Pune gears up for International Literary Festival from September 2

first_imgPune International Literary Festival will start from September 2 at the Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration (Yashada), Baner.It is the fourth chapter of the festival (September 2-4), organised by Manjiri Prabhu, the founder and director of the PILF.Theme of the festival: ‘Children’s rights’ This year, the theme of the festival is ‘Children’s rights’ and the aim of the organisers is to raise the awareness about issues related to childrenThere will be an exhibition on British author Enid Blyton, well known for her children’s books and novels. ‘The festival will act as a platform between authors and readers’Founder and director of PILF, Manjari Prabhu said, “The primary objective of the fest is to act as a platform between authors and readers for their direct interaction and thereby contributing towards promoting the book reading culture, which has been losing its sheen due to various reasons,” as reported in The Indian Express. About the festival:Renowned personalities and scholars from all over India and abroad like Raghunath Mashelkar, Rajdeep Sardesai, Ashwin Sanghi and  Prasoon Joshi will take part in this-three day festivalThe festivals will consist of panel discussions, book launches and workshopsThe discussions will be based on the topic, ‘The Changing Trends of Marathi Cinema’, ‘Women Relationships and Law’ and other issuesThe festival will be inaugurated by Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy.Read: DU admissions 2016: University to announce three more cut-offs Read: Two Indians make it to Google Science Fair finals Click here for more education related news.advertisementFor more details, follow India Today Education or you can write to us at education.intoday@gmail.com.last_img read more

The Arizona Cardinals announced Saturday that they

first_img The Arizona Cardinals announced Saturday that they’ve signed four-year contracts with three players they selected in this year’s draft.Arizona inked deals with tackle Will Holden, running back T.J. Logan and cornerback Johnathan “Rudy” Ford.Holden is a 6-foot-7, 312-pound alumnus of Vanderbilt. It was there that he started 37 games and played both right tackle and left tackle. He played well enough to become the Cardinals’ first of two fifth-round picks (157th overall) in this year’s draft, and ESPN writer Edward Aschoff named Holden as one of his sleeper picks out of the SEC. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Top Stories Comments   Share   Logan also went to the Cardinals in the fifth round when Arizona used its 179th overall pick on the North Carolina product. He posted the fastest 40-yard dash time of any running back at the Combine and sixth-fastest overall. He could see time on special teams and add depth behind David Johnson. He averaged 32.9 yards per return on kickoffs last year with the Tarheels, which was third-most in the country and No. 1 in the ACC.Rudy Ford had 64 tackles and seven passes defensed last year with the Auburn Tigers. He had a big year in 2015, when he had 118 tackles, a sack, two interceptions, two passes defensed and two forced fumbles. Arizona took him in the sixth round after trading up with the Oakland Raiders. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires North Carolina’s T.J. Logan (8) dives past Georgia Tech’s Lance Austin (17) for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. North Carolina beat Georgia Tech 48-20. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)last_img read more