books

This Hyderabad mobile book store is every voracious reader's dream come true

This bookstore on wheels is not only doing rounds in the city, but also on the Internet. With over 1,500 titles, it has everything under the sun when it comes to children’s literature

published on : 23rd September 2021

Include family members of different religions and castes in Kerala's anganwadi textbooks: Panel

It also found that in pictures, girls were often portrayed as in the dressing room, smelling flowers, arranging flower carpet, etc while boys were shown indulging in sports activities.

published on : 5th September 2021

Alicia Keys adapts 'Girl On Fire' into young adult novel

"Girl On Fire," the story of 14-year-old Lolo Wright and her telekinetic powers, will come out March 1.

published on : 1st September 2021

Schools resume in Karnataka, but many yet to get textbooks

Education dept trying to speed up distribution process as HC takes note of delay  

published on : 26th August 2021

Books released in Urdu, Sanskrit to help raise students' awareness of sports

The books, 'Khel Kayda', 'Krida Paricharika', 'Khel Safa' and 'Krida Ek Jeevan Padati', were released during workshop 'Chalo Khel Ki Dhara' held at Hindi Bhawan.

published on : 25th August 2021

The lasting notes

Combining the beauty of essay, memoir and cultural study, this work talks of his enduring passion for North Indian classical notes

published on : 22nd August 2021

Pandemic fiction: Fall books include stories of the virus

The pandemic has now lasted into a second fall season for publishing, and a growing number of authors, among them Picoult, Louise Erdrich, and Hilma Wolitzer, have worked it into their latest books.

published on : 19th August 2021

China market turns frosty for Taiwan books, as tensions rise

Any Taiwanese book has become harder to publish in China, according to editors, academics, publishers and authors. Publishers blame this on self-censorship by their mainland counterparts.

published on : 11th August 2021

‘Nothing is impossible if there is a political will’

Political analyst and author Rajesh Singh on writing his just-launched first fiction read after two political non-fiction books.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Writers, bookstores brace for ban on LGBT content in Hungary

The new law, which prohibits LGBT content in school education programs and children's reading materials, has many in Hungary's literary community puzzled.

published on : 16th July 2021

How grownups are tuning into podcasts and audiobooks for bedtime stories

It takes their mind off the pandemic anxiety and helps them drift off to sleep.

published on : 20th June 2021

19-year-old Jharkhand girl pens book on home isolation, available on Amazon and Flipkart

Recalling the isolation days, Mansi said that she thought of writing her experiences in a diary as she could not express her emotions to anybody at that time.

published on : 9th June 2021

Stay home, stay well-read: Pandemic drives book sales in twin cities

 Being forced into avoiding outdoor activities seems to have pushed many people to take up the habit of reading.

published on : 11th April 2021

Handbooks on how to counter trafficking

Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan launched ‘Handbooks on Countering Human Trafficking’ brought out by Prajwala, at a programme held in Raj Bhavan on Thursday.

published on : 9th April 2021

Parents demand use of NCERT books in schools 

The SME department had asked the Directorate of Elementary Education to ensure that all schools affiliated to it prescribe NCERT books.

published on : 27th March 2021
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