It was her dexterous balancing of career plans and deep-rooted passion for story-telling which led 22-year old medical student Priyasha Bagchi to publish her debut novel ‘The Road to Infinity: A Story of Two Parallel Lines’. In this interview with Uttara Gangopadhyay, the pre-final year medico, studying at Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, talks about her journey of transforming an idea into a book.
New Delhi: A new book that puts together case studies on uplifting villages, titled ‘Smart Villages: Bridging the Global Urban-Rural Divide” by Springer Nature Switzerland AG was launched late Wednesday by Zoho founder Dr Sridhar Vembu, who has inspirationally gone back to a village to lead his company’s $610 million software operations.
Former Supreme Court judge Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman used the pandemic lockdown to pen in two volumes the book titled 'Discordant Notes'. The book traces and analyses all dissenting judgements in the history of India's apex court till date. While a lay person understands a dissenting judgment as a judgment or an opinion of a judge who ‘dissents’ or disagrees with the majority opinion of a larger bench he is part of, the eminent legal mind at the recent event Kitaab, organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement, explains the nuances of law. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings you excerpts
Srinagar/IBNS: Sufi poet Ahad Zargar’s poetic works in the shape of a book was released at the Narwara area in Shaher-e-Khaas on Monday
Journalist-author Anshul Chaturvedi's book on Swami Vivekananda, titled The Vivekananda Handbook for Everyday Living, was officially launched on Jun 28 this year. Days after it was launched, Chaturvedi spoke about the book in a candid conversation at The Write Circle Special, organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings some excerpts
Kolkata: Journalist-author Anshul Chaturvedi said his new book on Swami Vivekananda is not a scholarly analysis of his religious views but an attempt to present the readers with an easy to comprehend work on the Hindu monk and his thoughts' relevance in daily life.
Professor Ashwin Chandran elaborates why he chose to write about the 'The Sixteenth Night Of The Kurukshetra' in 16 conversations that took place on that fateful night.
English novelist and former British politician, Jeffrey Archer, had his book Turn a Blind Eye launched in India at a virtual event of Kitab organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement. In an exclusive conversation with Vidya Gajapathi Raju, Archer spoke about his new book and more. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh tracks the event
The book “Ramdhanu O Aro Ekti” is a collection of variously themed eight short stories in Bengali by Soumajoy Majumder.
The dream of a corruption-free country is what drove him to write 'Mission India', says Aviranjan Sharma
Abhiranjan Sharma describes his dream of a corruption-free country in his book ‘Mission India.
‘Two Commas & That Voice’ is an anthology that talks about the merits of life from an alternative poetic lens, says poet Richik Banerjee about his upcoming book.
“Poetry is what? What is poetry? Yes. Yes. No. No. Poem is that. That is poem.”
Anirban Dhar, son of late Pratima Dhar talks about why decided to get his mother’s Bengali novel ‘Uttorsuri’ translated into English.
For her novel ‘The Descendants’ (originally written in Bengali as 'Uttorsuri 'and translated to English by Amitava Chatterjee), Pratima Dhar delved into her own experience of migrating from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) as a kid during the partition of India, and the travails of such families while settling in a new land.