New Delhi: Renowned Sanskrit scholar Jagadguru Ramabhadracharya and acclaimed Urdu literary figure Gulzar will be conferred with the 58th Jnanpith Award.
Kolkata/IBNS: Three authors- Navas Meeran, Feroz Meeran and M.S.A. Kumar- and a senior journalist have encapsulated a proper guide for any entrepreneur through a book titled "Beyond Three Generations", decoding why only some family businesses survive for generations.
Farooq Nazki, a prominent poet, broadcaster, and a Sahitya Akademi awardee died on Tuesday at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Super Specialty Hospital in Katra on Tuesday morning after a prolonged illness, family sources said.
The closing session of the U.S. pavilion at the International Kolkata Book Fair 2024 was marked with the event titled ‘U.S.-India Arts to Fight Climate Change’.
Jammu to host first ever Dogri Kavi Sammelan on January 30 here at Abhinav Theatre.
Kolkata/IBNS: The 12th Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet drew to a close on January 27 with a soulful classical musical performance by Shubha Mudgal at the main Steps of Victoria Memorial Hall.
Dr Ajanta Paul is a widely published poet, short story writer and literary critic. Currently, the Principal at Women's Christian College, Kolkata, India, she is a Pushcart nominee, and has been published in literary journals, including the Spadina Literary Review, The Pangolin Review, Offcourse, The Statesman, The Wild Word, Verse-Virtual, Setu, Kitaab, The Punch Magazine and Lothlorien Poetry Journal.
Kolkata: The crisp winter weather in India is time to celebrate many literary events. The country's cultural hub Kolkata was not behind when on a December morning, the city-based Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF) hosted a cherishing literary session with renowned scholar-theatre artist Dr Sachchidanand Joshi bringing together some of the bright minds.
Ayodhya/IBNS: Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF) expanded its cultural and literary footprint by launching its new Ayodhya chapter with the unveiling of journalist-author Anant Vijay’s latest Hindi book - “Over the Top: OTT ka Mayajaal” at the iconic Raj Sadan - the Royal Palace of Ayodhya.
Irish writer Paul Lynch has won the 2023 Booker Prize for his novel Prophet Song, the organisers of the literary award said on Sunday.
Kozhikode/UNI: Renowned Malayalam writer and former Kerala Sahitya Akademi Chairperson P Valsala, passed away due to cardiac arrest at a private hospital at Mukkam KMCT Medical college hospital, on Tuesday night.
Kolkata/IBNS: Debutante author Soma Bose, who is also a visual storyteller, has come out with a book exploring the subtle and intricate emotions of women's lives.
Kolkata/IBNS: Lampshade Writers, a platform for sharing poems and interactions among poetry enthusiasts, organized its first poetry reading session themed `Earth and Sky’ in Kolkata recently. It was a soulful evening of poetry, musings, and fun.
Kolkata/IBNS: "We, women, fail to live our lives because we depend on others and prioritise their wishes more," says senior actress Swastika Mukherjee unveiling author Sreemoyee Piu Kundu's Memoir 'Everything Changes' here last week.
Writers, who participated in the recently concluded seven-day multi-lingual short story festival, presented their pieces in various local languages in Jammu.