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People who read fiction, novels more are more friendly towards others

AMN A group of researchers have found that people who regularly read fictions and novels are more likely to be friendly, well-behaved and sympathetic towards others. According to a latest study, those who prefer watching television over reading are less sociable. Study reveals that people who like reading of drama and romance novels were best … Continue reading People who read fiction, novels more are more friendly towards others

Army Chief Releases Book on Rashtriya Rifles

By A AKHTER / NEW DELHI Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Bipin Rawat released a book ‘Home of the Brave’ on the history of Indian Army’s Counter Insurgency Force, the Rashtriya Rifles (RR) in New Delhi Monday. The book is authored by Mr Nitin A Gokhale, Defence & Security Analyst and Brig S … Continue reading Army Chief Releases Book on Rashtriya Rifles

2 Indian-American authors shortlisted for Wellcome Book Prize

Two Indian-American authors have been shortlisted for the 30,000 pound Wellcome Book Prize. The award celebrates fiction and non-fiction works engaged with the topics of health and medicine. Siddhartha Mukherjee is on the list of the annual prize for his study of genetics and mental health in his book ‘The Gene’. He is joined by … Continue reading 2 Indian-American authors shortlisted for Wellcome Book Prize

New Delhi World Book Fair to Celebrate Women Writings & 60 Years of NBT

AMN /NEW DELHI New Delhi World Book Fair will have ‘Manushi’ as the Theme of this year, which will focus on writings on and by women; and will exhibit the rich tradition of women writings from ancient times till present. New Delhi World Book Fair will be held from 7th to 15th January 2017 at … Continue reading New Delhi World Book Fair to Celebrate Women Writings & 60 Years of NBT

V-P Releases Throor book ‘An Era of Darkness: British Empire in India’

TIA NEWS Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari Friday released book ‘An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India’ authored by Dr. Shashi Tharoor. Speaking on the occasion  Vice President said that the author rightly points out that British rule in India was effectively and regularly supplemented by “famine, forced migration and brutality” – … Continue reading V-P Releases Throor book ‘An Era of Darkness: British Empire in India’

Paul Beatty first American to win Booker Prize

Paul Beatty has become the first US author to win the Man Booker Prize. He won the award for his racial satire, ‘The Sellout’ at a ceremony in London’s Guildhall yesterday. The novel tells the story of a young black man who tries to reinstate slavery and racial segregation in a suburb of Los Angeles. … Continue reading Paul Beatty first American to win Booker Prize

President, PM launch VP’s book titled “Citizen and Society”

AMN President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched Vice President Mohd Hamid Ansari’s book titled “Citizen and Society” at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. Describing Mr Ansari’s life as that of a perfect citizen, the President said, the theme of the book is that a citizen cannot be apolitical and has to … Continue reading President, PM launch VP’s book titled “Citizen and Society”

What is pseudo-nationalism?

What is pseudo-nationalism? An interesting compilation of essays on different connotation of Nationalism by some of the finest thinkers and writers of our time has been brought out by Aleph Book Company. With the brilliant articles of Romila Thapar, A. G. Noorani and Sadanand Menon, the book deals with different aspect of Nationalism as what … Continue reading What is pseudo-nationalism?

Malala becomes a millionaire now

Her international best-selling book and lecture tours have made Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai and her family millionaires, says a new report. A firm set up to handle cash said Malala has £2.3million in its coffers. A company set up to protect the rights to her life story had £2.2 million in the bank by last … Continue reading Malala becomes a millionaire now

The harm Narasimha Rao did continues to extract heavy toll: VP

The Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari has said that the good that Narasimha Rao did to the country lives after him; the harm too lives on and continues to extract a heavy toll. He was addressing the gathering after releasing the book ‘Half-Lion’ authored by  Vinay Sitapati, here today. The Vice President said … Continue reading The harm Narasimha Rao did continues to extract heavy toll: VP

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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

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