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David Davidar remembers a master chronicler of India's history

'His genius lay in taking his books of history to another level altogether.' Author-Publisher David Davidar's moving tribute to historian Abraham Eraly, who passed away in Puducherry last week. A......

'We alert people in India to be careful about such books'

A group of Indian-American businessmen initiated the action against Wendy Doniger's controversial book which Penguin India agreed to pulp recently. Rediff.com's Arthur J Pais finds out more. The......

Arundhati Roy to Penguin India: 'You owe us writers an explanation'

'The elections are still a few months away. The fascists are, thus far, only campaigning. Yes, it's looking bad, but they are not in power. Not yet. And you've already succumbed?' Booker Prize......

Penguin to destroy Doniger's controversial book on Hindus

Penguin Books India has decided to withdraw copies of United States Indologist Wendy Doniger's book "The Hindus: An Alternative History" following a court-backed settlement with a Delhi-based......

3 Indians honoured for work in children's literature

Three Indians -- an author, illustrator and translator -- have been honoured with diplomas by an international board on books for their work in the area of children's literature.The three -- Ranjit......

Penguin India in digital mode

Penguin is getting ready to launch digital content business in India. With 500 digital titles and counting, John Makinson, CEO of Penguin, is convinced that the publishing house will have a good......

Big bucks? Authors too are getting them

Authors have finally started making news in India, with the size of their book advances and not just their books themselves. Ramachandra Guha had publishers vying to offer him upwards of a crore of......

The top 10 business bestsellers

Check out the top 10 business bestsellers. WHATEVER YOU THINK THINK THE OPPOSITEAuthor: Paul ArdenPublisher: Penguin BooksPrice: Rs 462.56ISBN: 0141025719A BIAS FOR ACTION: HOW EFFECTIVE MANAGERS......

Publishers betting big on business books

The trailblazing India Inc. has found an admirer in book publishing companies. Some of them think that stories on Ratan Tata and Nandan Nilekani, for example, will offer greater value to Indian......

10 business bestsellers

Check out which are the business books flying off the shelves these days in India.1. The World Is FlatAuthor: Thomas L FriedmanPublisher: Penguin BooksPrice: Rs 495ISBN: 0141022728 Buy this book......

Are you looking forward to Rajnikanth's biography?

This could be the mother of all biographies!Penguin Books India informs that the publishing house is preparing to release Tamil superstar Rajnikanth's first definitive biography this year.Written......

Rahman's biography out on June 10

Penguin India today said it will publish a biography on music composer AR Rahman titled A R Rahman: The Musical Storm on June 10. This is the first authorised biography of Rahman to have been......

'It's not a love story, but a ****ed up story'

'There is hardly any boy who thinks he can jump from a high rise building and bash up 50 people. I really wanted people to believe it. That was the starting of my **** up.' Aarya Babbar gets very,......

'Go after Sanjay Dutt and kill him'

'Two things were clear: Firstly, Salem and Sanjay were no longer friends. Two, Salem was gunning for Sanjay.' 'The actor was in Goa at the time, along with his friend and the director of Kaante,......

'S D Burman never forgot he was a prince'

'When it came to S D Burman, a Guide song was completely different from a Tere Mere Sapne song which was completely different from a Sharmilee song. Except for their quality, there is nothing to......

Anand to bring out chess books

Penguin Books India will publish two books on chess, written by World Rapid Chess champion Vishwanathan Anand.The books, tentatively titled 'An Autobiography' and 'How to play Chess', are scheduled......
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The eternal appeal of Tagore and his writings

This ongoing battle in New Delhi, between chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung, couldn't have gone this far without... ...

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Trending hashtags, the new mantra for branding

Asking Twitterati to talk dirty in just four words was how it began. Though it helped catapult an e-commerce portal from anonymity to public... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/features/smartbuy/tech-news/trending-hashtags-the-new-mantra-for-branding/article7228103.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Hotels.com lists best destinations in the world to click a selfie at

Wednesday, 20 May, 2015, 11 : 00 AM [IST] With taking selfies becoming a rage, online... ...

http://www.travelbizmonitor.com/hotelscom-lists-best-destinations-in-the-world-to-click-a-selfie-at-27400
Remember him as a terrorist, not martyr

Six years ago this month, the Sri Lankan Army eliminated LTTE supremo Prabhakaran. While he and his outfit claimed to be campaigners for the Tamil... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/edit/remember-him-as-a-terrorist-not-martyr.html
Here's how Mussoorie's celebrating his 81st

It's Ruskin Bond's 81st birthday today. And as the celebrated author steps into his wise eighties, Mussoorie is out celebrating the day. At the... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/ruskin-bond-81st-birthday-celebrations-mussoorie-books-author/1/438965.html

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