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An Everest mystery, ideas for the future, and writing skills

New Delhi:Wade through a journey from the dangerous heights of Mount Everest to the equally treacherous margins of Europe in the mid-20th century; read about

Valentine’s Day with a difference in Meghalaya

Shillong: It was a Valentine’s Day with a difference in Meghalaya, thanks to Thma U Rangli Juki (TUR) group for launching a relatable social media and

Spice up your look with right accessories

New Delhi: It’s not just chic outfits that can make your fingers or collarbones look more appealing. Reach out for rings and chains to give a boost to

Intake of fish oil may help fight asthma

New York: Consumption of fish oil, which is rich in omega 3 fatty acids, may be beneficial for patients with inflammatory diseases such as asthma. The

Protective and stylish mobile cases

Ludhiana:Cell phones have become one of the most necessary gadgets to own these days. Many people carry around these gadgets as a style statement and to

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CommunityJan 29

Taj Literature Festival postponed due to elections

  Agra:  The fourth Taj Literature Festival (TLF), scheduled to be held here in February, has been postponed due to upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly

Gulzar’s new book of poems: From Kalburgi to Ayodhya

New Delhi: Poet-lyricist Gulzar has now come out with a book of poems and the topics range from the political climate in the country and intolerance to the

Fine print: A publisher’s account of the Indian literary and cultural scen

Title: A Scrapbook of Memories; Author: Ashok Chopra; Publisher: Harper Collins India; Pages: 432;        Price: Rs 399 For an unrivalled and intimate look

Books for Rs 100? Head for World Book Fair, not Daryaganj

  New Delhi:  Publishing stalwarts might be drawing huge crowds at the World Book Fair, but giving them some competition are stalls and stands offering

An ‘Upanishad’ on Greek mythology

Title: Olympus – An Indian Retelling of the Greek Myths; Author: Devdutt Pattanaik; Publisher: Penguin Random House India; Pages: 296; Price: Rs 499 The

An Indus Valley city’s end and its shadow on the present

Title: The Curse of Mohenjodaro; Author: Maha Khan Phillips; Publisher: Pan Macmillan India; Pages: 448; Price: Rs 399 Certain patterns of behaviour crop up

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World Book Fair kicks off in the capital

  New Delhi:  Focussed on writings on and by women, the nine day-long New Delhi World Book Fair kicked off here at the Pragati Maidan today amid an

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The recipe for looking good? Eat well

Title: Gorgeous – Eat Well, Look Great; Author: Shvetha Jaishankar; Publisher: HarperCollins; Pages: 175; Price: Rs 799 If you happen to think that all

‘Standing on an Apple Box’: Family beyond reel life, sans controvers

Book: Standing on an Apple Box; Author: Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush; Publisher: HarperCollins; Pages: 171; Price: Rs 399 For every daughter, the father is a

Punjabi Poet Chaman Hargobindpuri passes away

Jalandhar: A famous Punjabi poet Charan Singh alias Chaman Hargobindpuri passed away at the age of 82, on Friday at Jalandhar. According to the information,

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A quest for wisdom across the ages and around the world 

Title: Wisdom – A World History; Author: Trevor Curnow; Publisher: Speaking Tiger; Pages: 240; Price: Rs399 Wisdom is elusive and doesn’t even have

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An unseen but admirable aspect of Genghis Khan 

  Title: Genghis Khan And the Quest for God; Author: Jack Weatherford; Publisher: Viking/Penguin Random House ; Pages: 429; Price: Rs 699 He has a

A ‘spirited’ history of the British empire and its ‘high’

Title: Empire of Booze; Author: Henry Jeffreys; Publisher: Unbound Publishers; Pages: 303; Price: Rs 699 This is one legacy for which avid party animals with

Sukhbir releases PSPCL coffee table book
Sukhbir releases PSPCL coffee table book

Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday released a Coffee Table Book on the glorious historical perspective and achievements

A trio of unlikely arms suppliers in the US’ Afghan and Iraq wars 

Title: War Dogs; Author: Guy Lawson; Publisher: Penguin; Pages: 304; Price: Rs 499 The premise — a trio of Miami youth, barely in their 20s and habitual