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BOOK REVIEW:The Chausathi Yoginis of Hirapur : from Tantra to Tourism by Dr Adyasha Das

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Books on relatively unknown destinations and their cultural significance are fairly rare. Rarer still are such books for the culturally keen lay reader. One such rare book is The  Chausathi Yoginis  of  Hirapur : from Tantra to Tourism  by Dr Adyasha Das. A vocation in sync with the subject matter, an avocation of viewing temples and an overture of having ...

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Vice President of India has cautioned the media against breaching the standards of ethical and independent journalism

The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu addressing the gathering at the Centenary Celebrations of Shri Gora Sastri organised by Veteran Journalists Association, in Hyderabad on July 20, 2019.

Hyderabad:20/7/19;The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has cautioned the media against breaching the standards of ethical and independent journalism and urged the Fourth Estate to be a beacon light of uprightness and objectivity. Paying tributes to veteran editor and writer, late Shri Gora Sastri at his centenary celebrations, in Hyderabad today, the Vice President emphasized that difference ...

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Pratibha Ray’s Yajnaseni English Translation by Pradip Bhattacharya runs into the 18th edition

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Newdelhi:17/7/19:Pratibha Ray’s Yajnaseni: The Story of Draupadi( translated into English by Pradip Bhattacharya), Rupa Publications runs into the 18th edition. Heartiest Congratulations to the writer and translator. The story of Draupadi, one of the most fascinating characters in the Mahabharata.Strange as it may appear, Draupadi, the most accomplished heroine of the Mahabharata, happens to be the most suffering, sacrificing, and yet the most ...

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‘Colours of Loneliness and other Stories’ book Launched

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Newdelhi:12/7/19: Eminent poet & critic Mr. K. Satchidanandan launched the book ‘Colours of Loneliness and other Stories’ written by Sahitya Academy Award winning author  Paramita Satpathy at Lecture Room-2, India International Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi onon July 10,Wednesday at 6:30pm -8pm . The book is a collection of stories by the author, translated from Odia by Ms.  Snehaprava Das. The title has been published by ...

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Naveen Patnaik launched the book ‘Preserving Heritage’

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Bhubaneswar: 9/7/19: A team from the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) Odisha, led by State Convener Amiya Bhusan Tripathy met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and handed over a copy of the report on the “Monuments of the Prachi Valley” and a copy of the recent INTACH publication “Preserving Heritage: An Odishan Journey” to the Chief Minister. ...

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Odisha’s leading daily the Samaja is performing the role of a watchdog while advocating rich legacy and culture of the State

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Cuttack:3/7/19: Odisha’s leading daily the Samaja which is now on the centennial year of its publication continues to keep intact its unbiased and unprejudiced stand on a daily basis. Side by side, it is performing the role of a watchdog while advocating rich legacy and culture of the State, said Deepak Malviya president of Lok Seva Mandal and chairman Samaja managing ...

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Padma Shri Pratibha Ray’s new novel,”PRAPTESHU PRUTHIBI”will be released shortly.

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Bhubaneswar:28/6/19:Adya Prakashani proudly announces the publication of Jnanpith laureate, Padma Shri Pratibha Ray’s aesthetically crafted new novel,”PRAPTESHU PRUTHIBI”, a sequel of her widely, critically acclaimed novel,”Sesha Ishwara”. Spurred by the request of her readers, she has been working on this novel for the last three years, traveling to different destinations in search of the authentic canvas for creating “An ode to ...

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BAL SAHITYA PURASKAR 2019 Announced

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Agratala:16/6/19:The   Executive    Board   of  the   Sahitya   Akademi    which   met   today   at Agartala,   under   the   Chairmanship    of  its  President,   Dr.  Chandrashekhar Kambar   approved    selection    of   22   writers    (as   given   at   Annexure    ‘A’ attached)   for  the  Sahitya  Akademi   Bal Sahitya  Puraskar  2019.   The  books were   selected    on   the   basis   of   recommendations      made   by   the   Jury comprising     of   three    members    each   in   the   ...

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POETRY DOMINATES SAHITYA AKADEMI YUVA PURASKAR 2019

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Newdelhi:16/6/19:Sahitya  Akademi  announced  its annual  Yuva  Puraskar  2019  in 23  languages  today. Eleven books of poetry, six of short stories, five of novel and one literary criticism have won the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2019. The Awards were recommended  by distinguished  Jury members  representing 23 Indian languages and approved  by the  Executive  Board of the Sahitya Akademi  which met today ...

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Amitav Ghosh became the first English writer to be conferred with Jnanpith Award 2018

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New Delhi:13/6/19: Eminent author Amitav Ghosh, who on12 th,June  Wednesday became the first English writer to be conferred with Jnanpith Award 2018, said he “draws constantly from Bangla and its vast imaginative resources”. Ghosh, 62, received the 54th Jnanpith award from former diplomat and West Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi at a function held at the India Habitat Centre here. The Indian ...

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