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15 inspiring quotes by Bharat Ratna Dr Abdul Kalam

Former president A P J Abdul Kalam speaks during the presentation ceremony of the 39th Jnanpith Award in New Delhi in this photograph taken on August 10, 2006. Photograph: B Mathur/Reuters The......

Jnanpith winner: 'Right-wing groups have brought shame to India'

Image: Professor Bhalchandra Nemade, winner of the 2014 Jnanpith Award. Photograph: Sanjay Sawant/   'I stand by what I said. It is understandable that Rushdie got angry and called......

Ananthamurthy cremated with full state honours

Mourners in large numbers on Saturday paid their last respects to Jnanpith award winner and Kannada literary giant U R Ananthamurthy who was cremated with full state honours in Bangalore. Amid......

Veteran Kannada writer Ananthamurthy dies at 81

Jnanpith award winner U R Ananthamurthy, who strode the Kannada literary world like a colossus with his pathbreaking works, died of multiple health complications at a private hospital in......

Veteran Kannada writer Ananthamurthy in 'critical' condition

Jnanpith awardee and renowned Kannada writer U R Ananthamurthy, hospitalised for infection and fever, is in a critical condition and undergoing treatment on multi-support system, a senior doctor......

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......

'Inter-religious marriages were never really encouraged in our society'

'Pre-Partition India wasn't as hunk-dory as we talk about; Hindus and Muslims lived in harmony, sure, but never as miyan-biwi (husband-wife)' 'Unrequited love is very good for a......

'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......
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Chunchashree award for Kambar, four others

The Adichunchanagiri Mahasamsthana Mutt of Bellur in Nagamangala has selected Jnanpith Award-winner Chandrashekar Kambar and four others for the... ...
Mysore Varsity Alumni Association to launch Outreach Programme on Sept.22

• Plans to connect over 12 lakh students • Website will also be launched Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, former Lokayukta Justice N.... ...
Urdu scholar Shamim Hanfi awarded literary honour

Eminent Urdu litterateur Shamim Hanfi was today conferred the Jnangarima Manad Alankaran by Bharatiya Jnanpith at his residence here, the literary... ...
MT Vasudevan Nair rues loss of values in healthcare

Kozhikode: Jnanpith laureate M.T. Vasudevan Nair has lamented that education and health care had descended into mere money spinning ventures. He... ...
(Reopens MDS4)

Jnanpith awardee and noted Kannada writer and actor Girish Karnad said there was an atmosphere of terror which has been encouraged by the inaction... ...

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