Winner of 2022 Int Booker prize is Tomb of Sand by Geetanjali Shree

Winner of 2022 Int Booker prize is Tomb of Sand by Geetanjali Shree

Tomb of Sand, Daisy Rockwell’s English translation of Geetanjali Shree’s Hindi novel Ret Samadhi, won the 2022 International Booker Award. “I never dreamed of the Booker, I never thought I could. What a great recognition, I am amazed, delighted, honoured and honoured,” Shree said in her acceptance speech. “There is a melancholy satisfaction in the … Read more

Extreme heat wave in India and Pakistan affects water

How climate change influences extreme weather events?

The extreme heat wave has hit much of India and Pakistan, affecting hundreds of millions of people in one of the most densely populated parts of the world. In some regions of the country, electricity has had major cuts and the water supply has also been affected. After an extremely hot month of March, this … Read more

WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube widely used for news: Reuters survey

WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube

Ground Report | New Delhi: WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube; User confidence in the news and the media has increased to 44% globally, six points more than last year, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, as indicated in the Digital News Report 2021 published this Wednesday by the Reuters Institute of the University of Oxford (England). … Read more

Major media websites go down worldwide

social media

Ground Report | New Delhi: Several websites run by news outlets including the Financial Times, the New York Times, and Bloomberg News were shut down worldwide on Tuesday. Some other British news media sites also did not load immediately, while several websites operated by news outlets including the Financial Times, the New York Times and … Read more