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India  /  Published 02.08.19

NDTV journalist Ravish Kumar wins Ramon Magsaysay

Senior Indian journalist Ravish Kumar on Friday was chosen for this year's Ramon Magsaysay Award, regarded as Asian version of the Nobel Prize.Kumar, 44, who is NDTV India's senior executive editor, i...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.19

When comb was mightier than the pen

For veteran journalist Gideon Lepcha, a comb turned out to be mightier than sword.The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration will confer the Padri Ganga Prasad Pradhan award for journalism on the 67-ye...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Dawkins prize

Lyricist Javed Akhtar has become the first Indian to be named the recipient of the Richard Dawkins Award, named after the renowned evolutionary biologist.Akhtar has been given the honour for critical ...
By PTI in Mumbai

North East  /  Published 27.09.19

Dipa Goswami award for theatre artiste

The Dipa Goswami Artist award was conferred on Sipajhar-based theatre artist Axim Kumar Nath here on Friday in the memory of the Assamese actress.The Dipa Goswami Trust has been conferring this award ...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 15.09.19

Vindicated, officer gives cash and advice

Indian Forest Service officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who last month received Rs 25,000 as compensation from the Centre over adverse entries made in his appraisal report, has donated the amount to the Prim...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.09.19

‘Sad’ truth in the mirror for media

The Indian media is in a state of “crisis” that is not accidental or random but systemic and structural, journalist Ravish Kumar said here on Monday as he received the Ramon Magsaysay Award for 20...
By PTI in Manila

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.19

Can climate-change sceptics be in denial?

Sir — A recent photograph of a melting ice sheet in northwestern Greenland has gone viral. Scientists are of the opinion that 2019 could be another disastrous year for the Arctic. Record temperature...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 09.11.19

Goalpara app wins accolade

The Digital Transformation Award received by Goalpara for its infrastructure snapshot app in the Governance Now Digital Transformation Summit in New Delhi on Thursday was brought to the district on Sa...
By Sofikul Ahmed in Goalpara

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.19

Nabaneeta Dev Sen passes away

Nabaneeta Dev Sen, poet, novelist and academic, breathed her last at her south Calcutta home on Thursday evening. She was 81. Dev Sen had announced she was suffering from cancer.Her spontaneity, uniqu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.18

Children inspire with acts of courage

A 17-year-old from Murshidabad who had severed ties with her family when they tried to marry her off in Class VIII has become a prominent voice against child marriage and helped save seven girls like ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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