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Sahitya Akademi President Sunil Gangopadhyay dead

Eminent litterateur and Sahitya Akademi President Sunil Gangopadhyay died at his South Kolkata residence in the early hours on Tuesday following a massive heart attack. He was 78. Gangopadhyay's......

Amjad Ali, Shivkumar Sharma given Akademy fellowship

Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan and Santoor exponent Shivkumar Sharma were among the recipients of Sangeet Natak Akademy fellowship and awards given to 47 eminent persons by President Pranab Mukherjee......

Tribute: Shrilal Shukla's work shocked India, left it naked

Shrilal Shukla, author of the iconic Raag Darbari and winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award, passed away last week. In a touching tribute, Sidharth Monga revisits Shukla's most famous work, in which......

Controversy puts an end to Aurangzeb exhibition

Curtains came down abruptly on an exhibition, depicting the life history of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, at the Lalit Kala Akademi in Chennai in the wake of some Muslim outfits and Hindu organisations......

Sunil Gangopadhyaya new prez of Sahitya Akademi

Noted Bengali writer Sunil Gangopadhyay was on Wednesday elected the new president of the Sahitya Akademi, considered India's most prestigious literary post.Gangopadhyay defeated noted Malayalam......

Air India to get budgetary support of Rs 6,500 crore

The government today allocated Rs 9,474 crore (Rs 94.74 billion) to the Civil Aviation Ministry, out of which an equity infusion of Rs 6,500 crore (Rs 65 billion) was earmarked for Air India.......

Indian rupee to get unique symbol

The Indian Rupee will this fiscal join the elite league of global currencies like US dollar, British Pound and Euro that have their unique symbols, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday.......

India's civil aviation sector gets a lifeline

Out of the total Plan outlay of Rs12164.76 crore (Rs 121.65 billion) for the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Rs 190 crore (Rs 1.9 billion) is the budgetary support, of which the Airports Authority of......

What will be the symbol for the Rupee?

The Indian rupee could soon get a unique symbol, with the finance ministry holding a public competition for a design, just like the US dollar ($), the euro (), the Japanese yen () or the pound......

India needs 6,000 more pilots in 5 years

India's fast-growing aviation industry, which is facing a shortage of pilots, will need an estimated 6,000 more certified captains in the next five years.At present, the booming airline industry is......

'#banbeef How will anyone take the law seriously now?'

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: The Maharashtra government has banned cow slaughter, and several celebrities turned to Twitter to vent their ire. Richa Chadha: I......

Celebrating Zohra Sehgal

Veteran actress Zohra Sehgal passed away into the ages on July 10, in Delhi. The actress, who celebrated her 102nd birthday in April, was last seen in films like Saawariya and Cheeni Kum (both......

Gulzar selected for Dadasaheb Phalke award

Gulzar, best known for penning memorable hits like 'Tujhse Naaraaz Nahi' and 'Tere Bina Zindagi Se' besides directing critically acclaimed films like 'Aandhi' and 'Mausam', was on Saturday chosen......

Rajjo director: I was doubtful about Kangna's dancing skills

Vishwas Patil, who makes his directorial debut with the Kangna Ranaut starrer, Rajjo, on November 15, seems to be a rather unconventional Bollywood aspirant. Here's why... He is an IAS officer. He......

Ratan Thiyam conferred Bhupen Hazarika Award

Noted theatre personality Ratan Thiyam said on Friday that Indians have a “chimpanzee culture” where everything is imported. Thiyam was conferred the second National Bhupen Hazarika......
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Writers and artists programme to be …

New Delhi, Mar.6 (ANI): The writers and artists in-Residence programme at Rashtrapati Bhavan will be held from March 7 to 21, 2015. The writers... ...

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Experimenting with watercolours

Comment · print · T T T+· T- An Eye for detail:Artist Sadhu Aliyur's watercolour works are on display at the Lalithakala Akademi art... ...

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Cartoon Museum to be Made Centre of Excellence

ALAPPUZHA:Cultural Affairs Minister K C Joseph has said that the Shankar Memorial National Cartoon Museum would be developed into a centre of... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/Cartoon-Museum-to-be-Made-Centre-of-Excellence/2015/03/06/article2700222.ece
Opinion Poll Day at MES College

NT Kuriocity We were successful in preserving our cultural identity because we won the Opinion Poll, Fr Mouzinho Ataide The Opinion Poll day... ...

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'In-Residence' programme for writers, artists begins on March 7

New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The "In-Residence" programme for 2015 for writers and artists will be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan from March 7 to 21, an... ...

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