Books

Scottish writer Douglas Stuart wins Booker prize for novel Shuggie Bain

WEB DESK Scottish writer Douglas Stuart has won the 2020 Booker Prize for fiction with his debut novel Shuggie Bain, which described a boy growing up in Glasgow in the 1980s with a mother battling addiction. The awards ceremony saw six shortlisted authors joining virtually and included messages from former US President Barack Obama, the … Continue reading Scottish writer Douglas Stuart wins Booker prize for novel Shuggie Bain

PM Modi to launch platform for ‘Transparent Taxation-Honoring the Honest’

AMN / WEB DESK Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the platform for Transparent Taxation-Honoring the Honest through video conferencing on August 13. The Central Board of Direct Taxes, CBDT has carried out several major tax reforms in direct taxes in recent years. Last year, the Corporate Tax rates were reduced from 30 per cent … Continue reading PM Modi to launch platform for ‘Transparent Taxation-Honoring the Honest’

Khuda Bakhsh Library organises Web Lecture on ‘Sufism and National Integration’

Breaking the heart of human is great sin is the teaching to Sufism ANWARUL HODA / PATANA Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library on Wednesday organised a web lecture on the topic of ‘Sufism and National Integration’ by Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad, former Director of the Library. While welcoming the speaker Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad and the participants … Continue reading Khuda Bakhsh Library organises Web Lecture on ‘Sufism and National Integration’

New Delhi World Book Fair-2020 begins

This Book Fair is Asia’s biggest book fair and I am hopeful that this fair would soon become the world’s biggest book fair, says HRD Minister A Akhter / New Delhi Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank today inaugurated World Book Fair-2020 here amid the presence of top literary personality and avid readers. The … Continue reading New Delhi World Book Fair-2020 begins

Syed Ali Mujtaba’s New Book on India’s Act East policy released

By Staff Reporter ‘India’s Eastward Thrust – Predicaments and Prospects’ a new book by Dr Syed Ali Mujtaba released here recently amid gracious gathering. Releasing the book former External Affairs Minister, Salman Khurshid said India’s ‘Act East’ policy is an extension of some serious efforts made by the Congress government through its ‘Look East’ policy. … Continue reading Syed Ali Mujtaba’s New Book on India’s Act East policy released

Book on Haryana contribution in 1857 revolution released

The book chronicled the events which happened in Haryana during the first war of independence in 1857. A book titled ‘Gallant Haryana — The First and Crucial Battlefield of 1857’ by CB Singh Sheoran, a retired Chief Engineer of the Irrigation Department, was released by Editor of The Tribune Rajesh Ramachandran at a function in … Continue reading Book on Haryana contribution in 1857 revolution released

India’s Eastward Thrust – Predicament and Prospects

By Staff Reporter A new book ‘India’s Eastward Thrust – Predicament and Prospects’ is all set to hit the stand soon. The book primarily deals with India’s relationship with Southeast Asian countries. The book actually is an attempt to analyze India’s Act East policy threadbare. According to the author, Syed Ali Mujtaba, there are three … Continue reading India’s Eastward Thrust – Predicament and Prospects

Toni Morrison: Nobel Prize-winning author dies

Toni Morrison was widely regarded as one of the leading lights of US literature and a champion for repressed minorities. WEB DESK Noted US author and Nobel Prize-winner Toni Morrison passed away at the age of 88. The Morrison family confirmed “with profound sadness” that Morrison had died “following a short illness”. The author of … Continue reading Toni Morrison: Nobel Prize-winning author dies

22 writers Selected for Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2019

  AMN / Agartala The Executive Board of the Sahitya Akademi which met here today under the Chairmanship of its President, Dr. Chandrashekhar Kambar approved selection of 22 writers (as given at Annexure ‘A’ attached) for the Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2019. The books were selected on the basis of recommendations made by the … Continue reading 22 writers Selected for Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2019

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

    AMN Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the year 2018. The award was given for his outstanding contribution in English. Former Governor of West Bengal Gopal krishna Gandhi presented the award to Mr Ghosh at a function here today. Mr Ghosh is the first English writer to … Continue reading Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

SPORTS

Golf Women: Diksha, Vani, Ridhima lead field as action returns to Hero WPGT after nine months

Harpal Singh Bedi / NOIDA Hero Order of Merit leader Vani Kapoor, Diksha Dagar and Ridhima Dilawari, are am ...

Sports Minister Kiran Rijiju, AIFF Chief Praful Patel assure full support to Women football

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju today assured government's full support fo ...

خبرنامہ

بھارت نے جموں و کشمیر میں جیش محمد کے ذریعے حملے کے منصوبے پر پاکستان سے احتجاج کیا

بھارت نے جیش محمد کی طرف سے جموں و کشمیر میں دہشت گردانہحملہ ...

ٹرمپ کے حامیوں کا واشنگٹن میں مظاہرہ

واشنگٹن میں امریکی صدر ڈونلڈ ٹرمپ کے ہزاروں حامیوں نے صدارتی ...

بالائی علاقوں میں برف باری کی وجہ سے کشمیر میں اہم شاہراہ بند

جموں اور کشمیر میں کلبالائی علاقوں میں ہلکی سے اوسط درجے کی ب ...

TECH AWAAZ

Indian Army develops messaging application ‘Secure Application for Internet’

file phot AMN Indian Army has developed a simple messaging application named the Secure Application for ...

Covid 19 induces scientists to work for Fastest Innovations for Survival

From Touchless Soap & Water Dispenser, Mechanical Ventilator to Pioneering E-classroom Software or Low-cos ...

MARQUEE

PM Modi lauds 4-year-old Mizoram girl for rendition of ‘Vande Mataram’

WEB DESK A four-year-old girl from Mizoram has charmed internet users including, Prime Minister Narendra Mo ...

Chaitanya Venkateswaran becomes British High Commissioner for a day

WEB DESK On the International Day for Girls today, an 18-year-old woman from NEW DELHI became the British ...

MEDIA

Govt requests compliance of policy on FDI in digital media within a month

WEB DESKInformation and Broadcasting Ministry has requested compliance of policy on FDI in digital media withi ...

Govt brings online films, audio-visual programmes, online news & current affairs content under MIB

AGENCIES / NEW DELHI Union Government has issued order bringing online films and audio-visual programmes an ...