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Veteran Konkani writer Richard John Pais passes away

Veteran Konkani writer and dramatist Richard John Paisv recently passed away at the age of 51. He has written several short stories, satirical writings and poems in Konkani language. Pais was presented the T M A Pai award for his literary work ‘Fathor’. Many of his plays have been presented in Konkani theatres. He had ..

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Eminent writer Giriraj Kishore passes away

Renowned writer and academician Giriraj Kishore passed away recently. The Gandhian writer was 82-years-old. He was also the recipient of the prestigious civilian award ‘Padma Shri’. The famous literary works of Giriraj Kishore include ‘Pahla Girmitiya’ and ‘Dhaai Ghar’. A recipient of ‘Sahitya Samman’, he was also a former member of the Sahitya Academy working ..

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Manoj Das to receive Mystic Kalinga Literary Award

The prestigious Mystic Kalinga Literary Award (Indian and Global Languages) is to be presented to the noted Odia and English writer Manoj Das. The award would be presented during the Mystic Kalinga Festival (MKF) which commences in Bhubaneswar on February 8. The Mystic Kalinga Literary Award is conferred to a person who has made significant ..

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Illustrious Punjabi writer Jaswant Singh passes away

Famous Punjabi writer Jaswant Singh Kanwal recently passed away at his native village. His novels are loved by several readers across the country. The novelist was a recipient of the country’s highest literary honor, Sahitya Akademi Award in 1977 for his famous novel ‘Taushali Di Hanso’. He has authored more than 100 novels, which mainly ..

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Vinod Kumar Shukla to receive the first ‘Mathrubhumi Book of the Year award’

Renowned Hindi poet and novelist Vinod Kumar Shukla was selected for the inaugural edition of the ‘Mathrubhumi Book of the Year’ award for his translated book ‘Blue Is Like Blue’. One of the finest writers in Hindi, the 83-year-old writer was also a recipient of the prestigious Sahitya Akademi award in 1999. The award is ..

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