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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......

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......

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......

Telugu poet C Narayana Reddy passes away

'In his demise, the world of Telugu language and literature has lost a bright star. The void caused by his loss can never be filled.' Legendary Telugu poet and writer C Narayana Reddy, a recipient......

'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,......
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Kuvempu's Vishwamanava Sandesha in BCU Logo

The all-new logo of the Bengaluru Central University (BCU) which was inaugurated on Wednesday will hold the words of Kuvempu, one of the greatest... ...
Lit fest to show women power in contemporary Indian literature

From a Jnanpith laureate to Sahitya Akademi award winners, from a sex worker-turned-author to a domestic help-turned-writer, the upcoming LIC... ...
Chandrashekara Kambara chosen Kendra Sahitya Academi president

Jnanpith recipient and Kannada littérateur Chandrashekhar Kambar has been elected as president of the Sahitya Akademi, beating Marathi writer... ...
Google Doodle dedicated to Mahasweta Devi

Search engine Google on Sunday dedicated its doodle to noted author and social activist Mahasweta Devi on her 92nd birth anniversary.Born on... ...
Google celebrates Kannada writer Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa's 113 birthday

Born on December 29, 1904, in Mysore, he is the first among Kannada writers to be decorated with the prestigious Jnanpith Award. ANI | New Delhi... ...

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