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  • Jumbos on the Edge

    November 25, 2021 2:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    India is a country   where  most  auspicious occasios are marked by an invocation to Lord Ganesa, and kings were called ‘Gajapatis’ !It is therefore ironic that Sanjeev Kumar Chadha’s ‘Jumbos on theEdge: The Future of Elephant Conservation in India’ serves... View Article

  • Murder at Moonlight Cafe

    November 1, 2021 6:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Obviously ‘Murder at Moonlight Café , the signature story in this fine collection of eleven stories on a very wide spectra of themes – from whodunit to Aliya , a  fashion DJs  ‘asexuality’, the angst of a herpetologist and a... View Article

  • Every Second Counts !

    October 18, 2021 2:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Every second counts ! One  realizes  this the  minute when one flips through the pages of this  extremely nuanced, eminently  readable and well -illustrated book on the entire gamut of training  In each of the twenty one  chapters of this... View Article

  • Every Second Counts !

    October 18, 2021 10:53 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Every second counts ! One  realizes  this the  minute when one flips through the pages of this  extremely nuanced, eminently  readable and well -illustrated book on the entire gamut of training  In each of the twenty one  chapters of this... View Article

  • Trifles make perfection!

    September 29, 2021 10:02 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    This could have been the alternate  title  to Deepak Gupta’s autobiographical foray ‘Small Things Matter’ as he takes us on the journey of his personal  and professional life in a  frank and candid conversation  which also captures the life of... View Article

  • The Making of Telangana

    September 15, 2021 11:16 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    I first became aware of Dr Gautam Pingle’s work when I was preparing a lecture on The State and Agriculture: From Arthashastra to Doubling Farmers’ Incomes. I knew that the Arthashastra had clearly laid down that the king’s legitimate share... View Article

  • It never rains! It pours

    September 2, 2021 3:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    During my visit to Hyderabad last week in connection with organizing the vertical on Translations from Bhashas to English and writings for Young Adults, I had an opportunity to meet and interact with Jatish Chandra Mohanty whose book Breaking Through... View Article

  • ‘Sita Prema Sudha’

    August 16, 2021 10:59 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    The author of ‘Sita Prema Sudha’, Dr.K.Subramanyam,Pro-Chancellor of SVYASA University, Bangalore is a prolific writer whose chief domain in literature being bringing out the profound and rich heritage of our country from our Sastras and presenting them in simple and... View Article

  • From my Bookshelf

    August 16, 2021 10:52 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Commander Anup Thomas is indeed a fine Boswell to Admiral R L Pereira whose biography ‘With Pride and Honour: A True Story of Inspiring Leadership’ is a remarkable documentation of the life and times of the Pereira family, as also... View Article

  • Reflections: J&K and Beyond

    August 2, 2021 4:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    This week both the books under review give a ‘non-mainstream’ perspective on J&K’s accession to India. Our generation (born in the first few decades after Independence) grew up with the understanding that it was the procrastination on the part of... View Article

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