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  • On its silver jubilee, Limca Book of Records celebrates Women's Day 08-03-2014 09:56 PM

    On the International Women's Day Limca Book of Records and CNN-IBN bring a special show on 'Empowering Women'. It's been been 25 years of Limca Book of Records celebrating India at its best. ...
  • FTP: Wendy Doniger's 'The Hindus' withdrawn: Is withdrawing a book the right way to express disagreement with its contents? 11-02-2014 11:10 PM

    Penguin Books India has reportedly agreed to withdraw all published copies of Wendy Doniger's book 'The Hindus: An Alternative History' from India and pulp their remaining copies, in a move that is seen as a curb on the freedom of expression and has angered many on social media websites. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 11-02-2014 10:38 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: In conversation with Amitabh Bachchan 05-12-2013 12:07 PM

    IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan about reaching out to fans through the Internet and other means. ...
  • 2014 Guinness Book of World Records released 13-09-2013 10:30 AM

    A contortionist, a vacuum cleaner collector and a skateboarding goat are some of the eccentric record breakers in the 2014 Guinness Book of World Records released on Thursday. The latest edition features more than 3,000 new and updated title holders, including the fastest sprinter in high heels and world's shortest...
  • James Astill tells story of India through cricket 22-08-2013 08:59 PM

    Astill insists that his book 'The Great Tamasha: Cricket, Corruption and the Turbulent Rise of Modern India' isn't just about cricket. ...
  • Watch: Comic book dedicated to UK royal baby 05-08-2013 12:40 PM

    His Royal Highness George Alexander Louis is not even a month old and there is already a comic book dedicated to him. A special edition of a comic book detailing the lives of his parents Will and Kate is being released. ...
  • CJ Show: Unavailability of books for visually impaired 22-07-2013 12:08 PM

    Cj Neena Chaudhary daughter Shivangi is visually impaired by birth. She wants to educate her, but the unavailability of braille books for blind is posing a challenge. Here she appeals publishers and authorities to make special books available for visually impaired students. ...
  • '12 years a Slave' is based on an autobiographical book by Solomon Northup 18-07-2013 11:25 PM

    '12 years a Slave' is a historical drama that is based on an autobiographical book of the same name by Solomon Northup. This movie about a free black man who was sold into slavery. ...
  • CJ Show: Delhi book store yodakin shuts shop 02-06-2013 10:05 PM

    Delhi's famous book store closes down. We take a look at the legacy of Yodakin and the memories it leaves behind. ...
  • Yuvraj Singh's new book launched: The test of my life 20-03-2013 09:05 PM

    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' 20-03-2013 09:07 AM

    During the launch, Sachin said that he was scared of breaking down in front of Yuvraj when he met him in London. ...
  • FTN: Is Indian writing in English now commercially viable? 14-03-2013 11:59 PM

    In what is being touted as the biggest advance paid to an Indian author by a home-grown publishing house; Amish Tripathi, author of the Shiva trilogy, has been given Rs 5 crore as an advance for his next series. ...
  • Author Jeffrey Archer launches his latest 'Best Kept Secret' in Mumbai 12-03-2013 06:40 PM

    A regular feature in the bestseller lists Jeffrey Archer was in Mumbai to launch his latest 'Best Kept Secret'. ...
  • Shiva trilogy author Amish signs Rs 5 cr deal for his next series 05-03-2013 06:30 PM

    Amish Tripathi has managed to clinch a deal of Rs 5 cr with Westland Books as advance towards his next series. ...
  • Sneak peek: 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2' 05-03-2013 05:25 PM

    The film adaptation of the popular children's book, 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs' proved to be a big hit. ...
  • William Dalrymple talks about his book 'Return of a King' 18-01-2013 10:12 PM

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, writer William Dalrymple talks about his inspiration to write his latest book 'Return of a King'. ...
  • A tribute book on late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi launched 16-01-2013 11:20 AM

    Pataudi: Nawab of Cricket, a compilation of tributes on the late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, was launched in New Delhi on Tuesday. ...
  • Watch: '50 Shades of Grey' now in a musical 13-01-2013 10:28 AM

    50 Shades of Grey is now heading to the stage with a sketch comedy group writing its musical parodying. ...
  • Books: The bestsellers of 2012 28-12-2012 11:32 AM

    It's that time of the year when we tell you which books turned out to be page turners and why. CNN-IBN tells you all about 2012's bestselling books. ...
  • Amitabh Bachchan launches Rafi book 27-11-2012 03:07 PM

    One of the greatest singing talents, Mohammad Rafi continues to enthrall generations with his voice even after 32 years. Amitabh Bachchan recently launched a memoir called Mohammed Rafi My Abba in Mumbai. Available in both Hindi and English, this memoir throws light on the life a deeply private man. And...
  • Ramachandra Guha on his new book 'Patriots and Partisans' 20-11-2012 11:01 PM

    Eminent historian Ramachandra Guha speaks about his new book 'Patriots and Partisans', which was launched on Tuesday. ...
  • Model Yaana Gupta lists out a healthy diet for you 05-01-2012 09:19 AM

    New Delhi: It's the start of a new year, and a good time to try and stick to plans for a healthier you. In the final part of our series, model Yaana Gupta, the author of a diet book that explores a complex relationship with food - has more on...
  • FTN: Should the Bhagvad Gita be India's national book? 20-12-2011 11:57 PM

    The BJP demanded that the government should announce Bhagvad Gita the national book. ...
  • Red Fort to Raisina: a book on Delhi 13-12-2011 09:37 AM

    New Delhi: New Delhi is celebrating 100 years as the capital, and it seemed like the kind of birthday no one wanted to miss. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit launched the latest book on the capital 'Red Fort to Raisina', the launch itself was like a who's who for the city's...
  • Coffee table book on Pop sensation Lady Gaga 24-11-2011 11:04 AM

    Pop sensation Lady Gaga is hitting the headlines once again. She now features in a Coffee table book. ...
  • It was a story worth telling: Akash Chopra 16-11-2011 09:21 PM

    Former Indian opener, Akash Chopra talks about his book 'Out of the Blue' which describes Rajasthan's Ranji Trophy triumph last year. ...
  • Biography on Sonia Gandhi hits book shelves 19-10-2011 02:33 PM

    A new biography of the UPA chairperson - 'Sonia Gandhi: An Extraordinary Life, An Indian Destiny' - has hit book shelves in India. ...
  • My father always asked me to write: Fatima Bhutto 07-10-2011 03:50 PM

    Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto speaks about her father who was assassinated when she was just 14. ...
  • Chris Evans on being 'Captain America' 12-08-2011 01:59 PM

    Chris Evans talks about his role as 'Captain America'. ...