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Authors urge Sahitya Akademi to reinvent itself

Writers including those who had returned their Sahitya Akademi awards on Sunday wrote to the National Academy of Letters urging it to build on the resolution passed during its recent emergency meet......

Convert to Islam within 6 months: Malayali author gets threatening letter

A renowned Malayali author and a woman college lecturer have complained to the police of receiving threats even as Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said his government would not ignore......

Modi using development as buzzword to mask communal agenda: Sonia

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Saturday ripped into the Narendra Modi government, saying it was using development as a buzzword to mask its communal agenda and people were being viciously......

200 authors to UK PM: Talk on intolerance in India with Modi

Over 200 noted authors, including Salman Rushdie and Neel Mukherjee, have asked British Prime Minister David Cameron to raise the issue of "rising climate of fear" and "growing intolerance" in......

Chetan Bhagat faces backlash over 'what do historians do' tweet

Celebrated author Chetan Bhagat on Friday faced intense Twitter backlash following his controversial remarks on historians, who have come out strongly and protested against......

Honorary doctorate for A R Rahman

Oscar-winning music composer A R Rahman and former Sahitya Academy President Gopi Chand Narang will be conferred honorary doctorates of Aligarh Muslim University at its convocation here on June 7.......

Gulzar selected for Dadasaheb Phalke award

Gulzar, best known for penning memorable hits like 'Tujhse Naaraaz Nahi' and 'Tere Bina Zindagi Se' besides directing critically acclaimed films like 'Aandhi' and 'Mausam', was on Saturday chosen......

Dadasaheb Phalke award for actor Soumitra Chatterjee

Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee has been awarded the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award.The actor is known for his frequent collaborations with the iconic director Satyajit Ray, in films......

Review: Aravaan is brilliant

Pavithra Srinivasan feels Aravaan and painstakingly documents the period's history and isa must-watch film.One of the biggest stumbling-blocks that any period film faces is getting the feel of the......

Aadhi: Aravaan is out of the world

Though actor Aadhi began his career in Telugu films in 2006, it was in the Tamil film Mirugam that he was noticed. But what catapulted him to a higher plane was his role as a police officer in the......
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Madikeri Dasara grants increased to Rs 60 lakh

The Rs 30 lakh grant released by the state government towards Madikeri Dasara was the reason of disappointment for the Dasara Committee this year.... ...

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Teach Telugu as 'compulsory subject' in schools, says Telangana CM Rao

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao has instructed educational institutions in the state to teach Telugu as a 'compulsory subject' to... ...

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Railways to rename trains after famous literary works

Adding an erudite touch to train journeys, the railways ministry is looking at a proposal to rename trains after famous literary works, referencing... ...

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Amrith Someshwar to get Sahitya Akademi Bhasha Samman

Eminent writer and scholar from Karnataka Amrith Someshwar has been named for the Sahitya Akademi Bhasha Samman for his outstanding contribution to... ...

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Mountain Echoes Literary Festival ends

Thimphu, Aug 27 (IANS) The eighth edition of the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival reached its culmination on Sunday evening here. The three-day... ...

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