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Friday, February 28, 2020



The act of hoarding books now has a word for it; find out

February 27, 2020 12:31 pm

Tsundoku is a Japanese word which means buying reading materials and then piling them up.

'Parents should read to their child daily,' says educator Dalbir Kaur Madan

August 14, 2019 1:45 pm

"Parents are key collaborators and without their keen interest, it's difficult to nurture readers just through the school. They should be active participants in library programs and be consistently read to."

Bangalore police stations set up libraries, to help cops beat stress

June 05, 2019 4:15 pm

"We have been getting a lot of calls and many individuals and organisations have come forward to donate books already. Our book banks are growing which indicates that our libraries will become self-sustainable soon," DCP South K. Annamalai, the mastermind behind the initiative says.

For the love of books: How Delhi Public Library reawakens the reader in you

May 25, 2019 12:10 pm

The library is also committed to increasing its network of mobile library services, besides community-based initiatives like a ‘Chai-brary’, a gym, children’s section and self-study room.

TS Central State Library: Too late for this summer, look forward to a cooler summer next year

August 18, 2018 7:05 am

The Reading Section on the third floor of the library is already air-conditioned.

A crowdsourced library opens a new chapter for the inmates of a Nagaland prison

July 08, 2018 11:19 am

The 120-odd inmates of the Dimapur District Jail now have their own library courtesy a Delhi-based NGO’s initiative to set up a hundred across Northeast India.

Himachal Pradesh to get six central schools, a model library

June 20, 2018 2:30 am

Secretary (Education) Arun Sharma said he had held a meeting with Secretary HRD ( school Education ) R Subrahmanyam, who informed him about permission having been granted for opening six new central schools.

Dwarka Dass Library, Chandigarh: A date with history

May 21, 2018 11:28 am

At present, the library has around 85,252 books in English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu, with more than 2,000 members and an increase of as many as 60 members every month.

Locals connect through Facebook to open Dimapur’s first independent public library

May 07, 2018 6:11 pm

In Dimapur, a Facebook post brings together a group of people who crowdfund what is believed to be the state’s first independent public library.

Hoshiarpur jail gets computer centre, library

August 30, 2017 12:34 am

Jail Superintendent Vikramjeet Singh Panthey said that the sole purpose of setting the centre is to work in the direction of reformation and rehabilitation of jail inmates.


University has right to suspend students not attending classes: Swamy on Dalit student suicide case

January 21, 2016 7:55 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Commenting on the Hyderabad Dalit student suicide case, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said a university is a place to learn and the administration has all the rights to suspend students who do not attend classes. He added that the boy who committed suicide was not barred from studying, going to library or anywhere else. He was only asked not to stay in the university hostel as he was involved in “violent activities”. He further stated that suspension does not mean expulsion and he shouldn’t have taken such a big step.