Books

Geetanjali Shree’s Novel ‘Tomb of Sand’ wins Booker prize

First novel translated from Hindi to win award AMN / WEB DESK Indian literary circle on Friday received a shot in the arm with Hindi author Geetanjali Shree’s novel Ret Samadhi, (Tomb of Sand) has won the International Booker prize, becoming the first novel translated from Hindi to achieve the milestone. Geetanjali Shree is not … Continue reading Geetanjali Shree’s Novel ‘Tomb of Sand’ wins Booker prize

A coffee table book by TN Ashok presented to vice President Venkaiah Naidu

‘No Time to Hide COVID 19’ Our Correspondent A coffee table and paperback book, No Time to Hide COVID 19 was presented to the Vice President Dr M Venkaiah Naidu today at his residence by the author Ashok Nilakantan aka TN Ashok The 376 page paperback book chronicles the history of SARS COV 2 and … Continue reading A coffee table book by TN Ashok presented to vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Book Review – South Asia needs Economic Growth with a humanitarian approach to development 

SYED ALI MUJTABA “Development, Governance, and Gender in South Asia – Perspectives, Issues, and Challenges” is a new book on the shelf that may interest those who are keen to understand contemporary realities of the South Asian region.   It is edited by Professor Anisur Rahman, Director, UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, and Niharika … Continue reading Book Review – South Asia needs Economic Growth with a humanitarian approach to development 

Agriculture minister releases book titled “Spices Statistics at a Glance 2021”

India’s spices production has surged 60 per cent to 10.7 million tonnes in 2020-21 from 6.76 mt in 2014-15, says Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. Aditya Raj Das / NEW DELHI Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has released a book titled ‘Spices Statistics at a Glance 2021’. The book is a compendium of all … Continue reading Agriculture minister releases book titled “Spices Statistics at a Glance 2021”

Book Review: De-mystifying Indian Cricket’s Myths

Review by Harpal Singh Bedi There is a myth that Cricket in India gained popularity after it won the 1983 World Cup as the victory was directly beamed to the drawing rooms of millions of people back home and they felt elated and proud watching Kapil Dev and his men lording at Lords ,venue of … Continue reading Book Review: De-mystifying Indian Cricket’s Myths

PM Modi calls for wider study of History

Staff Reporter Prime Minister Narendra Modi today stressed the need for much wider study of History. He said history should not only be a lesson of the past but should also mirror the future. Speaking at the book launch ceremony of Hindi Version of the ‘Odisha Itihaas’ written by Dr Harekrushna Mahtab in New Delhi … Continue reading PM Modi calls for wider study of History

SPEED MERCHANTS: The Story Of Indian Pace Bowling

Book Review by Harpal Singh Bedi It is always a tough job to review a book written by friend(s). It is more difficult to critically look at a sports book in India. The reason being that most of the sports books have been and are being penned by sports journalists and mostly the reviewers also … Continue reading SPEED MERCHANTS: The Story Of Indian Pace Bowling

Narendra Modi was ‘autocratic’ in first term as PM: Pranab Mukherjee’s book

WEB DESK Late former president Pranab Mukherjee in his memoir, titled ‘The Presidential Years’, has claimed that Manmohan Singh was pre-occupied with saving his coalition during his second stint as PM while Narendra Modi was “autocratic” in his first term as the Prime Minister. Manmohan Singh’s second term was between 2009 and 2014, while Narendra … Continue reading Narendra Modi was ‘autocratic’ in first term as PM: Pranab Mukherjee’s book

Scottish writer Douglas Stuart wins Booker prize for novel Shuggie Bain

WEB DESK Scottish writer Douglas Stuart has won the 2020 Booker Prize for fiction with his debut novel Shuggie Bain, which described a boy growing up in Glasgow in the 1980s with a mother battling addiction. The awards ceremony saw six shortlisted authors joining virtually and included messages from former US President Barack Obama, the … Continue reading Scottish writer Douglas Stuart wins Booker prize for novel Shuggie Bain

PM Modi to launch platform for ‘Transparent Taxation-Honoring the Honest’

AMN / WEB DESK Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the platform for Transparent Taxation-Honoring the Honest through video conferencing on August 13. The Central Board of Direct Taxes, CBDT has carried out several major tax reforms in direct taxes in recent years. Last year, the Corporate Tax rates were reduced from 30 per cent … Continue reading PM Modi to launch platform for ‘Transparent Taxation-Honoring the Honest’

SPORTS

CWG Men Hockey : Australia demolish India’s Gold dream with 7-0 thrashing

 Harpal Singh Bedi Blake Govers (9'), Nathan Ephraums (14', 42'), Jacob Anderson (22', 27'), Tom Wickham ( ...

Chess Olympiad;  India A in sole lead in women’s section, India B hold table-toppers Uzbekistan to a 2-2 draw

Harpal Singh BediKoneru Humpy, Tania Sachdev and Bhakti Kulkarni scored victories as India A  beat  Kazakhst ...

Viswanathan Anand expresses happiness for being elected as WCF Vice President

AMN Indian Grandmaster and five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand expressed happiness at being el ...

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Free entry for visitors at all protected monuments from 5th to 15th August

AMN / NEW DELHI Government has made free entry for the visitors and tourists to all its protected monuments ...

Himachal Pradesh imports Australian sheeps to improve quality of wool

AMN / WEB DESK In a bid to achieve genetic improvement of indigenous sheep and to improve the quality of wo ...

National Museum to celebrate International Museum Day 2022 from 16th-20th May

By SUDHIR KUMAR National Museum New Delhi will celebrate International Museum Day 2022 for five day from to ...