Ban on Z-library is causing trouble for the readers

Z-library ban troubling readers Z-library has been blocked in India following a court order banning access to millions of free e-books, journals, academic books, and articles. Scholars and professors say the Z-library ban affects them adversely as many cannot access or afford physical books. Akash AK, a psychology student said, “My professors often suggest us […]

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Online platforms give recognition to local authors

Panelists at Asia Pacific Literature Fest discussed how the online platforms have helped local authors. Online mediums have revolutionized the book industry and are giving recognition to young writers, publishers said at the inaugural Asia Pacific Literature Fest, which was hosted at the Alliance University on Monday. Book sales account for 10 percent of Amazon’s […]

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Bi-metal sculpting to be documented for the first time

Filmmaker and writer to document the bi-metal sculpting process which metal sculptors lost during the 20th century. Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) has appointed a photographer, videographer, and writer to document the process involved in bi-metal sculpting. The process involved in bi-metal sculpting was lost in the 20th century, say experts. Kavitha. […]

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Art neglected as business deals pile up

The National Gallery of Modern Art’s (NGMA) collaborative Karnataka exhibition with Chitrakala Parishath and the Department of Archeology, Museums and Heritage for the Global Investors Meet goes neglected as no delegate shows up. No foreign delegate or investor at the Global Investors Meet (GIM) showed up to the Invest Karnataka Team collaborative exhibition with the […]

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Bangalore Palace is not disability-friendly

The palace is not disability-friendly despite a law to make all public spaces accessible to disabled persons. The Bangalore Palace does not have basic disability-friendly infrastructure. There are no visual panels, guides, ramps, wheelchair tracks, signage, or lifts. The only special provision for persons with disability is entry free of cost. Therefore, it is in […]

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M. Chidananda Murthy’s 91 birth anniversary celebrated

Murthy won a Sahitya Akademi award in 1997. Akhila Karnataka Catholic Christian Kannada Sangha in B.M.SHRI. Smaraka Prathistana, Bengaluru celebrated the 91st birth anniversary of M. Chidananda Murthy. Dr M. Chidananda Murthy is a famous Kannada writer, researcher and historian. He is well known for his contribution towards Kannada literature and his campaign towards conserving […]

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