From September 20, 2007 to September
Evolution Of Costumes Down The Ages
Colourful and diverse, Indian costumes
have dazzled the world for centuries.
This book makes “an attempt… to
understand the development of Indian
costumes for men and women in general,
and in some elite groups, on the basis
of extant literature and art.”
Internationally sex ratio is defined
as the number of men per 1000 women.
Methodology — Data Presentation:
Y.K.Singh, R.B. Bajpai; Rs. 595.
Biodiversity Conservation: AK Ghosh;
Non-Fiction Cinematic Work
Filmmaker and writer B.D.Garga has
written this book about an important
but often forgotten dimension of the
film history in India — the
Contours Of Water Crisis
Ramaswamy R. Iyer’s name is familiar
to those who have followed the Cauvery
river water dispute.
Business With Conscience
Corporate social responsibility (CSR)
is a phrase that is growing popular as
This modern Malayalam epic comprising
more than 1400 pages is regarded as
one of the longest novels in world
This monograph under the series
“Makers of Indian literature”
illustrates the life of a pioneer in
the publication of Telugu journals who
was also a nationalist, industrialist,
philanthropist and social reformer.
In this publication, 10 lectures of J.
Krishnamurti (JK) delivered in English
by him in Mumbai in 1953 have been
rendered into Tamil.
‘India Is Fast Becoming Two Entities’
Mid 1991: The Indian economy was
“teetering on the edge of collapse,
reflecting more than four decades of
de facto central planning,” writes
Alan Greenspan in The Age of
Weaving History Of Indian Textiles
It must be stated at the outset that
the book under review is related to
the enormously meaningful work that
the noted organisation Dastkar has
been doing in the Indian crafts world
in general and in the arena of
textiles in particular.
What's New In Kerala School Revelation
Finally it all came to pass as though
across the ages and the civilisations,
the human mind had tried all the
possible solutions to the problem of
writing numbers, before universally
adopting the one which seemed the most
abstract, the most . . . .
Voyage Of Discovery
This book is about the religious
dilemmas a Muslim woman faces.
Unveiling The Beauty Of Manas
"Somebody once said of Manas that the
Earth must have looked like it before
man set his foot on the planet."
Of Memory And Sound
Rachel Lichtensteins 'On Brick Lane'
is the fascinating story of East
Londons most famous street and mirrors
changes across the country, says
Making Of A Fundamentalist
Mohsin Hamid describes the crumbling
world of a 'modern-day janissary', and
post 9/11, makes a 'fundamentalist' of
A Comparative Failure
HUA HIN, Thailand - There's a
tongue-in-cheek rule of headline
writing on the Asia Times Online
newsdesk that if an article is deathly
dull . . . .
Lost In The Blue Mountains
A beautiful jacket, an orotund
title—The Solitude of Emperors
resonates with promises of grandeur.
December 6, 1992, was the Rubicon we
An Aria Of Darkness
Few would deny that V.S. Naipaul was
once one of the most important,
innovative and interesting writers of
Indian origin; he was also, from the
late 1950s until the mid-1980s, one of
the towering figures of post-colonial
literature the world over . . .
Reading Ismat Chughtai is like
drinking a glass of Moet and Chandon:
it is bubbly, invigorating, makes you
laugh and yet when you set the glass
down, you realise life is still
Colouring The Shadows
Nalini doesn’t know English. She can’t
even write her mother tongue,
Of The God And Animal
Under the aegis of Mapin Publishing
and International Music and Arts
Society, Vikramajit Ram launched his
book, “Elephant Kingdom”, recently at
the Alliance Francaise.
Recreating A Clash Of Religions
Scripted in chaste idiom of Tamil, the
novel Visithra Siththan is a treat
about the change of faith of Pallava
king Mahendra Varma of the 7th century
from Jainism to Saivism.
Millions of people are born in this
‘Accounting Was Far From Enticing’
In a strict historical sense,
professions included theology,
medicine, and law, writes Joseph
Epstein in ‘Why I am not a lawyer’, an
essay that comes immediately after
‘Speaking for the dead’ in In a
Cardboard Belt! (www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com).