May 30, 2024

Book and Author

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar received a copy of the book ‘India’s Nuclear Titans’. The book ‘India’s Nuclear Titans’ edited by Soumya Awasthi and Shrabana Barua. The book traces the evolution of India into a nuclear state while analysing the role played by stalwarts like Homi Bhabha, Vikram Sarabhai, Abdul Kalam, K Subrahmanyam, among others.Read More

The Retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and former UN official Bhimeswara Challa has unveiled his latest book India—the Road to Renaissance: A Vision and an Agenda at an event at the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Bella Vista campus.Read More

British-American author Salman Rushdie releases his memoir "Knife", recounting the harrowing experience of being stabbed at a public event in 2022 and how he overcame the near-fatal ordeal. Rushdie lost sight in one eye after the attack by a knife-wielding assailant, who jumped on stage at an arts gathering in New York state. The Indian-born author, a naturalized American based in New York, has faced death threats since his 1988 novel "The Satanic Verses" was declared blasphemous by Iran's supreme leader. Rushdie was born in Mumbai but moved to England as a boy, was propelled into the spotlight with his....Read More

The book "The Law and Spirituality: Reconnecting the Bond" by Prof. Raman Mittal and Dr. Seema Singh is released at the Vice President’s Enclave.Read More

Sam Pitroda launched ‘The Idea of Democracy’, expressed concern over democracy’s state in the US and India, highlighting 2024’s global elections. He discussed political challenges worldwide, including authoritarian regimes and social media’s role in misinformation. Highlighted cycle of elite regimes falling to public dissent, suggesting the current political-business elite facing rejection.Read More

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