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One Indian parliamentary seat should be reserved for deaf person: Entrepreneur Vaibhav Kothari

Kolkata/IBNS: Deaf and mute entrepreneur and engineer, Vaibhav Kothari, has said one seat in the Indian parliament should be reserved for a deaf person to represent their world.

Urdu poet Rahat Indori, who had tested Covid-19 positive, passes away

New Delhi/IBNS: Urdu poet Rahat Indori, who had tested positive for Covid-19, passed away on Tuesday.

Literature and epics always had symbiotic relationship: Author Kavita Kane

Author Kavita Kane, who is credited for mythological fictions like 'The Karna's Wife', 'Sita's Sister', was the guest at a virtual An Author's Afternoon session organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement on Jul 28. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts of an interaction where Kavita spoke about the blending of literature and epics

US-China trade war will not end with Trump, says a new book on the subject

Kolkata, Aug 10 (UNI) Animosity between the two super powers--the US and China--has heated up this November's presidential election with Donald Trump taking some tough trade measures against the eastern country.

Book Review: A journey of personal discovery through the land of Uncle Sam

Tomes have been written about The United States of America – a country which instantly grabs the attention due to multiple reasons like academics, fashion, style, food, language – but here is a chance to have a fresh look at the land of Uncle Sam through author Bhagaban Chandra Patra's book, ‘My Discovery of America’.

Marxists' weakness is they don't practise what they preach: Author Anant Vijay

Kolkata/IBNS: At a time the Communists are losing their relevance across India, journalist-columnist-author Anant Vijay on Wednesday highlighted the alleged double standards of the Marxists.

Brian Hatcher's 'Hinduism Before Reform' sketches radical view of contemporary Hinduism

Kolkata/UNI: Tufts University Professor Brian A. Hatcher's latest book 'Hinduism Before Reform' sketches a radical new view of the origins of contemporary Hinduism and overturns the idea of religious reform.

Kolkata-based poet Sonnet Mondal echoes global voices with 'Verses in Times of Corona'

Kolkata: As we edge towards the fifth month of lockdown with the pandemic, our lives have been flung in a constant mood of work and lockdown with industries opening and being  subjected to periodic closures with health  and safety concerns.

The Loneliness of Hira Barua: Tales of human suffering and resilience from Assam

Stories of people caught in socio-political conflicts on the background of the turbulent years in the Brahmaputra Valley are at the heart of the newly published book The Loneliness of Hira Barua by Pan Macmillan.

Author interview: Milind Kapale on his book of poems ‘Sthit Bhavnapravah’

He enjoyed pairing the poems with images clicked by him, says Milind Kapale about his recently published book ‘Sthit Bhavnapravah’.

Author interview: Dr Ashutosh Jain on his book ‘Punarbhava – A Hero Reborn’

Although a fantasy action thriller, ‘Punarbhava’ draws inspiration from the Sanatan Dharma of India, says the author.

Book review: How to face and win over the economic downfall in the wake of the pandemic

The present scenario of the entire world is bleak, pessimistic, and dark. The worldwide pandemic due to the COVID-19 has threatened many facets of the society and has also shaken the lives of people.

Author interview: Economic writer and journalist Anand Vardhan talks about his debut book

The author conducted intensive research into the economic lives of people across India and also drew upon his own in-depth knowledge of the subject for his debut book 'Alternative Strategy for Unfettered Growth'.

Author interview: Distinguished Professor Francis Mulaa talks about his course book on engineering drawing

University of Nairobi's Distinguished Professor Francis Mulaa talks about why he thought it was important to bring out a book to guide engineering students about engineering drawings. The book has been written by Professor Francis Mulaa, in association with  engineer Thomas Mukuche, and has been designed by Zablon Wekesa.

'A Burning' is a book about constraints society puts on people: Author Megha Majumdar

Indian-born novelist Megha Majumdar, who lives and works as an editor in New York city, was the guest at Kitaab by Prabha Khaitan Foundation last month. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings an excerpt of Megha's conversation with journalist-author Nilanjana Roy regarding her debut novel 'A Burning'