ART & CULTURE

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

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

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Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan begins

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