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25, Jul 2020, by : FnF Correspondent

In April 2020, as the Covid-19 pandemic forced a global lockdown, isolating millions, Teamwork Arts, the producer of the iconic Jaipur Literature Festival, launched "JLF Brave New World”, an online literature series to celebrate books, their power, and positivity. JLF Brave New World sought to address issues critical to our times apart from discussing poetry, fiction, environment, the writing process, geopolitics, war and conflict, art, music, food, fashion and more through conversations with renowned writers and leading experts from around the world. In just a few months JLF Brave New World has captured the attention of a loyal tranche of followers. Teamwork Arts announced that the series has reached 2 million (20,00,000) cumulative views and a reach of over 9 million (90,00,000).Read News

22, Jan 2020, by : FnF Correspondent

Each year, the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival attracts large footfalls with a large part of the attendees being young adults. The Festival, that has grown immensely over the past decade, continuously seeks to engage these young minds through various sessions across the Festival days and via two robust outreach programmes that start prior to the Festival. With the aim of bringing across knowledge to children across the economic spectrum and with the intent of giving back to the city of Jaipur, the Festival's annual outreach programmes push forth its core philosophy of enabling the youth to bring about social change. Read News

13, Jul 2019, by : FnF Correspondent

Sahitya Akademi is happy to announce awarding the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2019 in Maithili to Amit Pathak for the book Raag-Upraag (Poetry) and Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2019 to Rishi Bashistha for the book Ee Phoolak Guldasta (Stories).Read News

09, Mar 2019, by : Sujata Shiven

On the occasion of International Women's Day, Sahitya Akademi organized an All India Women Writers' Meet at Sahitya Akademi Auditorium, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi. Dr. K. Sreenivasarao, Secretary, Sahitya Akademi, welcomed the dignitaries, Mridula Garg and Dr Sukrita Paul Kumar, with a packet of Akademi publications. Read News

13, Jan 2019, by : FnF Correspondent

In Asia's largest book fair, author Taslima Nasrin's launched 'Besharam' her sequel to the notable book 'Lajja' in Hindi at Rajkamal Prakashan's Jalsaghar. Apart from Taslima Nasrin, Ashok Maheshwari, the MD of Rajkamal Prakashan and author Alpana Mishra, Dastango Himanshu Bajpai were present Read News

15, Dec 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

The Jnanpith Selection Board has announced the recipient of the 54th Jnanpith Award for the year 2018 in a meeting. It went to Amitav Ghosh, eminent Indian novelist writing in English. Read News

15, Dec 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

Sahitya Akademi organized National Seminar on Sri Ramanujacharya, to commemorate 1000th birth anniversary of the seer. In his inaugural address Anantshree Vibhushit Shreemad Jagatgugu Ramanujacharya 'Vidyabhaskar' said that Seshavatara Sriramanujacharya was a great saint and his influence was not limited to one or few particular communities but is felt among masses even today.Read News

14, Sep 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said primary education should be taught in one's mother tongue and it was not possible to progress in the country without the Hindi language.Read News

08, Sep 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

Conceived by the leading performing arts entertainment company, Teamwork Arts, The Sacred Pushkar returns for its fourth edition from the 12th- 14th October 2018. The Festival will celebrate mindful living with Sacred music performances, healing therapies, yoga, guided meditation, interesting workshops, food trails, and curated heritage walks in timeless Pushkar.Read News

02, Sep 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi released Venkaiah Naidu's book, Moving On… Moving Forward: A Year in Office, on his experiences during the first year as the Vice President of India and Chairman of Rajya Sabha and called him a strict "disciplinarian".Read News

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