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Fantasy with folktales: Here's how Nura Hatid's book The Adventures of Norbu can be interesting for children

Author Arundhati Bhattacharya, famously known as Nura Hatid, speaks about her first book written for children that is full of adventure, fantasy combined with a folktale concept

Published on 16th March 2020
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This group is running a book drive for students whose textbooks were burnt to ashes in Delhi riots  

Besides books, they are also trying to raise financial aid to ensure that kids and their families get support and can continue their education in an unhindered manner

Published on 4th March 2020
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Mr & Ms P talk about Puberty: Why Deepa Kumar's illustrated books are the bomb!

We speak to author Deepa Kumar, whose guide for girls and boys on puberty is extraordinary. She tells us why writing such books are important for parents and children in today's times
 

Published on 1st March 2020
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You can now read centuries-old books on your phone with the 'e-Sarvajanika Granthalaya' app

At present, there are over 25 lakh members of libraries across the state who can now read e-books on their gadgets. Users will be given a login and password

Published on 27th February 2020
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Kolkata Publishers and Booksellers Guild pays tribute to Vidyasagar with a special calendar

The calendar traces Vidyasagar's life's journey in a chronological order. The calendar curates the photocopy of the petition made by Vidyasagar for the remarriage of Hindu widows

Published on 14th February 2020
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Kitaabshaala in Bhubaneswar is the go-to space for all those who love to read and value silence

All the books at Kitaabshaala have been donated and many of them have been donated by Santwana Sagnika and Rhiti Chatterjee Bose. They are still open to accepting donations in the form of books

Published on 12th February 2020
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How a group of kids started a library 10 years ago and put this Karnataka village on the map

The Chagaletty Children's Library is living proof that kids can do wonder. We speak to the youngsters who started the library for children when they were kids themselves which will complete a decade

Published on 5th February 2020
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This Kerala man went viral after gifting his wife 100 books as Mehr for their wedding

The books that Ijas gifted his wife includes the Quran, Bible, Bhagavad Gita and the Constitution of India. The pictures of this unique book demand have since gone viral on social media

Published on 22nd January 2020
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MP school principal suspended over distribution of notebooks with Savarkar's image, BJP MLA protests with students

The principal of a government school here was suspended by the state government after notebooks carrying pictures of Veer Savarkar were allegedly distributed in the school

Published on 22nd January 2020
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Looking to buy textbooks that are easy on your pocket for the next semester? Check out this website

Abhishek Nagar set up the website bx-zone.com more than three and a half years back and today it is teeming with bookworms and booklovers

Published on 20th January 2020
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Read into this: Why Rohan Murty won't let you borrow books from his personal library

Murty, who studied at the Bishop Cotton Boys' School in Bengaluru and pursued his UG at Cornell University, USA, started the Murty Classical Library of India in the year 2015

Published on 14th January 2020
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Textbooks make it dreary: Author Anuja Chandramouli explains how History can also be fascinating

Anuja Chandramouli tells us how History as a subject can be taught in an interesting manner and why people should indulge a lot more in it

Published on 14th January 2020
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How the BJP went from honouring Tipu's memory to clamouring for his ouster from textbooks in 8 years

Historians and educationists in Karnataka opine that the government should not interfere in academic perspectives and consider the report submitted by the Karnataka Text Book Society 

Published on 12th December 2019
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Why there's a whole lot more to Sonia Akula than you saw in Telugu hit George Reddy

"I can't think of holding down a conventional job. I want to work in the social sector," says Sonia Akula who runs Hyderabad-based NGO Action Aid For Societal Advancement

Published on 11th December 2019
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Looking for a new book to read or someone to read it with? Vowelor is the answer!

Manik Ghawri, Co-founder of Vowelor, tells Rashmi Patil about the app and how it helps connect readers across India — and why community reading is a great thing for the young Indian soul

Published on 11th December 2019

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