Book piracy: Fast, furious & unstoppable
Books are the treasures of wisdom and are the legacies that genius men leave for the generations to
come. In the words of Milton, ‘A good book is the precious life blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose for a life beyond’.
Panama Paperswins 2017 Pulitzer
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) was
honoured with the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting for its
explosive work on the Panama Papers which sought to expose the offshore
tax havens used by high-profile individuals across
Sahitya Akademi award for Mathorubhagan
The English translation of writer Perumal Murugan’s novel
Mathorubhagan (One Part Woman) has won the Sahitya Akademi’s award for translation in
English. ‘I am really happy about the award as I liked the translation. It has..
Khalistan debate resurfaces with new book
If anywhere Khalistan could exist, it would be Pakistan as the historical Sikh empire had its capital in Lahore and Pakistani Punjab, FATA, occupied Kashmir and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was a major part of the empire.This was the media interpretation following the release of Singaporebased..
India’s first Village of Books
In a first, residents of a small village in Maharashtra are offering up their premises to stack books for public reading, thus coming up with what is supposedly going to be the country’s first ‘village of books’ which opened to public on 4 May. Nearly 25 premises, which include three temples,..
JLF to partner British Library
The British Library will host the London leg of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival for the first time as part of a new partnership, on 20-21 May. ZEE JLF@The British Library is one of the first major events in the UK as part of the UKIndia Year of Culture in