Thursday, 18 August, 2022

Topic: book

Beyond cricket & hockey: New book looks at 75 years of Indian sports, journey of its champions

Published by Rupa Publications, ‘Journey of a Nation: 75 Years of Indian Sports - Game, Guts, Glory' by Chandresh Narayan will be released on 20 August on ThePrint’s Softcover.

CLAT question on Brahmin Pandit ‘raping’ child causes stir, forces publishers to apologise

The question asks who could claim compensation for a child victim kidnapped and raped by a ‘Brahmin Pandit’. The publishers, Oswaal Books, have said they are recalling the books.  

In new book, hunter Nawab Shafath Ali Khan tells poignant story behind tigress Avni’s killing

Published by Bloomsbury, ‘AVNI: Inside the Hunt for India's Deadliest Man-Eater,’ will be released on 15 June on ThePrint’s Softcover.

New book chronicles life of Syed Mahmood, first Indian judge of Allahabad High Court

Published by Bloomsbury India, ‘Syed Mahmood: Colonial India’s Dissenting Judge’ by Mohammad Nasir and Samreen Ahmed will be released on 17 May on ThePrint’s Softcover.

After Kohli-Kumble spat, I spoke to Tendulkar. He was conscious of the disquiet

In my conversations with the captain and team management, it was conveyed that Kumble was too much of a disciplinarian and the team members were not too happy.

Lockdown, 2nd Covid wave — new book chronicles India’s story covering two years of pandemic

Published by HarperCollins India, 'The Great Shutdown' by Jyoti Mukul will be released on 25 March on ThePrint's Softcover.

New book traces journey of Gujarmal Modi who built one of India’s largest business empires

Sonu Bhasin's 'Gujarmal Modi: The Resolute Industrialist', published by HarperCollins India, will be released on 18 March on ThePrint's Softcover.

Author Debleena Majumdar on her book ‘Sabu’, and a lot more

'Authoring a book like Sabu gave me the chance to revisit my enduring love for history and for research. And I am forever grateful for that opportunity,' says Debleena Majumdar.

Imran Khan’s ‘Naya Pakistan’ has an old ‘gutter’ problem. But ‘picture abhi baaki hai’

The much-frowned-upon memoir of Reham Khan has made a comeback almost four years later. It seems her book has no shelf life — it's evergreen.

‘Regrets, None’ — theatre artist Dolly Thakore talks of her many roles, learnings in her memoir

'Regrets, None' by Dolly Thakore and Arghya Lahiri, published by HarperCollins India, will be released on 14 September on ThePrint's SoftCover.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.