Indian culture: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Sharmila Tagore bestowed with 2017 PHDCCI Lifetime Achievement Award

Veteran actor Sharmila Tagore has been honoured with the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) in New Delhi for her contribution in the field of cinema. Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh and Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari presented the award to Tagore. The celebrated ..

Patna Pirates (PTP) wins 5th edition of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2017

Patna Pirates (PTP) has won the 5th edition of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) by defeating Gujarat Fortunegiants in the final by 55-38 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It is their third consecutive Pro Kabaddi title. The PTP team is led by Pardeep Narwal and coached by Ram Mehar Singh. The ..

Ram Kamal Mukherjee authored book “Beyond Dream Girl”

The biography of actress and BJP MP Hema Malini “Beyond the Dream Girl” has been authored by veteran journalist Ram Kamal Mukherjee, which is recently launched on October 16, 2017. The book is published by HarperCollins India and will give readers an in-depth look into her life. I t is divided into 23 chapters, covering ..

Lekh Raj Tandon (88), renowned Indian filmmaker and actor, passes away

Lekh Raj Tandon (88), the renowned Indian filmmaker and actor, has passed away in MUmbai, Maharashtra on October 16, 2017. He was best known for films like Amrapali, Agar Tum Na Hote and Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaye. He is credited with discovering Shahrukh Khan by casting him his TV serial ‘Dil Dariya’ in ..

T D Ramakrishna chosen for 2017 Vayalar Ramavarma Literacy award

T D Ramakrishnan has been chosen for the 2017 Vayalar Ramavarma Literary Prize for his novel “Sugandhi Enna Andal Devanayaki”. The 40th award ceremony will be held on 27th October 2017, the death anniversary of the late poet and lyricist Vayalar Ramavarma. The Vayalar Award is given for the best literary work in Malayalam. It ..