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This book will give you an insight into what really happens in prisons

They say that prison can be a great leveler – but does this apply if you are a VIP inmate in an Indian prison? Maybe not. That’s the thing about prisons – they make one hell of a story. Award winning journalist and anchor Sunetra Choudhury was […]

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Book Review: ‘The CEO in Making’

Budding writers in their teens often come up with a gem when they dare write about ‘adult’ topics. Twenty-year-old Pakhi Dixit, a second year B.Tech student is one such writer whose first book – The CEO in Making – is based on a success story in the face of failure. The book is a biography of Vipul Madhani, CEO of PustakMandi.com and […]

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Book Review: ‘Things to Leave Behind’ by Namita Gokhale

Namita Gokhale doesn’t need an introduction. Under her directorship, the Jaipur Literature Festival is now touted to be the “greatest literature fest on the Earth”.  Namita’s new novel ‘Things to Leave Behind ‘ chronicles the mixed legacy of the British Indian past and the emergence of a fragile modernity. Namita’s new novel ‘Things to Leave Behind’, is a rich, panoramic historical novel […]

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A book on Pakistan to be released in Jaipur

Pakistani expert and commentator, Tilak Devashar will release his recent book ‘Pakistan – Courting the Abyss’ on 10 February in Jaipur. The book has been published by Harper Collins. The event is being jointly organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation, We Care, Raghu Sinha Mala Mathur Charity Trust […]

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Panoti in Blunderland: A tale of friendship, love and courage

If you’re looking to read a book that has elements of wit, sarcasm, humour and high voltage drama intermeshed with a love story, you must pick up ‘Panoti in Blunderland’ by Pawan Jangid. The story revolves around the experiences of a boy with a name so weird that […]

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Margaret Alva releases her Autobiography in Jaipur

Women are being empowered not just in the Parliament but also at the local and grassroot level bodies. This has led to the emergence of the ‘human’ side of development, said the ex Governor of Rajasthan, Ms. Margaret Alva. She was speaking at the book release of […]

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