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Daughter reveals Manmohan's 'strictly personal' side

Manmohan Singh had joined a pre-medical course as his father wanted him to become a doctor but pulled out after a couple of months, losing interest in the subject, according to a book on the former......

Reading this book is a little like eating at Barbeque Nation

Shekhar Gupta's anthology is a valuable addition to our understanding of the seeming muddle that is India. The experience of reading his columns is more like a chat with a friend in the afterglow......

Where's the money for Modi's vision of India?

'If there is one thing that is true for the polls in 2014, it is that this is going to be the big economic election in India. The rise of an aspiring class is, in many ways, shattering many......

Beware, this 'impatience' with Democracy!

'People see problems not being solved, they get tired of waiting, they start asking for a "strong leader" -- and what they really mean is a "dictator". They think that will fix everything. But it......

Kashmir deal will make Pak a normal state: Riedel

Resolution of the Kashmir issue would go a long way towards making Pakistan a more normal state and reducing its preoccupation with India, says CIA veteran Bruce Riedel. He also suggests a quiet......

HarperCollins e-books likely on Apple's tablet PC

Publishing giant HarperCollins is in talks with Apple Inc to make electronic books available for the IT major's new tablet PC - expected to be launched later this month, a media report says.......

Digital publishing coming of age

When Brian Murray, group president of HarperCollins, said, "The younger generations are consuming information in a different way. They may not necessarily be going into bookshops. They are spending......

Indian tutors to teach UK students online

A Bangalore-based online tuition firm had tied up with publisher HarperCollins to provide off-shored tuition facilities to British students.TutorVista, the online teaching outfit, is aiming to......

News Corp mulls splitting into two: WSJ

News Corp is mulling to split into two companies, separating its publishing assets from the entertainment businesses, a media report says. The split would carve off News Corp's film and television......

How Indian Railways was renewed!

In 2000, the Indian Railways -- the world's second largest railway network under a single management -- was nearly bankrupt. Over the next eight years, however, there was a dramatic improvement in......

How Meena Kumari Became An Alcoholic

Vinod Mehta's illuminating 1970s biography, Meena Kumari: The Classic Biography, which has been reissued recently, answer many myths and mysteries that surround the star's life and death. Exclusive......

Madhuri Dixit: Had I really done all those films?

As Madhuri Dixit celebrates her birthday, May 15, we understand the rather mysterious actress much better through a revealing interview that appears in a new book, Mother Maiden Mistress: Women......

The man who made Zanjeer happen

Continuing our special Nostalgia series on veteran actor Pran, we bring to you the excerpt from his biography, ... and Pran, written by Bunny Reuben.   One of the most popular actors......

The unseen Satyajit Ray

A lot has been said and written about Satyajit Ray. Many papers have been published on him and his work both in India and abroad. Nemai Ghosh' book Manik-Da Memories of Satyajit Ray is yet......

'The present generation don't know Disco Dancer'

US-based author Anuvab Pal feels Mithun Chakrabarty-starrer Disco Dancer is the worst film of the 1980s. Yet, he chose to write a book on this very film, with the screenplay, trivia, and interviews......

When Manchester United were almost Champions

Wayne Rooney, the Manchester United star, captures the drama of the 2011 season when his team lost the EPL title to Manchester City in the League's very last game. An exclusive excerpt from his......

Special: The untold story of Indian boxing

At a time when Indian boxing is on an unprecedented high, a book captures the history and essence of the sport in the country, finds Sumit Bhattacharya. M C Mary Kom, the five times world champion......

Rooney signs record book deal

Manchester United's 20-year-old England striker Wayne Rooney has signed one of the biggest sports book deals in publishing history, agreeing to write five books over the next 12 years.British media......

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Q. what is Arundhati Roy\'s the god of small things about and how many copies of this work have been sold in india?
:  A. The God of Small Things (1997) is a novel by Indian author Arundhati Roy. It is a story about the childhood experiences of a pair of fraternal...... more

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Q. Why do we say, Ill be there with bells on? The history behind it ?
Bilal Saqib:  A. To be somewhere with "bells on" refers to a practice peddlers had when they roamed the area west of the Appalachians selling wares. To...... more

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Shan Real
Q. Who wrote " God of small things"..?
Shan Real:  A. The God of Small Things (1997) is a semi-autobiographical, politically charged novel by Indian author Arundhati Roy. It is a story about the...... more

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Snehasis Biswas
Q. Jain Acharya Sri Mahapragnya ji and APJ Abdul Kalaam have written a book, where from can I get the book
Snehasis Biswas:  A. HarperCollins Publishers India, A-53, Sector 57, NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh-201301 (India) more

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Q. Who was author of A Suitable Boy?
Ashok:  A. Suitable Boy: Author: Vikram Seth: Country: India: Language: English: Genre(s) Novel: Publisher: HarperCollins (USA), Phoenix House (UK) Publication date: 1 March 1994 more

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Father and friends

STRICTLY PERSONAL: MANMOHAN & GURSHARAN Daman Singh HarperCollins 452 pages; Rs 699 Thanks to the huge explosion of uninformed opinion, no... ...

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Horn Please. OK Tata

What a difference three years can make in the life of an industrial hub. As make my way from Jajpur Road to Duburi and the vast and bustling... ...

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'Manmohan Singh sought a soft job, but Indira Gandhi did not agree'

New Delhi, Aug 20 Manmohan Singh , who steered the UPA government for 10 years as prime minister, was looking for a 'soft' job in his 50s but was... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a482841.html
A borderline case of discomfort

STRANGERS ACROSS THE BORDER: INDIAN ENCOUNTERS IN BOOMTOWN CHINA Reshma Patil HarperCollins India; 288 pages; Rs 599 In Strangers Across the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/a-borderline-case-of-discomfort-114081901374_1.html
My Audiobook Library Hopes to Expand Collection to 55,000 Titles

PHOENIX, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- My Audiobook Library, an online audiobook store, launched a campaign on the popular crowdfunding... ...

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