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Nobel Prize and India

Nobel Prize and India:
i. Nobel Prize is given in memory of Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel.
ii. Nobel Prize is widely regarded as the most prestigious award available in the fields of literature, medicine, physics, chemistry, peace, and economics since 1901.
iii. The Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo, Norway, while the other prizes are awarded in Stockholm, Sweden.
iv. Nobel laureates of India are following.
- Kailash Satyarthi, Peace, 2014
- Venkatraman Ramakrishnan*, Chemistry, 2009
- Rajendra K. Pachauri, Peace, 2007
- Amartya Sen*, Economic Sciences, 1998
- Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar*, Physics, 1983
- Mother Teresa, born in Ottoman Empir, Peace, 1979.
- Har Gobind Khorana*, Physiology or Medicine, 1968
- C.V. Raman, Physics, 1930
- Rabindranath Tagore, Literature, 1913
- Rudyard Kipling*, Literature, 1907
- Ronald Ross*, Physiology or Medicine,1902
* Indian Born Only.