Tanzania’s Abdulrazak Gurnah wins 2021 Nobel Prize in literature

Stockholm, Oct. 7: Tanzanian author Abdulrazak Gurnah has won the 2021 Nobel Prize in literature, the award-giving body said. The prestigious prize was awarded on Thursday by the Swedish Academy, which cited Gurnah’s “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the…

10/07/2021

Indian man steals the show in New York street singing 'Dilbar mere kab tak mujhe' from 'Satte Pe Satta'; video gets 5.6 million views

Chandigarh, Oct. 6: Little would have this NRI living in the US known that singing a Hindi song on a New York Street would get him so much fame. Gaurang Rakholia was randomly stopped by popular YouTuber and artiste Reginald Guillaume, and the two agreed to perform “Dilbar mere kab…

10/06/2021

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar dies at 98

New Delhi, Jul. 7: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar died on Wednesday morning after prolonged illness, his family and doctors treating him said. He was 98. Kumar, known to generations of Indian film-goers as ‘tragedy king', had been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Hinduja Hospital, a non-Covid-19…

07/07/2021

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04/14/2021

American poet Louise Gluck wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

Stockholm, Oct. 8: American poet Louise Gluck won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature for “her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal”, the Swedish Academy said on Thursday. The 10 million Swedish crown ($1.1 million) prize is named after dynamite inventor and businessman Alfred Nobel…

10/08/2020

Indian Actor Kumkum passes away

Mumbai, July 28: Veteran Bollywood actor Kumkum, who featured in over 100 films and popular songs such as “Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar” and “Mere Mehboob Qayamat Hogi”, passed away on Tuesday at her residence in Bandra, Mumbai. She was 86. Naved Jafri shared the news on Twitter. He tweeted, “We…

07/28/2020

Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for coronavirus, admitted to Nanavati hospital

Mumbai, July 12: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has tested positive for coronavirus. He has been admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital. Amitabh took to Twitter to share the news. He tweeted, “I have tested coronavirus positive .. shifted to Hospital .. hospital informing authorities .. family and staff undergone tests , results…

07/12/2020

Indian Actor Sushant Singh Rajput commits suicide at Mumbai home

Mumbai, June 14: Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging at his Bandra apartment on Sunday, police said. He was 34. Reportedly, Sushant was suffering from depression for the last few months. He was under medication for the same. Rajput's last big-screen release was Rajkumar Hirani's “Chhichhore”. “He has committed…

06/14/2020


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