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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......

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......

Review: Ivan Megharoopan has soul

Malayalam film Ivan Megharoopan deserved all the recognition that has come its way, writes Paresh C Palicha What is the cost, particularly in terms of human relationships, that one has to pay for......
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Q. Who is the new Chairman of Lalit Kala Akademi ?
Sunitha:  A. Zohra Sehgal (born 27 April 1912) is an Indian actress and choreographer, who started her career as dancer with dancer Uday Shankar in 1935 and...... more

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Q. Who is the new President of Sahitya Akademi ?
Sunitha:  A. Shri Balan Nambiar more

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Q. Is Konkani language a dialect of Marathi?
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Flautist Galway tells awards audience of his 'bug' for practicing

By By | Reuters By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - James Galway, known as "the man with the golden flute", attributed his success in part to... ...

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U'khand celebrates Shekhar Joshi's birth anniv

matter of great pride for the hill State that one of our country's well-known literary sons, Shekhar Joshi, was born in Kumaon region. Joshi was... ...

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Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday deeply mourned the tragic demise of former state DGP Shankar Barua who ended his life by committing... ...

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A revered Guru

Guru Maya Rao,who passed away this month, was an artiste of many facets, writes manjarisinha Internationally reputed dancer, choreographer,... ...

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Noted Theatre Dir Jose Chiramel's Works to Be Documented, Published

To commemorate noted theatre director Jose Chiramel on his eighth death anniversary, the Jose Chiramel Smaraka Samithi is organising an event... ...

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