The tsunami struck the coastline of west Java and Sumatra at 9:27 p.m. on Saturday, killing at least 200 people. More than 800 were injured and dozens more are missing, Indonesia’s Disaster Management Agency said.
Born in 1924 at Faridpur in undivided Bengal, Chakraborty was a dominant figure in the modern Bengali literary field. He published his first book of poems, Nil Nirjone, in 1954, when he was 30 years old. In 1974, he won the Sahitya Akademi award for his poem Ulanga Raja, which was a satire on society.
Ghosh’s works include The Circle of Reason (1986), Shadow Lines (1988), The Calcutta Chromosome (1995) and Sea of Poppies (2008). The Indian government awarded Ghosh the Padma Shri in 2007.
The international organization said that Twitter has asked them for a clarification on the definition of “problematic” in accordance with “the need to protect free expression and ensure policies are clearly and narrowly drafted
South Indian actor Kani Kusruti has won the best actress award for Maa , a Tamil short film at the first Critics’ Choice Short Film Awards 2018.
Her previous albums, The ArchAndroid and The Electric Lady, both featured storylines with the character Cindi Mayweather, a cyborg living in a futuristic world.
Her poetry continued, honoring the lost, the misfits, the downtrodden, the abandoned, the wild and the free. She was called a street poet. She was for decades part of Berkeley’s cultural DNA. She wrote 50 volumes of poetry, much of which is about Berkeley.
The Sahitya Akademi also revealed winners in the Bhasha Samman categories, awarded to writers and scholars “in recognition of their significant contributions in the field of Classical and Medieval literature and also in Unrecognised languages”.
Sharaf describes the piece as a “symbolic piece of protest and public art intervention.” He stated that he received a lot of support on social media, but also some criticism from those who don’t believe he should be championing books that are sexual or promote secular or atheist ideals.
Reggae emerged in the late 1960s out of Jamaica’s ska and rocksteady genres, also drawing influence from American jazz and blues. The style quickly became popular in the United States as well as in Britain, where many Jamaican immigrants had moved in the post-WWII years.