Poet given Muloor award

Tributes paid to Muloor on his 150th birth anniversary This year’s Muloor S. Padmanabha Panicker Memorial Award was presented to poet Divakaran Vishnumangalam at a function at the Muloor Memorial at Elavumthitta, near Aranmula, on Monday. Veena George, MLA, presented the award, comprising a purse of ₹25,001 and a citation, to Mr. Vishnumangalam. K.V. Sudhakaran, […]

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Did legendary poet Lord Byron have anorexia?

British journalist and author Antony Peattie traces the condition of anorexia in England’s celebrated poet, Lord George Byron, in his soon-to-be-released book Lord Byron, the 18th-century, Romantic era poet, was known as much for his flamboyant affairs, as he was for his literary genius. However, it is only in the past decade, that details of […]


Marathi poet gets notice from women’s commission

Poet gets notice from women’s commission The Maharashtra State Commission for Women on Thursday issued a notice to Marathi poet Dinkar Manwar over a poem, which has drawn criticism for “insulting” tribal women. The poem is part of Drushya Naslelya Drushyat , Mr. Manwar’s debut collection of poems, which was included in the syllabus of […]