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Author Amitav Ghosh honoured with Jnanpith award

"His fiction is endowed with extraordinary depth and substance through his academic training as a historian and a social anthropologist," a statement from Bharatiya Jnanpith read. 
Zee News - Published Also reported by •DNAIndiaTimes

Pranab: After 5 decades in political spotlight, it's 'Nomoshkar' to private life

Sitting in the verandah of his home here, Pranab Mukherjee, then a young MP, saw horses from the Rashtrapati Bhavan pass by and jokingly told his sister that he would like to be a presidential horse in..
Deccan Herald - Published

Indian scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni wins Dan David Prize

Indian scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni has won the prestigious Dan David prize for his contribution in the field of astronomy. Kulkarni is a professor of astrophysics and planetary science at..
Deccan Herald - Published

mid-day editorial: Can't let Sapna continue being a social menace

mid-day editorial: can't let sapna continue being a social menace
It is a Christmas filled with trepidation for the nuns at St Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity Home in Vile Parle West. A front-page report in this paper yesterday stated how a woman named Sapna..
Mid-Day - Published

5 Maoists gunned down in Chhattisgarh

5 maoists gunned down in chhattisgarh
*Narayanpur (Chhattisgarh):* Five Maoists guerrillas were killed in a gun battle on Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district, police said on Saturday. Narayanpur Superintendent of Police..
Mid-Day - Published

I've been my family cook for 30 years: Amitav Ghosh

Candid confessions by author Amitav Ghosh, recipient of the Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016
DNA - Published

Railways was a big colonial scam, Britishers started for 'their own selfish reason': Shashi Tharoor

 Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday said the British started railways in India for "their own selfish reasons" and it was in fact a "very big colonial scam." Tharoor said there is often a..
DNA - Published

Why can't he stand, if he can go to the theatre: Wheelchaired man questioned for not standing to national anthem

Salil Chaturvedi, writer and disability activist, who has been using a wheelchair since 1984, was beaten up at a film theatre in Panaji, Goa, The Times of India reported. Firstpost reported, Salil..
DNA - Published

Climate change takes centre stage at Mountain Echoes Litfest (Lead, Correcting headline)

It may be wrong to say that the first day of the Mountain Echoes Literature Festival here began on a "positive note" as renowned author Amitav Ghosh painted a gloomy picture of the dangers of climate..
Sify - Published Also reported by •newKerala.com

Good earth gone bad: Amitav Ghosh shares concerns about climate change and vulnerable future on earth

Author Amitav Ghosh, in town for the launch of his book The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable, was never coy with words. After years of weaving issues of the environment into his..
DNA - Published

We are like frogs in boiling water: Author Amitav Ghosh on climate change ( interview)

New Delhi, July 23 : The much-touted Paris climate conference is only about business and not about addressing environmental degradation, noted author Amitav Ghosh says, adding that these very..
newKerala.com - Published

Environment missing from literary conversation, says Amitav Ghosh

New Delhi, July 20 : The topic of environment goes missing from the literary and imaginative conversation, says acclaimed author Amitav Ghosh whose new book deals with the issue of climate change.
newKerala.com - Published

Take a look around Rashtrapati Bhavan. Courtesy, Amitav Ghosh

Author Amitav Ghosh is giving a rare glimpse of what it's like inside Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Rediff.com - Published

Rashtrapati Bhavan to host Amitav Ghosh as Writer in-Residence programme today

New Delhi, July 10 : As part of the Rashtrapati Bhavan's 'In-Residence' programme which is aimed at providing writers and artists an opportunity to stay in the Raisina Hill, eminent author Amitav Ghosh..
newKerala.com - Published Also reported by •ANI News

Amitav Ghosh to stay in Rashtrapati Bhavan as part of 'In-Residence' programme

New Delhi, July 8 : As part of the Rashtrapati Bhavan's 'In-Residence' programme which is aimed at providing writers and artists an opportunity to stay in the Raisina Hill, eminent author Amitav Ghosh..
newKerala.com - Published Also reported by •ANI News

Amitav Ghosh resident writer at Rashtrapati Bhavan

* Renowned author Amitav Ghosh will stay at the Rashtrapati Bhavan as the guest of President Pranab Mukherjee, who has been throwing open the doors of his prestigious residence to artistes and..
Deccan Herald - Published

TV actor shot at in Karachi

tv actor shot at in karachi
*Karachi:* Pakistani actor and television presenter Nadeem Jafri was on Thursday shot and wounded outside his house during a robbery, the media reported. Jafri survived the attack, The News..
Mid-Day - Published

Raghuram Rajan, Sania Mirza, Priyanka Chopra, Sundar Pichai among 100 most influential people: Time

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, tennis star Sania Mirza, actress Priyanka Chopra, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and founders of Flipkart Binny Bansal and Sachin Bansal have been named by Time magazine in its..
DNA - Published Also reported by •Deccan Herald

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