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Saving Rohingyas is a ‘collective responsibility’

Sunday, 14 Jan 2018 | Shweta Duseja | in Agenda

The narratives surrounding the plight of Rohingyas and the danger of giving them shelter can be quite overwhelming. This book is a call for collective action to understand and save them, says Shweta Duseja The Rohingyas Author: Azeem Ibrahim Publisher: Speaking Tiger, Rs 599 The persecution of the Rohingyas and their mass migration to...

Utopias for better reality

Sunday, 14 Jan 2018 | Sheenam Batra | in Agenda

In its language, tone, setting, and even in the portrayal of its unique characters, this book creates a beautiful universe that invites readers, asking them to enjoy it and not analyse it too much, writes Sheenam Batra Moonrise from the Green Grass Roof Author: Vinod Kumar Shukla Publisher: Harper Perennial, Rs 399 Moonrise...

Swaying the mass imagination of a nation

Sunday, 07 Jan 2018 | BHARGAV OZA | in Agenda

Mahatma On the Pitch Author- Kausik Bandyopadhyay Publisher- Rupa, Rs 395 The author creates a parallel between Gandhi and cricket, making the latter read like an alter ego to the former, and forcing one to rethink the understanding of both, writes BHARGAV OZA Kausik Bandyopadhyay’s Mahatma on the Pitch: Gandhi and Cricket...

The elephant gathers momentum with Modi as mahout

Sunday, 07 Jan 2018 | Bibek Debroy and Ashok Malik | in Agenda

India@70, Modi@3.5 Author: Bibek Debroy and Ashok Malik Publisher: Wisdom Tree Rs 495 The collection of essays on the functioning of the Modi Government in the past 3.5 years is refreshing in both its tone as well as analysis, says Gautam Mukherjee This book was released by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the Nehru Memorial...

A monument to Bhartrihari's ruminative ebullience

Sunday, 31 Dec 2017 | ANUBHAV PRADHAN | in Agenda

Three Hundred Verses Author- Bhartrihari Publisher- Penguin Random House, Rs 599 This competent translation of Bhartrihari verses by AND Haksar makes the celebrated Sanskrit poet’s theories available to a much wider group of readers and thus spreads the joy that arises out of reading good poetry, writes ANUBHAV PRADHAN The meeting of giants...

Travelling beyond the peak of norms

Sunday, 31 Dec 2017 | SNEHA | in Agenda

Zanskar to Ziro Author- Sohini Sen Publisher- Niyogi, Rs 995 Particularly for women readers, Sohini Sen’s travelogue Zanskar to Ziro is proof that barriers based in society’s understanding of gender and religion are never too difficult to break, writes SNEHA Zanskar to Ziro is a travelogue by Sohini Sen. It describes her journey around...

Facing up to environmental change

Sunday, 24 Dec 2017 | VV SUNDAR | in Agenda

Conflicts of interest Author- Sunita Narain Publisher- Viking, Rs 599 Particularly at a time when the residents of even the National Capital are thinking about moving to a different place to escape the poisonous air, this book offers just the right dose of introspection, writes VV SUNDAR Conflicts of Interest by Sunita Narain is...

A town's eternal touch

Sunday, 24 Dec 2017 | MIHIR VATSA | in Agenda

An Elsewhere Place Author- Malay Kumar Roy Publisher- Speaking Tiger, Rs 299 The book takes the readers to the 1950s’ Hazaribagh. The author makes growing up in the town sound so beautiful that the characters and the settings start to read almost mythical, writes MIHIR VATSA Malay Kumar Roy’s Hazaribagh is not the town...


Sunday, 17 Dec 2017 | SRINATH RANGARAJAN | in Agenda

From cricket to Kashmir, former Prime Minister Vajpayee’s Lahore bus yatra to Kargil War, Swagato Ganguly does a remarkable job of discussing the various aspects of India-Pakistan relationship, writes SRINATH RANGARAJAN This book seeks to present a comprehensive view of India-Pakistan relations from 1990 to the present times through a compilation...

The Bengalis: But why fight over beauty?

Sunday, 17 Dec 2017 | Gautam Mukherjee | in Agenda

Sudeep Chakravarti’s new book deals with the evolution of this intriguing community, factoring in everything from finances and food, to customs and interests, writes GAUTAM MUKHERJEE The last line in this book — “But why should anyone fight over beauty?” — makes fair, if poignant comment, on all that is...



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HEC, Paras Healthcare to run Multi Super Speciality Hospital

18 Jan 2018 | PNS | Ranchi

Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) and Paras Healthcare today announced to run a 300 bedded super speciality hospital providing tertiary care services in the Capital City. A PPP project for the same was signed by CMD, HEC, Avijit Ghosh and MD, Paras Healthcare, Dr Dharminder Nagar on Tuesday...

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