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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......

Writer Ananthamurthy given security cover after threats from NaMo brigade

Renowned Kannada writer and Jnanpith awardee U R Ananthamurthy has been given police protection following threat perception over his remark that he would leave the country if Narendra Modi becomes......

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......

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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jameel ahmed
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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Odisha govt's list includes Prafulla Kar, Sadhu Meher, Dinanath Pathy

Bhubaneswar: Noted playback singer Prafulla Kar, filmmaker and actor Sadhu Meher, veteran terracotta artisan Debraj Sahoo, noted painter Dinanath... ...

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Satisfied Someshwar celebrates birthday

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Amrit Someshwar When writer Amrit Someshwar, who turned 80 on Saturday, compared his literary works to a... ...

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Odisha Govt recommends 21 names for Padmashri award, 5 names for Padmabhusan award

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Book on two writers presented to Guv

earch-based book Krantidarshi Kahanikar: Yaspal Aur Sachidanand, making an extensive comparative study between Hindi writer Yaspal and Odia... ...

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