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Three Indian authors shortlisted for prize

Works by three Indian authors are among six shortlisted for the US$ 50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian literature, a newly-instituted literary award given annually to writers on themes such as......

Marathi litterateur Narayan Surve passes away

Well-known Marathi poet Narayan Surve, who passed away on Monday at the age of 83, was a social activist who put the voice of Mumbai's working class in Marathi literature.Aisa Ga Mee Brahma (1962),......

Revisiting Anita Desai

American colleges and universities are notorious for professors with big reputations who barely have time for their students. But, in the two odd decades that she has taught in America, especially......

'William Shakespeare is our heritage too'

Ah, Bollywood. The things it manages to do. Take the recently released Omkara, for instance. A fine piece of filmmaking that should win its director Vishal Bhardwaj more than just a Filmfare Award.......

Jnanpith Award for veteran Marathi poet

Veteran Marathi author Vinda Karandikar, who has given a new dimension to poetry with his experimentation with form, was chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith Award for 2003.The selection board for......

Buniyaad, Hum Log writer dead

Renowned writer Manohar Shyam Joshi, who revolutionised India's televisionindustrywith the immensely popular soaps Buniyaad and Hum Log, died in New Delhi following a cardiac arrest.The......
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Padma awardees from northeast

From an activist who planted a forest to a composer who brought together Shillong's best musical talents; a doctor who's healing remote villages to... ...

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Assamese of Chinese origin facing severe identity crisis

New Delhi, May 17: Leong Lin Chi, who lives in Makum in Assam's Tinsukia district, was only six years old when she got separated from her parents... ...

http://www.oneindia.com/india/assamese-of-chinese-origin-facing-severe-identity-crisis-1749661.html
Happy to be a phony

It is, or at least should be, standard reviewing practice to read or re-read a writer's back catalogue to offer an intelligent opinion on the... ...

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Going Mainstream

How translation from Indian languages to English is giving regional literature a dedicated new readership, turning linguistic rivals into potential... ...

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Rome-based author Kaushik Barua's fiction on social media obsessions

Guwahati: After winning the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar for his debut novel "Windhorse", author Kaushik Barua is ready with his... ...

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