Who is Sir Salar Jung I? Meet ‘The Magnificent Diwan’

The Magnificent Diwan is author, Bhakhtiar K Dadabhoy’s ode to the spectacular Diwan of Hyderabad, Sir Salar Jung  I. He waxes eloquent about Salar Jung’s ideals, diplomacy and westernized governance in Hyderabad. He gives the reader a before and after account of the state of affairs in Hyderabad, during his rule. Get a glimpse into…

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The Doctor Who Didn’t Give Up- Dr. B.S. Ajaikumar

Do you only dream of achieving success one day or are you working towards achieving it? It is imperative to realize that success, which is in the uncertain future, is but a sum of our efforts in the present. Enthralling personal life experiences shared by ‘Doctorpreneur’ Dr B.S. Ajaikumar, in his book, Excellence Has No Borders…

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Phunchok Stobdan Answers Our Burning Questions

The Great Game in the Buddhist Himalayas by Phunchok Stobdan is an attempt to provide several unknown insights into the India-China, India-Tibet and China-Tibet relationships. The book tries to take into consideration the overriding power of the conflicting cultural interests that are linked to the geopolitical interests of both China and India. At the same time, the book…

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Know the Authors: Vijay Kelkar and Ajay Shah

Professional economists and former civil servants, Vijay Kelkar and Ajay Shah have spent twenty years of their lives thinking about and attempting to work on these questions: Why did the reforms introduced from 1977 onwards deliver success during 1991–2011, but falter thereafter? Where did Indians falter? How can this course be changed? How can Indians…

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The Bard of Ballimaran- Mirza Ghalib

Emerging from the narrow lanes of Old Delhi, Mirza Ghalib’s couplets took wing on the hallowed reverence of millions of dreamers and became entrenched in public imagination. His words breathed fervour into many ardent professions of love and added depth to sombre musings on life. Hidden behind the dazzling effulgence of his poetry was a…

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