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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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27 Jun 2019 | 1:34 AM

Satna, MP, June 26 (UNI) Two persons died on the spot and three sustained grievous injuries when their sport utility vehicle was involved in a head-on collision on Wednesday in the vicinity of Sitpura village with a privately-owned bus heading for Panna, law-enforcement authorities said.

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Lightning claims 4

27 Jun 2019 | 12:05 AM

Bhopal, June 26 (UNI) Four people were fatally struck by lightning in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday, law-enforcement authorities said.

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Road accident claims two lives in Chamba, HP

26 Jun 2019 | 11:48 PM

Shimla, Jun 26 (UNI) Two people died and three others sustained injuries when their car fell down in the deep gorge at Hatli under Chawori police station in Chamba district on Wednesday, sources said.

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MLA’s supporter tries to kill self

26 Jun 2019 | 11:15 PM

Indore, MP, June 26 (UNI) A self-immolation attempt by a youth here late Wednesday – in support of jailed Bharatiya Janata Party legislator Akash Vijayvargiya – was foiled by police and the youngster taken into custody, law-enforcement authorities said.

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