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03/24/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
Three friends from college—Rahul, Ritesh and Rehan—are living their respective mundane lives. Until one day when an incident makes them come back together after six years. They relive their old memories of when they had joined the college. Their strong bond had helped them deal with college pressures, make new friends, discover love and handle the toughest situations, all the while having the...
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03/24/2017 at 04:30. Facebook
'Modern Poetry of Iran' is an anthology of more than eighty-five acclaimed works of renowned Iranian poets. The book comprises Persian poems, carefully selected and translated into English by Aziz Mahdi, a Persian scholar from India.

This collection gives powerful insights into Iranian society. While reading the poems, there is a strong sense that instead of the poets writing the poems, it’s...
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03/23/2017 at 11:39. Facebook
Mumbai, 30 March 2017: Join us for a discussion of Kiran Karnik's latest book 'Crooked Minds: Creating an Innovative Society' at Bombay Stock Exchange, Dalal Street.

The author will be in discussion with Ashishkumar Chauhan, Dr Deepak B Phatak and Kumaar Bagrodia
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03/22/2017 at 04:54. Facebook
'Most tales of entrepreurship, including those from the Indian corporate world, are replete with far more innovation and enterprise. There is also no dearth of persons with high integrity and competence in the government. What is rare about Sreedharan is his ability to combine technical competence with administrative acumen to realise not individual excellence or glory, but build teams,...
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03/21/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
From the pages of 'A Journey: Poems by Narendra Modi', translated by Ravi Mantha.

Two poems by Narendra Modi.

From the Poet PM
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03/21/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
A poem by Faiz Ahmed Faiz from his authorized biography 'Love and Revolution'. #WorldPoetryDay
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03/21/2017 at 06:11. Facebook
A poem by Abbās Keymanesh from our book 'Modern Poetry of Iran', translated by Aziz Mahdi. #WorldPoetryDay
'Written in felicitous prose, offering a first-hand account of a meticulously planned operation, Kumar’s work is an excellent guide for young policemen who wish to lead the forces from the front.'

Indian Express reviews 'Veerappan: Chasing the Brigand' by K.Vijay Kumar IPS.

How to Catch a Bandit
'Jaffna Street' by Mir Khalid is a collection of the life histories of ordinary Kashmiris. The book reflects on how the Kashmir situation affected ordinary people.

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Autobiography of a Yogi is the story of the life of Paramahansa Yogananda (January 5, 1893–March 7, 1952) first published in 1946. Born as Mukunda Lal Ghosh in Gorakhpur, India, into a Bengali family, this book takes the reader on a journey into the life of Paramahansa Yogananda and his encounters with spiritual figures of both the East and West. Beginning from his childhood, his family life,...
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'The science is clear. We really can’t afford to dismiss climate change as propaganda. There is a lot of politics around it of course. But we are at a time when the adverse impacts are visible, tangible, and it all comes down to how we act from here, as a species.'

Bijal Vachharajani speaks to The Hindu about her new book 'So You Want to Know About the Environment'.

How to take better care of Planet Earth
In 'The Essential Ambedkar', the finest extracts from Ambedkar’s impressive body of work have been selected and thematically arranged, covering issues such as caste and untouchability, the philosophy of the Hindu religion, the making of the Indian Constitution, the emancipation of women, India’s education policy, the Partition and much more. Both a handy reference guide as well as a useful...
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'The Flaming Tresses of Draupadi' traces the life and journey of Draupadi from her birth from the sacrificial fire—whereupon she was named ‘Yagnaseni’—to her marriage with the five brothers, to losing her fortune and honour to the Kauravas in a gamble, the deep friendship she forged with Lord Krishna and finally the culmination of the great war of Kurukshetra.

In this epic poem of hatred,...
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'The beauty of Kiran Karnik’s book Crooked Minds lies in its simplicity. If you merely browse over it, you won’t notice any mind bending insights. But that is exactly where Karnik’s genius lies. He has disguised the insights in simplicity.'

In this podcast, Kiran Karnik talks about the kind of innovation India needs to leapfrog. He says Make in India is a dated idea. Instead, the focus ought...
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Think and design in India. Why make in India?
''Jaffna Street' adds to the list of must-read works on the Kashmir valley and it is perhaps with the help of the written word that the Kashmiris must take their struggle forward.'

A glaring review of Mir Khalid's new book 'Jaffna Street: Tales of Life, Death, Betrayal and Survival in Kashmir' by New Asian Writing.

Book Review: Jaffna Street by Mir Khalid
Shubhojit Singh is at the pinnacle of his career as a civil servant, having won the Prime Minister’s Award twice; however, his personal life is in a shambles. His wife has left him and he has become a stranger to his own children. When a sudden health crisis brings the whole family together, Shubhojit is left reminiscing about his younger days in the village—of the times spent with friends,...
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Celebrating #WomensDay! #BeBold
We raise a toast to all our readers and authors! #WomensDay #BeBold
Celebrating #WomensDay! #BeBold

(A poem by Tina Vajpeyi)