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Shashi Tharoor’s ‘Pax Indica’ at top spot (IANS Books)


September 1st, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) An elected member of parliament and prize-winning author Shashi Tharoor's "Pax Indica" was at the top spot in the non-fiction category this week, as ... Read more...

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‘China wants to maintain instability in northeast India’


August 26th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) China's role in northeastern India is not to create instability but "to maintain instability" because it wants to keep India out of Myanmar, says veteran ... Read more...

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India’s liberalisation through middle class eyes (Book Review)


August 13th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "The Liberals", Author: Hindol Sengupta; Publisher: Harper Collins India; Pages: 309; Price: Rs.350The middle class will decide the course of liberalisation in India which will become more micro-level in search ... Read more...

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Kalam’s ‘Turning Points’ still reigns on top (IANS Books)


August 4th, 2012 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's "Turning Points" continued to reign in the top spot in the non-fiction category this week, as did E.L. James' "Fifty ... Read more...

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An Indian-American love dream in Chennai (Book Review)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Title: "Chennaivaasi"; Author: T.S. Tirumurti; Publishers: Harper Collins; Pages 268; Price: Rs.299This is a beautiful and engrossing love story. Chennai comes alive in the emotive saga of a Tam Bram family ... Read more...

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Kalam’s ‘Turning Points’ retains top spot (IANS Books)


July 28th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's "Turning Points" retained the top spot in the non-fiction category this week, while E.L. James' "Fifty Shades of Grey" continued ... Read more...

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Kalam’s ‘Turning Points’ retains top spot on bestsellers list (IANS Books)


July 21st, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's "Turning Points" retains top spot in the non-fiction category this week, while E.L. James' "Fifty Shades of Grey" continues to ... Read more...

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Sudeep Chakravarti unravels northeast’s bloody history in new book (Interview)


July 15th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The vast swathe of land in India's northeast is still restive with eddies of turbulence. Writer-columnist Sudeep Chakravarti says northeastern India has remained an "outland"-a region ... Read more...

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History, angling and drama on book-shelf (IANS Books this Week)


July 14th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The book cart this weekend is a load of gripping titles. Flip through with IANS...1.Book:"The Tattooed Fakir"; Written by Biman Nath; Published by Pan Macmillan; ... Read more...

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Biography, Middle-East & Kalam on book shelf (IANS Books this Week)


July 7th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The book cart this week is rejuvenating and serious. Flip through with IANS...1.Book: "Nani A. Palkiwala: A Life"; Written by M.V. Kamath; Published by ... Read more...

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Was under pressure not to appoint Sonia PM: Kalam


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam says he was under pressure not to appoint Congress chief Sonia Gandhi as India's prime minister in 2004 and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Demystifying the diet jungle (To go with: Fall in love with food, says nutritionist-author)


June 27th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
* Camel Diet: High on liquids, this diet, which uses water to kill hunger, can cause malnutrition* Monkey diet: This jumps from fad to fad - from grapefruit diet, apple cider ... Read more...

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Fall in love with food, says nutritionist-author


June 27th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Fear not, food is a friend not the foe that stalks flabby nightmares. The more one eats, the more one burns, says Mumbai-based celebrity nutritionist ... Read more...

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Beyond champagne chic: a peek into Indian diplomacy


June 25th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Indian diplomacy is 50 percent protocol, 30 percent alcohol and 20 percent T.N. Kaul (India's legendary foreign secretary in the late sixties), so goes the ... Read more...

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Veteran writer, commentator Dilip D’Souza wins Daily Beast South Asia prize


June 21st, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 Dilip D'Souza, the 52-year-old author of "Roadrunner: An Indian Quest in America" (HarperCollins India), has won the Newsweek and The Daily Beast award for South Asian commenatry.... Read more...

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Amul’s India: The 50-year-campaign in fine print (IANS BOOKS)


June 15th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Onida devil has died and so has the Liril girl and Air India's Maharaja, but the Amul girl has made it to 50 and ... Read more...

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Former army chief documents life, views in memoir (With Image)


June 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Ethics, morality and corruption are issues that are gaining more relevance particularly with regard to conduct of officers in higher ranks, says former army chief ... Read more...

