Amrita Pritam was awarded the Jnanpith, India’s highest literary award, in 1981 for ‘Kagaj te Canvas’ (Paper and Canvas).
Parsai’s notable works include Saadachar ka Taabij, Premchand ke Phate Jootey , Bus ki yatra, Ninda Ras, Viklaang Shraddha ka daur and do naak wale log.
Dwivedi belonged to the post-Acharya Shukla phase of the history of Hindi literature.
After years of chronic pain and long term illness, Tagore died on August 7, 1941, at the age of 80.
Maithili Sharan Gupt is widely known for introducing Khari Boli (plain dialect) in the poetry.
World Sanskrit Day is celebrated on Shravana poornima which is Poornima day of Shravana month as per the Hindu calendar.
Premchand has written more than a dozen novels and over 250 short stories.
The list was chosen from 162 novels published in the UK or Ireland between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020. The Booker Prize is open to writers of any nationality, writing in English and published in the UK or Ireland.
On Anne Frank’s 90th birthday, we are sharing with you some inspirational quotes by the holocaust victim.
Padam Shri, Urdu author, humorist and satirist Mujtaba Hussain passed away on Wednesday after a prolonged illness at 84.
Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti 2020: The polymath was also known by his sobriquets ‘Gurudev’, ‘Kabiguru’, and ‘Biswakabi’. The writer of Jana Gana Mana, the National Anthem of India, was born on May 7, 1861.
Every year on April 23, the world holds celebrations to recognize the scope of the book-the connection between the past and the future, passed on from generation to generation and cross-cultural bridge.
Online activities continued to promote the power of reading which the UN believes should be leveraged more than ever at a time of lockdown, the Unesco said.
Reading is a boon during this period of self-isolation, and to help you find the right book with an honest review check out this curated list of Instagram accounts.
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).