Yale University Current Affairs, GK & News

Nobel Prize in Literature 2021

Nobel Prize in Literature 2021 was conferred to Tanzanian novelist “Abdulrazak Gurnah”. Key facts The novelist was awarded with the Prize for his uncompromising & compassionate penetration of “effects of colonialism” and fate of refugees in the gulf between cultures & continents. Who is Abdulrazak Gurnah? Abdulrazak Gurnah was born in the year 1948. He ..

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Variation in Immune System Observed in Severe COVID 19 Cases: Yale University

The researchers from Yale University in the USA have come out with the conclusion that the immune system variation in the severe cases of COVID 19. It has been found how misfiring of the immune system in some patients during the treatment of the deadly disease may lead to severe consequences, including death. This research ..

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Environment Performance Index: India ranks 168

The Yale University recently released the biennial Environment Performance Index. India scored 168th rank out of 180 countries. In 2018, India scored 27.6 out of 100 and secured 177th rank. About the report Around 32 indicators were considered to create the ranking. Also, the index provided 10-year observation on environmental performance at national and international ..

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Environmental Performance Index

The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) is a method which involves the quantification and numerical modeling of the environmental performance of a countries’ policies.? Who frames the EPI? The EPI index is developed by the Yale University and Columbia University in the collaboration with the World Economic Forum and the Joint Research Centre of the European ..

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Raghu Karnad wins Windham-Campbell Prize

Indian Writer Raghu Karnad has won the Windham-Campbell Prize $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prize in the non-fiction category for his debut book, The Farthest Field: An Indian Story Of The Second World War. Karnad is one of the eight winners chosen across four categories—fiction, non-fiction, drama and poetry. The other awardee in the non-fiction category was American ..

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