BOOKS

  • Hope SpiceJet will come out of financial turbulence: Aviation Minister December 9, 2014

    In more trouble for SpiceJet, the cash-strapped airline has cancelled over 1,800 flights across the country for the current month. The DGCA had asked the airline to stop taking bookings of more than a month in advance. Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju said, "We hope SpiceJet will fly out of...
  • 'Young turks' book: Inspiring stories of India's brightest entrepreneurs November 30, 2014

    For 13 years, CNBC TV-18's Young Turks has been India's longest running show on Entrepreneurship and has brought audiences the most inspiring start up stories. ...
  • London: Sachin Tendulkar gives insights into his book 'Playing it my way' November 15, 2014

    During the book tour for his autobiography "Playing it my way" in London, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar said that this book has many facets of his life which have never been written or talked about earlier including his "personal life with Anjali." ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 13, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe trail reaches Jharkhand, NIA to visit Dhaka November 13, 2014

    The probe trail in Burdwan blast case has now reached Jharkhand. National Investigation Agency on Thursday interrogated Harun and Mohammad Hussain, the two aides of Jamaat operatives Sajid and Amjad who were arrested recently. The interrogation of these Jamaat operatives zeroed in on the names of these two individuals. ...
  • Madhumati: Behind the scenes October 29, 2014

    Filmmaker Bimal Roy's daughter Rinki Roy Bhattacharya is out with a book that promises to tell us the untold stories behind Roy's classic 'Madhumati'. The film starring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala was released in 1958 and was a runaway hit. ...
  • I am telling my side of the story: Kevin Pietersen October 8, 2014

    Dumped England batsman Pietersen has claimed coach Andy Flower and wicketkeeper Matt Prior were behind an orchestrated campaign to oust him. ...
  • Natwar Singh's book row: Sonia breaks her silence, Manmohan backs her July 31, 2014

    Former external affairs minister Natwar Singh's tellall book has caught the ire of his former party's leadership. Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Thursday broke away from her usual stoic silence to say she will write a book to reveal the truth. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh also slammed Natwar Singh...
  • Bonanza for book lovers this election season March 9, 2014

    It is the election season and politics has taken the centre stage everywhere, even in the world of literature. There is a galore of options for book lovers in this election season to chose from. ...
  • On its silver jubilee, Limca Book of Records celebrates Women's Day March 8, 2014

    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? February 11, 2014

    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 February 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: In conversation with Amitabh Bachchan December 5, 2013

    IBN18 EditorinChief 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 September 13, 2013

    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 August 22, 2013

    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 August 5, 2013

    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 July 22, 2013

    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 July 18, 2013

    '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 June 2, 2013

    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 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. ...
  • FTN: Is Indian writing in English now commercially viable? March 14, 2013

    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 March 12, 2013

    A regular feature in the bestseller lists, and now a regular feature in India, 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 March 5, 2013

    With the concluding book of his Shiva trilogy, "The Oath Of The Vayuputras" now flying off bookshelves, banker turned author Amish Tripathi has managed to clinch a landmark deal of Rs 5 crore with Westland Books as advance towards his next series, even though he still hasn't decided what it...
  • Sneak peek: 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2' March 5, 2013

    The 2009 film adaptation of the popular children's book, 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs' proved to be a big hit. The gang is back for another adventure and we've got a sneak peek of 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2' which hits US theaters on September 27. ...
  • William Dalrymple talks about his book 'Return of a King' January 18, 2013

    In an exclusive interview with CNNIBN, 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 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. ...
  • Watch: '50 Shades of Grey' now in a musical January 13, 2013

    The bestselling book "50 Shades of Grey" by EL James is now heading to the stage with a sketch comedy group writing a musical parodying based on the popular novel. ...
  • Books: The bestsellers of 2012 December 28, 2012

    It's that time of the year when we tell you which books turned out to be page turners and why. CNNIBN tells you all about 2012's bestselling books. ...