E-merging literature

The first authentic Marathi e-book was launched on Friday by Mehta Publishing House,one of the largest Marathi language publishers.

Published:September 29, 2013 4:34 am

E-merging literature

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

Celebrating Oktober

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.

Indie genius

Today’s “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.

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