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Poet-lyricist and Jnanpith awardee ONV Kurup passes away

Jnanpith awardee and eminent Malayalam poet, lyricist and environmentalist Ottaplakkal Nambiyadikkal Velu Kurup, popularly known as ONV, passed away at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram......

Gujarati writer Raghuveer Chaudhary to receive Jnanpith Award

Eminent Gujarati novelist, poet and critic Raghuveer Chaudhary has been chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith Award for 2015, the literary organisation has announced. "The Jnanpith selection Board......

Tipu row: Karnad gets death threats; BJP wants CM to quit

Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad and Bharatiya Janata Party Member of Parliament Prathap Simha have allegedly received death threats on social media as the controversy rages in Karnataka over the......

'Tipu would have enjoyed status of Shivaji if he was Hindu,' says Karnad

Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad on Tuesday said 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan would have enjoyed the same status as of Maratha king Chhatrapathi Shivaji, if he was a Hindu and not a Muslim.......

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......

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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Author Mahasweta Devi's still critical, under observation

Social activist and writer Mahasweta Devi continues to be in a critical condition, a doctor said, stressing the nonagenarian litterateur is... ...

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Magsaysay awardee, renowned author Mahasweta Devi critically ill

Kolkata, Jul 14 (UNI) Jnanpith, Padma Vibhushan and Magsaysay awardee renowned author Mahasweta Devi, who has been undergoing treatment at a... ...

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Dismissal of Nabam Tuki government illegal

In New Delhi, President Pranab Mukherjee presented the prestigious Jnanpith Award for 2015 to Eminent Gujarati novelist, poet and critic Raghuveer... ...

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Zero fuel plane Solar Impulse lands in Cairo

In New Delhi, President Pranab Mukherjee presented the prestigious Jnanpith Award for 2015 to Eminent Gujarati novelist, poet and critic Raghuveer... ...

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Centre asks states to develop plans for vector borne di...

In New Delhi, President Pranab Mukherjee presented the prestigious Jnanpith Award for 2015 to Eminent Gujarati novelist, poet and critic Raghuveer... ...

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