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Sethu chosen for Ezhuthachan Award 2022

November 01, 2022 4:52 pm

Announcing the award here on Tuesday, State Culture Minister V N Vasavan said Sethu's experiences as a writer will inspire the new generation

Ukrainian mathematician awarded prestigious Fields Medal

July 05, 2022 5:55 pm

The Fields Medal is awarded every four years to mathematicians under age 40.

‘The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois’ wins book critics award

March 18, 2022 11:34 am

The critics circle praised Jeffers for “weaving several centuries’ worth of ‘songs’ from the ancestors into her narrative of the coming of age and young adulthood of a brilliant Atlanta scholar.”

Big Little Book awards for S Sivadas, Deepa Balsavar

December 12, 2021 3:41 pm

Winners were selected for their contribution to Indian children's literature with stories that talk to young readers about who they are and help them navigate a multicultural and multilingual environment, the organisers said.

Noted Malayalam novelist P Valsala gets Ezhuthachan award

November 01, 2021 4:37 pm

The Kerala government's highest literary honour has been named after Thunchaththu Ramanujan Ezhuthachan, a 16th century devotional poet, considered to be the father of Malayalam language.

Two COVID vaccine pioneers win 2021 Lasker Awards in medicine

September 25, 2021 5:04 pm

The strikingly effective coronavirus vaccines made by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech use the modification Kariko and Weissman discovered.

Japan's highest art prize given to photographer Sebastião Salgado

September 15, 2021 11:07 am

The Praemium Imperiale is endowed with 15 million yen (€115,000). Previous winners include violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, actress Catherine Deneuve, designer Issey Miyake, director Martin Scorsese, choreographer Pina Bausch and painter Gerhard Richter

Grace Banu bags Tamil Nadu government's first ever ‘Best Third Gender’ award for contributions to society

August 16, 2021 9:13 pm

The award, organised by the Social Welfare and Women Empowerment Department, has been introduced for the first time by the government of Tamil Nadu to recognise transgenders and their contributions to the society.

Indian illustrator Anand Radhakrishnan wins 'Oscars of the comic world': 'Feels nice to be validated'

July 28, 2021 7:14 pm

The Mumbai-based visual artist received the Will Eisner Comic Industry Award for his work in the graphic novel 'Blue In Green'

Vairamuthu to 'return' ONV Kurup literary prize

May 29, 2021 4:18 pm

Vairamuthu requested that the cash prize of Rs three lakh be given to the Kerala Chief Minister's Public Relief fund and announced his own contribution of Rs two lakh towards the same.


Jaipur Lit Fest kicks off with much fervour

January 21, 2016 7:52 am

Jaipur, Jan 21 (ANI): The Jaipur Literature Festival kick started on Thursday morning with the performance of local award-winning Rajasthani musicians Nathoo Solanki and Chugge Khan. The annual event is being held at the Diggi Palace. The event is slated to run from 21-25 January. The festival is completely free and open to all, attracting visitors from all four corners of the globe. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will inaugurate the event in a ceremony, which will include a keynote address from award-winning author Margaret Atwood.