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Evoking Laughter From The Corridors Of Power (Column: Bookends)
Apart from the record of some singular "inspired" leaders, who may end up presiding over destinies of millions, including in mature democracies even now (and from a safe distance), humour is not a sentiment evoked by either politics and governance. But creative minds can even make them a source of h..
Reading Books To Kids Gives Their Brain A Boost
Parents, please take some time out from your busy schedule to read books to your kids and also engage them in the process. Researchers have found that engaging with children while reading books to them gives their brain a cognitive boost. An important point to note is that while reading to childr..
Five Books To Look Forward To In June 2017
New Delhi: Not all books live up to the expectations of the readers. Much-anticipated books will sometimes disappoint readers and critics. And there will always be books that establish themselves in due course of time. The month gone by saw the release of many promising titles and while most live..
Of Love, Migrant Labour And UP’s Search For Ram Rajya (Books This Weekend)
Books This Weekend Flick through a story about mature romance for the new age; read about the captivating tale of ..
Mexican Journalist Shot Dead
Mexico City: A Mexican journalist known for his coverage of the country's drug war was killed in the city of Culiacan, security officials said. Javier Valdez, 50, was killed on Monday while walking near the offices of Riodoce, a newsweekly he co-founded, the officials told Efe news. The shots wer..
Of Legends, Emotions, Fandom And A Soldier’s Autobiography (Books This Weekend)
Books This Weekend Embark on a journey with a real estate magnate living in the two worlds of reality and myth t..
Rajamouli Plans To Turn ‘Baahubali’ Books Into TV Series
Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali" now has a book series, and if all goes well, the trilogy will be adapted to small screen. "The plan is to make the book into a TV series... not the daily soaps that you get to see. The plan is to make a seasonal show with 10 to 13 episodes," Raja..
Kalam’s Lessons, Weight Loss Tips And A Flight Attendant’s Life(Books This Weekend)
Kalam's Lessons, Weight Loss Tips And A Flight Attendant's Life Take lessons from former President A.P.J. Abd..
Science, Mythology And The Andaman Islands (Books This Weekend)
Books This Weekend Reassess how you live your life on a day-to-day basis by knowing about genetic research,..
The Dark Side Of Karachi And Its Violent Politics (Book Review)
Title: The Party Worker; Author: Omar Shahid Hamid; Publisher: Pan Macmillan India; Pages: 336; Price: Rs 399 Of all vendettas, the most vicious centre on politics, where they can encompass some of the strongest motives -- pride, honour, power, money and sex. The high-flyers not only forget tho..