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Baba Ramdev doesn't want you to read this book
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Baba Ramdev doesn't want you to read this book

Baba Ramdev places injunction against publishing house Juggernaut Books for Godman to Tycoon. ReadAlso read: How the Ramdev Book was researched Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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Why winning in India is so important for Uber

The Indian arm is the second largest unit for the company, crosses 500 mn trips milestone Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Ride-hailing behemoth Uber on Thursday said it plans to double its base of drivers in India to one million by 2018. The commitment comes amid the turmoil the company’s headquarters is going through, including for the search of a new chief executive to replace founder Travis Kalanick. Uber’s India arm, the second-largest unit for the company after it sold ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Life with India  Rediff.com4 days ago The coming of age of Indian women's cricket  Rediff.com1 week ago

Why shouldn't the blind also enjoy books?

'Hear2Read' -- an open-source Text To Speech (TTS) software that offers audio books in Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu -- is a first of its kind initiative in the country. Don't miss: A blind, brilliant author's reluctant vision of India Representational Photograph: China Photos/Getty Images Research scholars and disability experts from the Carnegie Mellon University in the United States, the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi, and Sriranga Digital Software in ...
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Hooray! The book fairies have landed in India

An army of 'book fairies' are anonymously dropping off some delightful books in public places across the world. Simran and Mehal found a Stephen Hawking book at Mount Mary Church, Bandra north west Mumbai.Photograph: Kind courtesy The Book Fairies Mumbai/Instagram Many people love books. Few manage to make a career of it. And then you have a couple of people, who are not satisfied just reading a book. So they drop off books at secret locations across the country for others to read. The idea is ...
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Penguin celebrates 30th anniversary with free books on Delhi metro

Penguin Random House India is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and to promote reading, the publisher has provided books on the Delhi Metro with its anniversary special editions, Penguin 30 that will be placed across different metro stations between August 7-11. The anniversary special editions would be colour coordinated according to the station lines on the Delhi Metro where people can pick the book, read and return for others to enjoy. So, if youre traveling by the Delhi Metro ...
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Have you ever been to a human library?

The Human Library project brings together people from all walks of life to interact with 'talking books', discovers Nikita Puri.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Over the past year, Hyderabad-based theatre director Akram Feroze has repeated a particular story more times than he can count. Every time he begins narrating this story, he gauges his audience sitting across the table carefully. Feroze might tweak his style, but his story never strays from the truth. Two years ago, Feroze set out ...
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As loan books of PSBs shrink, bank credit growth at 20-year low

12 out of 21 public sector banks reported declines in their loan books in the last financial year against seven such banks in 2015-16 and none in 2013-14. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com. Bank credit growth declined to a 20-year low in 2016-17 due to a virtual freeze in new loans by public sector banks. The combined advances of 32 listed public and private sector banks were up just 1.7 per cent, year on year, during 2016-17, growing at their slowest pace since 1995-96. Advances were up ...
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Not comfort books, I need comfort writers

How many times can you read the same book?Instead, T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan turns to different books by same writers -- they are like comfort food and comfort music. Photograph: Paul Bence/Flickr Once upon a time, Delhi used to have very well-stocked public libraries. The best of them was the Central Secretariat Library. But these libraries declined as the years went by. From the 1970s onwards one had to fend for oneself, mostly from bookshops. One consequence of this was the reduction in the ...
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No change in buyback plans, says Infosys

The share buyback -- which will be the first in the company's 36-year history -- has been a long-standing demand by some of the founders and high-profile former executives, who have been pushing Infosys to return surplus capital to its shareholders. Infosys on Friday said there is no change in its buyback plans, under which it could return as much as Rs 13,000 crore to its shareholders. The board of the embattled company - which saw its CEO Vishal Sikka step down on Friday amid founders ...
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Bareilly Ki Barfi Review: A screwball comedy you must watch

'This slender yet joyous film introduces so many fresh insanities and has such an endless stream of wisecracking that it takes on shades of a running ballad,' notes Sreehari Nair. Watching Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's Bareilly Ki Barfi is like watching an Irish Drinking Song being performed for two plus hours. This slender yet joyous film introduces so many fresh insanities and has such an endless stream of wisecracking -- full of rhymes, segues, and twisted phrases (stuff like Zor Ki Yaad) -- that it ...
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