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
"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 •IndiaTimes •DNA
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
*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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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