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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......

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......

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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  Web results for Jnanpith Award
Karnad Re-Evaluates URA

BANGALORE : A couple of days after Girish Karnad allegedly called U R Ananthamurthy's works 'second-rate', the playwright said he felt privileged... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/Karnad-Re-Evaluates-URA/2014/09/30/article2455153.ece
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... ...

http://odishasamaya.com/news/padma-awards-odisha-govts-list-includes-prafulla-kar-sadhu-meher-dinanath-pathy/
Odisha Govt recommends 21 names for Padmashri award, 5 names for Padmabhusan award

Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has recommends 21 names for Padmashri award, 5 names for Padmabhusan award. The... ...

http://www.orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=53812
Kukkarahalli Lake, Mysore | A secret muse

A different scene every minute A work of art every minute. It's 6pm. I am standing on the southern bank of Kukkarahalli Lake in Mysore. I... ...

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Karnad lights lamp, BJP lights fuse

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Jnanpith award winnner Girish Karnad inaugurate the Mysore Dasara 2014 at Chamundi Hills on Thursday. Mysore:... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140926/nation-current-affairs/article/karnad-lights-lamp-bjp-lights-fuse

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