The first authentic Marathi e-book was launched on Friday by Mehta Publishing House,one of the largest Marathi language publishers. These are to be the first digital rights enabled (DRM) Marathi e-books in the country,which means that the books are not only piracy-free,but also have better quality,usability,fonts,text flow and other features. The event was attended by Sunil A Mehta,Managing Director,Mehta Publishing House,as well as Mrinal Kulkarni and Ravindra Mankani,while celebrated consultant Dimakh Sahasrabuddhe spoke about the technical aspects of e-books. The books will ensure a wider audience for Marathi literature and will help in promoting the language among the youth. The e-books may be purchased at Mehtapublishinghouse.com
Exotica at Zaffran,Yerwada,will celebrate Oktoberfest in the authentic Bavarian way,with an elaborate buffet which includes delicacies from Munich. The restaurant will also serve a range of German beers,along with the regular imported and domestic varieties. Customers can avail special offers from October 1 onwards.
Todays High Cookout at High Spirits,Koregaon Park,features a performance by the band The Koniac Net,which has recently released an album titled One Last Monsoon. Tracks from the album have already gained airplay in the US,UK,France,Morocco,Australia,Italy,Germany,Belgium,Poland,Austria,Canada,Hungary,and Greece. After receiving numerous requests to tour internationally in June 2012,The Koniac Net transformed from a one-man-project to a six-piece band. The performance starts at 2pm.