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Indian author Anuradha Roy wins DSC Prize for Sleeping on Jupiter
Indian writer Anuradha Roy on Saturday won the prestigious $50,000 (Rs 33.89 lakh) DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for her novel Sleeping on Jupiter at the Galle Literary Festival in Sri......
Author Cyrus Mistry wins $50,000 DSC Prize for 'Chronicles of a Corpse Bearer'
Reticent author Cyrus Mistry on Saturday beat off stiff competition from five other writers to become the fourth winner of the $50,000 DSC prize for South Asian literature for his book "Chronicles......
Jeet Thayil wins South Asian Literature award
Well-known Indian poet and novelist Jeet Thayil has won the DSC South Asian literature prize worth $50,000 (about Rs 27 lakh) for his debut novel Narcopolis. Thayil is the first Indian author to......
3 Indian authors in race for $50,000 literary prize
Three Indian writers are in the running for the $50,000 (about Rs 27,50,000) DSC South Asian literature prize given to the best novel thematically linked to the South Asian region. Jeet Thayil's......
Three Indian authors shortlisted for prize
Works by three Indian authors are among six shortlisted for the US$ 50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian literature, a newly-instituted literary award given annually to writers on themes such as......
UK varsity honours Amartya Sen
Internationally renowned economist Amartya Sen has been honoured with a Doctorate of Science by the Queen's University Belfast at a graduation event.He received the DSc (Econ) for distinction in......
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