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Taslima Nasreen turns down ‘Bigg Boss’ offer

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 14:11

Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen, who is currently in India, was apparently approached by the makers of reality TV show ‘Bigg Boss’ to be a part of the show’s 8thseason, but the lady declined the same.

Apple agrees to conditional $450 mn e-books antitrust accord

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 22:29

Apple Inc has agreed to pay USD 450 million to resolve U.S. state and consumer claims the iPad manufacturer conspired with five major publishers to fix e-book prices, according to court records filed Wednesday.

Amazon courts Hachette authors by proposing they keep e-book revenue

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 09:53 accounts for some 60 percent of Hachette`s digital sales.

Amazon likely to unveil 3D smartphone today

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 09:58

A phone would represent yet another new area for Amazon, which got its start selling books.

Now Maoists distribute books, pens among poor

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 14:44

In perhaps a change of tack, Maoists in Bihar are distributing books, notebooks, pens and pencils to the children of the poorest of poor in a bid to win over the confidence and sympathy of the people in rural areas, an official said.

SRK turns to books on Buddha to stay calm

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 14:26

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is basking in the glory of his team Kolkata Knight Riders victory in IPL 7, has begun reading books on Gautam Buddha`s life to help him stay calm.

Cheryl Cole does not read books

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 08:43

Pop star Cheryl Cole does not read books because she gets bored of them easily. The 30-year-old singer admits of having a short attention span and struggles to make it the end of novels, reportedly.

US court denies Apple's bid to delay e-books damages trial

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 10:44

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday rejected Apple Inc`s bid to delay a July trial to determine damages after the company was found to have colluded to fix the prices of e-books.

CBSE to allow revaluation of answer books from this year

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 19:01

CBSE has from this year brought in a provision for the `revaluation` of answer scripts.

Minors over 10 years can operate bank accounts: RBI

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 19:48

Minors above 10 years of age can open and operate independently savings bank account and use other facilities like ATM and cheque books.

Books aimed at `spoiling` chances of UPA in polls: Farooq Abdullah

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 15:03

Union Minister Farooq Abdullah Tuesday said that controversial books coming out in the time of elections were aimed at "spoiling" the chances of the UPA in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.

265 Anne Frank books found ripped in Japanese libraries

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 11:17

A staggering 265 copies of Anne Frank`s famous `The Diary of a Young Girl` and other books about the Holocaust victim have been vandalized in public libraries of Tokyo.