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Mahabaleshwar Sail
Mahabaleshwar Sail
Mahabaleshwar Sail
(born 4 August 1943)[1] is an Indian author. He has been honoured with the Saraswati Samman
Saraswati Samman
2016 for his novel 'Hawthan' (हावटण).[2][3]Contents1 Life 2 Literature 3 Critical reception 4 Awards and honours 5 References 6 External linksLife[edit] Mahabaleshwar Sail
Mahabaleshwar Sail
was born on 4 August 1943 in Shejebag, Majali, Karnataka
Karnataka
village of Uttara Kannada
Uttara Kannada
district of Karnataka. He was born in a family of agriculturalists. Sail's father was in the Army. Due to his father's demise, Sail had to leave schooling during his childhood and engage in agriculture. He started school at the age of six and dropped out in the eighth standard.[4] Subsequently, he enrolled himself in the Indian Army
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S. L. Bhyrappa
Santeshivara Lingannaiah Bhyrappa (Kannada: ಸಂತೇಶಿವರ ಲಿಂಗಣ್ಣಯ್ಯ ಭೈರಪ್ಪ) (born 26 July 1934) is a Kannada
Kannada
novelist whose works are popular in the state of Karnataka, India.[1] Bhyrappa is widely regarded as one of modern India's foremost novelists.[2] His novels are unique in terms of theme, structure, and characterization.[3] He has been among the top selling authors of Kannada
Kannada
language. Books written by him and translated to Hindi
Hindi
and Marathi have also been top sellers in the past.[4] He has been awarded with the 20th Saraswati Samman
Saraswati Samman
for 2010. Bhyrappa's works do not fit into any specific genre of contemporary Kannada literature
Kannada literature
such as Navodaya, Navya, Bandaya, or Dalita, partly because of the range of topics he writes about
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Kali River (Karnataka)
The Kali River
River
or Kalinadi is a river flowing through Karwar, Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka
Karnataka
state in India.[3] The river rises near Diggi, a small village in Uttar Kannada district. The river is the lifeline to some 4 lakh people in the Uttara Kannada
Uttara Kannada
district and supports the livelihoods of tens of thousands of people including fishermen on the coast of Karwar. There are many dams built across this river for the generation of electricity. One of the important dams build across Kali river is the Supa Dam
Supa Dam
at Ganeshgudi
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Balamani Amma
Nalapat Balamani Amma
Balamani Amma
(19 July 1909 – 29 September 2004) was an Indian poet who wrote in Malayalam. She was a prolific writer and was known as the "poetess of motherhood". Amma (Mother), Muthassi (Grandmother), and Mazhuvinte Katha (The story of the Axe) were some of her well-known works.[1] She was a recipient of many awards and honours, including the Padma Bhushan,[2] Saraswati Samman, Sahitya Akademi Award, and Ezhuthachan Award.[3] She was the mother of the renowned writer Kamala Surayya.[4]Contents1 Biography 2 Poetry 3 Awards and recognition3.1 Collections of poems4 References 5 External linksBiography[edit] Balamani Amma
Balamani Amma
was born on 19 July 1909 to Chittanjoor Kunhunni Raja and Nalapat Kochukutti amma at Nalappat, her ancestral home in Punnayurkulam
Punnayurkulam
of Thrissur district
Thrissur district
in Kerala
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Jagannath Prasad Das
Jagannath Prasad Das(J.P.) (born 26 April 1936) is an eminent litterateur from Odisha who has dominated the Odia literary scene for over forty years. His literary oeuvre comprise poetry, plays, short stories, novel, essays, children’s poems and nonsense verse. He has done translations of literary works from different languages into Odia and English. He has done extensive research into Odishan art and has published three works on the pictorial arts of the state. He has also done paintings, acted on stage and in films, and taken an active part in social and cultural movements. His writings have been widely translated into Hindi, English and other Indian languages, bringing him national recognition. He has been honoured with awards for his writings, the important ones being the Central Sahitya Akademi award for his poetry (which he refused), the Nandikar Award for plays, the Sarala Award for short stories and the Saraswati Samman for his poetry
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Lakshmi Nandan Bora
Lakshmi Nandan Bora is an Indian novelist and short story writer in Assamese language,[1][2] known for over 60 books he has authored,[3][4] including award winning novels, Patal Bhairavi[5] and Kayakalpa.[6] A recipient of Sahitya Academy Award and Saraswati Samman,[7][8] Bora was honoured by the Government of India in 2015 with Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian award.[9]Contents1 Biography 2 Literary and social career 3 Bibliography 4 Awards and recognitions 5 See also 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External linksBiography[edit]Except for one novel, I had written all my other novels after my marriage, says Lakshmi Nandan Bora.[10]Lakshmi Nandan Bora was born on 15 June 1932 at Hatichung of Kudijah village,[1] a small hamlet in Nagaon district in the Northeast Indian state of Assam to Phuleswar Bora and Phuleswari as the youngest of their five children.[3] His parents died while he was in his teens and was brought up by his eldest broth
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IMDb
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew, personnel and fictional character biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings. An additional fan feature, message boards, was abandoned in February, 2017. The database is owned and operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon. As of December 2017[update], IMDb
IMDb
has approximately 4.7 million titles (including episodes) and 8.3 million personalities in its database,[2] as well as 83 million registered users. The movie and talent pages of IMDb
IMDb
are accessible to all internet users, but a registration process is necessary to contribute information to the site. Most data in the database is provided by volunteer contributors
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All India Konkani Parishad
