Tuesday 28 March 2017

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Two ‘Konkanis’ bag Sahitya Academy awards

Two ‘Konkani’ novelists bagged Sahitya Academy awards this year, one for English and another for Konkani. READ

"Christmas in Goa is not complete without Hindus, and Chovoth without Christians"

Anwesha Singbal, Goa’s young writer, portrayed a real picture of Goa to the World while delivering her acceptance speech after receiving the most prestigious national Sahitya Academy Yuva Puraskar 2016. READ

Goa Dakshinayan: Debate among Galaxy of intellectuals

Goa next month will kick off a national movement of intellectuals, who are gathering to debate upon several burning concerns, following killings of Dr Narendra Dabholkar, Com Govind Pansare and Prof K S Kalburgi. READ

Pak writers restrained from attending Goa Lit Fest

Following the demand to impose a ban on Pakistan artistes from working in the Hindi film industry, Pakistani writers are now at the receiving end. READ

Borkar, Anwesha bag national SA Awards for Children and Youth Lit

Goa’s eminent writer Dilip Borkar and young writer Anwesha Singbal have bagged this year’s prestigious Sahitya Academy awards in children’s literature and youth literature respectively. READ

'Bomboikar Goan' writer Jerry Pinto wins $150,000 Windham-Campbell Prize

Mumbai-based Goan writer Jerry Pinto is among the nine recipients of the Yale University's Windham-Campbell Prize this year, awarded to English-language writers "for their literary achievements or their potential". READ

Poet Ashok Borkar passes away

Ashok Borkar, owner of Borkar Super Stores and a prolific poet of Goa, expired today in Pune. READ

Beware! Fascism is entering through backdoor: Mehta

In the technologically advanced era, beware, fascism is coming silently through the backdoor, not openly from the front door. READ

Jayamala Danait bags Sahitya Academy award for Translation

Jayamala Danait, a prolific Konkani writer, has bagged this year’s Sahitya Academy translation award 2015 for her book ‘Rag Darbari’ (राग दरबारी). READ

Yugank bags TMA Pai Award for a Konkani book on World Cinema

Yugank Naik, a research scholar at Goa University, has bagged a prestigious Dr T M A Pai Foundation Best Konkani Book award for 2014 for his book “Venchik Aantarrashtriya Chalchitram: Niyall Ani Samiksha.” READ