ART & CULTURE

Mujtaba Hussain – A satirist par excellence

Obituary By Qurban Ali Veteran Urdu satirist and a prolific writer Mujtaba Hussain who passed away on 27th May 2020 in Hyderabad was like a synonymous of humour, though he described himself as a sober and serious person. At a time when the Urdu language has few takers, Mujtaba Hussain revived interest in it through … Continue reading Mujtaba Hussain – A satirist par excellence

Noted Urdu humourist Mujtaba Hussain is no more

AMN/ HYDERABAD Renowned humourist, satirist and doyen of Urdu literature Mujtaba Hussain passed away here today after a prolong illness. He was 88. He breathed his last at his residence in Red Hills here around 9 am today. He was well known for his humourous writings, columns in Urdu newspapers and books. An awardee of … Continue reading Noted Urdu humourist Mujtaba Hussain is no more

President Kovind confers 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi awards

AMN President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday conferred 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi’s awards on 15 artistes at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The awardees include Anoop Kumar Manzukhi Gopi from Kerala, David Malakar from West Bengal, Hari Ram Kumbhawat from Rajasthan, Devendra Kumar Khare from Gujarat, Dinesh Pandya from Maharashtra, Mohan Kumar from Karnataka and Yashwant Singh … Continue reading President Kovind confers 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi awards

V P asks people to conserve linguistic heritage of India

“Studies by the experts suggest that teaching in mother tongue at the initial stages of education gives impetus to the growth of mind and thought and makes children more creative and logical,” says V-P Staff Reporter / New Delhi Vice President Venkaiah Naidu today asked citizens of India conserve the unique linguistic heritage of the … Continue reading V P asks people to conserve linguistic heritage of India

Hindi is 3rd most spoken language in the world

615 million speaks the language after English, Mandarin AMN Hindi is the 3rd most spoken language of the world in 2019 with 615 million speakers. The 22nd edition of the world language database Ethnologue stated English at the top of the list with 1,132 million speakers. Chines Mandarin is at the second position with 1,117 … Continue reading Hindi is 3rd most spoken language in the world

Exhibition Showcases Kashmir’s Synthetic Sacred Architecture

AMN / New Delhi INTACH-Kashmir Chapter, Department of Tourism of Jammu and Kashmir and India International Centre (IIC) have jointly organized an exhibition to Showcases Kashmir’s Synthetic Sacred Architecture here at the IIC. A panel discussion was also held before the inauguration of the exhibition which brings spotlight on the genesis and synthesis of Islamic … Continue reading Exhibition Showcases Kashmir’s Synthetic Sacred Architecture

Jaipur Literature Festival begins

By A Correspondent / Jaipur The Jaipur Literature Festival has commenced here today. Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot inaugurated the festival. Addressing the inaugural session the Chief Minister said that JLF is the pride of Jaipur. He said that people know the culture of Rajasthan through this literary festival. He said that this is … Continue reading Jaipur Literature Festival begins

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

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