Prof Kidwai, also Chairman, Department of Mass Communication, has been honoured with Madya Pradesh government’s prestigious award “Iqbal Samman” in 2016 and Uttar Pradesh Urdu Academy’s award “Amir Khusro Award” in 1918.
What is it about madrasa education that divides the faithful; why can’t the madrasas that take pride in preparing hafiz (learning by memory) students simply stick to the message of the Quran and just be part of the ‘ummah’.
Hans’ relationship with Shakespeare went back to his college days when he played the part of the wounded soldier in ‘Macbeth’ and acted in ‘Hamlet’.
New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram Member of Parliament (MP) Shashi Tharoor, on December 18, won the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award for his book, An Era of Darkness, according to reports.
The 6th edition of the festival will be held at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi on December 13 – 15, 2019 (Fri-Sun).
Sahir’s words often paint a gloomy picture of the world we live in, but we should not lose sight of his optimism.
In 2013, Government Of India released a special commemorative postage stamp of five rupees in honour of Majrooh Sultanpuri.
Kota Neelima has been a Senior Research Fellow, South Asia Studies at The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC.
Though she has been writing for as long as she can remember, the 47-year-old author says growing up she had never imagined herself as an author.
Nagarkar’s first Marathi novel was “Saat Sakkam Treychalis”, (1974) which was later translated in English as “Seven Sixes are Forty”.
Morrison was awarded a Nobel Prize in Literature, becoming the first black woman of any nationality to do so.
In a statement, the publisher said that the series is told from a dog’s perspective. They are Murthy’s first books with HarperCollins, and draw inspiration from her own dog, Gopi.
His sixth novel, “The Hungry Tide” (2004), focused exclusively on the Sunderbans through issues like humanism and environmentalism, especially when they come into a conflict of interest
Once upon a Curfew; Author Srishti Chaudhary; Publisher: Penguin Random House; Price: Rs 299; Pages: 305
Sachidanand Sinha had passed one part of his life in New Delhi from 1969 to 1987. These 18 months of his life carved his intellect in best manner as he came up with numerous books on varied subjects.
Frankenstein is often hailed as one of the first and finest science fiction novel and Mary Shelley wrote it at the age of 18 as part of a competition between her husband poet Percy Shelley and poet Byron.
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