The Konkani Parishad was launched when India's struggle for freedom was at its peak. The organisation was founded by the late Madhav Manjunath Shanbhague of Kumta, Karnataka, on 8 July 1939. It shifted to Goa, the homeland of Konkani, in 1961 when the territory was liberated from Portuguese rulers. At present, it functions from Goa as the national apex body to which 16 regional/local associations are affiliated and works for the development of Konkani language, literature, culture, education, etc
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Sahitya Akademi
The Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Letters, is an organisation dedicated to the promotion of literature in the languages of India.[1] Founded on 12 March 1954, it is supported by, though independent of, the Indian government. It is in Rabindra Bhavan near Mandi House
Mandi House
in Delhi. The Sahitya Akademi
Sahitya Akademi
organises national and regional workshops and seminars; provides research and travel grants to authors; publishes books and journals, including the Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature; and presents the annual Sahitya Akademi Award
Sahitya Akademi Award
of Rs
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Government Of Goa
The Government of Goa
Goa
has a unicameral legislature consisting of a forty-member Legislative Assembly, headed by a Chief Minister who wields the executive power. The ruling government consists of the party or coalition garnering the most seats in the state elections and enjoying the support of a simple majority of the House. The governor is appointed by the President of India.Contents1 History 2 List of Ministers After 2017 Assembly elections 3 See also 4 NotesHistory[edit] The governor's role is largely ceremonial, but plays a crucial role when it comes to deciding who should form the next government or in suspending the legislature as has happened in the recent past
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Kala Academy
Kala Academy (Academy of the Arts) is a prominent cultural centre run by the Government of Goa, in Goa, India. Situated at Campal, Panjim, it is registered as a society, and was started in February 1970. The building was designed by Charles Correa. It plays the role of being an "apex body to develop music, dance, drama, fine art, folk art, literature, etc
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India
India, officially the Republic
Republic
of India
India
(IAST: Bhārat Gaṇarājya),[e] is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal
on the southeast. It shares land borders with Pakistan
Pakistan
to the west;[f] China, Nepal, and Bhutan
Bhutan
to the northeast; and Myanmar
Myanmar
and Bangladesh
Bangladesh
to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India
India
is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
and the Maldives
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Sahitya Akademi Award
The Sahitya Akademi
Sahitya Akademi
Award is a literary honor in India, which the Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Letters, annually confers on writers of the most outstanding books of literary merit published in any of the major Indian languages (24 languages,[1] including the 22 listed in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution, along with English and Rajasthani) recognised by the Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.[2] Established in 1954, the award comprises a plaque and a cash prize of 100000₹ rupees.[3] The award's purpose is to recognize and promote excellence in Indian writing and also acknowledge new trends. The annual process of selecting awardees runs for the preceding twelve months. The plaque awarded by the Sahitya Akademi
Sahitya Akademi
was designed by the Indian film-maker Satyajit Ray.[4] Prior to this, the plaque occasionally was made of marble, but this practice was discontinued because of the excessive weight
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HarperCollins
HarperCollins
HarperCollins
Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster. The company is headquartered in New York City and is a subsidiary of News Corp. The name is a combination of several publishing firm names: Harper & Row, an American publishing company acquired in 1987 (whose own name was the result of an earlier merger of Harper & Brothers (founded 1817) and Row, Peterson & Company), together with UK publishing company William Collins, Sons (founded 1819), acquired in 1990. The worldwide CEO of HarperCollins
HarperCollins
is Brian Murray.[1] HarperCollins has publishing groups in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, India, and China
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Goa Inquisition
The Goa Inquisition was a colonial era Portuguese institution established by the Roman Catholic Holy Office between the 16th- and 19th-century to stop and punish heresy against Christianity in South Asia.[1] The institution persecuted Hindus through the colonial era Portuguese government and Jesuit clergy in Portuguese India.[1] It was established in 1560, briefly suppressed from 1774–1778, continued thereafter and finally abolished in 1820.[2][3] The Inquisition punished those who had converted to Catholicism, but suspected by Jesuit clergy of practising their previous religion in secret. Predominantly, the persecuted were accused of crypto-Hinduism.[4][5][6] Numerous natives served years of imprisonment, public flogging, execution or were burnt alive at stake.[7][8] The Catholic Christian missionaries also burnt any books written in Sanskrit, Marathi, or Konkani that they could find in Goa, as well as restricted Protestant Christian books from entering Goa on Dutch or English merch
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Karwar
Karwar
Karwar
is a city in Karnataka
Karnataka
being the head quarter of Uttara Kannada district in the Southern western coast of India. It is situated between Sahyadri
Sahyadri
ever green forest in east, blue Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
to the west, towards south ends with harbour and North the beautiful Kali river. It is one of the green city of India
India
with eco tourism. Hills has created a natural harbour with protection against wind and sea tides naturally. Being a port town, Karwar
Karwar
is a centre for fish business, agriculture, known for manufacturing of golden ornaments in Karwarian style and under developed tourism. It has a population of about 1.5 Lakh. Karwar
Karwar
was part of the Bombay
Bombay
Presidency until 1956
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