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Renowned Hindi writer Mudrarakshasa passes away

Renowned Hindi novelist and critique Mudrarakshas passed away due to old age related causes in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. He was 82. He was distinguished Hindi writer, activist, thinker and cultural personality. His write-ups invariably hinged on various vital social issues and causes. About Mudrarakshasa He was born as Subhash Chandra in Behta near Lucknow in Read More…

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Renowned Hindi poet Viren Dangwal passes away

Renowned Hindi poet Viren Dangwal passed away in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh after a prolonged illness. He was 68. Viren Dangwal was born 1947 in Kirtinagar, Uttaranchal. He was one of the leading Hindi poets. He had published three collections of poetry namely Isi Dushchakra Mein Srashta, Duniya Mein and Siyahi Taal. Awards: HIs famous poem Read More…

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Senior Kannada writer Dr.M. M. Kalburgi passes away

Senior Kannada writer Dr. Malleshappa Madivalappa Kalburgi passed away in Dharwad, Karnataka. He was 77. Dr. Kalburgi died after he was shot dead by unidentified persons in his residence in Dharwad. He was scholar of Vachana sahitya (Vachana literature), Kannada epigraphist and academician who had served as the Vice-Chancellor of Kannada University in Hampi. About Malleshappa Read More…

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Legendary Telugu writer Dasaradhi Rangacharya passes away

Legendary Telugu writer Dasaradhi Rangacharya passed away in Hyderabad, Telangana after a brief illness. He was 87. About Dasaradhi Rangacharya Dasaradhi was on 24 August 1928 in Khammam District erstwhile Hyderabad State now in Telangna. Hyderabad liberation Struggle: He had actively participated in fight against the Nizam’s autocratic rule and also took part in the Read More…

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Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai wins Man Booker International Prize 2015

Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for 2015. He was chosen from a list of 10 contenders from around the world. About Laszlo Krasznahorkai Laszlo Krasznahorkai was born in 1954 Gyula, Hungary. He had gained recognition in 1985 after he had published his debut novel Satantango, which he adapted Read More…

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Writer Neel Mukherjee wins £10,000 Encore Award for year 2015

Writer Neel Mukherjee’s novel The Lives of Others has won the United Kingdom’s Encore Award for the best second novel. The novel The Lives of Others reflects the political and social convulsions of an entire society and based upon story of one family living in Calcutta in 1960s. It covers, various issues ranging from the Read More…

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Michael Blake, Oscar-winning ‘Dances With Wolves’ writer passes away

Michael Blake, the Oscar-winning writer of ‘Dances With Wolves’ novel passed away in Tucson, Arizona, after a long battle with cancer.  He was 69. The novel Dances With Wolves after adapted into movie in 1990 was a major hit and had earned Blake an Academy Award (Oscar) for the screenplay. The movie had won seven Read More…

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