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New novel 'Love Actually' meets the horoscopes

"Star-Crossed" is a light, fun read, with a creative spin on a winning rom-com formula that is an escapist's delight.

Get some shut-eye: Uncovering the mysteries of sleep

In the book, which is laid out in four sections - understanding, losing, managing and mastering sleep, author Swami Subramaniam explores sleep and why it can be used as a tool to improve health and performance.


National Book Awards 2018: Here are the best books of the year

Apart from Translated Literature category, the panel bestowed honours to books in the categories of Young People's Literature, Poetry, Non - fiction, and Fiction.

‘Ismat Chughtai’s Teen Anari, a novella for children, is pure fun’

The story is about learning by doing; while students clamour for the teacher’s blood, Kakku finds what being a student—and a teacher—is all about.

Did you know about Indian dinosaurs? Meet the Rajasaurus

I get wide-eyed, astonished looks from most people when I tell them that India has some of the world’s largest fossil excavation sites and hatcheries!

Kerala: Following protests, Abdul Kalam's book release abandoned in Thrissur

The publisher has informed the translator Sridevi S Kartha that she should not share the dais with Swami Brahmavihari Das during the function.


Notes from the Past

A book on the life of Dhirendranath Ganguly chronicles the filmmaker’s contribution to Bengali cinema .

Circle of Life

Ali Cobby Eckermann’s latest book is an honest confrontation with her demons and celebration of ancient wisdom.

11 Ways: How To Find An Ideal Wife

Let’s not bang your head and see if this ready reckoner gives you a head start in the most important search of your life.

What a book with an unsatisfactory ending means

A book with an unsatisfactory ending is nothing short of a betrayal.

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Journalist Revati Laul allegedly attacked by Gujarat riots convict

Ahmedabad, Jan 21 (ANI): A convict in the Gujarat riots case, out on parole, allegedly assaulted a journalist in Ahmedabad on Wednesday evening, when she met him for an interview. Revati Laul, who is writing a book on 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case convicts, alleged that she was punched and slapped by Suresh Chhara. She said she was questioning him at his house in the Naroda area of Ahmedabad during an interview. She added that she managed to escape after Chhara's son and some neighbours intervened. Laul was treated at a government hospital, and later she lodged a complaint at the Vejalpur police station.

Book 'Kalam ki cocktail' unveiled

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Journalist and writer Sharda Shukla on Sunday unveiled her first book, 'Kalam Ki Cocktail' at Constitutional Club in the national capital.The author said the book is a compilation of a wide range of articles, from poetry to informative write-ups, on epic like Mahabharata. She said the book could be used as an encyclopaedia by readers.