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President Pranab Mukherjee pens <strong>book</strong> on Indira years

President Pranab Mukherjee pens book on Indira years

25 Nov 2014

New Delhi: A book by President Pranab Mukherjee is set to hit stands this December, publishers said on Tuesday.

President Pranab Mukherjee,   The Indira Years,   Rupa Publications,  Congress,   Bharatiya Lok Dal,   Jana Sangh,  Socialists ,  
<strong>Book</strong> explores works of women novelists in India

Book explores works of women novelists in India

19 Nov 2014

New Delhi: The development in the subject, technique and theme represented in the novels of women storytellers spread across 150 years in India is the subject of a new book, 'Jasmine on a String: A Survey of Women Writing English Fiction in India'.

women novelists in India,   novels,   women storytellers,   Jasmine on a String,   English Fiction in India,   Margaret Paul Joseph,   English Fiction,  
Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth create <strong>history</strong> in China

Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth create history in China

16 Nov 2014

Fuzhou: In a historic day for Indian badminton, top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth clinched the women's and men's singles title of the USD 700,000 China Open Super Series Premier respectively, here on Sunday.

Indian badminton,   Saina Nehwal,   K Srikanth,   China Open Super Series Premier,  
NASA shows satellite images of Earth's sanctuaries in <strong>book</strong>

NASA shows satellite images of Earth's sanctuaries in book

16 Nov 2014

Washington: From the weaving waterways of the Sundarbans to the iconic Great Barrier Reef in Australia, NASA has unveiled stunning satellite images of Earth's last untouched sanctuaries in a new book.

Sundarbans,   Great Barrier Reef,   NASA,   Satellite images,   Earth,   Sanctuaries,  
Fears grow in India about Hindu "Modi-fication" of education

Fears grow in India about Hindu "Modi-fication" of education

21 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Indians were flying aeroplanes, carrying out stem cell research and may even have been using cosmic weapons 5,000 years ago, according to the chairman of India's leading historical organisation.

Hindu "Modi-fication" of education,   Professor Y. Sudershan Rao,   Indian Council of Historical Research,   Hindu epics are adequate to understand,   ancient world,   Prime Minister Narendra Modi,   India's history books are beholden,   colonial powers,   foreign invaders,   Marxists,   Hindu-nationalist orthodoxy,   controversial Hindu nationalist,   Dinanath Batra,   ,  
6 nurses among 7 hacked to death in military hospital in China

6 nurses among 7 hacked to death in military hospital in China

20 Nov 2014

Beijing: In a gruesome incident, six nurses and a co-worker at a Chinese military hospital were hacked to death by a disgruntled employee in a northeastern seaside resort town where the country's Communist Party leaders meet annually to hold informal meetings.

gruesome incident,   six nurses and a co-worker,   Chinese military hospital,   hacked to death by a disgruntled employee,   northeastern seaside resort town,   country's Communist Party leaders meet annually,   People's Liberation Army (PLA),   Li Xiaolong,   Tangshan's Leting county in Hebei,   history of mental illness,   treated at hospitals in Tangshan,   ,  
Tendulkar's <strong>book</strong> to be published in regional languages

Tendulkar's book to be published in regional languages

11 Nov 2014

Mumbai: Due to enormous demand, the publishers of Sachin Tendulkar's record-breaking autobiography, 'Playing It My Way', has decided to translate the book in Indian regional languages.

Sachin Tendulkar,   Sachin autobiography,   Playing It My Way ,  
India's 10 famous bird habitats in serious danger, says study

India's 10 famous bird habitats in serious danger, says study

17 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Unsustainable developmental policies and rising insensitivity towards nature have put "in serious danger" at least 10 of the country's famous bird habitats including Gujarat's Flamingo City, a new study says.

bird habitats,   Gujarat's Flamingo City,   Bombay Natural History Society,   Flamingo City,   Sardarpur Florican Sanctuary,   Ranebennur,   IBAs in Danger,  
Largest Human Flag campaign to be held in December

Largest Human Flag campaign to be held in December

19 Nov 2014

Chennai: In an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of World Records, the Rotary Foundation here has embarked on a 'My Flag My India' campaign to 50,000 plus individuals to form the 'world's largest human flag.'

Guinness Book of World Records,   My Flag My India,   Largest Human Flag campaign,   Rotary Foundation,   Rotary District Governor ISAK Nazar,   independent India to pay respect to our national identity,  
NTPC raises about Rs 3,100 crore through bonds in global markets

NTPC raises about Rs 3,100 crore through bonds in global markets

20 Nov 2014

New Delhi: The country's largest power generating company NTPC on Thursday announced raising USD 500 million (about Rs 3,100 crore) through medium term bonds offering in the international ma

country's largest power generating company,   NTPC,   medium term bonds offering,   international markets,   bond transaction with an initial price guidance,   US Treasuries,   Arup Roy Choudhury,   Kulamani Biswal,   Barclays,   Citigroup,   Deutsche Bank,   HSBC,   SBI Capital Markets,   acted as joint book-runners,   lead managers,   ,  

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