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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, America’s Greatest Novel!

Huckleberry Finn, as depicted by Illustrator E. W. Kemble first time in 1884 publication

February 18, 1885, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first published in the United States of America The perennial popularity of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, a novel by Mark Twain, is indisputable. Widely known as one of the Greatest American Novels, the picaresque novel was first published in United Kingdom in December, 1984. It was later in February 18, 1885

Google Honours Indian Legendary Actress Madhubala

Google doodle honours Indian actress Madhubala

The Google doodle is celebrating the 86th birth anniversary of the Indian queen of the celluloid, Madhubala.  Years after her tragic end, the actress remains one of the most cherished and remembered faces of Indian cinema The Google doodle is celebrating Madhubala’s 86th birth anniversary today. The legendary actress, known for her beauty, grace and mesmerising talent, continues to live on

Indian Rural Artists Win Snow Art Competition in Japan

Team India, Abhyuday bags win in snow sculpting competition held in Japan

Ravi Prakash, Sunil Kumar Kushwaha and Rajnish Verma from rural Indian bagged the first prize in the International Snow Sculpturing Competition (ISSC) Japan Cup 2019. The three young men, from Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, combined resources and individual funds to participate in the event A trio of artists from rural India won the country the first prize in the

Chinese Sci-Fi Blockbuster’s Grand Box Office Win

The Wandering Earth is being viewed as a new beginning for Chinese science fiction

Chinese science fiction film, The Wandering Earth has managed to break all previous Chinese sci-fi records in the country and is now on the fast track to become the highest grossing film in the country’s history The Wandering Earth is China’s first-ever sci-fi blockbuster, which is currently on the fast track to becoming the highest-grossing film in the country’s history

Grammys 2019: Music’s Biggest Night

Michelle Obama joined Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Alicia Key and Jada Pinkett Smith onstage

The 61st Grammys witnessed a star-studded celebration of music, with even the former first lady, Michelle Obama, taking to the stage on music’s biggest night. This year’s Best Rap Album Grammy was bagged by Cardi B, making her the first female rapper to receive the honour. Kacey Musgraves won Album of the Year for Golden Hour The 61st Grammys were aired

69th Berlin International Film Festival: India Pavilion Inaugurated

 The official poster of International Film Festival of India (IFFI), 2019 was also inaugurated by the dignitaries during the inaugural ceremony.

The India Pavilion at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) 2019 was inaugurated by Director of European Film Market (EFM), Matthijis Wouter Knol, on Friday India Pavilion, at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) 2019, was inaugurated by the European Film Market Director, Matthijis Wouter Knol. From India, the inaugural ceremony was attended by the Additional DG, Directorate of

Behrouz Boochani: Asylum Seeker in Manus Island Wins Australia’s Richest Literary Prize

Behrouz Boochani, an Iranian journalist in exile, wins Australia’s top literary award along with the prize money of A$100,000 (£55,000) for his book, No Friend but the Mountains: Writings from Manus Prison. The book was written by text messages in Farsi using a popular instant messaging app from inside a detention centre; a fact that outlines an engrossing tale of

Tracing Legacy: Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Treasured Indian poet and a celebrated figure of the Hindi literary world, Harivansh Rai Bachchan passed away at the age of 95 on January 18, 2003. He was a cherished poet of the ‘Nayi Kavita Literary Movement’ or the ‘romantic upsurge’ of Hindi-language poetry in the 20th-century. Popularly known as ‘Bachchan’, the legacy of this literary genius lives on not

At Home, Away from Home: Literatures of the New Indian Diaspora

Literature from the Indian Diaspora functions as a substitute for the homeland on a global platform, and it traverses across historical periods and geographies, says Dr Sireesha Telugu   “You are still young. Free,” he said… “Do yourself a favor. Before it’s too late, without thinking too much about it first, pack a pillow and a blanket and see as much of the

Tracing the Legacy of Indian Cinematic Genius Mrinal Sen

Indian filmmaker, Mrinal Sen passed away at 95 on Sunday in Kolkata

India’s treasured filmmaker, Mrinal Sen passed away on Sunday in Kolkata at the age of 95. The cinematic genius was known to have a history of age-related ailments Indian filmmaker Mrinal Sen, who along with his contemporaries, Satyajit Ray and the Ritwik Ghatak ushered in the golden era of Indian cinema, passed away on Sunday. The filmmaker breathed his last in

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