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Delhiites throng Pragati Maidan on last day of book fair


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) It was a packed house at Pragati Maidan here Sunday as crowds thronged the venue on the last day of the 18th Delhi Book Fair ... Read more...

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E-books, e-library - for your reading pleasure


September 6th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) An online library that also offers a pick-up and drop facility for books, getting to browse through various language newspapers at one site, or mastering ... Read more...

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Darululoom books soon in English, Hindi


September 4th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India's leading Islamic seminary Darululoom-Deoband will soon sell English and Hindi translations of its Urdu publications, its officials said Tuesday.The seminary management came up with ... Read more...

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Delhi Book Fair begins: e-books the flavour this time (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The 18th Delhi Book Fair began here Saturday with e-books and e-publishing the focus of the nine-day event that will see more than 200 publishers, ... Read more...

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Delhi book fair begins


September 1st, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The 18th annual Delhi Book Fair began at Pragati Maidan here Saturday.The nine day book fair will have e-books as its theme. There will also ... Read more...

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Delhi Book Fair to begin Sep 1


August 30th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The 18th Delhi Book Fair would be held at Pragati Maidan here Sep 1-9, an official said Thursday. The annual event will include seminars and ... Read more...

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Samsung launches Galaxy Note 800 in India


August 24th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Friday launched a new tablet, Galaxy Note 800, in the Indian market expanding its product portfolio. Priced at Rs.39,990, the device extends the ... Read more...

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100 works of renaissance artist Caravaggio found


July 7th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 7 (IANS/AKI) A team of art historians has claimed to have discovered 100 previously unknown drawings and paintings by renaissance giant Caravaggio and has published the finds in ... Read more...

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Army chief calls for restoring India’s glory in hockey


May 28th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Indian Army Chief V.K. Singh, who has hogged headlines for a controversy relating to his date of birth, Monday revealed another side of himself - ... Read more...

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Yogananda biography wins international award


May 25th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 25 (IANS) A biography of Indian yoga guru Paramhansa Yogananda and an Indian cookery book have won honours at an international book awards event here.The JPX Media ... Read more...

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Is e-reader sounding paperback’s death knell?


April 13th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Paperbacks may be fighting a losing battle against e-books, with their sales down by 25 percent, a new finding says.In the first three months of 2012, ... Read more...

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US sues Apple over e-book price fixing scheme


April 12th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) Apple and five of the publishing industry's top firms have been accused of conspiring to raise prices and block Amazon.com from selling e-books at $9.99 in ... Read more...

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US sues Apple, publishers over e-book pricing


April 12th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 12 (IANS) The US government Wednesday filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five major book publishers, saying they conspired to limit market competition in electronic book ... Read more...

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Google launches unified digital content store


March 7th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 7 (IANS) Google Tuesday introduced a new online store called Google Play, offering consumers a one-stop marketplace for music, movies, books, applications and other digital media content. ... Read more...

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Deepak Chopra’s ‘Kama Sutra’ launched in digital format


February 19th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) New Age guru Deepak Chopra's "Kama Sutra and the Seven Spiritual Laws of Love," a lavishly illustrated book, is now available across a number of ... Read more...

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CBSE to offer international curriculum in Indian schools (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) About 50 schools in India may soon offer the international curriculum of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on a trial basis, Human Resource ... Read more...

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Indian schools may offer international curriculum


February 7th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will soon introduce its international curriculum, CBSE-I, in schools in India on trial basis, Human Resource Development Minister ... Read more...

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Amazon sells over 4 mn Kindle devices in December


December 30th, 2011 - 7:27 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 30 (IANS) Amazon announced Thursday that it has sold over one million Kindle devices per week throughout December, making 2011 the best holiday shopping season ever for ... Read more...

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Slovakia launches website with e-books


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) In a first of its kind anywhere in the world, the European nation of Slovakia has launched a new website to provide the public with digitised ... Read more...

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Tolmol.com, Malaysian firm to launch ‘Quran mobile’ in India


November 21st, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Tolmol.com, online product comparison firm in a joint venture with Malaysian digital Islamic products maker ENMAC Engineering, Monday launched GSM mobile handset MQ3500 also called ... Read more...

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Woman finds porn in computer she bought for kids


November 13th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) A British woman who bought two tablet-style computers as Christmas gifts for her children was shocked to find pornographic photos and erotic literature in one of ... Read more...

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Amazon planning an e-book rental service


September 13th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amazon is reportedly considering coming out with an e-book rental service. The report claims that the service will be offered in similar fashion to Netflix’s media renting ... Read more...

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S&S; in town, cult babycare book in tow


August 7th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The cult babycare book, "Dr Spock Baby and Childcare", is being Indianised as international publishing house Simon & Schuster opens its Asian operations with a ... Read more...

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Coming up, a Facebook-like education website


August 7th, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Fed up of your child logging into Facebook at the cost of studies? The Rajasthan government has hit upon a remedy - a social networking ... Read more...

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Harry Potter becomes experiential in digital space


June 24th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) J.K. Rowling, the creator of Harry Potter, has launched Pottermore -- a website which builds an exciting online experience around the reading of successful Harry ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowling announces e-books, Pottermore


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- J.K. Rowling, the British author best known as the creator of the Harry Potter fantasy series, on Thursday announced the launch of 'Pottermore', a free-to-use website which builds ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

Mexico launches kiosks for music, video downloads


June 17th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 17 (IANS/EFE) Mexico City has launched kiosks and special centres for citizens to download music, e-books and videos.A total of 25 kiosks will be placed at shopping ... Read more...

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China bans 43 online pornographic novels (Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) China has banned 43 pornographic novels published online.Xinhua said that the Beijing Cultural Law Enforcement Agency had also taken action against 24 websites and demanded the ... Read more...

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China bans 43 online pornographic novels


June 7th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) In an anti-pornography move, China has banned 43 risque novels published online, Xinhua quoted a notice issued by the National Office against Pornographic and Illegal ... Read more...

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For teens online tagged photos more precious than actual ones


May 10th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) For young people a digital photo that friends have tagged, linked and annotated is more meaningful than a photo in a frame or a drawer."A digital ... Read more...

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After iPhone, game-changer PaperPhone is here!


May 6th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 6 (IANS) Canadian researchers have invented a plastic smart phone which is as thin and flexible as a credit card and changes its shape depending on where it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Majority of Chinese dumping print medium for digital reading


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 23 (ANI): A majority of Chinese people are turning to digital reading as compared to printed books or magazines, according to the Eighth National Reading Survey.The survey conducted by Chinese ... Read more...

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e-book boom in China: Survey


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Chinese people between the ages of 18 and 70 read 613 million electronic books in 2010, according to a survey.The survey conducted by the Chinese Academy ... Read more...

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Unesco meet to discuss developments in publishing sector


April 19th, 2011 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
Paris, April 19 (IANS) Unesco will hold its second World Forum on Culture and Cultural Industries (FOCUS 2011) from June 6-8 in the Italian city of Monza, it was announced ... Read more...

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Mills & Boon e-books record booming sales


March 7th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) The guilty pleasure that is Mills & Boon romances is driving sales of electronic e-books as they allow customers to avoid the "embarrassment factor" of being ... Read more...

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