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

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.01.20

Two-day lit meet to start in February

Ruskin Bond is expected to enthral audiences once again at the third edition of Jharkhand Literary Meet to be held at Audrey House, the usual venue, in Ranchi on February 1 and 2.According to a schedu...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Football  /  Published 19.02.19

Global pat for Yuwa’s striking goal against poverty

Football is not about how big you are, but about how big you play.Yuwa, a voluntary outfit that engineers a better future for rural Jharkhand girls by using the beautiful game to build character, conf...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 30.06.19

‘Not a foreigner’, yet out of NRC

The name of Durga Khatiwara, the president of the Assam Nepali Sahitya Sabha, figured in the exclusion list published by the NRC authorities on June 26 though a foreigners tribunal here declared him ...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

Culture  /  Published 26.05.19

Korean director wins Cannes' top prize

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's raucous social satire Parasite, about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, won the Cannes Film Festival's top award, the Palme d'Or, on S...
By AP in Cannes

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.19

Poet Binoy Majumdar’s award plaque stolen

Burglars broke open a library-cum-archive at the residence of poet Binoy Majumdar in the Thakurnagar-Shimulpur area of North 24-Parganas on Monday night and fled with the metal Sahitya Academy award p...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in

North East  /  Published 20.12.19

Mizoram bags 9 awards

Mizoram has got nine awards under the Union ministry of rural development.An official said on Friday taht state rural development commissioner and secretary Lalhmingthanga received the awards at the a...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 24.02.20

Project awards

Five innovative schemes and projects, initiated by the Hailakandi administration, have been selected for nominations for SKOCH Award. These are Akanksha, Seetalpati diversification, Amla-Gur candy (Po...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Arts  /  Published 11.04.19

Rakhi Sarkar on the importance of the CIMA Art Mela

CIMA Art MelaDate: April 12 to 16, 2019Timings: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.Venue: Visual Arts Gallery, Gate No. 2, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003...
By Smita Tripathi in New Delhi


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