Jhumpa Lahiri Current Affairs, GK & News

Amitabha Bagchi’s ‘Half the Night is Gone’ wins DSC Prize 2019

Indian author Amitabha Bagchi has won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2019 for his novel ‘Half the Night is Gone’. The jury headed by Harish Trivedi, declared Amitabha as the winner on Monday, December 16th during the concluding day of the Nepal Literature Festival in Pokhara, and was awarded by the Nepalese Foreign ..

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Jhumpa Lahiri selected for 2014 National Humanities Medal

Indian-American Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri has been selected for the prestigious 2014 National Humanities Medal of White House. She has been selected for this award for enlarging the human story and will be presented with it by US President Barack Obama. The award also recognizes her fictional works which have illuminated the Indian-American experience ..

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Jhumpa Lahiri wins DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2015

Indian American Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri has won prestigious DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2015. Fifth edition of this prize was announced at the Jaipur Literature Festival. She has received the prestigious $50,000 DSC Prize for her book The Lowland. Her book was chosen by 5 judges from 75 books. The Lowland is ..

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Current Affairs February 6, 2010

Appointment / Elections:BJP’s West Bengal Unit President : Rahul SinhaRahul Sinha is reelected as the BJP’s West Bengal unit president for the coming term. Awards & Honours:Lifetime Achievement Award of Delhi Government:Padma Bhushan Habib Ahmed Khan ‘Tanvir’ and Pandit Bhimsen Joshi get the Lifetime Achievement Award from Delhi Government for their distinctive contribution in their ..

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