Books

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’

Khuda Bakhsh Library organises Web Lecture on ‘Sufism and National Integration’

Breaking the heart of human is great sin is the teaching to Sufism ANWARUL HODA / PATANA Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library on Wednesday organised a web lecture on the topic of ‘Sufism and National Integration’ by Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad, former Director of the Library. While welcoming the speaker Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad and the participants … Continue reading Khuda Bakhsh Library organises Web Lecture on ‘Sufism and National Integration’

New Delhi World Book Fair-2020 begins

This Book Fair is Asia’s biggest book fair and I am hopeful that this fair would soon become the world’s biggest book fair, says HRD Minister A Akhter / New Delhi Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank today inaugurated World Book Fair-2020 here amid the presence of top literary personality and avid readers. The … Continue reading New Delhi World Book Fair-2020 begins

Syed Ali Mujtaba’s New Book on India’s Act East policy released

By Staff Reporter ‘India’s Eastward Thrust – Predicaments and Prospects’ a new book by Dr Syed Ali Mujtaba released here recently amid gracious gathering. Releasing the book former External Affairs Minister, Salman Khurshid said India’s ‘Act East’ policy is an extension of some serious efforts made by the Congress government through its ‘Look East’ policy. … Continue reading Syed Ali Mujtaba’s New Book on India’s Act East policy released

Book on Haryana contribution in 1857 revolution released

The book chronicled the events which happened in Haryana during the first war of independence in 1857. A book titled ‘Gallant Haryana — The First and Crucial Battlefield of 1857’ by CB Singh Sheoran, a retired Chief Engineer of the Irrigation Department, was released by Editor of The Tribune Rajesh Ramachandran at a function in … Continue reading Book on Haryana contribution in 1857 revolution released

SPORTS

First Test match between India and New Zealand begins in Kanpur

India were 82 for 2 in their first innings of the first Test against New Zealand in Kanpur, a shortwhile ago. ...

Saudi Arabia launches first women’s football league

It is only a few years since Saudi women were allowed inside stadiums to watch soccer matches. Now Saudi Arabi ...

India commences title defence campaign against France in Junior Hockey World Cup

Harpal Singh Bedi Defending champion India start favourite against France as they commence their campaign t ...

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Positive parenting vital for protecting children: NCPCR

Staff Reporter National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Member Pragna Parande has said th ...

Google Doodle Honours Poet, Freedom Fighter Subhadra Kumari Chauhan

WEB DESKOn the occasion of the Indian activist and author's 117th birth anniversary,Google Doodle on Monday, 1 ...