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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’s foreign policy on top of weekend titles (IANS Books)


August 25th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The bookshelf this week has an inclusive feel - from the continent's geopolitics to the dark comedy. Browse with IANS...Book: "Restless Empire"; Written by Arne ... Read more...

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March of the Aryans: A window back into debris of time (Book Review) (With Image)


August 24th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The March Of The Aryans; Author: Bhagwan S. Gidwani; Publisher: Penguin India; Pages: 680 pages; Price: Rs.599This is probably the beginning of Sino-Indian diplomacy forged over textiles... Long before the ... Read more...

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Anti-colonialism, corruption dominate weekend bookshelf (IANS Books)


August 18th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The bookshelf this weekend is a mix of critically-acclaimed non-fictions and powerful dramas... Browse with IANS...Book: "From the Ruins of Empire"; Written by Pankaj ... 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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A look at three low-cost tablets (To go with tablet market story)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
1. Micromax Funbook, Price: Rs.6,999Funbook is powered with 1.2 GHz Cortex-A8 processor and 512 MB RAM. It is loaded with Android OS, v4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and has an internal storage ... Read more...

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Have some fun on the bookshelf this weekend (IANS Books)


August 11th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The book shelf this week is delightfully light, with easy-to-grasp titles. Browse with IANS...Book: "The Puffin Book of 100 Great Indians"; Compiled and published ... Read more...

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Now, read about Bengali detective Byomkesh in English (IANS Book Review)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "The Rhythm of Riddles: Three Byomkesh Mystery Stories"; Author: Saradindu Bandopadhyay; Publisher: Penguin Books India; Pages: 196; Price: Rs.199The publication of a collection of three translated stories of Bengali writer ... Read more...

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A touch of the world on the weekend bookshelf (IANS Books)


August 4th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Browse through a gripping book cart this week with IANS... UnwindBook: "Intermission", Written by Nirupama Subramanian, Published by Harper Collins-India, Price: Rs.250He wondered why he, ... 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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A blend of history, reality on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


July 28th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Go through the IANS book cart this week with a mix of history, contemporary drama and reality checks...Book: "The March of the Aryans"; Written ... 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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New petrol prices in metros, mini-metros


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Petrol prices will be hiked 70-91 paise a litre in the metros and mini-metrosled by increasing international oil prices and a decline in the value ... Read more...

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Making a case for India’s Maoists (Book Review)


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Book: Red Star Over India; Author: Jan Myrdal; Publishers: Setu Prakashani (Kolkata); Pages: 224, Price: Rs.295.The Swedish leftwing author makes no attempt to hide his sympathies as he returns to India ... 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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A candid post-mortem of the LTTE (Book Review)


July 16th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Prabhakaran Saga"; Author: S. Murali; Publisher: Sage Publishers;Pages: 362; Price: Rs.425This is a cold-blooded yet comprehensive post-mortem of the rise and fall of the LTTE and its boss Velupillai ... Read more...

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Of an Indian double agent: A true-to-life thriller (Book Review)


July 15th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Escape to Nowhere: Story of an Indian Espionage Agent"; Author: Amar Bhushan, Publisher: Konark Publishers; Pages: 332; Price: Rs.299 In May 2004 a tsunami hit the Research and Analysis Wing ... Read more...

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Kalam’s ‘Turning Points’ tops the booklist (IANS Books)


July 14th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's "Turning Points" takes up from where "Wings of Fire" had left off. The book has gained the top spot in ... Read more...

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E.L. James, Ruchir Sharma top authors this week (IANS Books)


June 30th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) E.L. James's "Fifty Shades of Grey", about a young female virgin and her rich older lover, dominated the fiction category again this week, while Ruchir ... Read more...

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Proposed petrol prices in top cities


June 28th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Petrol prices will reduce between Rs.2.46 to Rs.3.22 a litre following a downward revision of Rs.2.46 a litre in base price, inclusive of state's levies, ... Read more...

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‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ tops again (IANS Books)


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) E.L. James's "Fifty Shades of Grey", about a young female virgin and her rich older lover, dominated the fiction category again this week, while Ruchir ... Read more...

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10 quintessential cocktails for all occasions!


June 20th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Wanting to throw a cocktail party, but confused about what to serve? IANS lists the top 10 cocktails as detailed by the experts.The list has been prepared after jamming with bartenders ... Read more...

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DSK launches new Hyosung superbike (With image)


June 13th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) DSK Motowheels Wednesday announced the launch of a 250 cc superbike, the 'Big Boy' Hyosung GT250R, in India at a price Rs.2,75,000."It gives us immense pleasure ... Read more...

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Alex Rutherford and Ruchir Sharma top authors again this week (IANS Books)


May 26th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Ruchir Sharma's "Breakout Nations" dominates the non-fiction category again in the bestseller list this week, while Alex Rutherford's "Empire Of The Moghul: The Tainted Throne" ... Read more...

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Revised petrol prices in four metros


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Petrol prices will rise between Rs.7.54 and Rs.7.98 in the four metros following a base price hike of Rs.6.28 per litre exclusive of taxes, effective ... Read more...

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Alex Rutherford and Ruchir Sharma top authors this week (IANS Books)


May 19th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Ruchir Sharma's "Breakout Nations" dominates the non-fiction category in the bestseller list this week, while Alex Rutherford's "Empire Of The Moghul: The Tainted Throne" is ... Read more...

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John Grisham, Ruchir Sharma top authors this week (IANS Books)


May 5th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Ruchir Sharma's "Breakout Nations" dominates the non-fiction category in the bestseller list this week, while John Grisham's "Calico Joe" is at the top spot in ... Read more...

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An eye opener on Pakistan’s terrorist arm (IANS Book Review)


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Caliphate's Soldiers: The Laskhar-e-Taiba's Long War"; Author: Wilson John; Publishers: Amaryllis (In association with Observer Research Foundation); Pages: 295; Price: Rs.595There is no book quite like it, says ... Read more...

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Madan Mohan Malaviya: As secular as Gandhi (IANS Book Review)


May 1st, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya: A Valiant Visionary"; Author: Madhuker Upadhyay; Publisher: All India Congress Committee; Pages: 180, Price: Rs.300The best testimony that the Congress had virtually disowned Pandit Madan Mohan ... Read more...

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Rhonda Byrne, Jeffrey Archer top authors this week (IANS Books)


April 28th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (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" is at the ... Read more...

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Story of an unsung hero from Uttarakhand (IANS Book Review)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Johaar Kinkar: Babu Ram Singh"; Author: Gajendra Singh Pangti; Publisher: Dolka Innovations, New Delhi; Pages: 128; Price: Rs.150Nestled in the higher Himalayas, near the Milam glacier, is Johaar valley -- ... Read more...

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Rhonda Byrne, John Grisham top authors this week (IANS BOOKS)


April 21st, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Rhonda Byrne's "The Magic" dominates the non-fiction category in the bestseller list this week, while John Grisham's "Calico Joe" maintains the top spot in the ... 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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