ART & CULTURE

Difference between World Hindi Day and Hindi Divas

WEB DESK There is some confusion over World Hindi Day and Hindi Divas. We must know the difference between the special Days. World Hindi Day 2020 or Vishwa Hindi Divas is celebrated every year on January 10. The day commemorates the anniversary of the first World Hindi Conference held in Nagpur of January 10, 1975, … Continue reading Difference between World Hindi Day and Hindi Divas

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

Renowned Hindi author Ganga Prasad Vimal died in road accident

AMN / WEB DESK Renowned Hindi author Ganga Prasad Vimal was killed in a road accident in Sri Lanka. His daughter, granddaughter and a local driver were also killed in the accident. HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ condoled his demise. He said that Vimal’s death is an irreparable loss to the world of literature and … Continue reading Renowned Hindi author Ganga Prasad Vimal died in road accident

Sahitya Akademi announces annual Award

AMN Sahitya Akademi today announced its annual Award- 2019 in 23 languages. In Hindi, Nand Kishore has been awarded for his Poetry ‘Chheelate Hue Apne Ko’ and in English Dr Shashi Tharoor has been awarded for his Non-Fiction ‘An Era of Darkness’. In Tamil, Cho Dharman has been awarded for his Novel ‘Sool’ and in … Continue reading Sahitya Akademi announces annual Award

Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan begins

AMN Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan, a three-day mega event for discussing ideas, theories and research findings in the ancient Sanskrit language, is currently underway in New Delhi. Thousands of delegates and Sanskrit lovers from across the world are participating in this first-of-its-kind global conference. The first day of the event witnessed huge footfall including foreigners, … Continue reading Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan begins

Literature plays an important role in social transformation: VP Naidu

AMN Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu says poetry has the capability to change attitudes, mindsets and social norms. He was addressing the valedictory ceremony of 39th World Congress of Poets at Bhubaneswar today, Mr Naidu said, if we aim at a more compassionate world, poetry can be one of the most powerful instruments. He said, … Continue reading Literature plays an important role in social transformation: VP Naidu

Bangladeshi novelist Rizia Rahman passes away

AMN Renowned Bangladeshi novelist and the Ekushey Padak winning author Rizia Rahman passed away today in Dhaka at the age of 79. She wrote in all genres of creative work including short stories, poems, essays and children’s fiction but she was renowned for her novels. Bong Theke Bangla, Rokter Okshor and Ghar-Bhanga-Ghar are among some … Continue reading Bangladeshi novelist Rizia Rahman passes away

International Urdu Day Awards announced

  Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The annual International Urdu Day Awards have been announced.  These awards are generally given to those working for upliftement of Urdu in various fields. Awards are jointly given by Urdu Development Organisation and United Muslim of India on International Urdu Day (November 9) every year. Patron of Urdu Development … Continue reading International Urdu Day Awards announced

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

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, prizes to several writers every years and spends lakhs of rupees on holding literary conferences, seminars and exhibitions across India, has asked Rs 500/ (in cash) as registration fee from children who want to participate in a 5 day … Continue reading Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

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Difference between World Hindi Day and Hindi Divas

WEB DESK There is some confusion over World Hindi Day and Hindi Divas. We must know the difference between ...

New Delhi World Book Fair-2020 begins

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