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21, Aug 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

Google doodle has been dedicated to Urdu writer Ismat Chugtai. Back in the 1930s, Chughtai wrote on female sexuality and femininity, middle-class gentility, and class conflict, subjects considered taboo for the age. Read News

27, Apr 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

Mahadevi Varma, celebrated Hindi poet, freedom fighter, women's rights activist and educationist, was honoured by Google with a Doodle. In 1982, Mahadevi Varma received the Jnanpith Award for her outstanding contributions to Indian literature on April 27. Read News

13, Mar 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

President Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the World Hindi Secretariat building today on the third day of his visit to Mauritius. He also launched the World Hindi Secretariat's logo, an Early Digital Learning Programme as well unveiled foundation stones of a social housing project and a large ENT hospital being built with Indian assistance. Read News

06, Mar 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

Gabriel Garcia Marquez is considered to be one of the most significant authors of the twentieth century. Google doodle is celebrating Gabo's birthday, one of the primary personalities to popularize magic realism in literature. The Spanish language writer would have turned 91 today. Read News

27, Feb 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

The sixth edition of Delhi Literature Festival (DLF 2018) concluded with some of the most exciting sessions. This year's festival which is aimed to promote young authors, kept its promise to include as many young authors as possible. Read News

29, Jan 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

In the session on Adaptations, and all-star panel of Mira Nair, Michael Ondaatje, Tom Stoppard, Amy Tan and Nicholas Shakespeare discussed the metamorphosis of the book to the screenplay and how in the latter, the writer has to accept that the director's vision becomes paramount.Read News

29, Jan 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

The eleventh edition of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival opened this morning with invigorating music by performers from Gujrat, Assam and Rajasthan – the atmosphere was heady and energetic; as crowds thronged to the beat of ceremonial drums, music and dancing.Read News

26, Jan 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

From January 24 to January 29, 2018 at Diggi Palace in Jaipur, environmental concerns will feature in a number of insightful and impassioned discussions: The Vanishing Stepwells of India; The Vanishing: Tigers, Forests and Nature; Why We Must Protect the Aravallis; Conflicts of Interest: Betrayals of the Earth, Greed and Human Aspiration; The Last Wave: Islands in Flux and River of Life, River of Death: The Ganges and India's Future, among yet others.Read News

26, Jan 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 is set to explore the symbiosis of literature and the performing arts, enriched by the flavours of theatre, music, dance, and performance poetry in its eclectic bouquet of sessions.Read News

19, Jan 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

The fifth edition of Jaipur BookMark takes you through the journey and metamorphosis of a book – from stimulating discussions with aspiring writers, literary agents and publishers to book cover designers, graphic artists, and audio and digital platform providers. Jaipur BookMark opens on 24th January at the Durbar Hall in Diggi Palace and is to be held between 24th January and 28th January at Diggi Palace.Read News

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