There are 700m poor for 70 Indian billionaires. So much for democracy and welfare economics of Amartya.
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Calling the latest battle over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s possessions a “spiritually violent” moment in her family’s history, the civil rights icon’s sole surviving daughter said Thursday she already had won the “moral high ground,” regardless of a court’s decision. 180 more words
Exactly one hundred years ago, Max von Laue won the Nobel Prize in Physics for discovering that when a crystal is bombarded with X-rays, the beams bounce off the electrons surrounding the nucleus of each atom and scatter, interfering with each other (like ripples in a pond) and creating a unique pattern. 692 more words
I used to believe that the Nobel Prize Winner was the supreme award an author can aspire to receive.I was wrong.Nobel Prizes in Literature are not solely awarded on the basis of a glimmering career ; a wide range of criteria needs to be satisfied as well.If up to 1912,the juries were scrupulously following Alfred Nobel’s will that idealism should be rewarded,as of 1913,they were more open but more biased. 842 more words