Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Apple accused of conspiring with publishers to hike price of e-books
Apple has been accused of conspiring with major publishers to increase the price of e-books in a sch...
Sharad Pawar`s name dropped from Class 10 text books
The Nationalist Students Congress (NSC) has taken umbrage at the omission of Sharad Pawar`s name as ...
Students perform well regardless of reading print or digital books
Students did equally well on a test whether reading from a digital book or a printed one, a new rese...
Punjab orders probe into `vulgar` school books
Punjab government has initiated a probe into the distribution of text books containing allegedly vul...
Maha govt orders withdrawal of Class X geography text books
The Maharashtra government ordered withdrawal of Class X geography text books that excludes Arunacha...
Global scholars to discuss Tagore`s role as India`s envoy
The Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) is organizing an international conference on Rabindranath...
Gain access to Tagore`s creative genius online
One can now have access to the entire oeuvre of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore online, in both B...
I look up to David Copperfield as a role model: Ruskin Bond
Ananya Bhattacharya of Zeenews.com caught up with the extraordinarily witty, extremely charming Rusk...
Jennifer Garner enjoys reading books with kids
Jennifer Garner says her family enjoys nothing more than sitting down together with a good book.
Need to change stand on morality: Chetan Bhagat
Voicing concern over incidence of attacks on women, writer Chetan Bhagat today said there is a need ...
For the youth, Lord Shiva holds a different kind of attraction: Amish Tripathi
Ananya Bhattacharya of Zeenews.com caught up with Amish Tripathi.
Apple becomes only remaining defendant in e-book lawsuit in US
The U.S. Justice Department and Macmillan have reached a settlement over the antitrust lawsuit relat...
Now vernacular e-books available on your phone
With the growth of e-readers, tablet computers and print on demand technology, ebooks seem to be a p...
Now vernacular e-books available on your phone
With the growth of e-readers, tablet computers and print on demand technology, ebooks seem to be a ...
Brit school discovers Newton`s 300-year-old textbooks
Books discarded in a school physics laboratory in the UK has turned out to be the prized work of sci...
Jaipur Literature Festival 2013: I have a responsibility to bring forth budding writers, says Ravinder Singh
Author Ravinder Singh spoke to Resham Sengar of Zeenews.com.
Biennale has given global platform for Indian artists
Well known Malayalam film director Adoor Gopalakrishnan and noted writer Sethu have urged the govern...
Rare historical books deck up Rashtrapathi bhavan library
A peep into history is at the centre of Rashtrapati Bhavan`s initiative to refurbish its library wit...
BPL students upto class12 to get free books in Tripura
Justice Bhagwati`s tenure was marked by contributions and continuous efforts to improve the justice ...
Digital store Flipkart offers e-books online
With a rich selection over 100,000 books, including 4,000 free titles, some of the e-books are price...
Wishtel to launch computing devices later this month
Mumbai-based Wishtel today said it will launch computing devices, tablet PC and net books, starting ...
Books are Priyanka Chopra`s best friend
In between her hectic work and shooting schedules, there`s one passion Priyanka Chopra always finds ...
Selena Gomez seeks relationship advice in self-help book for married couples
Selena Gomez, who seems to have turned to a self-help book for tips on how to keep the romance alive...
Chinese school replaces books with iPads
According to Modern Express newspaper, 21 public primary and middle schools in Nanjing are planning ...
Teachers using guide books in class to face action in Punjab
Punjab government warned of strict action against teachers who teach from guide books instead of doi...
Amazon Kindle Fire HD: 5 interesting things
By launching the tablet, Amazon aims to challenge Apple Inc's dominant iPad.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD launched, starting price at $299
The Kindle Fire HD, the 8.9-inch device starts at USD299 for WiFi and 16GB of storage.
Darululoom books soon in English, Hindi
India`s leading Islamic seminary Darululoom-Deoband will soon sell English and Hindi translations of...
Tharoor chooses writing to bounce back
Shashi Tharoor is back doing what he does best - penning books and delivering lectures - to bounce b...
Inspection ordered into Kingfisher's account books: Sources
The Corporate Affairs Ministry has ordered an inspection of the account books of debt-ridden Kingfis...
Is Apple mini-iPad in the pipeline?
As per the executive’s 2011 email revealed on Friday Steve Jobs was receptive to Apple Inc making a ...
Penguin Books India forays into eBooks
In its 25th year, Penguin Books India has launched its first tranche of eBooks, with over 240 titles...
There is no policy-paralysis in the govt: Sibal
Kapil Sibal in a free-wheeling interview with Zeenews.com’s Swati Chaturvedi.
Google wins six-year battle with French publishers
Google and a group of French book publishers have reportedly resolved a long-running legal battle ov...
Protest over depiction of anti-Hindi agitation in textbooks
The anti-Hindi agitation played a significant role in the Dravidian movement and was one of the reas...
Hundreds of pet owls abandoned as Harry Potter craze fades
Sanctuaries are full of owls that have been abandoned across the country, now that the craze has fad...
Harry Potter e-Books come to Amazon Kindle library
On-line retailing giant Amazon has announced that all seven Harry Potter eBooks will be added to its...
Police recovers truck with 32,000 NCERT books
The police on Sunday recovered a stolen truck loaded with 32,000 NCERT books worth Rs 25 lakh from N...
Punjab govt to provide free text books to SC/ST students
In an effort to impart quality education to the marginalised, the Punjab government on Sunday said i...
`B` for bomb, `ch` for chaku...in UP school books
Upside down pictures of India`s national flag, chapters to teach the Hindi alphabet that say `b` for...
Oxford University, Vatican libraries to digitize works
Digitized collections will centre on 3 subject areas: Greek manuscripts, 15th-century printed books ...
US sues Apple, publishers over e-book pricing
The US on Wednesday filed an antitrust lawsuit against technology giant Apple and five of the nation...
iPads could replace books in China school
Students in a Chinese school may soon carry iPads instead of books to their classrooms as the manage...
Harry Potter e-books released without encryption
When the Harry Potter books finally went on sale in electronic form Tuesday, it was as if Harry hims...
Harry Potter novels available in e-book format
Harry Potter novels are available for the first time in e-book format on the new website dedicated t...
`James Bond` books’ back catalogue to be re-launched
Ian Fleming’s estate has signed a 10-year deal with Random House Group to publish the ‘James Bond’ n...
Apple, book publishers facing potential US suit
The Justice Department is threatening to sue Apple and five major US publishers for allegedly collud...
Harry Potter e-books coming to schools, libraries
Harry Potter e-books are coming to schools and libraries, at a date to be determined.
Audio books at World Book Fair
Audio versions of about hundred fiction and non-fiction books have been featured as part of the ongo...
Afghanistan: ‘Books burned had extremist content’
Muslim holy books that were burned at a US base in Afghanistan had been removed from a library at a ...
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