Shimla: In a major relief to the visually impaired and physically challenged, the Himachal Pradesh University in Shimla has allowed them to engage a writer irrespective of his qualification in the exams, an official said Thursday.
Veteran freedom fighter and renowned journalist Ranen Mookherjee, who wrote several popular books on Bangladesh politics as also biographies of political leaders under the pen name Krittivas Ojha, died Tuesday following old-age complications. He was 86.
Jnanpith awardee and acclaimed Kannada writer Dr U R Ananthamurthy has said he will not live in a country with Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister, triggering angry reactions from BJP which said he was free to leave India.
Kunaal Roy Kapur may have started his career with the TV show ‘Just Mohabbat’ but he says he has no immediate plans to return to the medium and would consider it only if he gets the right combination of “great writers and great collaborators”.