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Thane to host Marathi litfest on Dec 10

Literature     Thane : City will host a festival of literature in Marathi and regional lingos in Maharashtra beginning December 10 here. “The entire programme, to be held for first [...]

December 8th, 2016 | Posted in Literature,Thane | Read More »

Marathi literary meet should promote literature: Davane

Literature     Thane (Maha) : Noted Marathi writer Pravin Davane today said the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sameelan (literary meet) should not be restricted only to shows and glamour but [...]

November 30th, 2016 | Posted in Literature,Thane | Read More »

Literary and Bollywood stars to participate at Tata LitFest

LiteratureMumbai : Bollywood celebrities like Gulzar, Anurag Kashyap, Shabana Azmi and Naseeruddin Shah along with literary personalities including Amitav Ghosh, Chetan Bhagat are set to take part at this year’s [...]

November 16th, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,Literature | Read More »

Paul Beatty becomes first American to win Booker Prize

AP10_26_2016_000041ALondon : Paul Beatty has become the first American author to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize for “The Sellout” — a caustic satire on US racial politics that has [...]

October 26th, 2016 | Posted in Featured,Highlights,Literature,Topnews,World | Read More »

Former CIC Shailesh Gandhi authors e-book on RTI

rtiMumbai : Former Central Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi has authored an e-book in order to lend a better interpretation of the Right To Information legislation for common people. The 81-page [...]

October 7th, 2016 | Posted in Literature,Mumbai | Read More »

Sarvodaya Mandal to promote Gandhian value through books

Mahatma GandhiMumbai : In its efforts to promote Ghandhian values, city-based trust, Mumbai Sarvodaya Mandal will sell over 200 books written by Mahatma Gandhi and Acharya Vinoba on low prices from [...]

September 28th, 2016 | Posted in Literature | Read More »

Indian pluralism facing one of its biggest threats: Guha

democrats-and-dissenters     New Delhi : Eminent historian and biographer Ramachandra Guha today said Indian pluralism is facing one of its “greatest threats” from religious chauvinists who remain committed to undermine [...]

September 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Literature,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Mumbai-based writer wins FON South Asia Short Story Award

meghna-pant      New Delhi : Writer Meghna Pant will be honoured with Kumaon Literary Festival’s FON (Fellows of Nature) South Asia Short Story Award in Nature writing in October for [...]

September 13th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Literature | Read More »

22nd Delhi Book Fair inaugurated

book fairNew Delhi : With an objective to inculcate better reading habits among the younger generation, the 22nd edition of the Delhi Book Fair opened to the public here today. The [...]

August 27th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Literature,Nation | Read More »

Ashutosh Gowariker, Kay Kay Menon launch Raj Supe’s new book

When Life Turns TurtleMumbai : Bollywood personalities including Ashutosh Gowariker, Kay Kay Menon and Makarand Deshpande, launched author Raj Supe’s book “When Life Turns Turtle: Journey of a Bollywood Tramp” here. Speaking at [...]

July 28th, 2016 | Posted in Literature | Read More »