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Oriya novelist, Telugu writer, chosen for Jnanpith awards

Telugu writer Dr Ravuri Bharadwaja and Oriya novelist Pratibha Ray were on Wednesday selected for the prestigious Jnanpith award for the year 2011 and 2012. Bharadwaja, 86, who has to his credit......

Thackeray unapologetic about comments against Jnanpith awardee

Appearing unruffled over the flak his attack on Jnanpith awardee Kannada writer Chandrashekara Kambara has drawn in neighbouring Karnataka, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray on Wednesday warned of a......

Indira Goswami critically ill

Jnanpith award winning Assamese literatteur Indira Raisom Goswami, who has also played the role of a mediator between the Centre and the banned United Liberation Front of India, has been admitted......

PM presents Jnanpith Award to poet ONV Kurup

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday presented the prestigious JnanpithAward to noted Malayalam poet and teacher Professor ONV Kurup at the Government Women's College in Thiruvananthapuram.The......

Jnanpith Awards for ONV Kurup, Akhlaq Shahryar

Eminent Malayalam litterateur O N V Kurup and noted Urdu poet Akhlaq Khan Shahryar have been chosen for the Jnanpith Award for the year 2007 and 2008 respectively for their contribution to......

Bengal unclear on people displaced by projects

The West Bengal government has earmarked 30,000 acres for industrial projects (around 7,000 acres has been allocated, the rest is at different stages of acquisition), but even as it faces one of......

First Look: Asif Ali's Asuravithu

In the 1960s, A Vincent made a memorable Malayalam film called Asuravithu based on the Jnanpith award winner M T Vasudevan Nair's novel of the same name. The film had Prem Nazir and Sarada in the......

Adoor's four stories, one theme

Auteur Adoor Gopalakrishan's fascination with Jnanpith award winning author Thakazhi Shivsankara Pillai continues in his new venture Oru Pennum Randaanum (A climate for crime). His previous film......

'My growth as an actor has been slow but definitely steady'

Onam is Kerala’s biggest festival and a string of new films is released around this time. This year, we will see at least six releases during the festival. One of them is Ezhamathe Varavu,......

Who will be Bheema in Randamoozham?

Is it going to be Mammootty or Mohanlal who will play the role of Bheema in the forthcoming film directed by Hariharan, based on the acclaimed novel Randamoozham by the Jnanpith Award winner M T......

Kannada composer C Ashwath dies

The Kannadamusicscene lostagiantin C Ashwath,whopassed away on Tuesday at a private hospital in Rajajinagar inBengaluru. He was suffering from a prolonged illness,due to liver and kidney......

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Francisco
Q. Narendra Modi has all the demeanours of a dictator and today, thanks to him, there are no moderate voices in the BJP - I will have no belongingness to an India represented by Modi - Renowned Kannada writer and Jnanpith Award winner U R Ananthamurthy. What is you say?
Francisco:  A.  more

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Q. Identify the person U.R.Anantha Murthy ?
Jameel Ahmed:  A. NO WINNER more

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Divya Kulkarni
Q. The famous writer Uma Shankar Joshi is associated with(A) Oriya(B) Marathi(C) Bengali(D) Gujarati(E) Hindi
Divya Kulkarni:  A. Udupi Rajagopalacharya Ananthamurthy is a contemporary writer and critic in the Kannada language and is considered as one of the pioneers of the...... more

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Amol Raikar
Q. which is highest literature award in India
Amol Raikar:  A. Umashankar Joshi was an eminent poet, scholar and writer, received the Jnanpith Award in 1967 for his contribution to Indian, especially "Gujarati, " literature more

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pravin
Q. Name the first woman to receive Jnanpith award in India?
Pravin:  A. The Jnanpith Award more

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Masti Award for three Kannada writers

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Polling for the single-phase elections in 28 Lok Sabha constituencies of Karnataka, which began on a moderate to brisk note on Thursday, reached... ...

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SOA convocation

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