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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 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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Paid news punishment should be two years jail: former CEC


August 24th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) Errant publishers, journalists as well as election candidates should be sentenced for two years in prison, if the menace of paid news is to be contained, ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole ‘Dating Dancer from the X Factor’


August 17th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Confirmations about rumors of Cheryl Cole dating a dancer from the X factor were recently made by The Sun publishers. They two love birds were recently ... Read more...

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Gas prices see biggest jump of the year


August 13th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year has caught many by surprise when the Survey Publishers came up with a result of statistics about the booming prices of gas this year. ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise’s lawyer threatens to sue National Enquirer


July 13th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tom Cruise’s lawyer has threatened to sue the National Enquirer over a story which alleged that Katie Holmes had been living in a ‘house of horrors’.According ... Read more...

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Google buying social sharing firm Meebo


June 5th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Google, the world's biggest search engine, is buying Silicon Valley startup Meebo that helps online publishers make their websites more social.The acquisition announced Monday will ... Read more...

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Houston’s mother writing a book


April 28th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 28 (IANS) Singer Whitney Houston's mother, Cissy, is reportedly writing a book and says it will clear all the "lies" about her late daughter's life.According to the ... 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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Publishers create phony best-seller lists


March 20th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) Amazon China said it has taken steps to curb the practice of publishing houses that manipulate results of bestseller lists.The top-selling lists are supposed to offer ... Read more...

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Gul Panag unveils Sachin Garg novel, says it’s for all


February 28th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Bollywood celebrity and activist Gul Panag Tuesday unveiled young novelist Sachin Garg's latest book "Never Let Me Go" at the ongoing World Book Fair (WBF) ... Read more...

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Qbend launches platform for publishers to go online


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) US-based enterprise Qbend Thursday launched a "first-of-its-kind" platform for publishers to set up customised online portals to sell ebooks.Claiming that the company will revolutionise the ... Read more...

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Pitbull to be honoured in Las Vegas


February 1st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (IANS) Rapper Pitbull will be honoured with the President's Award at the BMI Latin Awards in Las Vegas.The ceremony, scheduled for March 12, recognises songwriters and ... Read more...

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Kolkata Book Fair organisers apologise to Imran Khan


January 31st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) Kolkata Book Fair authorities Tuesday said they had apologised to former Pakistani cricketer and politician Imran Khan for switching off power supply during a talk by ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan’s show cut short ‘intentionally’


January 31st, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) How to cut short an interesting programme? Kolkata Book Fair 2012 authorities Monday found a way out by 'intentionally' switching off power when a discussion by ... Read more...

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Police register case against Tamil magazine


January 9th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Police Sunday registered cases against Nakkheeran Tamil magazine and its editor R. Gopal on a complaint from an AIADMK functionary against an article on party chief ... Read more...

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`China’s publishing firms must go global’


December 24th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Chinese leader Li Changchun Friday called for greater efforts to build up more publishing enterprises competitive in the international market with the aim to promote Chinese ... Read more...

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Anupam turns writer, ready to pen his first book


November 24th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Anupam Kher, one of the most talented actors of the Hindi film industry, has decided to write a book and says that the title ... Read more...

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Katju stands firm, publishers protest


November 17th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Four senior publishers Thursday walked out of a meeting with Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Markandey Katju when he refused to take back his ... Read more...

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28 journalists involved in phone hacking scandal


November 15th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) At least 28 journalists were involved in the News of the World phone hacking scandal that ultimately forced owner Rupert Murdoch to shut down the ... Read more...

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Lindsay’s mother to pen tell-all


October 24th, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan's mother will pen a book where she would talk about her daughter's time when she was involved in drugs and alcohol.In ... Read more...

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Winehouse’s father to write Amy’s memoir


October 12th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Late singer Amy Winehouse's father has reportedly signed a new deal with publishers Harper Collins to pen a memoir about his daughter.The memoir written by ... Read more...

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Yes, Tendulkar was scared of Shoaib’s pace: Afridi


October 1st, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 1 (IANS) Though he himself has not been spared by Shoaib Akhtar in his book and interviews, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi supported the tearaway fast bowler's ... 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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Acting easier than writing: Tisca Chopra


July 9th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Actress Tisca Chopra, best remembered for her role in "Taare Zameen Par", is busy writing a book these days, but admits that acting is ... Read more...

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Ferguson’s 9/11 kids book rejected


July 6th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Ferguson’s children’s book about 9/11 has been dropped by the publishing house because of fears the book might be offensive to Americans. The book which is ... Read more...

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Google has one billion users


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Every seventh person in the world uses Google and other websites the company owns, a media report said Wednesday.The landmark figure in May revealed by ... Read more...

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Government steps in to promote book reading (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The government Wednesday unveiled a financial scheme to promote book reading.The culture ministry announced the pilot scheme to aid book fairs, exhibitions, participation in international ... 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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Jennifer to pen weight loss tips


June 7th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Hudson has reportedly signed a deal with publishers Dutton to write a book about her weight loss.A statement from Dutton, who will release the ... Read more...

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Hudson struggling to sell weight-loss book


May 31st, 2011 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Hudson is struggling to strike a deal to publish her weight-loss book because the agents want her to open up about the murder of ... Read more...

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Twitter buys British app network TweetDeck


May 26th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 26 (IANS) Micro-blogging website Twitter has confirmed it has bought a London-based company, TweetDeck, which develops applications to help people organise information posted on Twitter and other ... Read more...

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Historian Gautam Bhadra awarded Bengali literary prize


May 1st, 2011 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) Historian Gautam Bhadra was Saturday conferred with the prestigious Bengali literary award, Ananda Puraskar, for his latest book "Nyara Bot-tolaye Jai Ko-bar?" here.Bhadra was presented the ... Read more...

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Perry to sue magazine over affair rumours


April 28th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has filed a lawsuit against an Australian magazine over an article saying she has an "intimate relationship" with record producer Benny ... Read more...

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