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Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar’s book released

Former Lok Sabha Meira Kumar’s book entitled “Indian Parliamentary Diplomacy – Speaker’s Perspective” was released on 19 March 2015. The book was released by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and its first copy was presented to the President Pranab Mukherjee at a function held in Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. The book features an account of ..

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Government appoints Baldev Sharma as chairman of National Book Trust

Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has appointed Baldev Sharma as chairman of National Book Trust (NBT). He will succeed veteran Malayalam writer A. Sethumadhavan who had resigned six months earlier before completion his term. Baldev Sharma is former editor of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) mouthpiece Panchajanya. It should be noted that Panchajanya was ..

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Govind Mishra gets Saraswati Samman 2013 for novel 'Dhool Paudhon Par'

The renowned Hindi author, Mr. Govind Mishra received the Sarawasti Samman 2013 for his book “Dhool Paudho Par” published in 2008. The award made Mr. Mishra the second Hindi author to receive the honour after noted Indian poet Mr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan.  About Saraswati Samman Establish: 1991 by the K. K. Birla Foundation. Cash Price: Rs 10 ..

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‘Gods of Antarctica’: Book penned by 13-year-old Yashwardhan Shukla

Yashwardhan Shukla, a 13-year old school boy based in Delhi, has penned a novel titled ‘Gods of Antarctica’. The book is a fictional tale of gods and monsters. The book was published by the Readers Paradise. The book tells a tale of a school kid David, who accidentally lands up in Antarctica after losing his ..

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Strictly Personal, Manmohan and Gursharan: A book by Daman Singh

A book ‘Strictly Personal, Manmohan and Gursharan’ penned by Daman Singh was released. It tells the untold story of Manmohan Singh, India’s 14th PM, and his wife Gursharan. The book doesn’t portrait Manmohan Singh as the Prime Minister but as the family man whose life and loved ones were embroiled in the vortex of history. ..

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