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Sahitya Akademi President Sunil Gangopadhyay dead

Eminent litterateur and Sahitya Akademi President Sunil Gangopadhyay died at his South Kolkata residence in the early hours on Tuesday following a massive heart attack. He was 78. Gangopadhyay's......

Tribute: Shrilal Shukla's work shocked India, left it naked

Shrilal Shukla, author of the iconic Raag Darbari and winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award, passed away last week. In a touching tribute, Sidharth Monga revisits Shukla's most famous work, in which......

Sunil Gangopadhyaya new prez of Sahitya Akademi

Noted Bengali writer Sunil Gangopadhyay was on Wednesday elected the new president of the Sahitya Akademi, considered India's most prestigious literary post.Gangopadhyay defeated noted Malayalam......

'The greatest gift a novelist can give us'

Being named a fellow of the Sahitya Akademi is a rare honour. When Anita Desai joined this elite group on November 30, Random House India celebrated the event by re-releasing three of her novels,......

Contest: How well do you know Anita Desai?

It's time for you to rack your literary grey cells and see how well you know the celebrated author and Sahitya Akademi Fellow Anita Desai.Take our quiz and find out. Three winners with all correct......

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The setting for the play is the office of an advertising agency. The actors -- business development, sales and delivery teams at Hughes Software.The plot -- management has introduced a new business......

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......

Rajjo director: I was doubtful about Kangna's dancing skills

Vishwas Patil, who makes his directorial debut with the Kangna Ranaut starrer, Rajjo, on November 15, seems to be a rather unconventional Bollywood aspirant. Here's why... He is an IAS officer. He......

Review: Ivan Megharoopan has soul

Malayalam film Ivan Megharoopan deserved all the recognition that has come its way, writes Paresh C Palicha What is the cost, particularly in terms of human relationships, that one has to pay for......

'I have been branded as a director who makes small films'

Among the new breed of Tamil filmmakers, one director who stands tall is Vasanthabalan, director of excellent films like Veyiland Angadi Theru. Veyil, produced by director Shankarwas also the......

TV shows we'd love to watch on big screen!

Every time you think back to Doordarshan Network's classic serials like Malgudi Days, Hum Log, Dekh Bhai Dekh or Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi, you wish some mainstream channel acquires their rights and......
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Q. The head quarters of Sahitya Natak Akademi is situated at______________?
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Q. Who is the new President of Sahitya Akademi ?
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Q. Is Konkani language a dialect of Marathi?
Good Citizen:  A. Dr. Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari more

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Q. Consider the following statements:1. The National School of Drama was set up by Sangeet Natak Akademi in 1959. 2. The highest honour conferred by the Sahitya Akademi on a writer is by electing him its Fellow. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2
Sweet Swati:  A. With the continued insistence of some Marathis that Konkani was a dialect of Marathi and not an independent language, the matter was finally placed...... more

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A life dedicated to Konkani

By Padmavati Prabhu | NT NETWORK Veteran Konkani writer and linguist Madhavi Sardesai passed away on December 22. She was declared to have... ...

http://www.navhindtimes.in/madhavi-sardesai-a-life-dedicated-to-konkani/
AAMSU felicitates poet

JIRIBAM, Dec 27: Dr Naorem Bidyasagar Singh, who recently bagged the prestigious Sahitya Akademi award, was felicitated by the All Assam Manipuri... ...

http://www.thesangaiexpress.com/page/items/46838/aamsu-felicitates-poet
CULTURAL CALENDER 2014

Lalit Gupta The eventful year of 2014, which will go down in history of Jammu and Kashmir for the havoc created by unprecedented floods as well... ...

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Answers To The Literary Quiz

1. Walking with Lions Tales from a Diplomatic Past is a memoir by an author recently much in the news. Its title refers to the author's visit to... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Answers-To-The-Literary-Quiz/292975
Attempt to decode 'mindless' violence

Arupa Patangia Kalita. Telegraph picture Guwahati, Dec. 26: In times of conflict and mindless bloodshed, Sahitya Akademi awardee Arupa... ...

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