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7 New Books To Enjoy This Monsoons

A good read, a cup of hot coffee and a cosy couch is the best way to enjoy the monsoons.

After Books-Buffaloes, Azam Now Booked For Stealing Goats

Rampur: After being accused of stealing land, books, statues and buffaloes, now Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan has been booked for stealing goats. An FIR against him has been lodged on a complaint filed in October 2016 by one Naseema Khatoon, 50, a resident of Yateem Khan Sarai Gate, Rampur Public Gate. The complainant has […]

5% duty on imported books: Worried publishers to meet HRD officials

New Delhi: Upset over the five per cent customs duty proposed on imported books, an association of Indian publishers and book sellers is planning to meet government officials to highlight their problem areas and also stress that books are part of free flow of knowledge and culture and should be made more accessible. Most of […]

This Bhubaneswar Book Fair is not only about books

Bhubaneswar: Offering more than heavy discounts on books, the 34th edition of Bhubaneswar Book Fair has much more in store for visitors this year. While visitors get to try a hand at art, in a novel initiative, the fair also has an interactive space for writers and book lovers. Visitors and writers are seen enjoying […]

‘Walking Book Fairs’ brings joy for Book Lovers in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: City based book store ‘Walking Book Fairs’ known for taking books to readers in the nooks and corners of the country, is making book lovers’ dream come true yet again. The store has come up with an unusual offer for readers who can get one book free for every purchase. With a belief that […]

Books on Indian culture, morals now 'must' at railway platform kiosks

New Delhi: Books on Indian culture and morals are now to be displayed for sale at all platform kiosks, a new stall policy to all zonal railways has mandated. In a commercial circular dated September 5, the Railway Board instructed all general managers to ensure that such books are found in railway stalls under the […]

Warrier's book 'Kamandalu' on seven sacred rivers launched

Mumbai: A book on India’s seven holy rivers authored by Shrikala Warrier, a London-based scholar was unveiled here. ‘Kamandalu: The Seven Sacred Rivers of Hinduism’ by Warrier draws extensively on the Vedas, Puranas and Hindu epics to present mythological stories relating to the seven sacred rivers, namely, Ganga, Yamuna, Saraswati, Sindhu, Godavari, Narmada and Kaveri. […]

Jaipur to host film fest on movies inspired by books

The first edition of Zee Cine-Lit Festival, a film festival which aims at showcasing movies inpired by books, will start Jan 21 here, on the sidelines of the Jaipur Literature Festival 2015

Digital era spelling doom for Hindi pulp-fiction books

Rajan Iqbal, a bookseller at the New Delhi Railway Station, vividly remembers "those days" when Hindi pulp fiction books were his stall's bestsellers. Today, he struggles to sell even a single copy in a day and blames the internet for "killing the reading habit and diminishing the business of pocket books"