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Israeli novelist David Grossman wins Booker for 'A Horse Walks into A Bar'
 
(London, June 15,2017):Israeli author David Grossman has won the Man Booker International Prize for his novel "A Horse Walks Into a Bar."

The award was announced Wednesday in London. Grossman beat out five other finalists, including fellow Israeli author Amos Oz for the counterpart to Britain's prestigious Booker Prize. Grossman's novel is about a failing stand-up comic and his final performance.

The prize was previously a career honour but changed last year to recognise a single book in a bid to increase the profile of international fiction in English-speaking countries.

Last year the prize was awarded to "The Vegetarian" by South Korea's Han Kang.


US dollar ends marginally higher against rupee
PIO brutally beaten in New Zealand, critical
China rejects US criticism on religious freedom
US designates Hizbul Mujahideen as foreign terrorist group
Obama's Charlottesville tweet most liked tweet in history
Trump signs order to speed infrastructure construction
Modi, Trump agree to enhance peace across Indo-Pacific region
US wants India, China to have direct dialogue on their issues
UN removes last container holding Colombia rebel weapons
Trump holds his stand: Blames 'both sides' for Virginia
Nepal floods: Death toll reaches 80, about 35 Indians rescued
312 dead, 2,000 homeless as mudslides, flooding sweep Sierra Leone
Pakistan hoists 'largest' national flag to mark 70th I-Day
200 Indian tourists among 600 stranded due to Nepal floods
Xi urges Trump to exercise restraint on North Korea threat build-up
Satellite images show North Korea testing submarine missile
Kim Jong-Un will truly regret threats to US and allies: Trump
Amid Doklam standoff, Sushma Swaraj meets Bhutanese foreign minister
Nawaz Sharif's wife to contest from Lahore seat
Pakistan’s ‘Mother Teresa’ Dr Ruth Pfau dies
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
Kochiites give warm welcome to Sunny Leone
 (Kochi, Aug 17, 2017, DG): Bollywood actress Sunny Leone was accorded a grand welcome when sh  
Daniel Craig to return as 'James Bond'
King Khan pays a visit to Dilip Kumar
'Honey Bee 2.5' to set a unique record in Mollywood
KERALA NEWS
Suni shifted to Viyyur jail following attacks
 (Angamaly, Aug 17, 2017, DG): The Angamaly court has ordered to shift Pulsar Suni, the main a
Chandy behind Uzhavoor Vijayan's death, claims leader
Nisham makes threatening phone call from jail
Speaker calls PC George 'inhuman'
NATIONAL NEWS
BJP MLA injured in stone-pelting by protesters in Samba
 Jammu, Aug 16 (PTI) A BJP MLA was injured when some angry persons pelted his cavalcade with stones i
Law ministry nod to Tamil Nadu ordinance on NEET
Bihar floods: Death toll rises to 72, 73.44 lakh people hit
Brinda Karat makes a case for legal backing of menstrual leave
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