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Jnanpith awardee, eminent Hindi writer Krishna Sobti dies at 93


IndiaTimes - Published

Iconic Hindi author and Jnanpith Award winner Krishna Sobti dies at 93

She was best known for her book Mitro Marjani, documenting the life of a young married woman in rural Punjab and her assertion of sexuality.
Zee News - Published

Hindi author Krishna Sobti dies at 93

Eminent Hindi author and essayist Krishna Sobti breathed her last in a Delhi hospital this morning, where she was admitted for the last two months. Born in 1925, Sobti was known for writing about..
IndiaTimes - Published

14 Books by Jnanpith awardee Amitav Ghosh

Here's a list of all the books written by Amitav Ghosh which prove that he spins magic with words alone. Add them to your reading list now, if you haven't read them already.
IndiaTimes - Published

Amitav Ghosh first writer in English to win Jnanpith

Amitav Ghosh has won the 54th Jnanpith award this year for his contribution to literature. The Bharatiya Jnanpith's statement made note of the "extraordinary depth and substance" of his fiction, and..
IndiaTimes - Published

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 •IndiaTimesDNA

Writer Amitav Ghosh, who connects past with present, wins Jnanpith

Born in Calcutta in 1956, with his early years spent in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, as well as stints in Delhi, Oxford and Alexandria, Amitav Ghosh now lives in New York. He has written many novels and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Amitav Ghosh, author of The Shadow Lines and Sea of Poppies, conferred Jnanpith Award

Previously, Amitav Ghosh has been a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award, and his books Sea of Poppies and River of Smoke were also shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in the years 2008 and 2012..
Firstpost - Published

Year after murder, forensic lab confirms Parashuram Waghmare shot and killed Gauri Lankesh

The Special Investigation Team probing the Gauri Lankesh murder case got a major breakthrough with a Gujarat based forensic lab confirming that Parashuram Waghmare shot and killed her here on September..
DNA - Published

Gauri Lankesh's assassin identified, underground gang behind murder spread in 5 states: SIT official

The gang involved in the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh has a wide network spread across at least five states and comprised at least 60 people, a senior police official said today. The..
DNA - Published

West Bengal panchayat polls: TMC leader insults eminent poet Sankha Ghosh for highlighting 'pre-poll violence'

Ahead of the three-tier panchayat polls in West Bengal, TMC leader Anubatra Montal has launched a verbal attack on Padma Bhushan, Jnanpith and Sahitya Academy receipient Sankha Ghosh. Recently,..
DNA - Published

Google doodle dedicated to Jnanpith winning writer, educationist Mahadevi Varma

Today’s Google doodle is dedicated to Mahadevi Varma, a Hindi poet, educationist, freedom fighter, and women’s rights activist. Google has dedicated the doodle to celebrate the day Varma received a..
BGR India - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Google honours Mahadevi Varma's 1982 Jnanpith Award with thoughtful doodle

Google on Friday celebrated Hindi poet, freedom fighter, woman's rights activist and educationist Mahadevi Varma through its doodle.
DNA - Published

Jnanpith recipient poet Kedarnath Singh no more


IndiaTimes - Published

Eminent Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh passes away

Jnanpith awardee and renowned Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh passed away after a prolonged illness at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi today.He was 84.
All India Radio - Published Also reported by •Zee News

Kuvempu's Vishwamanava Sandesha in BCU Logo

The all-new logo of the Bengaluru Central University (BCU) which was inaugurated on Wednesday will hold the words of Kuvempu, one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. The logo is based on the..
Deccan Herald - Published

Chandrashekara Kambara elected as Sahitya Akademi president

Noted Kannada writer and Jnanpith recipient Chandrashekar Kambara has been elected as the president of the national academy of letters defeating his nearest rival Pratibha Ray. Dr Kambar has become..
Deccan Herald - Published

Top writers to converge at Gateway LitFest

Top writers, thinkers, artistes and intellectuals, including celebrated filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Bengali writer Subodh Sarkar, Jnanpith winner Pratibha Ray, art curator Bose Krishnamachari are..
Deccan Herald - Published

Bahuroopi theatre festival to kick-start today

Arrangements are in full swing, on the premises of Rangayana and also Kalamanidra in the city, for Bahuroopi, the national theatre festival, with the theme Migration, scheduled to begin on..
Deccan Herald - Published

Odisha in 2017: Not much to cheer about

odisha in 2017: not much to cheer about
Political heat, strained Centre-state relations, farmer suicides and the Mahanadi river water row marked the year 2017 in Odisha. In February, the ruling BJD emerged victorious in the panchayat..
Mid-Day - Published

Mysuru Sammelana keeps it short, just 2 resolutions this year

Curtains were drawn on the three-day 83rd Akhila Bharatha Kannada Sahitya Sammelana with much fanfare on Sunday. Over two lakh people attended various events of the Nudi Jathre, as it is shortly..
Deccan Herald - Published

