Books

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

Arabic author Jokha Alharthi gets Booker Prize

WEB DESK Jokha Alharthi an Arabic author from Oman has won the prestigious Booker International Prize for her book “Celestial Bodies”. The story of three sisters of a desert country confronting its slave-owning past and a complex modern world. Jokha Alharthi, the first Arabic-language writer to take the prize, will split the 50,000 pounds or … Continue reading Arabic author Jokha Alharthi gets Booker Prize

‘A Crusade against Corruption’

    Book Review By Andalib Akhter Corruption has always been at the centre stage of the Indian economy and polity. In fact, corruption has become a monster in way of India’s socio-economic progress. Various laws, social and political campaigns since independence have failed to curb the menace. Now a senior journalist turned author, Manohar … Continue reading ‘A Crusade against Corruption’

Sahitya Academy awards for 2018 announced

AMN / NEW DELHI Sahitya Akademi today announced its annual Awards in 24 languages. Seven books of poetry, six novels, six short stories, three of literary criticism and two of essays have won the Sahitya Akademi Awards, 2018. Those who have won the award for their collection of poetry include Sananta Tanti in Assamese, Paresh … Continue reading Sahitya Academy awards for 2018 announced

Former VP Ansari raises more questions on Gujarat riots at release of ‘The Sarkari Mussalman’

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi Former vice president Hamid Ansari on Saturday raised more questions as why the infamous Gujarat riots could not be nipped in the bud. “Why was Article 355 of the Constitution not invoked by the then Union government at that time even when its defence minister was on the spot” asked … Continue reading Former VP Ansari raises more questions on Gujarat riots at release of ‘The Sarkari Mussalman’

English translation of Polish novel ‘Flights’ wins Man Booker Prize

AMN Polish author Olga Tokarczuk has won the Man Booker International Prize for her novel ‘Flights’. The novel, translated by Jennifer Croft, interweaves narratives of travel with explorations of the human body. It bagged the 67,000 US dollar prize after topping a shortlist of six titles, with Tokarczuk becoming the first Polish writer to win … Continue reading English translation of Polish novel ‘Flights’ wins Man Booker Prize

50 years of International Film Festival India IFFI

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Table Tennis: Top-seed West Bengal toppled in pre-quarters

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Table Tennis: Harmeet Desai beats Amalraj to win Indonesia Open TT Championship

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Sachin Tendulkar meets Nepal PM as UNICEF goodwill ambassador

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ART & CULTURE

Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan begins

AMN Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan, a three-day mega event for discussing ideas, theories and research f ...

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 ...

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Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

  QUTUB MINAR Staff Reporter / New Delhi The historic Qutb Minar came alive ...

1 Kg Of Rare Assam Tea Sold For Rs. 70,500

AMN / GUWAHATI A rare variety of tea in Assam was auctioned for Rs. 70, 501 a kg at the Guwahati Tea Auctio ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Golden Jubilee audio-visual anthem released for IFFI

AMN Information and Broadcasting Secretary Amit Khare Wednesday released Golden Jubilee audio-visual anthe ...

IFFI: World’s best movies to be shown in Kaleidoscope Section

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