Jnanpith Award

  • Hindi litterateur Amarkant passes away at 89 17-02-2014 06:17 PM

    Noted Hindi litterateur and Jnanpith award winner Amarkant on Monday breathed his last at his residence in Allahabadfollowing a prolonged illness. He was 89. Born in 1925 in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh, Amarkant took active part in the Quit India movement of 1942, which caused him to abandon his...
  • Assamese writer Indira Goswami dies 29-11-2011 08:45 AM

    New Delhi: Ailing Assamese writer and Jnanpith award winning litterateur Indira Goswami died on Tuesday morning after a prolonged illness. The former Delhi University professor was admitted to the Gauhati Medical College Hospital following lung infection and breathing problems. Earlier this year, the noted writer suddenly fell ill at her...
  • Kashmiri poet gets Jnanpith Award 02-04-2007 08:00 AM

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  • Jnanpith Award for Kashmiri poet 09-03-2007 05:00 PM

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