first novel, “The Journey of the People of the Book,” was released in 1993. She has also won the Booker International Prize for her ..

Nobel Prize in Medicine

William G. Kaelin of Harvard Medical School, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe of Oxford University and Gregg L. Semenza of Johns, Hopkins University are the Nobel laureates for 2019 in the field of medicine or physiology. They have awarded for their groundbreaking research about how cells sense and adapt to low oxygen levels. This discovery pitched ..

Nobel Prizes for Literature: 2019

The Nobel Prize for literature for the year 2019 went to Austrian author Peter Handke, while Polish author Olga Tokarczuk will receive the prize for 2018 Noble Prize: The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2019 is awarded to the Austrian author Peter Handke for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery ..

Nobel Prize 2019: Chemistry

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino for the development of lithium-ion batteries. These three scientists created the right conditions for a wireless and fossil-fuel-free society. Lithium-ion batteries: The foundation of the lithium-ion batteries was laid by Stanley Whittingham in the 1970s, during ..

2019 Nobel prize in physics awarded

The Nobel Prize 2019 for Physics has jointly been awarded to three scientists – James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz – groundbreaking discoveries about the evolution of the universe and the Earth’s place in the cosmos. One half of the award was given to James Peebles for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology and the ..

Ramon Magsaysay awards

The Ramon Magsaysay Award is an annual award provided to people of Asian Nations for their acts of selfless courage for the freedom and idealism in a democracy. What is the Ramon Magsaysay award? It is named after the former President of the Philippines, Ramon Magsaysay and aims to use his example of integrity in ..