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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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Google Doodle celebrates RK Narayan's 108th birth anniversary

New Delhi: Google on Friday dedicated a doodle to famous Indian writer RK Narayan, marking his 108th birthday. Google highlights RK Narayan's... ...

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Here's the shortlist

The Hindu Shashi Deshpande. Photo: K. Bhagya Prakash Special Arrangement Shadow Play by Shashi Deshpande The Hindu Deepti Kapoor. Photo: Monica... ...

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From the gallery to the public

"When we were younger, the Akademi had a much greater rapport with the artists. Over the years it has been so caught up in its own functioning that... ...

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Literary dissection of a friendship

Comment · print · T T T+· T- CHERISHING FRIENDSHIP: Critic Balachandran Vadakkedathu says Janmashradham is his best work yet. Critic... ...

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Country Statement-India presented by Culture Minister Shripad Naik at the 3rd SAARC Meeting of Culture Ministers in New Delhi

Following is the Country StatementIndia, presented by Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture Shri Shripad Naik at the 3rd SAARC Meeting... ...

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