Kunwar Narayan :Among the last of the doyens in Hindi literature
Kunwar Narayan (1927-2017): Among the last of the doyens in Hindi literature


Kunwar Narayan: Among the last of the doyens in Hindi literature. WHEN FILMMAKER Satyajit Ray was shooting ‘Shatranj ke Khilaadi’ and wanted to make some changes in Premchand’s story, he did it while staying at Hindi poet Kunwar Narayan’s home in Lucknow. His stay involved long discussions and a dialogue on how precisely to make

K-L YES Program 2018-19 (Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study ) Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (K-L YES) Program 2018-19

The American Center at the U.S. Embassy Dhaka is pleased to announce the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study K-L YES Program for academic year 2018-19.The K-L YES Program is a high school exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The program is administered in Bangladesh by the

UK bars export of Shakespeare rival’s play

London, Nov 7 : UK bars Shakespeare rival ‘s play export. The UK has placed a temporary ban on a rare annotated copy of a book by William Shakespeare’s venerable rival Ben Jonson in an aim to keep it in the country. The rare copy of “The Silent Woman”, a comedy first performed in 1609,

Ravinder Singh’s ‘I too Had A Love Story’ to be published in the UK

New Delhi, Nov 6, Popular writer Ravinder Singhs bestselling novel “I Too Had A Love Story” will be published in the UK by Transworld Publishers, Penguin Random House India announced on Monday.”My journey, as an author, began with this book in India.I am humbled to receive so much love from my readers in the sub-continent.

George Saunders Wins 2017 Man Booker Prize- Daily Post India George Saunders Wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

George Saunders has won the Man Booker prize for his novel Lincoln in the Bardo – becoming the second US author to take home the £50,000 fiction award. Saunders, 58, was one of six authors shortlisted for the prestigious award, alongside British writers Ali Smith and Fiona Mozley, fellow Americans Paul Auster and Emily Fridlund,

How to deal with the stigma of mental illness
How to deal with the stigma of mental illness

Stigma mental illness: Stigma associated with mental illness is probably as old as the civilization. There are references of discrimination on the basis of mental illness in almost all the ancient books of law. In the well-known Indian classic “Manu Smriti” or “Law of Manu” there are references to insane persons (unmatta) in the chapters related to marriage,

Kazuo Ishiguro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature- Daily Post india
Kazuo Ishiguro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born English writer, has won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Swedish Academy made the announcement Thursday in Stockholm.Sara Danius, the academy’s secretary, praised the work of Ishiguro. She said taht He’s a very interesting writer in many ways and she also described him as one of the most exquisite novelists

Astrology book ‘The Vastu’ presented to Chief Principal Secretary to CM
Book on Astrology presented to Chief Principal Secretary to Punjab CM

Astrology book ‘The Vastu’ presented to Chief Principal Secretary to CM. Book on Astorology – ‘The Vastu’ for you and your family was presented to Suresh Kumar, Chief Principal Secretary to Chief Minister by Dr Deepak Singla, an Chandigarh based Renowned Astrologer on Monday.This book has been authored after an extensive research on astrology and

Lesson for Dera Followers
Lesson for Dera Followers: To become masters, politicos pose as servants

Lesson for Dera Followers: Politicians of Punjab, who used to make a beeline to seek Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s blessings before going to contest the poll battle, have virtually turned a blind eye towards his followers in their “hour of need”After the CBI court Panchkula awarded 20 years’ imprisonment to the rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda

Gauri Lankesh's death, an act by communal forces: Activists
Gauri Lankesh’s death, an act by communal forces: Activists

Condemning the brutal murder of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh, women activists on Wednesday accused the communal forces of murder. Sandhya, an activist in Hyderabad, said, “Everyone should condemn this barbaric act by the Hindutva forces. This is an act by the Hindutva forces. We should demand justice and immediate arrest of the 3-4 culprits who

Removal of members of arts council called as 'unconstitutional move'
Removal of members of arts council called as ‘unconstitutional move’

The removal of Satinder Satti and Surinder Singh Virdi as chairperson and vice chairperson of the Punjab Kala Parishad (arts council) respectively has made another reason to confront the decision of Congress government. The out going members are called this ‘unconstitutional move’ of the state government. The Congress government recently nominated renowned poet Surjit Patar

Rare ‘Mein Kampf’ copy signed by Hitler to fetch USD 20,000
Rare ‘Mein Kampf’ copy signed by Hitler to fetch USD 20,000

A rare, personally inscribed and signed copy of German dictator Adolf Hitler’s autobiography ‘Mein Kampf’ is estimated to fetch 20,000 USD at an auction in the US. The front flyleaf of the book is boldly inscribed and signed by Hitler as “Only in battle will the noble man survive! Adolf Hitler on 18/August 1930”. On

Bhutanese Queen praises Indira Gandhi as ‘a female icon’

Bhutanese Queen Ashu Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk today praised former prime minister Indira Gandhi, describing her as “a female icon” who showed the world what women are capable of doing if they decide something. The queen was speaking here at the launch of a book titled “India’s Indira: A Centennial Tribute” compiled by the Indian National

Arundhati Roy among Man Booker Prize contenders
Arundhati Roy among Man Booker Prize contenders

Paul Auster, Colson Whitehead and past winner Arundhati Roy are among contenders for this year’s Man Booker Prize for fiction. Auster’s intimate epic “4 3 2 1” and Whitehead’s fantasy-tinged historical saga “The Underground Railroad” are among four works by US authors on the list, alongside Emily Fridlund’s coming-of-age story “History of Wolves” and George

2 new books about `Harry Potter` universe to be released in October
2 new books about `Harry Potter` universe to be released in October

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Cheer up Potterheads! To honour the 20th anniversary of J.K. Rowling’s novel ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’, British publishing house Bloomsbury is set to release two new books set in the Harry Potter universe.It announced on Tuesday that

Bharat Arun to be appointed bowling coach of India:Reports

According to sources, Bharat Arun looks all set to join team India as the full-time bowling coach. This news has come a few days after Ravi Shastri was appointed as the head coach with Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid appointed as the batting and bowling consultants respectively.”The COA has decided to grant Shastri his wish

Reading books help youngsters to achieve success

Reading books help youngsters achieve success. This visually-expressive era, with video inputs fast becoming the norm rather than the exception in everyday life, those who adopt the reading habit clearly have an edge over others. Youngsters who have read books while growing up and older people, who continue to do so, are markedly different in

Venkaiah Naidu says India cannot progress without Hindi
Naidu says India cannot progress without Hindi

Venkaiah Naidu says India cannot progress without Hindi. In the event of anti-Hindi backlash being witnessed across the country, Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said Hindi is the national language of India and it is impossible to progress without the language. “Hindi is our national language and it is impossible for India to progress

Poets addicted drugs liquor rumors Sahitya Akademi awardee mansa
Poets are addicted to drugs or liquor, all rumors: Sahitya Akademi awardee from Mansa

Poets addicted drugs liquor rumors Sahitya Akademi awardee mansa. Harmanjeet Singh, 25, of Khyala Kalan village in Mansa district was announced as one of the recipients of Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar in Punjabi language for his book ‘Rani Tatt’ (Royal Element) on Thursday. The awards were recommended by jury members representing 24 Indian languages and

Punjab Budget Session: initiatives to promote Punjabi and Urdu languages

“Punjabi is our mother language and we will do our best to preserve & promote it. To that extent, I propose to set up a Central Institute for Promotion and Development of Punjabi Language at Talwandi Sabo”, Manpreet Badal said in Vidhan Sabha. This institute will undertake activities like digitization and Standardization of Punjabi Language,