World Book Fair

  • 'The Hindu' and Penguin: Unfolding of a protest 16-02-2014 01:26 PM

    Like everything else nowadays, it started with a Facebook comment where Brinda Bose, who teaches at the Department of English, University of Delhi, suggested that this outraged lot could meet outside the Penguin stall and read out excerpts from books once banned. So a few students, unlike the mammoth number...
  • New Delhi World Book Fair to focus on children's literature 13-02-2014 04:19 PM

    New Delhi: Literature for children is the focus of the New Delhi World Book Fair, which begins on February 15 with Poland as the guest country and participants from 25 countries aiming to promote the habit of reading. President Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to inaugurate the 9-day fair themed on...
  • CBSE to host World Book Fair to encourage reading habit 04-02-2014 08:58 PM

    New Delhi: CBSE will be hosting this year's World Book fair in New Delhi beginning on February 15 to encourage and inculcate among children the habit of reading books. The objective behind such an initiative is for teachers, school librarians and parents to motivate children to enjoy reading and enable...
  • The 18th World Book Fair comes to Delhi 09-02-2008 11:10 PM

    Roseau: West Indies fast bowler Fidel Edwards said he wants to become the number one fast bowler in the world before his career comes to an end. The 29-year-old Edwards has been the most successful bowler for West Indies in the first two Tests of the current series against India,...
  • Leave it to cosmos to draw crowd at World Book Fair 09-02-2008 09:47 PM

    Roseau: As Shivnarine Chanderpaul faces the Indians in the final Test here, his elder son Taignarine Chanderpaul will battle it out for Guyana in the West Indies under-15 tournament. Guyana will take on Leeward Islands starting on Wednesday and Taignarine will have a chance to show his skills as a...
  • 18th edition of World Book Fair opens in Delhi 02-02-2008 04:24 PM

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board on Wednesday suspended national selector Mohammad Illyas and asked him to face disciplinary proceedings for violating the terms of his employment contract by making statements in the media and appearing on a television show on the Shahid Afridi issue. "The board sent out two show...
  • Treat for bookworms, World Book Fair begins soon 27-01-2008 02:06 PM

    CNN-IBN's panel of experts look ahead to the showdown between Pune and Kolkata. ...