Sammelana artistes to visit schools, colleges to popularise event

With just six days left for the 83rd All India Kannada Sahitya Sammelana, the organisers are leaving no stone unturned to make it a success by drawing more people to the event. A 24-member team (all..
Deccan Herald - Published

Welcome song to set the tone for lit fest on social media

A welcome song promo for the 83rd Akhila Bharatha Kannada Sahitya Sammelana, the literary meet scheduled to be held in the city from November 24 to 26, will be released in a couple of days. The Tourism..
Deccan Herald - Published

Hindi writer Krishna Sobti to receive 2017 Jnanpith Award


IndiaTimes - Published

Krishna Sobti gets prestigious Jnanpith award 2017

krishna sobti gets prestigious jnanpith award 2017
Eminent Hindi Litterateur Krishna Sobti has been awarded the 53rd Jnanpith Award for the year 2017 for her path-breaking contribution to Indian literature. Jnanpith is the highest literary award of the..
All India Radio - Published

Krishna Sobti to be honoured with Jnanpith Award for her contribution to Hindi literature

Krishna Sobti was conferred with the Sahitya Akademi Award in the year 1980 for Zindaginama.
Firstpost - Published

Malayalam director I V Sasi passes away

Acclaimed Malayalam film director I V Sasi, whose work defined popular cinema for decades, died in Chennai on Tuesday. He was 69. A prolific filmmaker who peaked in the 1970s and 1980s with films..
Deccan Herald - Published

Explore the world of books at Mukhaputa

Veteran Kannada writer Vaidehi inaugurated Mukhaputa, the literary-art exhibition, at K K Hebbar Art Gallery and Art Center on the first day of the first literary meet of Manipal International..
Deccan Herald - Published

MILAP literature festival from tomorrow

Manipal University will host the Manipal International Literature and Arts Platform (MILAP) on September 15, 16 and 17. The festival is spearheaded by Dr Neeta Inamdar, chief editor of Manipal..
Deccan Herald - Published

Manipal University Gears Up to Host its very First Manipal International Literature and Arts Platform - MILAP 2017

manipal university gears up to host its very first manipal international literature and arts platform - milap 2017
*Business Wire India*Manipal University, one of the leading Private Universities in India is gearing up to host a first-of-its kind literature festival - Manipal International Literature and Arts..
Business Wire India - Published

I-Day flower show registers good footfall

There is a big leap in number of visitors to this year's Independence Day flower show at the Lalbagh Botanical Garden. While some attribute this increase in footfall to Metro rail connectivity,..
Deccan Herald - Published

Kuvempu theme at Lalbagh moves daughter to tears

Scores of people gathered to catch a glimpse of a model of their favourite poet and writer Rashtrakavi Kuvempu sitting on his chair outside his 'floral' house at the Galss House. Many also choked with..
Deccan Herald - Published

Amjad Ali Khan, Kambar to grace B'luru Poetry Fest

The second edition of Bengaluru Poetry Festival, organised by Atta Galatta, will be held on Saturday and Sunday at the Leela Palace, Old Airport Road. The festival will be inaugurated by Sarod..
Deccan Herald - Published

Mobile app to guide visitors at Lalbagh during flower show

The horticulture department will launch a mobile app as part of the 206th flower show at Lalbagh Botanical Garden. Prabhas Chandra Ray, commissioner Horticulture Department told reporters in the..
Deccan Herald - Published

100 CCTV cameras for flower show security

Efforts are on to make Lalbagh safer during Independence Day flower show. More than 100 CCTV cameras will be installed as recommended by the city police. At a meeting with DCP, ACP and Circle..
Deccan Herald - Published

Catch Karnad, Gulzar at B'lore Poetry Fest

Energetic slam-poets and nostalgic ghazal-lovers alike will have something to look forward to in the second edition of the Bangalore Poetry Festival which will be held on August 5 and 6. Festival..
Deccan Herald - Published

Lalbagh flower show to be themed on Kuvempu

This Independence Day, the world of Rashtrakavi Kuvempu will come alive in Lalbagh. The annual flower show will be on the theme 'Kuvempu Malenadu' to commemorate the 50th year since the Rashtrakavi was..
Deccan Herald - Published

Telangana CM KCR bids adieu to Telugu poet Narayana Reddy

Hyderabad (Telangana), June 14 (ANI): Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao paid condolences on the sad demise of noted Telugu poet and lyricist Narayana Reddy. The Chief Minister visited the..
ANI News - Published

Jnanpith awardee C. Narayan Reddy passes away

Noted poet and writer C. Narayan Reddy passed away on Monday at the age of 85.
Zee News - Published Also reported by •All India RadionewKerala.com

Veteran Telugu poet, writer C Narayana Reddy passes away

Legendary Telugu poet and writer C Narayana Reddy, a recipient of the prestigious Jnanpith award, passed away here in the early hours today.
DNA - Published

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