ART & CULTURE

Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

  Author of the seminal history of Urdu literature, editor of one and founder of another eminent literary magazine, Vice Chancellor of Karachi University, he was a man of many talents and great accomplishment.   News Desk Renowned Urdu writer and scholar Jamil Jalibi passed away today after a prolonged illness. He was 89. Jalibi … Continue reading Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

Telugu poet K Siva Reddy selected for prestigious Saraswati Samman

  AMN Noted Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018 for his collection of poetry titled Pakkaki Ottigilite. The award carries a cash prize of 15 lakh rupees, a citation and a plaque. The award, instituted by the KK Birla Foundation in 1991, is given annually for an … Continue reading Telugu poet K Siva Reddy selected for prestigious Saraswati Samman

President, PM condole demise of noted Hindi author Namvar Singh

  WEB DESK President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and other eminent leaders have condoled the death of eminent Hindi critic Namvar Singh. In a tweet, the President said, he is deeply grieved by the demise of Dr Namvar Singh, who established a new paradigm in Hindi literature. His … Continue reading President, PM condole demise of noted Hindi author Namvar Singh

Noted Hindi writer Namvar Singh passes away

AMN / NEW DELHI Noted Hindi writer Namvar Singh passed away in New Delhi last night. He was 92. Prof. Namvar Singh was ill for some time and was being treated at All India Institute of Medical Sciences. His last rites will be performed in Delhi today. Born on 28th July, 1926 in a village … Continue reading Noted Hindi writer Namvar Singh passes away

Noted Hindi writer Krishna Sobti passes away

TIA WEB DESK Well known Hindi writer and essayist, Krishna Sobti passed away today. She was 94. She was recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1980 for her novel Zindaginama and was awarded the Jnanpith in 2017 for her contribution to Indian literature. Language used by Sobti in her writings is influenced by the intermingling … Continue reading Noted Hindi writer Krishna Sobti passes away

Renowned Gujarati poet Sitanshu Yashashchandra gets Saraswati Samman

Onkar Singh / New Delhi Well Known Noted Gujarati poet Sitanshu Yashashchandra has been awarded Saraswati Samman,2017, for his poetry collection in Gujarati named “Vakhar”. Noted film director and author Gulzar gave away the award at a function at National museum auditorium in here today. This is the 27th edition of the prestigious award instituted … Continue reading Renowned Gujarati poet Sitanshu Yashashchandra gets Saraswati Samman

Noted Urdu writer Prof Hamidi Kashmiri passes away

  AMN Dr. Hamidi Kashmiri, the tallest literary figure in the world of Urdu language, literature and literary criticism passed away last night. He was a prolific creative writer, an acclaimed critic and propounder of “Iktishaafi Tanqueed” . His demise has created a void difficult to fill, especially in the subcontinent. He has also been … Continue reading Noted Urdu writer Prof Hamidi Kashmiri passes away

Noted English author Amitav Ghosh gets Jnanpith Award

    Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI WELL known English writer Amitav Ghosh has been honoured with this year’s prestigious Jnanpith Award. The decision was taken in a meeting of Jnanpith Selection Board chaired by eminent novelist, scholar and Jnanpith laureate Pratibha Ray. In a statement, Bharatiya Jnanpith said Amitav Ghosh is a path-breaking novelist. In … Continue reading Noted English author Amitav Ghosh gets Jnanpith Award

Noted Indian classical musician Ustad Imrat Khan dies in US

AMN / WEB DESK Classical music stalwart Ustad Imrat Khan, who dedicated his life to propagating the Sitar and the surbahar worldwide, has died Thursday in St Louis, United State after a brief illness. He was 83. His son Nishat Khan said Imrat Khan breathed his last Thursday in a hospital in St Louis, his … Continue reading Noted Indian classical musician Ustad Imrat Khan dies in US

Pakistan: Noted Urdu writer, poet Fahmida Riaz is dead

WEB DESK Noted Progressive Urdu writer, poet, human rights activist and feminist of Pakistan Fahmida Riaz passed away in Lahore today after prolong illness. She was 72.  She is survived by three children, one daughter and two sons, from two marriages. She was author of Godaavari, Khatt-e Marmuz, and Khana e Aab O Gil, the … Continue reading Pakistan: Noted Urdu writer, poet Fahmida Riaz is dead

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ELECTIONS

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ART & CULTURE

Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

  Author of the seminal history of Urdu literature, editor of one and founder of another eminent literar ...

Telugu poet K Siva Reddy selected for prestigious Saraswati Samman

  AMN Noted Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018 for h ...