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Canadian Nobel Prize-winning author Alice Munro dies at 92

Ottawa/IBNS: Nobel Prize-winning Canadian writer Alice Munro, who became one of the world’s most esteemed contemporary authors and one of history's most honored short story writers, has died at age 92.

IGNCA celebrates UNESCO recognition of Indian Literary Masterpieces

New Delhi/IBNS:  The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) played a crucial role in securing a historic moment during the 10th  meeting of the Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific (MOWCAP).

Sandip Ray launches actor Siddhartha Chatterjee's book Feludar Prothom Topse in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Filmmaker Sandip Ray graced the launch of actor Siddhartha Chatterjee's book titled Feludar Prothom Topse book at Starmark in Kolkata recently.

The ‘other’: An author examines

Award-winning film critic and author Shoma A. Chatterji examines the ‘other’ in her two recent books with an insightful look at the world of Indian cinema. In a tete-a-tete with Ranjita Biswas

International workshop on mobile journalism held in Kolkata's Loreto College

Kolkata/IBNS: An international workshop on MOJO (Mobile Journalism) was organised by the Department of Journalism & Mass Communication of Loreto College, Kolkata in collaboration with Indo Bangla Media Educators Network.

Amitabh Bachchan grew with time and technology: Prosenjit Chatterjee unveiling journalist Shoma A. Chatterji's book on Big B

Kolkata/IBNS: Amitabh Bachchan is a perfect example of how actors need to grow with "time and technology", said Tollywood superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee while unveiling a book on the 81-year-old movie legend by film scholar-journalist-author Shoma A. Chatterji in Kolkata recently.

My new book traces evolution of luxury in Bharat: academician Mahul Brahma

Mahul Brahma, Dean & Professor at NSHM Media School & NSHM Design School and a Fellow of the Bath Business School UK, has come up with his tenth book Bharat, A Luxe Story that was launched in Kolkata by Ambassador of Brazil to India.

Jnanpith Award to be conferred on Gulzar, Sanskrit scholar Ramabhadracharya

New Delhi: Renowned Sanskrit scholar Jagadguru Ramabhadracharya and acclaimed Urdu literary figure Gulzar will be conferred with the 58th Jnanpith Award.

Beyond Three Generations: An entrepreneur's guide to sustained success of family business

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. 

Prominent Kashmiri poet Farooq Nazki dies at 83

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.

'U.S.-India Arts to Fight Climate Change' event marks closing session at American Pavilion of Kolkata International Book Fair 2024

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 Dogri Kavi Sammelan for first time

Jammu to host first ever Dogri Kavi Sammelan on January 30 here at Abhinav Theatre.

A classical performance by Shubha Mudgal brings the curtain down on the 12th Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet

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.

I did not consciously set out to write ecocritical poems, says poet-academic Ajanta Paul

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.  

Prabha Khaitan Foundation hosts an enriching session of Kalam with Dr Sachchidanand Joshi in Kolkata

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.