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   13 November 2016 Current Affairs

Amitav Ghosh named Tata Literature Live Lifetime Achievement Award

Indian-American fiction writer Amitav Ghosh (60 years) in 2016 for outstanding contribution to Indian literature Tata Literature Live was nominated for the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Held on November 20, four-day annual award ceremony of Tata Literature Live Mumbai Literature Festival awards will be granted.

Tata Literature Live Lifetime Achievement Award winning former winner
Tata Literature Live Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015 from the former beam nagarkar, 2014 MT Vasudevan Nair, 2013 No. Khushwant Singh Khushwant, VS Naipaul in 2012 and in 2011 has been awarded to personalities like Mahasweta Devi.

Amitav Ghosh about:

Amitav Ghosh, an Indian-American author. The English novel and known for his research and writing on topics.
• He was educated at the Doon School All Boys. While he edited weekly Doon.
• Doon Ram Guha and his contemporary writers including Vikram Seth.
• He St. Stephen's College Delhi University, and received a degree from the Delhi School of Economics.
• He supervised Lianhardt Peter St. Edmund Hall, Oxford D. Phil in Social andrology completed and won Inlaks Scholarship Foundation.
• In 1986 he wrote the first novel, The Circle of Reason.
• Fiction his other famous work, The Shadow Lines, The Calcutta Chromosome, The Glass Palace, The Tide Hungary, the Sea of ​​Popis.
• His notable non-fiction En Antique Land Dancing Cambodia, Burma in large, are counting down and the Imam and the Indian.
• 1986 Circle of his first novel written in the region, one of France's highest literary awards, won the Prix Medicis Atrnger.
• The Shadow Lines won the Sahitya Akademi Award and enjoy.
• Sea of ​​Popis has been selected for the 2008 Man Booker Prize.
• The Indian government in 2007 awarded the Padma Shri civilian honor.
He has written several books for which they were awarded numerous prizes.
These 'Ibis trilogy - Sea of ​​Popis,' River of Smaug "and" Flood of Fire "are prominent.
• Tata Literature Live award since its inception in Mumbai LitFest Indian authors is awarded for their achievements and encouraging them.


The court declared the hill station and ordered to environmentally sensitive glaciers

Hill station in the state of Uttarakhand High Court and the environmentally sensitive glaciers (Eco Sensitive) are ordered to declare. The court process is given to the Government for 3 months.
The court in the area of ​​25 km from Gangotri and Yamunotri glacier any type ordered to stop construction.

High Court orders:

In the High Court bench of Justice Rajiv Sharma and Justice Alok Singh ordered by taxing tourists around the glacier as well as the number of visits made to the command control.
Nyayl the high banks of the river Ganga and Yamuna Nagar Panchayats all municipalities and sewage treatment plant within 6 months and the government every 24 hours to check the quality of water also directed.

High Nyayl the Bhimtal, Sattal, Naukuciatal, Nainital and around 2 km and 5 km Khurpatal in producing all kinds and felling of trees is prohibited.
The Court also ordered to ensure that the Gangotri and Yamunotri glacier in the 10 km of coal or any other fossil fuels are burned.
DM and Lake Development Authority Chairman with immediate effect, the order has been issued orders to execute.


In this case, a PIL was filed in the high Nyayl. Nyayl made the order after hearing the Aparit.
Regarding public Yacikake
PIL illegal constructions around Nainital and illegal felling of trees to stop interfering with the court requested.
The petition to stop the felling of trees and illegal building administration was accused of negligence.

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