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Nagaland author Easterine to get Bal Sahitya Puraskar

Kohima, Jun 24 (UNI) Noted poet and author of Nagaland Easterine Kire has been selected for the Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2018 for her novel ‘Son of the Thundercloud'.

According to report received today the award was announced by India’s national academy of letters, the Sahitya Akademi, after its executive board met on Friday last in Guwahati.
It has approved 23 writers of various Indian languages for the award. Kire was selected for the best author award in the English category. The Bal Sahitya Puraskar, comprising a casket containing an engraved copper plaque and a cheque of Rs 50, 000, will be given away at a function on November 14, 2018.
Easterine Kire’s book had won the Book of the Year Award for fiction at the Tata Literature Live Awards 2017.
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Mishap claims 3

19 Jan 2020 | 1:28 AM

Barwani, MP, Jan 18 (UNI) Three persons died and one was injured in a couple of accidents within this district on Saturday evening, law-enforcement authorities said.
Sendhwa-resident Santosh (32) and Jharkhand’s Rajesh Mahto (33) – a private company’s employee – perished when their jeep was involved in a collision with a tanker in the vicinity of Chatli village.

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Mishap claims worker

19 Jan 2020 | 12:54 AM

Harda, MP, Jan 18 (UNI) A labourer – who hailed from Bobda village – lost his balance and fell to his death on Saturday from the second floor of an under-construction hotel, law-enforcement authorities said.
The deceased was identified as Brijlal.

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Link Expressway to become backbone of development of Gorakhpur as well as Purvanchal: Yogi

18 Jan 2020 | 11:32 PM

Gorakhpur, Jan 18 (UNI) Felicitating the farmers, who gave land for the Link Expressway connecting Gorakhpur with Purvanchal Expressway, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that Link Expressway will become the backbone of development of Gorakhpur as well as Purvanchal.

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Protest over CAA is a conspiracy against the country: UP CM

Protest over CAA is a conspiracy against the country: UP CM

18 Jan 2020 | 11:31 PM

Varanasi, Jan 18 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday launched an attack on the opposition in a public meeting organised in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at Sampurnanand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya ground here.

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Over 10k applications received on online for Haj 2020, inaugurates computerised qurrah

18 Jan 2020 | 11:27 PM

Hyderabad, Jan 18 (UNI) Telangana Government Minorities Welfare Special Chief Secretary Ajay Misra has inaugurated the computerized Qurrah (draw of lots) for intending Haj-2020 pilgrims at Haj House here on Saturday.

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