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.
By: FAUZIA BANO and SYED TASMIYAH ANDRABI On the concluding day of the very first and impressive Women’s leadership summit, the penultimate panel was taken by University’s Debating and Literary Club’s Secretary, Ansab Amir, who conducted a workshop on Public Speaking, something which many students struggle with. He began with[Read More…]
Aligarh: On the evening of the 27th of March 2019, the second day of the Women Leadership Summit 2019, the panels took place inside the Women’s College Auditorium , Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). Newsd is the digital media partner for Women Leadership Summit organised by WCSU. Amidst the on-going controversy inside the[Read More…]
AMU, Aligarh: Afreen Fatima, the president of Women’s College Students’ Union (WCSU) of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), in a first, is organizing a Women Leadership Summit in the varsity. The three-day long summit, entirely student run and without corporate sponsorship, will host a plethora of women activists, lawyers, politicians, entrepreneurs,[Read More…]
London: With a special focus on Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, the India Pavilion at the ongoing London Book Fair is displaying the digitised version of the ‘Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi’ and titles on Indian culture, history and folklore. An interactive digital media experience on life and times of[Read More…]
Aligarh: Aligarh Muslim University has released the schedule of the 5th edition of the AMU literary festival. While literary festivals have mushroomed around the country and are largely corporate sponsored, It is the only student run literary festival in the country. University students manage everything, from PR, content generation, video production, logistics, hospitality arrangements.[Read More…]
New Delhi: Renowned Hindi author and critic Namwar Singh, a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award, has died here, his family members said on Wednesday. He was 92. He died on Tuesday night at the All India Institute of Medical Science’s Trauma Centre. Writer-journalist Om Thanvi said that Singh’s cremation[Read More…]
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai: There couldn’t have been a better platform than the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) to raise the questions that he did, says veteran actor-director Amol Palekar, who was interrupted at the venue here when he became critical of the government. Last week, at the[Read More…]
Mumbai: Veteran lyricist-screenwriter Javed Akhtar says legendary Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib’s work could only have found meaning in India. “Ghalib was possible only in India. His work wouldn’t have been nurtured and preserved if not for this country. His language and depth used in his work could have only found[Read More…]
Jaipur: “His work is a work of a genius. He can take a small man living in a village and turn it into a brilliant story,” said Jeffrey Archer. Calling himself a storyteller, he said that the proclaimed prizes are meant for literary giants and are not for storytellers. Addressing[Read More…]
Jaipur, Germaine Greer, the author of the seminal text of second wave feminism, “The Female Eunuch”, faced a volley of qors, Sahitya Akademi Secretary K. Sreenivasarao told reporters on Thursday. Apart from other literary programmes, a two-day Women Tribal Writer’s Meet, where 43 eminent female tribal writers and poets representing[Read More…]
New Delhi,A six-day Festival of Letters will see the first-time participation of 43 female tribal writers and 15 transgender poets. Organised by the National Academy of Letters, Sahitya Akademi, it will kick off next week here. Scheduled to take place from January 28 to February 2, the week-long festival will[Read More…]