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In High Places | The Indian Express

In High Places | The Indian Express

Written by Jabin T Jacob | Published: December 9, 2017 12:30:51 am Cadres of Tibet by Jayadeva Ranade As the blurb of this book says, while information about the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is plentiful in China’s official media, there is comparatively little about the people who actually govern the ...

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Mountain of Light | The Indian Express

Mountain of Light | The Indian Express

Written by Ira Pande | Published: December 9, 2017 12:34:41 am Manaku of Guler: The Life and Work of Another Great Indian Painter from a Small Hill State by B N Goswamy A reason why we have no Michelangelos and Leonardo da Vincis to boast of is that anonymity was ...

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Dreaming of the Enemy | The Indian Express

Dreaming of the Enemy | The Indian Express

Written by Gaurav Bhatt | Published: December 9, 2017 12:36:56 am Unstoppable: My Life So Far by Maria Sharapova Somebody tell Maria Sharapova 2-19 does not a rivalry make. And the 18 straight defeats to Serena Williams make ‘Unstoppable’ an audacious choice for the title of her memoir. Pride and ...

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With Due Process | The Indian Express

With Due Process | The Indian Express

Written by Rajeev Dhavan | Updated: December 16, 2017 12:05:32 am The Supreme Court of India. (Express Archive) Book name: Supreme Court of India: The Beginnings Writer: George H Gadbois Jr (Edited by Vikram Raghavan and Vasujith Ram) Publication: Oxford University Press Pages: 312  Price: Rs 689 A few months ...

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Dear Mr Gandhi | The Indian Express

Dear Mr Gandhi | The Indian Express

Written by C. Rammanohar Reddy | Updated: December 16, 2017 12:06:03 am The first volume covering the years 1889-1900 has been put together with great care by the editors, and gives a glimpse of a journey in the making.  Book name: Letters to Gandhi, Volume I, (1889-1900) Edited by Tridip ...

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What to Expect When You are Parenting

What to Expect When You are Parenting

Written by Paro Anand | Published: December 16, 2017 12:08:23 am “Child-centric” is an oft-touted word in education circles, as is “creative learning”. Book: Imagine: No Child Left Invisible Writer: Shelja Sen Publishers: Harper Collins Pages: 272  Price: Rs 350 Imagine by Shelja Sen has a beautiful tagline to start ...

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How the (Book) Worm Turns

How the (Book) Worm Turns

Written by Ektaa Malik | Published: December 16, 2017 12:13:39 am Read it if you are a bookworm yourself. Book: The Librarian  Writer: Kavitha Rao Publisher: Kitaab International Singapore  Pages: 285 Price: Rs 299 With a title like The Librarian, no marks for guessing that Kavitha Rao’s novel is set ...

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CAT rules Haryana minister’s daughter’s inclusion in IAS induction list as unconstitutional

CAT rules Haryana minister’s daughter’s inclusion in IAS induction list as unconstitutional

Written by JAGPREET SINGH SANDHU | Chandigarh | Updated: December 21, 2017 2:03:01 am Hearing an application challenging the inclusion of a Haryana minister’s daughter in the final screening list for induction into the Indian Administrative Service from the state civil services, the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) Chandigarh bench has ...

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For the greater good | The Indian Express

For the greater good | The Indian Express

Written by Jean Drèze | Published: December 23, 2017 12:15:29 am The non-profit private sector has also made important contributions in fields like culture, sports, entertainment, scientific research, legal aid, environmental protection, the news media, among others. Book: A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero ...

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A voyeur’s apologia | The Indian Express

A voyeur’s apologia | The Indian Express

Written by Aakash Joshi | Published: December 23, 2017 12:22:38 am Letters to a Young Philosopher, in parts, makes for the best kind of nostalgia; memory is inextricably tied to discovery. Book: Letters to a Young Philosopher Author: Ramin JahanbeglooPublication: HachettePages: 352Price: Rs 599 Dear R, Reading part of the ...

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