AMN / NEW DELHI Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday released a book titled ‘Khushwant Singh-In Wisdom and in Jest’ written by noted journalists Onkar Singh and Vijay Shankar Narain at a function at press club of India here. Eminent guests including Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Mr. Soli Sorabjee and others were present … Continue reading CM Amarinder Singh releases book on Khushwant Singh
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 are more friendly towards others
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
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
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
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 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
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? 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?
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
By Vinit Wahi Department of Economic Affairs, Union Ministry of Finance, has approved a Tourism Infrastructur ...
Air India is marking 70 years since its first flight took off from Mumbai to London in June 1948, wh ...