Goan writer Damodar Mauzo gets Jnanpith Award

Mauzo's famous novel 'Karmelin', published in 1981, received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1983. It has been translated in Hindi, Marathi, English, Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil, Odia and Maithili languages.

published on : 28th May 2023

Eminent Assamese writer and Jnanpith awardee Nilmani Phookan dies at 90

Author of several collections of poetry, his principal works, includes  'Phuli Thoka Suryamukhi Phulor Phale' (To a Sunflower in bloom), 'Golapi Jamur Lagna' (The Raspberry Moment), 'Kobita' (Poems).

published on : 19th January 2023

In a first, English author Amitav Ghosh wins Jnanpith award

Ghosh is a path- breaking novelist. In his novels, Ghosh treads through historical settings to the modern era and weaves a space where the past connects with the present, said Bharatiya Jnanpith.

published on : 14th December 2018