World Poetry Day falls on March 21st. The purpose of this holiday is to promote the writing, reading, teaching and publishing of poetry throughout the world.
World Poetry Day is celebrated each year on March 21
This is the second biography of Karunanidhi to hit the stands in the last 12 months after “Karunanidhi – The Definitve Biography” (Juggernaut) by noted Tamil journalist and author Vasanthi.
Bhatta has been household name through his bhavageetes (lyrical poems), and is known for his contribution of modern Kannada poetry, critical works and translations.
This will be the fourteenth NIF Annual Lecture, which was renamed in 2019 to the ‘Girish Karnad Memorial Lecture’ in honour of the late multi-lingual scholar and playwright.
By Sukant Deepak Stressing that author and journalist Sandeep Bamzais recently released book ‘Princestan: How Nehru, Patel and Mountbatten Made India manages to unearth multiple facets of the period between 1945 and 1947, Congress MP and writer Jairam Ramesh said that though history tells us that the British transferred power[Read More…]
A contemporary look at this aspect can be found in legendary journalist Bob Woodward’s “Rage”, his second book on the maverick presidency of Donald Trump.
Yet another sad news from the industry flood in, renowned Malayalam poet, activities Sugathakumari passed away earlier this day due to covid-19 complications at Thiruvanthram aged 86.
Commentaries on his current Urdu ‘divan’ collection of poetry) have produced a field of critical writing that eventually lead to the crafting of a critical lens with which to view the classical ghazal.
Awards functions, and the publicity encompassing them, are not just an approach to reward writers for all their persistent effort, they (also) acquaint new readers with their books.
Harivansh Rai Bachchan was an Indian poet of the Nayi Kavita literary movement (romantic upsurge) of early 20th century Hindi literature.
Scottish writer Douglas Stuart’s “Shuggie Bain” was on Thursday evening named the winner of the 50,000 pounds 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction.
As the world embraces a new digital idiom, the power of books, ideas and discourse is vital and invigorating, as is the importance of ensuring a free flow of knowledge and information.
Anand Neelakanthan has authored seven works of fiction in English and one in Malayalam and two prequels of the hugely successful “Bahubali” movies, with a third one on the way, and has now ventured into the genre of children’s books.
Remembering Ismat Chughtai on her Death Anniversary: India’s most iconic writer who fought for Freedom of Speech, Ismat Chughtai was considered to be one of the four pillars of modern Urdu short story.
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A biography of V.K. Krishna Menon by Jairam Ramesh, a scholarly study of the Himalayas by Stephen Alter and Katherine Ebans riveting account of the collapse of the Ranbaxy empire are among the dozen books in the longlist of the Rs 15 lakh Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize 2020 for[Read More…]
Ramdhari Singh Dinkar received awards from Kashi Nagri Pracharini Sabha, Uttar Pradesh Government, and also an award by the Government of India for his epic-poem Kurukshetra.
Writer Bhagwant Anmol, who has been awarded the Balakrishna Sharma ‘Naveen’ award 2017 by the Uttar Pradesh Hindi Sansthan, is also known for his different style of writing. His books ‘Zindagi 50-50’ and ‘Bali Umar’ are quite well-known.