Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022



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

Sumita Chakraborty wins 2021 Seamus Heaney First Collection Poetry Prize

July 02, 2021 12:38 pm

Sumita Chakraborty, the author of Arrow (Carcanet), won the prize at a virtual award night of the Seamus Heaney Annual Poetry Summer School.

JCB Prize for Literature 2020: Know what S Hareesh's novel Moustache is all about

November 08, 2020 8:00 pm

Translated in English by Jayasree Kalathil and published by HarperCollins India, the book has been praised for its impeccable confluence of myth and magic

Roger Robinson wins Ondaatje Prize for A Portable Paradise

May 06, 2020 3:44 pm

Robonson's book was competing with Elif Shafak’s 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World, Robert Macfarlane’s Underland: A Deep Time Journey, Tishani Doshi's Small Days and Nights, Jumoke Verissimo's A Small Silence and Jay Bernard's Surge.

Alpa Shah shortlisted for Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2019

June 13, 2019 11:09 am

Published in the UK and India in 2018 and in the US this year, Nightmarch featured on a number of year-end ‘best books’ lists and has been garnering wide international acclaim.

Around Town : Five dead in separate accidents on NH-1

March 06, 2012 5:09 am

Four persons including three youth were killed in separate accidents on NH 1 late Sunday night.


Lady sarpanch among top 100 powerful women in India

January 07, 2016 10:30 am

Bhopal, Jan 07 (ANI): Bhakti Sharma, the girl who left attractive salary packages to serve her nation, has been named amongst the 100 most popular women in India. Bhakti Sharma, who is also a post graduate in political science, was chosen as the sarpanch of Barkhedi Abdulla village in 2015. The 25-year-old said that she is lucky to be chosen as one of the 100 popular women in the country. She also informed that she gives up her two months' salary to each family where a girl child is born in the village. Bhakti also appreciated the central government's schemes that have been brought for villages.