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Big art boost for the youth: Naveen Patnaik inaugurates Kalinga Art Gallery, five regional art galleries in Odisha

The Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi has taken the initiative for the establishment of these art galleries. This is why it is important for everyone

Published on 31st December 2021
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Now, researchers can access digitised palm leaf manuscripts digitally at Andhra University's Dr VS Krishna Library

The manuscripts include the oldest Parashar Smriti, authored by sage Parashar; Dasarupaka and Rupaka Paribhasha of Natya Sastra, the earliest literature on music and drama written in 500 BCE

Published on 28th December 2021
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This 140-year-old library in Karnataka was torn down for reconstruction but work never began. Here's why

The library's old building was dilapidated and many used to sleep in front of it. The authorities took upon the responsibility of reconstructing it only after the local literature lovers complained

Published on 21st December 2021
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Big Little Book Awards announced: Author's award for S Sivadas, illustrator's award for Deepa Balsavar

The Big Little Book Awards are presented by Tata Trusts' Parag initiative for significant contribution to children's literature in Indian languages

Published on 11th December 2021
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DAV Chandrasekharpur celebrates books, authors and beyond during National Book Week

During the week-long celebration, activities like Virtual Book Fair plus bookmark and cover design competitions were organised

Published on 18th November 2021
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English book by professors tracking the history of Kannada poetry to be out soon

The authors argue that medieval Kannada literature can be considered the richest period, in quality and quantity. They say this is due to its different politico-religious ideologies among other things

Published on 11th November 2021
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JNU allows students who failed to clear end-sem exam to register for next semester. Here's why

The administration of JNU wrote to the Dean of the School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies with the orders and said that this is a one-off incident

Published on 28th October 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: The magic in the words of writer TS Eliot

In today's #TBT, we talk about the famed writer TS Eliot and what makes his words ring true even today. Also, did you know today is observed as World Rivers Day?

Published on 26th September 2021
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A 23-year-old Telugu writer and his quest to bring the stories of his Lambada community to the fore

Ramesh Karthik Nayak had penned a poetry plus short story book in the year 2018 and this year, he has many more books coming out, including one for his English poetry. Here's more about his journey

Published on 15th September 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: Agatha Christie and her mastery over detective novels

In today's #TBT, we talk about the writer who gave us one of the most famous fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and how her books continue to sell like hotcakes today. Here's more about her

Published on 15th September 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: One of the most important modern literary discoveries made just two years back

We must confess that for today's #TBT, we are excited. That's because a connection linking one of the literary greats, John Milton, with another one of the greats, Shakespeare, was established

Published on 9th September 2021
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This publishing house in Hyderabad is rekindling the love for Telugu literature in kids. This is their story

A visit to Manchi Pustakam, a children's publishing house, could turn into a journey of exploring love of stories, the delight to be had in children's literature and reading in Telugu, for anyone

Published on 1st September 2021
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How Kerala Youth Commission's Chintha Jerome getting a PhD degree sparked off a controversy in Kerala

A former UGC fellow, Chintha was awarded a PhD degree in English Literature by the University of Kerala on August 17

Published on 20th August 2021
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Reflect upon stories from world literature via this virtual workshop hosted by an EFLU professor

It's called the World Literature Workshop and the last date to apply is July 7. So if you are interested in delving deep into this, better shoot an email to Dr Surendra Singh Negi ASAP...

Published on 30th June 2021
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Needed a name that reflected how important Malayalam is to me: Who is Instagram's anonymous Ezhuthachan? 

Ezhuthachan is an anonymous writer who writes short poetry, musings and stories about the little things in life that all people have in common when it comes to life, friendship or failure

Published on 16th June 2021

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