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Rajasthan: Library on wheels, Paralympians' return and more

Four players from Rajasthan had won five medals at the Paralympics.

published on : 12th September 2021

Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district on a mission to build network of libraries

Over three dozen teachers took three months to revive the 60-year-old library located in Uttarkashi.

published on : 12th September 2021

Gyanashraya library opens at Bhubaneswar DCP office

Bhubaneswar DCP, Umashankar Dash, said there are plans to develop a child-friendly corner in the DCP office where children can read comic books and play games. 

published on : 11th September 2021

Cuttack's Biswanath Pandit Central Library to get new look

A proposal with detailed blueprint in this regard has been sent to the State government for approval, she said, adding efforts would be made to ensure the construction is completed within six months.

published on : 11th September 2021

Books pulled from shelves, pictures defaced: Bomb victim's Afghan library trashed under Taliban rule

Ghulam Hussain Rezai and Najiba Bahar had been planning their wedding when on July 24, 2017, a Taliban-claimed car bomb struck a bus carrying her and other government employees in Kabul.

published on : 10th September 2021

In a first, all 118 panchayats of Jharkhand’s Jamtara district have libraries

Besides giving the rural youths a space for studies, these libraries have also turned to be a coaching centre for the poor and underprivileged students.

published on : 5th September 2021

Girls in Karala village get exclusive library for competitive exams

There are private libraries but they are located far away from villages,” Cheshta Yadav, District Magistrate, North West Delhi told this newspaper.

published on : 1st September 2021

Kalaignar Library not on John Pennycuick’s house site: MK Stalin

Even now, the government is ready to change the location for the proposed library if any evidence is provided.

published on : 26th August 2021

Access Renewed: Delhi's Community Library Project reopens

The Community Library Project steps up incentives to increase footfall and encourage a strong reading culture.

published on : 21st August 2021

Turning adversity into opportunities: Non-resident Bihar youths set up library in village

The youths, all working in big companies/organisations, took the initiative as they faced difficulties in accessing books and journals in the village, Bhagwanpur-Desua.

published on : 13th August 2021

Bet you’ve not been to these places in Hyderabad

There are places in Hyderabad which have not been secluded but were hiding in plain sight.

published on : 12th August 2021

Maharashtra government announces package to help 156-year-old library ravaged by flood

Maharashtra’s higher and technical education minister Uday Samant said the government would expedite the revival of the Lokmanya Tilak Library and Museum at Chiplun. 

published on : 7th August 2021

Telangana, Andhra Pradesh tussle over newspaper archives

The root of the tussle between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh over newspapers lies in the inaccessibility of the press archives of the Press Academy of the erstwhile state of Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Maharashtra floods damage prized collection at 156-year-old library

A 156-year-old library in Maharashtra’s Chiplun town has seen many of its prized collections of books, historical documents, and artifacts covered in mud after the recent floods.  

published on : 2nd August 2021

Nine-yr-old girl sets up library for cancer patients at Hyderabad hospital, receives praise from Police

Hyderabad Commissioner of Police Anjani Kumar was all praise for her and appreciated Akarshana for collecting over a 1,000 books to set up a library at the MNJ Cancer Institute.

published on : 31st July 2021
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