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ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2020 begins with celebrating literature as a unifier of diverse voices

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Jaipur:23/1/20:The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival entered its 13th year on a chilly Jaipur morning today with all of its characteristic joie de vivre intact. Early risers flocked to grab seats at the NEXA Front Lawn of the Diggi Palace Hotel, which itself was dressed in its colourful best and reverberated with heady beats from dhaaks and nagadas with its extravagant way of presentation, and listened to their favourite ...

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Union HRD Minister inaugurates the 28th edition of New Delhi World Book Fair 2020

The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ at the Inauguration of the New Delhi World Book Fair, at Pragati Maidan, in New Delhi on January 04, 2020.

Newdelhi:4/1/20:Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nisank’ inaugurated the 28th edition of New Delhi World Book Fair 2020 (NDWBF) at PragatiMaidan in New Delhi today.  Eminent Gandhian scholar, Prof. GirishwarMisra; Chairman, National Book Trust, Prof. Govind Prasad Sharma; Joint Secretary, MHRD, Shri Madan Mohan, , Shri Rajesh Aggarwal, Executive Director, ITPO and other officials were present on the occasion. ...

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Sonny Mehta, versatile book publisher, and husband of Naveen’s sister Gita Mehta passed away

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NEW YORK 31/12/19;    Sonny Mehta, versatile book publisher, and husband of Naveen’s sister Gita Mehta passed away today at the age of 76. The Odisha CM decided not to celebrate the New Year.Furthermore, the Chief Minister appealed his well-wishers to refrain from visiting his residence (Naveen Niwas) to greet him. Sonny Mehta the urbane and astute head of Alfred A. Knopf who ...

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Noted Odia film maker and actor Prasanta Nanda’s book on Odia film industry was released

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New Delhi, 28/128/19: Noted Odia film maker and actor Prasanta Nanda’s book on Odia film industry was released with the author presenting the first copy to Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. The book in Odia titled as “Chalachitra Purana” (Chronicle of Odia Film) contains several unexplored facts of Odia film industry from 1936 up to 2014. Writing about the direction in ...

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Tarun Kanti Mishra will receive the Kendra Sahitya Akademi award for his book Bhaswati

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Bhubaneswar:21/12/19:Famed Odia writer and former chief secretary of Odisha Tarun Kanti Mishra will receive the Kendra Sahitya Akademi award in Odia category for 2019. Mishra will get the prestigious award for his book Bhaswati, Sahitya Akademi Secretary K Sreenivasa Rao said Wednesday. “The awards were recommended by distinguished jury members representing 23 Indian languages and approved by the Executive Board ...

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Eminent writer Pratibha Ray would be conferred with the coveted Sarala Award

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Bhubaneswar:26/11/19 Eminent writer Pratibha Ray would be conferred with the coveted Sarala Award at a special function scheduled to be held on December 8, 2019. Ray will receive the award from Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhushan Harichandan. Ray was also the first woman to win the Moortidevi Award in 1991 for her magnum opus ‘Yajnaseni’. She is also the recipient of Sarala Award in 1990 for ...

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Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated the 32nd All India Santali Writers’ Conference

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Bhubaneswar: 24/11/19 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik  had inaugurated the 32nd All India Santali Writers’ Conference by wishing the participants ‘Jatkage Jahar’ in Santali  on  23rd,November “I am very happy to participate in the 32nd All India Santali Writers’ Conference,” said Patnaik inaugurating the conference at the Rabindra Mandap here. The Chief Minister took the opportunity to pay rich tributes to Pandit ...

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Burning Mountains:A collection of short stories by Ms Gayatri Saraf: Book review

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  One who has a roof over his head enjoys the rain romantically but one who soaks in the rain for want of a roof does not see any romance in it. Gayatri Saraf, a noted short story writer in Odia, a Central Sahitya Academy award winner, belongs to western Odisha. She has seen the poverty of people there from ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled the book ‘Majestic Mara’

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Bhubaneswar:16/11/19:  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unveiled the book ‘Majestic Mara’ in Bhubaneswar today. The travelogue features Puri Gajapati’s rich illustrations and memoirs from his expedition at Maasai Mara National Reserve in southwestern Kenya. It showcases beautiful shots by professional photographers — Asish Dhir, Dillip Dhir Samant and Amarjyoti Singhdeo — from Odisha during their 8-day tour last year. The ...

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Odisha Chief Minister released a travelogue titled “Prachurjyara Elakare Gotia Masa”.

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Bhubaneswar:15/11/19: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday released a travelogue written by Biswamohan Patnaik titled “Prachurjyara Elakare Gotia Masa”. The book was released at the Lok Seva Bhawan in Bhubaneswar. Describing the book to be attractive to students from schools and colleges, the Odisha CM also stated it to be beneficial. This travelogue by Biswamohan Patnaik which is in coffee ...

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