Libra

Celebrating libraries and librarians 

Centred on inculcating the love for reading, the event brought many interesting conversations. 

published on : 1st December 2019

With music, art and everything else, this library makes kids fall in love with books

The One Up Library aims to revitalise the idea of libraries from traditional repositories of knowledge to dynamic and child-centred learning spaces.

published on : 1st December 2019

Kerala Congress cries foul as children's library knocked down

The children's library was constructed at a cost of Rs seven lakh by the previous Oommen Chandy government.

published on : 28th November 2019

Here's a treasure trove on dying folk art of Tamil Nadu

The District Central Library at Simmakkal will have a collection of instruments, costumes, cosmetics and other equipment used in folk arts along with books and audio-visual projection materials.

published on : 27th November 2019

Bhavana Library receives national award by Nehru Yuva Kendra

The organisation received the award for its activities held between 2017 and 2018, especially for the innovative contribution to the village sector.

published on : 26th November 2019

Man climbs atop Utkal University library in Bhubaneswar, rescued five hours later

Jobless after being dismissed from postal service three years back, the man is said to have been suffering from mental problems.

published on : 23rd November 2019

Chennai-based activist Karthikeya Senaapathy has clarion call to save rivers 

The Senaapathy Kangayam Cattle Research Foundation is involved in research to create awareness on cattle and environmental issues.

published on : 17th November 2019

United in the misery is the poor cousin in Namakkal

Maintaining libraries is a challenging task, especially when the officials concerned are bogged down by space and financial crunch.

published on : 17th November 2019

Island of hope lost in the sea of books

District Central Library cuts a sorry picture when it comes to infrastructure to show for its stature as the fountainhead of 135 libraries across Madurai.

published on : 17th November 2019

Can't do away with Nehru's legacy by removing Congressmen from NMML Society: Ashok Gehlot to Centre

Gehlot said that all names, which believed in Nehru's ideology, have been removed.

published on : 6th November 2019

Tamil University to digitize manuscripts with funds from British Library

Under the programme, 3,000 out of a total of 4,500 bundles of preserved Tamil Manuscripts would be digitized.

published on : 1st November 2019

Facebook ready to scale back cryptocurrency plan if there is no approval

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced a torrent of criticism on Capitol Hill over the cryptocurrency the social media giant is seeking to roll out next year.

published on : 24th October 2019

Mark Zuckerberg appears in US Congress as Facebook faces scrutiny

Zuckerberg took pains to reassure lawmakers that he wouldn't allow Facebook to move forward without explicit approval from all US financial regulators.

published on : 24th October 2019

US library removes Sikh memorial after criticism from India

The plaque, flags and portrait have been returned to Swaranjit Singh Khalsa, a community leader and president of the Sikh Sewak Society International, USA.

published on : 22nd October 2019

Many countries have cautioned on rushing into cryptocurrencies: Nirmala Sitharaman

The RBI has banned the use of cryptocurrencies in India.

published on : 20th October 2019
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