One of the Nobel Prize winners for economics, Michael Kremer said that the Skype message he had received informing about the award was appeared scam at the first. Later, he realised that he had been awarded along with Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.” Banerjee and Duflo couple have 2 kids.
ICC has decided to readmit Zimbabwe and Nepal as members. The Council will also increase the prize money for its women’s events by $2.6 million, following a rise in the revenue generated by cricket, a proportion of which is the prize money. This means that winners of ICC women’s T20 World Cup next year will get $1 million and the runners-up $500,000.
Murakami Haruki is world-renowned as a novelist of magical realist fiction. His work explores the core of human identity. Some of his best books are ‘A Wild Sheep Chase’, ‘The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle’, ‘Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World’, ‘1Q84’, ‘Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage’, and ‘Kafka On the Shore’.
Hollywood actor Jada Pinkett Smith recently attended a concert of the legendary Sufi musician Abida Parveen and fell all over again in love with the maestro, describing her as her spiritual mother. The 65-year-old Pakistani singer-composer Parveen is also one of the highest paid artists in the country. She has been called the ‘Queen of Sufi Music’.
All people are born with a small amount of breast tissue consisting of milk producing glands that carry milk to the nipples and fat. During puberty, women begin developing more breast tissue while men do not. Men can develop breast cancer as they are born with a small amount of breast tissue. Symptoms include lump in the breast and severe bone pain.
Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo will share the prestigious Booker Prize for 2019. Atwood's novel The Testaments and Evaristo's novel Girl, Woman, Other have earned each author an equal share of the £50,000 prize. At 79, Atwood is the oldest ever Booker winner, while Evaristo is the first black woman to win it.