Now Maoists distribute books, pens among poor

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

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

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.

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

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.

Toys, books may spread infectious bacteria

Toys, stuffed animals and books may spread two common bacteria that cause cold, ear infections and strep throat - even after the items have been cleaned, a new study has warned.

Pirated books of NCERT, others seized in Patna

The Patna police today seized pirated books of National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and those of famous writers and arrested six persons in connection with the fraud.

Jennifer Garner enjoys reading books with kids

Jennifer Garner says her family enjoys nothing more than sitting down together with a good book.

Biennale has given global platform for Indian artists

Well known Malayalam film director Adoor Gopalakrishnan and noted writer Sethu have urged the government to lend financial support to the Kochi Muziris Biennale, which has given a global platform for several Indian artists.

Books are Priyanka Chopra`s best friend

In between her hectic work and shooting schedules, there`s one passion Priyanka Chopra always finds time for - books.

Darululoom books soon in English, Hindi

India`s leading Islamic seminary Darululoom-Deoband will soon sell English and Hindi translations of its Urdu publications, its officials said Tuesday.

Tharoor chooses writing to bounce back

Shashi Tharoor is back doing what he does best - penning books and delivering lectures - to bounce back.

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 detention center.

Berlin library returning books stolen by Nazis

Nazis had stolen the books from the Social Democratic Party.

Rupert Grint pretty sure of no more ‘Harry Potter’ books

Rupert Grint has revealed that he would be surprised if JK Rowling makes her mind to write down another edition of ‘Harry Potter’.

Study reveals gender bias in kids` books

A new study has uncovered gender bias in children`s books with male characters, including male animals, leading the fictional pack.

Jewish community given back books stolen by Nazis

The books were plundered from Jews by the Nazis more than six decades ago.

After rehab, David Arquette turns to self-help books

London: David Arquette has revealed that he has been reading self-help books to repair his broken relationship with estranged wife Courteney Cox.

ICSE Board restrained from using "objectionable" words in books

A Delhi court has restrained the
Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Board from using
"objectionable" words like "militant, radicals and extremists"
in History and Civic text books prescribed by it.

Ex-US Prez Jefferson`s missing books `found`

A large number of books from ex-US Prez Thomas Jefferson`s private collection have been discovered.

I had no books on stammering to help with role: Colin Firth

Firth chose to rely on archival material and his screenplay writer instead to play the stammering monarch George VI in `The King`s Speech`!

Rs 3.6 lakh worth books on Mahatma Gandhi sold in six days

About 12,500 copies of books on and
by Mahatma Gandhi, worth Rs 3.6 lakh, were sold within six
days at an exhibition in Mumbai.

Digitisation of books to start soon in Kashmir

In a bid to upgrade J&K libraries, University of Kashmir will soon start
digitising eight million pages of various books.

No more ‘Harry Potter’ books: Daniel Radcliffe

Actor Daniel Radcliffe, who plays boy wizard Harry Potter in the hit franchise, says he has been told by author JK Rowling that there won`t be any more ‘Harry Potter’ books.

One of earliest books on King Arthur up for sale

A unique 14th century book that combines all the tales of King Arthur`s legendary court in one manuscript, illustrated throughout with dazzling hand-painted pictures, is expected to fetch 2 million pounds ($3.23 million) at auction next month.

Films, politics, books? What next for Schwarzenegger?

"I`ll be back" has been Schwarzenegger`s catch-phrase for more than 25 years.

BJP workers send books on RSS to Rahul Gandhi

Unhappy over Congress General
Secretary Rahul Gandhi`s remarks against the RSS, some BJP
activists have him sent six books on the Hindu organisation so
that he has a "better knowledge" about it.

Cheryl Cole, Dannii Minogue in battle of books

X Factor judges and rivals Cheryl Cole and Dannii Minogue are giving tough competition to each other in their respective autobiographies.

Police seize anti-Putin books on eve of Economic Forum

Russian police on Wednesday
seized 1,00,000 copies of a book critical of Prime Minister
Vladimir Putin that activists planned to hand out at the Saint
Petersburg International Economic Forum.

Russia sends candy, books to space station

Russia has launched a cargo module to the International Space Station (ISS) to deliver over 2.5 tonnes of supplies, including chocolates and books for researchers at the ISS.

UP bans books for objectionable comments against Prophet

The Uttar Pradesh government
on Tuesday banned two books for publishing some objectionable
comments against Prophet Muhammad.