Page-4 of Sahitya Akademi Current Affairs, GK & News

Hyderabad hosts 3rd edition of World Telugu Conference (WTC-2017)

The 3rd edition of World Telugu Conference (WTC-2017) has formally inaugurated by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu in Hyderabad, Telangana on December 15. The aim of the 5-day Conference is to promote Telugu and its literature besides helping the present generation learn more about Telugu language and its rich culture and heritage. The Telangana Sahitya ..

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Poet Kunwar Narayan passes away

Kunwar Narayan (90), the renowned poet in Indian literature, has passed away in New Delhi on November 15, 2017. He was honoured with many awards such as Sahitya Akademi Award in Hindi (1995), Jnanpith Award (2005) and Padma Bhushan (2009).

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K Satchidanandan selected for Kerala’s top literary award “Ezhuthachan Puraskaram-2017”

K Satchidanandan, noted Malayalam Poet and literary critic, has been selected for the prestigious 2017 Ezhuthachan Puraskaram, the highest literary award of the Government of Kerala, him for his contributions to Malayalam literature and poetry. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh and a citation. Satchidanandan is the former Editor of Indian ..

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Sahitya Akademi confers Bhasha Samman on 4 Scholars

Sahitya Akademi has conferred prestigious ‘Bhasha Samman’ on four scholars for their contribution to classical and medieval literature in various languages. The award will bestowed upon them by the President of the Sahitya Akademi at a special function which will be held later. Recipients of Bhasha Samman K Meenakshi Sundaram: For his contributions to Classical ..

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Sahitya Akademi announces Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2015

Sahitya Akademi has announced the Bal Sahitya Puraskar for year 2015. In this edition of Bal Sahitya Puraskar, 5 novelists, 4 writers of short stories, and 3 authors of poetries, 11 writers for their contribution to children’s literature and 1 book of one-act play respectively. Recipients of Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2015 are Novelist: Sowmya Rajendran ..

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22 poets and authors named for prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award 2014

Sahitya Academy has announced the names of 22 poets and authors who will be conferred the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award 2014. This  award has recognised premier works in 22 Indian languages that includes eight books of poetry, five novels, three books of essays, three of short stories, one of literary criticism and an autobiography. 22 ..

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