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Salman Rushdie’s India Visit Cancelled

January 17, 2012

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TIME FOR SOME NEWS UPDATE FOLKS!! The much talked about Salman Rushdie’s visit to India during the Jaipur Literature Festival – 2012 is again in news. But now for the exactly opposite reasons, that is, the calling off of Rushdie’s visit. The visit was cancelled after Rajasthan govermnent raised fears of security threat. Rajasthan police […]

Salman Rushdie in India

January 11, 2012

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Salman Rushdie  Salman Rushdie, the famed author of ‘Midnight’s Children’ has been in news ever since it was announced that he’ll be visiting the Jaipur Literature Festival – 2012, to be held at Jaipur from 20 to 24 January this year. After that there were a few voices of protest on Rushdie being granted a […]

SAMANVAY: IHC INDIAN LANGUAGES’ FESTIVAL, 2011

December 18, 2011

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Samanvay’: IHC Indian Languages’ Festival was inaugurated with the lighting of a torch on 16 December at India Habitat Center by two Jnanpith winning poets and Senior Fellows of the Sahitya Akademi, Kunwar Narain and Sitakant Mahapatra, along with IHC Director Raj Liberhan. During this 3-day event, 63 writers from 14 languages will discuss upon […]

The Hindu’s – Lit for Life

September 23, 2011

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Hirco presents the first edition of The Hindu’s – Lit for Life, a three-day, two-city festival centred on the celebration of the second year of The Hindu Literary Prize. The festival takes off in New Delhi on September 25, 2011, at the India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road and continues on in Chennai on October 29 […]

Spring Festival 2011 organised by Penguin

March 3, 2011

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Following the success of Spring Fever 2010, the first ever literary spring festival and OPEN AIR LIBRARY by Penguin Books India, Spring Fever 2011 is being organized in the month of March. The festival will be held at the Amphitheatre at India Habitat Centre from 4th  to  13th  March, 2011. The unique open air library, […]

Penguin Spring Fever 2010

March 2, 2011

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Following the success of Spring Fever 2010, the first ever literary spring festival and OPEN AIR LIBRARY by Penguin Books India, Spring Fever 2011 is being organized in the month of March. The festival will be held at the Amphitheatre at India Habitat Centre from 4 to 13 March, 2011. The unique open air library, […]

DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2011

February 10, 2011

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For the first time award was given at the Jaipur Literature Festival, DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. In January 2011, this US $ 50,000 award was conferred upon H.M. Naqvi for his novel ‘Home Boy’, published by Harper Collins India. The Chairperson of the Jury, Nilanjana S. Roy declared that while finalizing the shortlist […]