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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......

Writers step up protest, 1 quits Sahitya Akademi, 3 more return award

Three eminent writers from Punjab announced that they were returning their Sahitya Akademi awards, while Kannada writer Aravind Malagatti resigned from the body's general council, joining the......

Novelist Sara Joseph returns Akademi Award; says intolerance is visible everywhere

Eminent Malayalam writer Sarah Joseph and Urdu novelist Rahman Abbas on Saturday announced they will return the Sahitya Akademi award and the Maharashtra State Urdu Sahitya Academy award......

Mahasweta Devi resigns as Bangla Academy chairperson

Upset over the West Bengal government not accepting her recommendation of an author for the Vidyasagar award, activist-writer Mahasweta Devi today resigned as chairperson of Bangla Academy saying......

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......

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......

Genelia signs Kannada film, Upendra, a Telugu one

Noted lyricist and filmmaker P Bhaskaran is no more. He died at the age of 83 on February 25.Malayalis continue to sing his songs, which were known for its poetic elegance. Born on April 21, 1924......

Javed Akhtar re-releases Hindustan Humara

On the occasion of Jan Nisar's 30th death anniversary on August 18, his son Javed Akhtar and daughter-in-law Shabana Azmi re-released his book, Hindustan Humara, published in two volumes. Jan Nisar......
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Nabaneeta Dev Sen honoured with Big Little Book Award

Popular Bengali writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen has been declared winner in 'Author in Bengali language' category at the second edition of Big Little Book... ...

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K. Sachidanandan wins Ezhuthachan Puraskaram 2017

K. Sachidanandan. Photo: Mathrubhumi Archives Thriuvananthapuram: Poet K. Sachidanandan has been selected for this year's Ezhuthachan Puraskaram,... ...

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Goa regional writers to launch stir to back controversial book

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Renowned Malayalam writer Punathil Kunjabdulla passes away

Renowned Malayalam writer and novelist Dr Punathil Kunjabdulla passed away at a private hospital here today.He was 77.The writer, who was admitted... ...

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Journalist, writer Arun Sadhu passes away at 76

Well-known journalist and writer Arun Sadhu passed away at the age of 76 in Mumbai today. He was suffering from an existing condition of... ...

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