Udupi: District Deputy Commissioner Hepsiba Rani Korlapati on Monday received her transfer order, which also stated that J Jagadeesha will now take charge as the DC of the District.

Jagadeesha who will take charge as the DC was serving as the CEO of Zilla Panchayat in Kolar District.

Hepsiba on the other hand has not received any notification about her new posting as yet.

Hepsiba took charge as Udupi DC from Priyanka Mary Francis in February this year ahead of Lok Sabha Elections.

 

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New Delhi: Raghu Karnad, The Wire‘s consulting editor and former bureau chief, on Thursday received the Windham-Campbell prize at Yale University in the US for his book Farthest Field: An Indian Story of the Second World War.

On receiving the prize, Karnad said he wrote the book without any certainty that it would even find a publisher outside of India. “To have it recognized like this—and placed in the company of others that were my inspirations—feels less like an achievement than a fantastical dream,” he said. He received the non-fiction category prize for “combining forensic archival research with imaginative fire and unsettling national and colonial histories” in his book.

The book narrates a lost chapter in Indian history through the lives of five young people and was the end result of an essay written in 2012 on the living traces of the Second World War in India’s northeast.

He received also received the prize money of $165,000 at the official ceremony held at the Yale University Art Gallery from the university’s president Peter Salovey.

courtesy: thewire.in