IT WAS A sunny morning in the month of May in Peredelkino, a sleepy Stalin era writer’s colony in the suburbs of Moscow. The year was 1956. Boris Pasternak walked out of his dacha clutching a thick packet. “This is Doctor Zhivago. May it make its way ... Open Magazine, 2 weeks ago
Recognising the talent of unknown and unsung heroes of the country, this year’s Padma awards on Wednesday named nonogenarian Bhakti Yadav, popularly known as “Doctor Dadi” from Indore, and captain of Indian cricket team of blind Shekhar Naik for Padma ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
Political stalwarts Murli Manohar Joshi, Sharad Pawar and former Lok Sabha speaker P A Sangma, cricketer Virat Kohli and Carnatic musician K J Yesudas were among the 89 people who were selected for this year's Padma awards. Joshi, Pawar, Sangma and Yesudas figured among the list of seven people who were selected for Padma Vibhushan, country's second highest civilian award. Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour, will not be conferred on anybody this year. Among the other awardees in this ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Nonogenarian Bhakti Yadav, popularly known as "Doctor Dadi" from Indore, and captain of Indian cricket team of blind Shekhar Naik are among the unsung heroes who were today named for Padma Shri. Dipa Karmakar, who finished fourth in artistic gymnastics at Rio ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Avantika Bhuyan on how Feroze Gujral is making her mark on the world of art. IMAGE: Feroze Gujral photographed by Prabuddha Dasgupta in 1989 for designer Suneet Varma. Photograph: Courtesy Suneet Varma Official/Instagram. A winding staircase leads into a warm, cosy space, complete with exposed bricks and minimalist furniture. Located in New Delhi's upscale Meherchand Market, this is the new home of the Gujral Foundation. "I finally have an office now, after having worked from the dining ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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