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Now, a toolkit for dyslexic students in Indian schools


July 25th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Schools in the country can now have an easy learning tool kit for dyslexic children, making learning easy for such students with reading and spelling ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

LTTE tortured and killed while fighting Indians: Book


July 12th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (lANS) The LTTE tortured and killed alleged spies and "traitors" and also looted Tamil shops and homes while fighting the Indian peacekeepers in Sri Lanka, a book ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Russia’s Kommersant ends TV channel


June 27th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Kommersant publishing house has announced that it was getting rid of its television channel, that was launched in 2011, because of its financial underperformance."A ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shankar made the Ambedkar-Nehru cartoon in 1950s


May 11th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The school textbook cartoon of B.R. Ambedkar which created a furore in parliament Friday was sketched by cartoonist Keshav Shankar Pillai in the 1950s while ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Man held for distributing plagiarised poems of Mamata


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) A man was arrested from central Kolkata Thursday and booked under the Copyright Act for illegally publishing and distributing books containing several poems of West ... Read more...

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Tech, SMS dividing generations at workplace: Body language guru


April 9th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The psychological gap between the Facebook generation of young employees and their baby booming boss is widening in the age of electronics, says Australian ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rebecca Ferguson signs publishing deal


March 9th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) X Factor UK runner up Rebecca Ferguson has penned a deal with the music publishing house EMI. The singer revealed the details of the deal in a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese jailed for selling 70,000 pirated maps


January 11th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 11 (IANS) A man in Shanghai has been jailed for producing and selling more than 70,000 unauthorised maps of the city.A people's court in Shanghai sentenced 49-year-old Lu ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No unanimity on hiking FDI in print media: Minister


December 20th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The government Tuesday said there was no unanimity on hiking foreign direct investment (FDI) in the print media from the existing 26 percent and ... Read more...

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Mills & Boon’s ‘desi’ romance - with Indian faces (With Image)


December 18th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The world's oldest series of romantic fiction, Harlequin Mills & Boon, has broken the cultural barrier to publish its first "made-in-India-with-Indian faces" book after inducting ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Longest novel in China focuses on 4.5 mn people


December 4th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 4 (IANS) A Chinese man has written the country's longest novel that encompasses an astounding 4.5 million people, runs into 10 volumes and took 22 years to finish.Novelist ... Read more...

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Get that book out - self-publish!


October 30th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) When Bhrigu Chadha finished writing his dark psychological tale of a metalhead, he knew the creative liberties he took won't fit in the editorial ... Read more...

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Simon & Schuster eyes India’s digital reading space


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The booming publishing market in India has lured yet another international publishing firm, Simon & Schuster, which is high on the country's growing digital reading ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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...

Posted in Books |

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...

Posted in Life Style |

Gene Simmons & Paul Stanley working on KISS memoir


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The history of the legendary band KISS is being worked on and it is expected to be released in the Summer of next year. The project is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bengal famine revisited - through an artist’s works


July 7th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Artist Chittoprasad Bhattacharya chronicled the great Bengal famine of 1943-1944 with sketches of abject human suffering that he experienced as an artist struggling to survive ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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...

Posted in World News |

Nikki Haley publishing her memoir


July 1st, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley is all set to publish her memoir just shy of her 40th birthday.Her book, "Can't is Not an Option", ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Husain, you’ll live through your creations: Rahman (Movie Snippets)


June 10th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Paying tributes to M.F.Husain, acclaimed composer A.R.Rahman says the ace painter will live through his creations."We'll miss ur wisdom and free spirit...You will live ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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...

Posted in Life Style |

Chiki Sarkar takes over as Penguin publisher


May 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Penguin-India has appointed publishing veteran Chiki Sarkar as the publisher of the company. She takes over from Ravi Singh who left the firm last week.Sarkar ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Holidays? Not for students who would rather intern


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Once a time for relaxing after exams, summer vacations are increasingly about work for many college students who put their holidays to productive use by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Berlusconi’s eldest daughter not interested in politics


May 6th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 6 (IANS/AKI) The eldest daughter of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has dismissed reports that she was interested in following in the footsteps of her 74-year-old father into ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Akbar was a colourful man: Belgian historian (With Image)


May 4th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) His harem boasted of 5,000 women, 300 of whom were his real companions. His secular outlook is a lesson for contemporary times and he understood, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Paul McCartney releases a book on his late wife Linda


April 18th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney, has come out with a book in honor of his late wife, Linda. The book which is titled “Life In Photographs” features ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Book implying Vatican OKs condoms temporarily suspended


April 13th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Copies of a new book on Catholic Church teaching have been pulled off by its Italian publisher after a translation error suggested the Vatican approved of contraception.The book ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Candace Bushnell signs a novel publishing deal with Harper Collins


April 12th, 2011 - 1:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Candace Bushnell and HarperCollins Publishers have reached a deal that would see the publishing house publish two novels of Candace.HarperCollins announced the deal on Monday. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China releases manual on Tibet


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) A manual providing basic information about Tibet was released in the Chinese capital Tuesday, Xinhua reported.The manual, written by experts from the State Council Information Office ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

E-books on the rise with sales of digital books growing 18-fold in 2010


March 1st, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): The sale of e-books is on the rise, with Bloomsbury, the publisher of the Harry Potter books, saying its digital book sales grew 18-fold in 2010.Now e-books account ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Encouraging to see bookshops in Kashmir again: Author


February 6th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Feb 6 (IANS) He vividly remembers his inner turmoil when he saw the last remaining bookshop in Srinagar closed at the height of unrest in the 1990s. But London-based ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hopkins shelves autobiography


February 1st, 2011 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Veteran actor Sir Anthony Hopkins has scrapped his plans of writing an autobiography because he finds his life story boring.The 73-year-old Oscar-winning actor had agreed to a deal ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Michael Douglas to write autobiography


January 17th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) After winning his battle with cancer, actor Michael Douglas is reportedly planning to pen an autobiography.The veteran, who recently revealed that he has beaten throat cancer, is in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Manager touts tell-all book about MJ, controversial album


January 6th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 6 (ANI): Michael Jackson's long-time manager Frank Dileo is planning to set the record straight about the music legend in a tell-all book.He will detail his life with ... Read more...

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