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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. 

Prabha Khaitan Foundation flags off literary journey in Ayodhya, unveils Anant Vijay’s book at the Kitaab event

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 wins 2023 Booker Prize

Irish writer Paul Lynch has won the 2023 Booker Prize for his novel Prophet Song, the organisers of the literary award said on Sunday.

Renowned Malayalam writer Valsala no more

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.

Debutant writer Soma Bose unveils her book 'Frenny and Other Women You Have Met' at Kolkata reading session

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.

Lampshade Writers’ debut poetry reading session brings together avid poetry lovers of Kolkata

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.

'Women fail to live their lives fully because...': Swastika Mukherjee unveiling Sreemoyee Piu Kundu's Memoir 'Everything Changes'

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.

Jammu witnesses seven-day multi-lingual short story festival

Writers, who participated in the recently concluded seven-day multi-lingual short story festival, presented their pieces in various local languages in Jammu.