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#ThinkEdu2022: Reclaiming identity and decolonising Indian minds is a work in progress, says historian Vikram Sampath

Congress' Rajeev Gowda added that in order to decolonise, we also have to offer an alternative view of how the country should look like

Published on 9th March 2022
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#ThrowbackToday: Agatha Christie and her mastery over detective novels

In today's #TBT, we talk about the writer who gave us one of the most famous fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and how her books continue to sell like hotcakes today. Here's more about her

Published on 15th September 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: Penguin prepared for the paperback revolution 86 years ago today

It's National Paperback Day today and for very good reason! In today's #TBT, we tell you how paperback novels came to be and which publishing house started promulgating the idea way back in 1935

Published on 30th July 2021
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'Flea' to this fun book exchange at the Madras Margarita flea market

Lakshmi Palaniappan, the brain behind Madras Margarita - the one-of-a-kind flea market in Chennai - came up with idea of a book exchange at the flea, thanks to her love for books

Published on 15th June 2018
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"Saffronisation" of school textbooks in Karnataka? NSUI members stage protest in front of Edu Min's residence

The students laid siege when the minister was away in Ahmedabad for a national conference. The students even clashed with some BJP workers present there

Published on 2nd June 2022
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17-year-old Jijnasa Sahani's first book 'Siya's Nightout' talks about friendship and adventure

Sahani who was brought up on a healthy diet of adventure and fantasy books knew that she would never let go the opportunity to become an author

Published on 20th March 2018
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18 book covers in Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize longlist

The Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize has announced its longlist for the sixth edition at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2021

Published on 24th January 2021
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5-year-old Dubai-based Indian origin boy can read 20 books in an hour, sets record

The kindergarten student at the JSS International School also has a YouTube channel on reading books, called "Reading Room by Aayush"

Published on 28th January 2021
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A 23-year-old Telugu writer and his quest to bring the stories of his Lambada community to the fore

Ramesh Karthik Nayak had penned a poetry plus short story book in the year 2018 and this year, he has many more books coming out, including one for his English poetry. Here's more about his journey

Published on 15th September 2021
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ABVP called for Telangana school bandh over delay in distribution of textbooks. This is what schools, parents have to say

School management says that the textbooks are expected to be issued by the second week of July, and bridge courses are being conducted in the meantime

Published on 5th July 2022
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Adding, omitting and re-adding: Decoding the controversy around revising Karnataka's SSLC textbooks

Controversy erupted post the first revision of the textbook, with the chapters by AN Murthy Rao, Sara Abbubaker and P Lankesh removed

Published on 24th May 2022
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Adios textbooks and slates: Primary schools in Kerala to undergo revamp

As part of its first step, the state government will start 1000 pre-primary schools in the state with adequate facilities and necessary infrastructure by coordinating with the available anganwadis 

Published on 20th October 2018
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After JNU, DU now shuts libraries indefinitely. Books to be issued online now

This is because of an order issued by the varsity after a DDMA circular limited campus activities

Published on 3rd January 2022
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After this labourer's library was burned down, this Mysore University professor is collecting books to help him rebuild it

Syed Issaq, a daily wage labourer ran a public library in a slum in Mysuru. It was allegedly burned down by a few miscreants a few days ago

Published on 13th April 2021
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After this order, Delhi private schools won't be able to force parents to buy books, uniforms from specific vendors 

Through an official order dated May 5, the Delhi government has warned that strict action will be taken against schools that do not comply with this

Published on 7th May 2022

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