Padma Shri
North East  /  Published 23.01.22

Harassment slur on Padma Shri recipient

Uddhab Bharali, a leading innovator and Padma Shri recipient from Assam, was on Friday remanded in 14 days’ judicial custody for alleged sexual harassment of a minor girl under his foster care. ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

News  /  Published 19.01.22

Bengali comic strip pioneer Narayan Debnath passes away

A board, a few brushes, a bottle of black ink and sundry other drawing material. That’s all Narayan Debnath needed to fire the imagination of generations of young Bengali readers over six decade...
By Our Special Correspondent in Howrah

News  /  Published 18.01.22

Veteran Bengali cartoonist Narayan Debnath dies at 96

According to hospital sources, the veteran cartoonist had been suffering from heart problems since Tuesday morning. His condition became critical. His blood pressure was fluctuating.  ...
By My Kolkata & PTI in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.12.21

Bengal governor facilitates Rs 5 lakh for healthcare of cartoonist Narayan Debnath

Debnath, the Bengali comics illustrator, and the creator of Handa Bhonda, Batul The Great and Nonte Phonte, was bestowed with the West Bengal government's highest award of honour, Banga Bibhu...
By My Kolkata & PTI in Kolkata

India  /  Published 07.12.21

Nanda Prusty dies at 104

Centenarian teacher Nanda Prusty, a class 8 pass-out who had been educating children and village elders free of cost for the last seven decades in Odisha, died at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Jajpur


Opinion  /  Published 16.11.21

Letters to the Editor: Banning books has no place in a democracy

Douse the flame Sir — It seems that Ray Bradbury’s premonitions in Fahrenheit 451 may be coming true in the United States of America. Recently, two members of the Spotsylvania C...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 15.11.21

Meet the educators that were honored with the Padma awards 2021

26 among 119 recipients made significant contribution to academics ...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 15.11.21

Earthquake Engineering expert Sudhir Kumar Jain appointed new BHU V-C

Jain had been serving his third term as the director of IIT Gandhinagar ...
By Our Correspondent

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.21

Master's voice

Apologists of an insensitive regime are expected to make outrageous claims. Kangana Ranaut’s statement, that India achieved freedom in the real sense in 2014 with the Independence of 1947, there...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 14.11.21

'Withdraw her Padma Shri'

Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal wrote to President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday urging him to withdraw the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, bestowed on actor Ka...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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