Belgium’s most prestigious and largest university in the city of Leuven, 26 km from Brussels, has honoured India’s world renowned poet, artist and humanist Rabindranath Tagore by erecting his statue in the university premises.
The eight edition of ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival has been inaugurated today by Dr Subhash Chandra, Chairman, Essel Group, and Vasundhara Raje, Chief Minister of Rajasthan amidst the cream of literary minds, joining hands together for a healthy debate and enriching discussion.
Zee Jaipur Literature Festival (ZJLF) 2015 will begin on Wednesday, January 21. The ZJLF is being held on the same dates as the Zee Cine-Lit Festival (ZCLF) from January 21-25. Watch who all will make it to the festival this time.
An international conference on literary culture will be organised in New Zealand's southern city of Dunedin to celebrate its designation as a Unesco City of Literature, Mayor Dave Cull announced Tuesday.
Noted author Jean Patrick Modiano became the 11th French writer to be conferred with the prestigious Nobel Prize in Literature. Peter Englund, the Nobel Academy's permanent secretary, announced Modiano's name in a short ceremony at Stockholm on Thursday.
Kolkata-born British author Neel Mukherjee's latest novel 'The Lives of Others', set in troubled Bengal of the 1960s and centres around a dysfunctional family, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Booker Prize 2014, in its debut as a global literary award.
One would expect a civil servant to write about grim, political issues, but Vivek Atray preferred to use "intelligent humour" to tell a tale, as he feels this genre is extremely challenging and excites him the most.