North East  /  Published 04.03.19

Dhubri boy wins award at Dubai short film fest

Dhubri boy Xahid Khan, who once rejected a job offer at Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment, won an award at the Emirates Short Film Festival in Dubai. Khan’s Mistake won the second best r...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

India  /  Published 16.01.20

J&K forfeits arrested DSP's gallantry medal

 The Jammu and Kashmir administration has 'forfeited' the Sher-e-Kashmir Police Medal for Gallantry awarded to deputy superintendent of police Davinder Singh, who has been arrested for helping te...
By PTI in Srinagar

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.10.19

Tarapore School best again in Jamshedpur

Tarapore School, Agrico, on Saturday bagged the coveted Dr JJ Irani Award for Excellence in Education for the second consecutive year. This year, too, the school scored over 600 out of 1,000 marks to ...
By Antara bose in Jamshedpdur

India  /  Published 17.01.19

Sanskrit prize falls off pedestal

The Union human resource development ministry has replaced the President with “any dignitary” chosen by it as the person who will give away the annual Presidential Award of Certificates to scholar...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.11.19

Litterateur Nabaneeta Dev Sen dead

Eminent litterateur Nabaneeta Dev Sen died in her South Calcutta home late on Thursday after a protracted illness. She was 81 years and is survived by two daughters — writer Antara and actor Nandana...
By PTI in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 29.10.19

Unique Assam project wins National CSR Award

Mein Pragati Assam, run by CRISIL Foundation, a project in Assam where there is no payment of money or goods to the beneficiaries but only transfer of financial knowledge, has won the National CSR Awa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.12.19

Awards for social work

Jurismita Puzari of Guwahati and Uday Shankar Borah of Dergaon got “National Karmaveer Chakra Awards by REX and United Nations” for their commendable work for society recently in New Delhi. Puzari...
By Nikhil Kumar Mundra in Hojai

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.12.18

Let’s go green even in death

Conventionally, firewood and electricity are used for cremation, but they are not always pocket-friendly. The son of a Katras milkman is turning cow dung into eco-friendly logs to buffer costs and let...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 15.01.19

'Confidential' Kotler prize is most famous

A tweeter asked Union minister Smriti Irani: “Madam... I am confused which is more authentic — your Yale degree or this Kotler Award?”You know the answer when Rahul Gandhi, Sitaram Yechury and O...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 29.06.19

Back to the future: Amitav Ghosh on his new book

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