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27, Dec 2017, by : FnF Correspondent

Google celebrated poet Mirza Ghalib's 220th birth anniversary with a doodle. A poet in Urdu and Persian languages during the Mughal era, Ghalib became famous for his Urdu ghazals. His poems and ghazals have been translated and recited in many languages.Read News

18, Sep 2017, by : FnF Correspondent

Today google celebrates the 308th birthday of Samuel Johnson. He was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. Samuel Johnson published Johnson's: A Dictionary of the English Language in 1755 after 9 years of work. It was described as "one of the greatest single achievements of scholarship," and had a far-reaching effect on modern English.Read News

28, Apr 2017, by : FnF Correspondent

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the 52nd Jnanpith Award on Prof. Sankha Ghosh in New Delhi. A professor of Bengali and an authority in his own right on the works of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, Prof. Sankha Ghosh represents the fluid brilliance that characterizes India's multifarious literary genius. Read News

26, Apr 2017, by : FnF Correspondent

Meghna Pant, the award-winning author of 'One & A Half Wife', was felicitated with the prestigious 'Bharat Nirman Award' for her contribution to the field of literature. Read News

19, Mar 2017, by : FnF Correspondent

Today's Google Doodle is a celebration of Finnish feminist icon and author-activist Minna Canth's 137 birth anniversary. She was born as Ulrika Wilhelmina Johnsson on March 19, 1844 in Finland's Tampere city at a time when Europe was undergoing a drastic social change. Read News

19, Feb 2017, by : FnF Desk

Popular Hindi novelist Ved Prakash Sharma, who has 176 novels to his credit, breathed his last on February 17. The 62-year-old wasn't keeping well since the last few months and had developed some infection and complications which led to his demise.Read News

23, Jan 2017, by : FnF Correspondent

The Shri Dwarka Prasad Agarwal Award For Upcoming Hindi Writer was presented at ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival on 21st Jan 2017 afternoon.Read News

20, Jan 2017, by : FnF Correspondent

Vani Prakashan and Teamwork Arts Pvt Ltd present Vani Foundation Distinguished Translator Award. The award honors those translators of India who have consistently and qualitatively facilitated literary and linguistic exchange between at least two Indian languages. Read News

29, Nov 2016, by : FnF Desk

Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty is quoted by an English daily saying that Little Women should be included in school textbooks, here we are celebrating its author Louisa May Alcott's 184th birth anniversary. Read News

14, Oct 2016, by : FnF Desk

Bob Dylan, the man regarded as the voice of a generation for his influential songs from the 1960s onwards, has won the Nobel prize in literature in a surprise decision that has made him the only singer-songwriter to win the award. Read News

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