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Shanghai to welcome 300 authors

August 1st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) This year's Shanghai Book Fair will feature more than 300 writers and academics as well as 150,000 books from both home and abroad.The annual event, now ... Read more...

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China unveils 100 new books on Buddhist medicine

May 29th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) China has unveiled a newly-published 100-volume collection of books on traditional Buddhist medicine.The collection was unveiled at the Shaolin Temple, the shrine of Kung Fu in ... Read more...

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Jonathan Franzen And Oprah Winfrey Reunite After Nine Years

December 7th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oprah Winfrey is not only the queen of talk show, but apparently, also the queen of on-air reunion. Nine years after she picked Jonathan Franzen's book, ... Read more...

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Digital textbooks and e-readers all set to revolutionize education

September 17th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the world constantly moving on to the tech world, the need to change many things has come up.Book companies and publishers are turning most of the ... Read more...

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Changes in Uttar Pradesh school curriculum leaves students in quandary

July 7th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 7 (ANI): With the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Council (Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad) changing its secondary and higher secondary curriculum for the year of 2010-2011 and 2012, ... Read more...

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Bedtime stories improve child literacy

April 4th, 2010 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Reading a bedtime story to your child for 20 minutes every night could improve his or her literacy by at least 10 school days a year, experts have ... Read more...

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Children’s books doing brilliant business

February 3rd, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) So you think children these days are simply not reading as much as they did in the past? The publishing industry doesn't seem to think ... Read more...

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JD Salinger’s 15 unpublished novels hidden in safe

January 30th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): At least 15 unpublished novels of late American author JD Salinger are locked behind the thick steel door of a safe which have never been read by anyone.Speculations ... Read more...

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Library books returned 51yrs later - with $1k money order for fines!

November 16th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 16 (ANI): A former student has returned a pair of library books to a high school librarian in Phoenix 51 years after they were due.Librarian Georgette Bordine at Camelback ... Read more...

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Foreign publishers have invaded market, say Indian publishers

March 18th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, March 18 (IANS) Despite a growing domestic market and increasing exports, Indian book publishers are concerned over the "invasion" by their foreign counterparts and have demanded that the government ... Read more...

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Abraham Lincoln’s 200th Birthday

February 11th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Two centuries after Abraham Lincoln's birth(on 12th February 1809), new Lincoln's coins are minted. Lincoln has become a subject of an avalanche of new books. Suddenly, everyone wants a piece of ... Read more...

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Japanese govt under fire for rewriting wartime history in school textbooks

January 9th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Japanese government is under attack for its apparent attempts to rewrite its wartime past in the new school textbooks.The government had decided two years ago to delete ... Read more...

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Enid Blytons famous characters to return in new adventure series

August 25th, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Famous author Enid Blytons best-loved characters are all set to return in a new adventure series.Blytons Famous Five, Faraway Tree, and Maroly Towers series will be revisited ... Read more...

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Tatas give 65,000 new books to poor US kids

February 29th, 2008 - 12:36 am ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) The Tata Group North America has joined First Book, a non-profit organisation, in a programme to distribute 65,000 new books to children from low-income families across the US. ... Read more...

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India’s Tatas provide 65,000 new books to poor kids in US

February 29th, 2008 - 12:27 am ICT by admin
(Lead)Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) India's Tata Group that grabbed global attention with their $2,500 Nano car, has joined First Book, a non-profit organisation, in a programme to distribute 65,000 new books to ... Read more...

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