Shrilal Shukla Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Persons in news : October 2011

Sultan bin Abdulaziz al Saud: Crown Prince of Saudi Arab passes away Saudi Crown Prince, Sultan bin Abdulaziz al Saud passed away. He was the heir to the Saudi throne. He died of an undisclosed illness and was in his mid 80’s. He was King Abdullah’s half brother. Saudi Arabia named a new crown prince ..

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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. ..

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