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Even though a lockdown may be like a nightmare for travel enthusiasts, many have found alternate ways to keep the passion of travelling alive.(Photo: iStock)

All aboard the virtual express: Throwback pictures and travel series fill up the void amid lockdown

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Grace Cyril
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2020 10:55 AM IST
With travelling not an option anymore for the time being, several travellers have resorted to organising online travel series. From pictures to guided tours - fuel your love for travelling, the virtual way now.
Politician-writer Shashi Tharoor won the award for his book An Era of Darkness in English.(Sanjeev Verma/HT file photo)
Politician-writer Shashi Tharoor won the award for his book An Era of Darkness in English.(Sanjeev Verma/HT file photo)

Shashi Tharoor, Nand Kishore Acharya among writers to receive Sahitya Akademi Award 2019

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2019 06:01 PM IST
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and playwright Nand Kishore Acharya are among 23 writers who will be bestowed with the Sahitya Akademi Award 2019.
House of Mahadevi Verma.(HT Photo)
House of Mahadevi Verma.(HT Photo)

Mahadevi Verma’s house may soon turn into a museum

Hindustan Times, Allahabad | By Rajesh Srivastava, Allahabad
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2018 12:58 PM IST
Allahabad Nagar Nigam is considering turning the residence of doyen of Hindi poetry Mahadevi Verma into a museum. “Yes. The civic body is mulling over turning her residence into a library-cum-museum in her name.”
Gopal Das Neeraj
Gopal Das Neeraj

Litterateurs hail PM’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ tribute to Neeraj, demand Bharat Ratna for poet

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Anupam Srivastava, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2018 02:55 PM IST
Hindi litterateurs have expressed delight at Prime Minister Narendra Modi reciting lines from poet Gopal Das Neeraj’s compositions in the 46th edition of ‘the Maan Ki Baat programme’ on radio.
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