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Book Review: Babies and Bylines- Parenting on the Move

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Book Review: Babies and Bylines- Parenting on the Move

Book- Babies and Bylines: Parenting on the Move Author- Pallavi Aiyar Publisher- HarperCollins 470 pages Babies and Bylines: Parenting On The Move isn’t just for parents and mothers-to-be. Pallavi Aiyar’s book is a motherhood memoir for anyone who wants insights on the struggles of today’s working women, how relationships have a bearing on their career […]

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India through the Modi prism

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India through the Modi prism

Mumbai: Book: Making sense of Modi’s India Author: Various Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers India Pages: 499 Rs: 208 Book: Modi and the world: The ring view inside out Author: Yamini Chowdhury and Anusuya Diya Chowdhury Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Rs 499 317 pages “Heroes and hero-worship is a hard fact in India’s political life, demoralising for the […]

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The book in my hand

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The book in my hand

A weekly column on what well-known personalities are reading and planning to read. This week, it is UNDP administrator and former Prime Minister of New Zealand Helen Clark and author Mahesh Rao. Helen Clark For the past decade or so, I’ve had trouble finding time to read a novel as I’m always trying to keep […]

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Gandhi, once more!

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Gandhi, once more!

Many summers ago when Pramod Kapoor started Roli Books in 1978, he probably did not know there was an author in him. Slowly though he has undergone a complete change, from being just a publisher to a research scholar and now an author. He has just penned “Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography” that is predictably high […]

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Equality, for all

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Equality, for all

The Communist Manifesto pamphlet was published on February 26, 1848 by two young socialists, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Marx was a philosopher, economist, sociologist and journalist who spent much of his life in London. Engels was a German philosopher, social scientist, journalist and a businessman and just before he joined Marx, he was working […]

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Murder Raj Kumar convict writes nine books in UP jail

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Murder Raj Kumar convict writes nine books in UP jail

LUCKNOW: A murder convict who spent 11 years in jail wrote nine books and has won several awards. He has now been honoured by the UP governor for his literary works. The convict Raj Kumar was sentenced to life imprisonment and sent to jail in 2000 for his involvement in the murder of a “gram […]

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Nellie, 1983 book review: Most Horrendous Genecide in Assam by Diganta Sharma

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Nellie, 1983 book review: Most Horrendous Genecide in Assam by Diganta Sharma

Guwahati,Waliullah Ahmed Laskar: Nellie, 1983 is an Assamese book written by Diganta Sharma based on the Nellie massacre that took place during the Assam Movement in 1983. The book is published by Eklabya Prakashan, Jorhat, Assam. Neelie, 1983: Asom Andolonor BorborotomGonohatyar Postmortem Report (Neelie, 1983: A Postmortem Report into the MostBarbaric Massacre of Assam Movement) […]

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Kargil war: When Vajpayee made Dilip Kumar talk to Nawaz Sharif to broker Indo- Pak peace

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Kargil war: When Vajpayee made Dilip Kumar talk to Nawaz Sharif to broker Indo- Pak peace

Mumbai(PTI): Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee complained to Nawaz Sharif after the outbreak of the Kargil conflict that he had been shabbily treated and made the Pakistan premier speak with bollywood legend Dilip Kumar who pleaded for controlling the situation, says a new book. Narrating a startling anecdote recounted to him by Saeed Mehdi, […]

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How the CIA ran a ‘billion dollar spy’ in Moscow

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How the CIA ran a ‘billion dollar spy’ in Moscow

Washington,David E. Hoffman: He was the most successful and valued agent the United States had run inside the Soviet Union in two decades. His documents and drawings had unlocked the secrets of Soviet radars and weapons research years into the future. He had smuggled circuit boards and blueprints out of his military laboratory. His espionage […]

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Life in the times of single screens

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Life in the times of single screens

” Needless to say, the writer undertook a lot of painstaking research and put in hours of time to give shape to this marvel of a read. Additionally, his experience of watching and appreciating cinema over long years infuses a life in the narrative that pulsates through every line and every story.” By Mohd Asim […]

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