American singer & song writer Bob Dylan accepts Nobel literature award

American singer and song-writer Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel Prize for literature 2016, more than three months after the awards ceremony. The academy, which awards the coveted prize, ended prolonged speculation as to whether the 75-year-old troubadour would use a concert stopover in Stockholm to accept the gold medal and diploma awarded to him.

They were handed to Dylan at a “private ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden” attended by 12 academy members and Sara Danius, the academy’s permanent secretary.

Takeaways from above News-
  • The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016 was awarded to Bob Dylan
  • Mr. Bob Dylan is American singer-songwriter.
  • Stockholm is the capital city of Sweden.
  • The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded by the Swedish Academy.
  • Rabindranath Tagore was the first Indian ever to receive a Nobel Prize.
  • Rabindranath Tagore was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in recognition of his work Geetanjali, a collection of poems, in 1913.

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Source- All India Radio (AIR News)

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