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Hyderabadi poet wins global accolades

RIYADH: A rhapsodic poet from Hyderabad Nishat Jabeen has been honored by the Seychelles government-owned literary journal SIPAY as the recipient of this year’s “Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Certificate of Literary Appreciation 2022”. Shiju H. Palithajeth,…

Geetanjali Shree’s ‘Tomb of Sand’ wins International Booker Prize

G New Delhi: Geetanjali Shree, a Delhi-based Hindi novelist and short-story writer, has won the prestigious 2022 International Booker Prize for her book ‘Tomb of Sand.’ It is the first Hindi-language book to win the…

2-day national mourning, state funeral for Lata Mangeshkar

New Delhi: Centre has decided to give a state funeral and observe two-day national mourning on the sad demise of the Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar, the Ministry of Home Affairs announced on Sunday. According to…

End of an Era: Lata to be accorded a state funeral this evening

Mumbai: Veteran singer Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar — who died at a private hospital after a 28-day-long battle with Covid-19, pneumonia and related issues, shall be accorded a state funeral here on Sunday evening, officials…

Lata Mangeshkar succumbs to ‘post-Covid multi-organ failure’

Mumbai: Veteran singer Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar passed away at a private hospital after a 28-day-long prolonged battle with Covid-19, pneumonia and related issues, here on Sunday morning, a hospital official said here. A spokesperson…

Arts & Culture

Ban on 100-yr old stage play raises questions in AP

Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government’s ban on ‘Chintamani’ a Telugu stage play that has been around since 1920, has raised the hackles of the art and culture fraternity in the state. The play scripted by…

The mystery of the English language

New Delhi: Perhaps because it’s the only language I know properly I’m fascinated by the idiosynscrasies of English. Its pronunciation is often inexplicable, its spelling mystifying and the same word can have different meanings, including…

Arts & Literature

Tagore’s painting creates new global auction record for artist at Christie’s

New Delhi: Though central government or West Bengal government are not known to have made any official attempt at acquiring a 1930 painting of Rabindranath Tagore, it has been auctioned recently by international auction house…

Anamika receives Sahitya Akademy Award, an honour for any Hindi poetess after 66 years

New Delhi: Noted Hindi poetess Anamika, senior Congress leader and former Union Minister M Veerappa Moily, and English poet Anurdhati Subramaniam were presented the Sahitya Akademi Award for the year 2020 here on Saturday. Anamika,…

Chair to be set up at BHU honouring Tamil poet Subramaniam Bharti: PM

Gandhinagar:Paying tributes to Tamil poet Subramaniam Bharti on his 100 birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that there will be a special chair set up at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) to…

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