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Diplomatic travails, airlines & odd balls on bookshelf (IANS Books this Week)


May 26th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) This week's bookshelf is way off the often-walked track, full of unusual tales and surprises. Browse with IANS...1. Book: "The Ambassadors' Club: The Indian Diplomat ... Read more...

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Drama, humour and myth on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


May 5th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The book cart this weekend beckons the reader, who loves a good story...Browse with IANS.1. Book: "The Householder"; Written by Amitabha Bagchi; Published by Harper-Collins ... Read more...

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On cart: Economy, sports, food & drama (IANS books this week)


April 28th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Exercise the intellect with an inspiring cache of books this weekend. Browse with IANS...1.Book: "The Blue Sweater"; Written by Jacqueline Novogratz; Published by Harper Collins-India; ... Read more...

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Five books published in India on Commonwealth shortlist


April 26th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Indian publishing is carving a formidable space for itself on the Commonwealth Book Prize list for 2012 with five titles published in the country on ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole to release autobiography


April 24th, 2012 - 5:54 am ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole is reportedly planning to release her autobiography, in which she will discuss her broken marriage to soccer star Ashley Cole.The 28-year-old has reportedly ... Read more...

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Rhonda Byrne, Jeffrey Archer top authors of week (IANS BOOKS)


April 14th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Rhonda Byrne's "The Magic" dominates the non-fiction category in the bestseller list this week, while Jeffrey Archer's "The Sins of the Father" maintains the top ... Read more...

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Jeffrey Archer’s book tops fiction again (IANS Books)


April 7th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Sir Jeffrey Archer's "The Sins of the Father" occupies the top spot in the fiction section again in the bestseller list this week, while Rhonda ... Read more...

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Indian IT poised for second revolution: Kiran Karnik


April 4th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The second phase of the infotech revolution in India - themed around innovation and creativity - is pushing IT promotion body Nasscom to focus on ... Read more...

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Taking poetry to India’s young readers - with Kamala Das


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Prose has for long edged poetry to the margins of contemporary Indian literature. It is only natural that the new reader is not familiar with ... Read more...

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Sir Jeffrey Archer’s book tops fiction (IANS BOOKS)


March 10th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Daniel Kahneman's "Thinking Fast and Slow" occupies the top spot in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week, while Sir Jeffrey Archer's "The ... Read more...

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Ravinder Singh’s book tops fiction (IANS BOOKS)


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Daniel Kahneman's "Thinking Fast and Slow" occupies the top spot in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week, while Ravinder Singh's "I Too ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi rules fiction (IANS Books)


February 25th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Daniel Kahneman's "Thinking Fast and Slow" has yielded its first place to Katherine Boo's "Behind the Beautiful Flowers" in the non-fiction section of the ... Read more...

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Drama, business and laughter on book shelf (IANS BOOKS THIS WEEK)


February 25th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The book cart this week is exciting and educating. It includes Jeffrey Archer's fast-paced "The Sins of the Father" as well as Shital Kakkar Mehra's ... Read more...

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Opening up a treasure trove of Punjabi literature


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Diplomat-writer Navdeep Suri opened a treasure chest of Punjabi literature with the launch of the "A Life Incomplete", an English translation of his grandfather ... Read more...

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Encounters with Husain, Pyne, Bawa…An art critic remembers (With Image)


February 19th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) He came in a car, sold it and went away in a bicycle. The man was none other than late painter and maverick genius M.F. ... Read more...

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Amanda Knox to sign 2.5 mn pounds book deal


February 18th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) American Amanda Knox who was cleared on appeal of the murder of a British student will tell her story after signing a book deal worth a ... Read more...

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Translations, young India & health on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


February 11th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) This weekend, the bookcart wheels a medley of thoughtful titles on a diverse range of subjects. Browse with IANS.1. "A Life Incomplete"; Written by Nanak ... Read more...

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Glamour, Delhi, Afghanistan on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


January 14th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The books this weekend are fun and easy to read.1. "Opening Night"; Written by Diksha Basu; Published by Harper-Collins India; Priced at Rs.250This is ... Read more...

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