Book Launch

  • PM Modi keeps himself informed through multiple sources: Jaitley August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi keeps himself informed through multiple sources, and has fostered a lot of decentralization in the NDA government contrary to wide perception about him centralizing power, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. Releasing books 'Narendra Modi: The Game Changer' and 'Being Modi' here, Jaitley also...
  • No difficulty in implementing policies if PM can whip ministers: Shourie June 17, 2014

    Mumbai: If bureaucrats are to implement the policies of the government, they would do so very efficiently if there is a prime minister who can "whip ministers and secretaries into doing their work", former Union Minister Arun Shourie said. "If you really want bureaucrats to implement policies, they will very efficiently...
  • World's shortest woman releases biggest book 'Kadve Pravachan' August 18, 2013

    World's shortest woman Jyoti Amge on Sunday released the biggest book measuring 30x24 feet written by a Jain Muni at a function in Jaipur. The religious book written by Jain Muni Shri Tarun Sagar titled 'Kadve Pravachan' weighs 2,000 kg. "A very happy moment that world's shortest woman is releasing the world's...
  • Rise in Muslim population due to migration from B'desh: Swamy July 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said the population increase among Muslims is a result of the burgeoning illegal migration from Bangladesh. "Growing population among Muslims is due to the migration from Bangladesh. The neighbouring country needs to be firmly told to take back their people," Swamy said...
  • Yuvraj Singh's new book launched: The test of my life March 20, 2013

    The launch was attended by the members of the Indian cricket team, former cricketers and the Board officials. ...
  • Sachin releases Yuvraj's book, 'The Test of My Life' March 20, 2013

    It was a poignant evening with the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Harbhajan Singh and Virat Kohli recollecting stories and their emotional experience during Yuvraj's fight with cancer. ...
  • A tribute book on late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi launched January 16, 2013

    Pataudi: Nawab of Cricket, a compilation of tributes on the late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, was launched in New Delhi on Tuesday. ...
  • Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival to begin Jan 9 January 1, 2013

    Kolkata: Involving participants from Britain, Turkey, Germany, Pakistan, Bangladesh, France and Malaysia among others, through speeches, dramatised readings and panel discussions at the city's iconic landmarks, the fourth chapter of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) will begin in Kolkata on January 9. Starting off with keynote speeches at the Victoria...
  • Book banning helps fundamentalists: Taslima Nasreen February 28, 2012

    Kolkata: Robbed of a home and a peaceful life, Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen feels that religious fundamentalists apart, the responsibility for her sufferings lies on the "politicians of the Indian subcontinent" who have labelled her antiIslam and banned her books. "When the government bans your book, then the fundamentalists are enthused....
  • Shah Rukh Khan: from actor to author June 7, 2011

    Shah Rukh Khan made a very interesting announcement at a book launch on Monday in Mumbai that he is writing a book himself. ...
  • Dr Firuza's book launch a starry affair April 17, 2011

    Dr Firuza Parikh, expert in vitro fertilization launch her first book on the guide to becoming pregnant. ...
  • Raghav Bahl's book 'Superpower?' launched August 18, 2010

    The book that has been drawing rave reviews from all over, throws a keen perspective at the two countries India and China. ...
  • Pritish Nandy returns to his poet roots June 15, 2010

    Filmmaker and television personality Pritish Nandy has launched his new collection of poems in Mumbai. ...
  • Once more: Big B launches Anil Dharker's book in Mumbai April 15, 2009

    It was a moment of deja vu on Tuesday evening when Anil Dharker's book Icons, featuring twenty personalities who have changed the face of India, celebrated it's success. The book was launched for the second time in the hands of Bollywood celebrity Amitabh Bachchan. ...
  • Nilekani launches his book Imagining India November 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani is considered one of the country’s success stories but now he has taken on a new role as an author, who's Imagining India, focusing on the key issues the country needs to address. “Basically I believe these four things -- notion of primary education, urbanisation,...
  • Rani, Mammootty embark on An Enchanting Journey March 27, 2008

    It was a starry evening in the Capital as Bollywood diva Rani Mukherjee and South Indian Superstar Mammootty showed up for the book launch of An Enchanting Journey , which is a collection of paintings by renowned artist, Paresh Maity. ...
  • Dalrymple better than I: Khushwant June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Khushwant Singh is 92 but he is not a retired old man. His passion for life and good things is evident when he talks, holds up his whisky glass and tells you that this is the secret of his spirit. You request him to recite poetry and he answers...
  • Democracy is messy business: Jalan April 11, 2007

    New Delhi: When one of the most eminent economists of our times presents his views on India’s politics and says it’s a backbencher’s take, chances are you'd be in for a rather forward-looking point of view. An economist, member of the Rajya Sabha and former Governor of the Reserve Bank of...