Udupi: Writer Richie John Pais selected for Dr T M A Pai Award


Daijiworld Media Network - Udupi (SP)

Udupi, Jan 22: Manipal-based Dr T M A Foundation has announced Konkani works chosen for its annual awards for the year 2018.

Collection of Konkani short stories, 'Fathor' authored by Richie John Pais, has been selected for commendation award. This book, published in 2017, is in Kannada script. This book was published by Nia Publishers Pandeshwar Mangaluru.

The award carries cash component of Rs 10,000 apart from a citation.


Richie John Pais

Richie is also a poet, dramatist, and humourist, who authors in Konkani and English languages. His English literature too has been widely published. 'Fathor' is a short story collection consisting 11 stories exploring different themes including love, pain, psychology, law, physics, human bond etc.


Dr Pandurang Phaldesai

Another Konkani book, 'Gonyachya Lokavedache Saundarya Shastra', an essay on folklore beauty of Goa, written by Dr Pandurang Phaldesai from Alto Porvorim, Goa, has been picked for the 'best Konkani work' award for the year 2018.

This book, which is in Devanagari script, was published in 2017. It was published by Sasaya Pubishers, Porvorim, Goa. This award carried cash component of Rs 25,000 and citation.

 

  

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  • CGS, Valencia

    Thu, Jan 23 2020

    Hearty congratulations and best wishes to my great friend RJP. I am truely proud of you. May God bless you.

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  • Avitha Vas, Mangalore

    Thu, Jan 23 2020

    Hearty Congratulations RJP💐... All The Best 👍

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  • John B. Monteiro, Bondel Mangalore

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    It is a well-deserved honour. Thank you for presenting me a collection of your writings which I enjoyed reading for their unique style with subtle sarcasm. You are on my special list of persons in my daily prayers. God bless.

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  • Albert Sequeira a, Bondel, Mangalore

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Dear Richie, Congratulations getting Dr. TMA Pai award.

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  • Laveena D'souza, Mangalore

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Congratulations Richie. All the best to you.

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  • Henry D'Almeida, Shirva/ Bahrain

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Congratulations John Ricchi Pais. Wish you all the best.

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  • J.F D SOUZA, Attavar, Mangalore

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    CONGRATULATIONS Richie John Pais for the achievement.

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  • Ivan Saldanha-Shet, Mangalore.

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Grand news -CONGRATULATIONS! A person like Richie Baab, so dedicated and true lover of literature in all it's forms deserves much more. Feel good that he gets this prestigious award. Also must appreciate his family and circle for the support they have consistently extended to him. At this juncture let us specially pray for his health and well being in every way. Thank you dear Richie for all your goodness - God Blesses you and yours. Regards -ivan.

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  • CLARENCE, KAIKAMBA

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Congratulations Richie John Pais.

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  • Shubha, Bejai, Mangalore

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Congratulations dear Mr.Richie John Pais....wishing you more laurels in the days ahead !!!

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  • Joseph Mathias, Bendur/Dubai

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Congratulations Richie John Pais for your great achievement. Wishing you all the best.

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  • Norbert Lobo, Mangalore

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Congratulations Richie.

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  • stephen Quadros Permude, Kaikamba/ Permude

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Congratulations

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  • Maclean D'Souza, Mangalore..

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Congrats Richii Sir... Keep going

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  • Dolphy Cascia, Vamanjoor, Mangalore

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Congratulations John Richie Pais. All the best.

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  • Philip, Pandeshwar

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Richidatto.. congratulations..you deserve it.

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  • Remy D Souza, Doha Qatar

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Congratulations Richie. Really proud of you.

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  • David Fernandes, Vamanjoor / KSA

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Congratulations

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  • Preetham Kirem, Sharjah

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Congratulations Rich(ie)

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  • John E D Silva, mangaluru

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Richibab congratulations. Really proud of You. May You Qualify for many more awards is my wish and prayer. . God Bless You.

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  • WALTER CYRIL PINTO, Udupi

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Congratulations

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Wed, Jan 22 2020

    Power of Education ...

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