An ode to winners

WV Raman launched his book which celebrates sportsmen and their leadership qualities After a playing career in which he made 132 first-class appearances, scoring nearly 8,000 runs, and featured in 11 Tests and 27 ODIs, WV Raman quickly earned a reputation as a shrewd, intelligent reader of the game. In his columns on cricket and […]


Book of poetry reviews launched

A poet should be witness to everything that happens in the age he lives in, and if he remains silent, he is on the side of injustice, DMK Chennai South MP Thamizhachi Thangapandian said on Saturday. Speaking at the launch of Kavidhai Veli, a book containing critical reviews of her poems, at the Chennai Book […]


Techie dies Cops book AIADMK leader for illegal hoardings

From the reports, former AIADMK Councillor S Jayagopal has erected illegal hoardings which felt on a 23-year-old techie riding bike on the road and this led to her death. In a couple of hours, city police have booked the S Jayagopal for erecting illegal hoardings that led to the loss of a girl’s life, reportedly. […]


CPI(M) leader booked for selling booklet on Article 370

So far 15,000 copies of the booklet have been sold in the state.15,000 copies of the booklet have been sold in the state. The Madhya Pradesh Police has booked a local Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader for selling a booklet titled ‘Dhara 370 – Setu Ya Surang’ at a protest here. The booklet on […]


Book festival begins in Thanjavur

Lakhs of books on display through 110 stalls The fourth edition of Book Festival being organised at Thanjavur Palace by the district administration to encourage reading habit among people features lakhs of books on various topics suiting children and elders displayed through 110 stalls. Inaugurating the Book Festival on Saturday, Agriculture Minister R. Doraikannu exhorted […]


The Jonas Brothers land book deal

The Jonas Brothers’ comeback now includes a book deal. Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas and Nick Jonas will release their memoir titled “Blood” with Macmillan Imprint Feiwel and Friends. The book will chronicle their journey from the band’s inception to their 2013 breakup and their decision to get back together this year. “We’re three brothers from New […]


ABC big wigs toast legal analyst Dan Abrams’ new book

ABC brass came out to fete Dan Abrams on the release of his book, “Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense” at Atlantic Grill. George Stephanopoulos and “GMA” senior executive producer Michael Corn were spotted, and Abrams described ABC as “family.” The legal analyst told the crowd of his co-author, David Fisher: “He’s made me a better […]


Oh Brother! Presenting one of the world’s leading economists, Dr Raghuram Rajan in a free-wheeling chat with his brother, entrepreneur and corporate thought leader, Dr Mukund Rajan

As one of two brothers, I am observing the scene in front of me in a rather personal manner. Like my brother and I, Raghuram (56) and Mukund Rajan (51) are five years apart. We’ve put the two in a situation they’ve never experienced before and the silent support between them is palpable. Former governor […]