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  • Pakistan’s Presidency elections to be held today

    Islamabad: Pakistani lawmakers are electing a new President on Tuesday, a race in which the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party’s candidate Arif Alvi is expected to win.Outgoing President Mamnoon Hussain’s tenure ends on September 8. He had declined for re-election to a second 5-year term.The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday completed preparations for the…

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  • Born to Be Hanged: Political Biography of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto by Syeda Saiyidain Hameed- Review

    Title: Born to be hanged: Political biography of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Author: Syeda Hamid Publisher: Rupa Pages: 264 Price: Rs 500   People in Pakistan continue to remember Zulfikar Ali Bhutto even after 39 years of his hanging. Pakistan’s former Prime Minister was hanged on April 4th, 1979 in Rawalpindi. It was termed as ‘judicial…

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  • Conflicts of Interest: My Journey through India’s Green Movement by Sunita Narain- Review

    Book Title: Conflicts of Interest: My journey through India’s Green Movement Author: Sunita Narain Publisher: Penguin Viking Pages: 227 Price: Rs 599 Sunita Narain is country’s foremost environmentalist. She raises issues which directly affects people. She is the Director-General of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). To work for environmental causes in India is not…

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  • The Last Battle of Saraighat: The Story of the BJP’s Rise in the North-east by Rajat Sethi- Review

    Book: The last battle of Saraighat: The story of the BJP’s rise in the North-east Authors: Rajat Sethi & Shubhrastha Publisher: Penguin Viking Price: Rs. 599 Pages: 182 Election campaigns are in full swing in the three states of North-east India. The elections in the state of Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya are extremely important for…

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  • India Turns East: International Engagement and US-China Rivalry by Frederic Grare- Review

    Book title: India turns East: International engagement and US-China rivalry Author: Frederic Grare Publisher: Penguin Viking Pages: 265 Price: Rs. 599 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj recently visited Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore to deepen India’s relations with ten nations of Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). The visit was part of country’s effort to…

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  • The Nationalist: How A.M. Naik Overcame Great Odds to Transform Larsen &Toubro into a Global Powerhouse by Minhaz Merchant- Review

    Title: The Nationalist: How A. M. Naik Overcame Great Odds to Transform Larsen & Toubro into a Global Powerhouse Author: Minhaz Merchant Publisher: Harper Business Pages: 259 Price: Rs. 799 This is the story of Anil Manibhai Naik, an extraordinary entrepreneur. He was MD and CEO of India’s multinational Larsen & Toubro (L&T). His father…

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  • The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide by Azeem Ibrahim- Review

    Title: The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide Author: Azeem Ibrahim Publisher: Speaking Tiger Pages: 235 Price: Rs. 599 Everyone talks about the Rohingya community and people do play politics on their misery. The fact is the Rohingyas are from the Myanmar and they are persecuted. It is one of the world’s most persecuted minorities. Multi-ethnic Myanmar…

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  • India’s Most Fearless: True Stories of Modern Military Heroes- Review

    Book Title: India’s Most Fearless: True stories of Modern Military Heroes Author: Shiv Aroor, Rahul Singh Publisher: Penguin Books Pages: 272 Price: Rs. 250 India’s Most Fearless: True Stories of Modern Military Heroes gives us glimpse of heroism of Indian defence personnel. The book by Shiv Aroor and Rahul Singh narrates 14 stories of extraordinary courage….

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  • What Happened: Review

    Title: What Happened Author: Hillary Rodham Clinton Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 494 Price: Rs. 699 Hillary Clinton was expected to win the Presidential elections of United States of America (USA) held last year. But, it did not happen. Had she win, she would have been the first woman President of US. Unfortunately, second largest…

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  • We are All Revolutionaries Here: Militarism, Political Islam and Gender in Pakistan- Review

    We are all revolutionaries here: militarism, political Islam and Gender in Pakistan Author: Aneela Zeb Babar Publisher: Sage Pages: 180 Price: Rs. 695 The scenario in Pakistan is a matter of concern and more in case of women. It’s volatile. In 2007, the capital city of Islamabad witnessed baton-wielding girl students of Lal Masjid (Red…

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  • The Future of Indian Economy: Past Reforms and Challenges Ahead- Review

    Title: The Future of Indian Economy:  Past Reforms and Challenges Ahead. Edited by: Yashwant Sinha, Vinay K. Srivastava Publisher: Rupa Price:  Rs. 795   Former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha & Vinay K. Srivastava, Dean and Associate Professor, Raffles University, Neemrana, have edited a book The Future of Indian Economy: Past Reforms and Challenges Ahead. The history…

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