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Kolkata Literary Fest: Event to host 2021 Nobel and Booker Prize winners

The five-day event to take place at the grounds of Kolkata's Victoria Memorial Hall would also have Sudha Murty, former RBI governor and other famous personalities 

Published on 16th January 2024

Sree Vidyanikethan International School inaugurates Shakespeare Garden on campus

In addition to being an educational resource, the Shakespeare Garden will serve as a venue for various school activities, including outdoor classrooms, poetry recitals, and theatrical performances

Published on 24th November 2023

Kerala: Class I student's journal gives a boost to journaling campaign in schools 

A total of Rs 47 lakh has been allocated for schools, with Rs 1,68,000 set apart for block resource centres (BRCs)

Published on 21st November 2023

The 15th Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize goes to Mumbai-based writer Nikita Deshpande

Nikita Deshpande has assisted directors in movies like Fukrey and Mirzya and has several other contributions to her credit

Published on 9th October 2023

Rupi Kaur's "Milk and Honey" among 11 banned books in US classrooms

The poet's book discussed variegated issues including LGBTQIA+, death, student health etc.

Published on 3rd May 2023

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee conferred honorary doctorate for contributions to literature and art

Earlier in January 2018 she was conferred the same degree by Calcutta University, with Partha Chatterjee as the then education minister

Published on 6th February 2023
Girish karnad biography

Girish Karnad was the force behind the Dharwad literature festival, it was one of the several ways he honoured his roots

Shahsidhar Narendra was one of the people who accompanied Karnad to the Jaipur Literature Festival, which is where the idea for the Dharwad Sahitya Sambhrama took birth remembers him

Published on 10th June 2019

Why 18-year-old Hyderabad girl Maryam Fatima's poetry will stir your very soul

The Last Lecture, Life Is What You Make It, The Alchemist, Tuesdays With Morrie and of course, the Harry Potter series are among Maryam's favourite books

Published on 23rd September 2019

UNESCO Chair in Vulnerability Studies UoH's Prof Pramod K Nayar talks literature, language and King Lear

University of Hyderabad’s Prof Pramod K Nayar talks with us as the new UNESCO Chair in Vulnerability Studies

Published on 11th October 2022

E-Canteen Fundas: Don't play it safe, pick what you're most passionate about, give it 100% and watch the dots connect

Commit to any of your choices that interest you and commit to them passionately. Give them complete attention. When you live passionately, you open the doors to your destiny

Published on 7th July 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: Hindi novel wins International Booker Prize for the first time! We tell you about the Prize 

This recognition brings into a larger purview the entire world of Hindi literature, in particular, and Indian literature, as a whole, the author states

Published on 27th May 2022

WB Education Minister Bratya Basu appointed chairman of Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi

Appointments in Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi are made only after the governor gives his assent to the names recommended by the state government

Published on 21st January 2022
Narayan Debnath

Bengali cartoonist, writer and illustrator Narayan Debnath passes away

He was the creator of characters like Bantul the Great, Handa Bhonda, Nante Fonte and Bahadur Beral

Published on 18th January 2022
Naveen Patnaik

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

JNU removes 'tangible line' part of sexual harassment counselling literature after being called out as misogynist

The move comes a day after National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma sought withdrawal of the "misogynist" circular issued by the university

Published on 29th December 2021

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