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Poet-writer Chandrashekar Kambar has been conferred with the Jnanpith Award. The award was given to him in recognition to his contributions to Kannada literature. The award: The Jnanpith Award is a literary award. It is one of the two most prestigious literary honours in the country, the other one is Sahitya Akademi Fellowship. The award ..
Lal Sukla, Amar Kant selected for 45th and Chandrashekhara Kambara, Sri for the 46th Jnanpith Awards
Eminent Hindi authors Amar Kant and Shrilal Shukla was chosen for India’s highest literary honour Jnanpith Award for 2009, while renowned Kannada litterateur Chandrasekhar Kambar won it for 2010. The selection board – chaired by noted writer and Jnanpith award winner Dr Sitakant Mahapatra – made the selections for the 45th and 46th Jnanpith awards. ..
Topics: Amarkant • Chandrashekhara Kambara • G. Sankara Kurup • Indian Literature • Indian people • Jnanpith Award • Sachidananda Routray • Sahitya Akademi • Shrilal Shukla • Shukla • Sitakant Mahapatra • Writers
December 18, 2009: Gomant Vibhushan Award, Goa: Anil KakodkarFormer Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) & India’s renowned nuclear scientist Dr Anil Kakodkar has been declared the recipient of the first prestigious Gomant Vibhushan award. His role in shaping the country’s nuclear policy and forging the Indo-US nuclear pact was recognised with this award. December18, ..