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‘One Life is Not Enough’: Autobiography of Natwar Singh released

An autobiography of the former External Affairs Minister and veteran Congress Party leader Natwar Singh was released. The book titled “One Life is Not Enough” is penned by Kunwar Natwar Singh. This book has been in news and controversy since past few days because it discloses much information about Sonia Gandhi, the President of the ..

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Noted Hindi litterateur Madhukar Singh passed away

Madhukar Singh (87), a distinguished Hindi litterateur passed away at his residence in village Dharahara of Bhojpur district, Bihar. Madhukar Singh In 1970s he led “Samantar Kahani Andolan” in story writing along with Kamleshwar, a noted writer and others. He wrote comprehensively about rural downtrodden workers and farmers. He penned about 35 books including 17 collections ..

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Pen Pinter prize to novelist Salman Rushdie

Eminent novelist Salman Rushdie (67), author of Midnight’s Children and The Satanic Verses, has been named the winner of Pen Pinter prize for 2014. The award was instituted in 2009 by writers’ charity English Pen in memory of British writer Harold Pinter.The prize will be presented on October 9, 2014 at an event at the British ..

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Jnanpith Award 2013 to Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh

Renowned Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh (80) has been named the recipient of the prestigious Jnanpith Award for 2013. The award includes Rs 11 lakh and a citation. Born in Balia, UP, Singh has also penned essays and stories and Abhi bilkul abhi and Yahan se dekho are among his high-flying works. Singh is the 10th Hindi ..

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Vice-President presented with Book titled "Warrior State" authored by T V Paul

Vice President Hamid Ansari was presented with the book titled Warrior State: Pakistan in the Contemporary World written by T V Paul. The book presents a broad perspective of Pakistan’s insecurity quandary using literature from sociology, history, religious studies, and international relations. In addition, it introduces the concept of geostrategic curse, an important view akin ..

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