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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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24 Mountain Peaks in Sikkim opened for Trekking & Mountaineering

24 Mountain Peaks in Sikkim opened for Trekking & Mountaineering

22 Aug 2019 | 4:37 PM

Gangtok,Aug 22 ( UNI ) Twenty Four more mountain peaks in Sikkim along with the 137 peaks have been declared open for Trekking & Mountaineering.

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First batch of Dasara elephants begin their journey towards Mysuru

22 Aug 2019 | 4:34 PM

Mysuru, Aug 22 (UNI) The first batch of six elephants started their journey 'Gajapayana', from Veeranahosahali near Nagarahole National Park in the district of Karnataka to take part in the famous ten day Dasara festivities commencing from September 29.

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Chain snatching case resolved

22 Aug 2019 | 4:32 PM

Puducherry, Aug 22(UNI) Police on Thursday claimed to have resolved a stabbing and chain snatching case here with the arrest of a 60-year-old woman of Govinda Saalai here.

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Health Ministry selects Kanhangad hospital for cleanliness award

22 Aug 2019 | 4:31 PM

Kasarsgod, Aug 22 (UNI) The Union Health Ministry has selected the district hospital in Kanhangad near here for its award for quality in health care and overall cleanliness, an official informed on Thursday.

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Communication gag badly affects life, revives letter writing trend in Kashmir

22 Aug 2019 | 4:29 PM

By Abid Bashir
Srinagar, Aug 22 (UNI) The gag on all means of communication, including the suspension of mobile phone, broadband and landline services, since Articles 370 and 35 A were scrapped by the Centre on August 5, has badly affected the locals, particularly students, professionals and journalists in Kashmir, where people have resorted to letter writing, to keep in touch with their loved ones.

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