Conakry named as the as the World Book Capital for 2017

Conakry, the capital of the Republic of Guinea, has been named as the World Book Capital for 2017 by United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) in Paris. Conakry is the 17th city to be designated as World Book Capital.  At present, Incheon is the World Book Capital for 2015 and Wroclaw for 2016. .huge-it-share-buttons More...

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By admin On Sunday, November 17th, 2013
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Alice in Wonderland and Lewis Carrol

Alice in Wonderland: is a book written by Lewis Carrol. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under More...

By admin On Friday, October 4th, 2013
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NCERT -National Council of Educational Research and Training

  Online Library services to NCERT textbooks. Online service offers easy access to the NCERT textbooks. The service covers textbooks of all subjects published by NCERT for classes I to XII in Hindi, English More...

By admin On Saturday, October 13th, 2012
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The Saraswati Samman,Irama Kathaiyum Iramayakalyum and A A Manavalan

“Saraswati Samman” It is an annual award given for extraordinary  works in any Indian language listed in Schedule VIII of the Constitution of India.   The honor   was instituted in the year  1991 by KK More...

By admin On Saturday, March 24th, 2012
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After 244 Yrs, Encyclopedia Britannica Goes Out of Print

Encyclopedia Britannica, a reference book in homes and libraries worldwide, will stop publishing the print edition for the first time in 244 years and shift focus to digital versions. The book-form of the encyclopedia More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
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Book Quiz-Quiz related to Quiz and English Writers

1. What was the first book in English to be printed in England? 2. Which 2 books do castaways automatically receive on ?Desert island discs?? 3. Who was responsible for the Complete Hip and Thigh Diet? 4. Who created More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 15th, 2011
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Quiz Based on Books

Name of the Book Author MACBETH SHAKESPEARE MY EXPERIMENT WITH TRUTH MAHATHMA GANDHI THE DISCOVERY OF INDIA JAWAHARLAL NEHRU GLIMPSES 0F WORLD HISTORY JAWAHARLAL NEHRU ROBINSON CRUSOE DANIEL DEFOE THE More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 9th, 2010
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Charles Darwin,HMS Beagle and the Origin of Species

British naturalist Charles Darwin (1809-1882) began drafting Origin of Species in 1842, just six years after returning from his fateful five-year voyage aboard the HMS Beagle (1831-36). Heavily influenced by Sir More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 4th, 2010
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Earthquakes-All about Earthquakes

Earthquake is a shaking of the ground caused by the sudden breaking and shifting of large sections of Earth’s rocky outer shell. Earthquakes are among the most powerful events on earth, and their results can More...

By admin On Monday, December 28th, 2009
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About Puranas-There are 18 major Puranas and 18 minor ones

There are 18 major Puranas and 18 minor ones. Classified into three as 'Brahma', 'Vaishnav' & 'Saiva', the 18 major puranas are: • Brahma • Brahmand • Brahma Vivarthan • More...

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