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The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History authored by Sanjeev Sanyal

Published on: 23-AUG-2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

In the book, Sanyal narrates a fascinating tale about the earliest human migrations out of Africa and the great cities of Angkor and Vijayanagar, medieval Arab empires and Chinese treasure fleets, the rivalries of European colonial powers and a new dawn.

R D Burmania: Panchamemoirs authored by Chaitanya Padukone released

Published on: 02-AUG-2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The book throws light on the legendary musician Rahul Dev Burman, whose cabaret tunes still reverberate at pubs and discotheques. It also claims that Burman hated composing such songs.

India Rising: Fresh Hope, New Fears authored by Ravi Velloor

Published on: 01-AUG-2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

It describes key aspects of the country’s development in the last 10 years, expressing fresh hopes but also new fears under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable authored by Amitav Ghosh

Published on: 20-JUL-2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The book addresses the challenges of representing the complexity of climate change in literature and the responsibility of writers to document the extreme reality humans are now facing.

Courage & Commitment authored by Margaret Alva

Published on: 16-JUL-2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The book presents the detail of Alva’s forty-year career under four Prime Ministers, namely Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, PV Narasimha Rao and Manmohan Singh.

Who Moved My Interest Rate? authored by Duvvuri Subbarao

Published on: 15-JUL-2016
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The book gives an account of the dilemmas Subbarao confronted while leading the Reserve Bank through the extraordinary economic and political challenges India and world faced from 2008 to 2013.

Ringside With Vijender authored by Rudraneil Sengupta released

Published on: 13-JUL-2016
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Ringside With Vijender, published by Juggernaut Books, throws light on the Beijing Olympics bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh's life post his transition to the world of pro boxing.

A Life in Diplomacy authored by MK Rasgotra

Published on: 22-JUN-2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The book provides a ringside view of the beginnings of ethnic violence in Sri Lanka, the last years of the Cold War, Indira Gandhi's assassination and the Bhopal gas disaster.

The Unseen Indira Gandhi authored by Dr KP Mathur released

Published on: 02-JUN-2016
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The author in his book said that Mrs Gandhi’s was always more fond of her elder Daughter in Law, Sonia Gandhi, but after Sanjay’s death she became a little more inclined towards Maneka and wanted Maneka to come and help her in politics.

Book Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover Up authored by Rana Ayyub released

Published on: 27-MAY-2016
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The book is an account of an eight-month long undercover investigation by journalist, who posed herself as Maithili Tyagi, a filmmaker to investigate the Gujarat riots.

A Call to Mercy: Hearts to Love, Hands to Serve by Mother Teresa

Published on: 25-MAY-2016
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

The book is a collection of previously unreleased writings by Mother Teresa. The book was compiled by the Rev. Brian Kolodiejchuk, who has led the case for Mother Teresa’s sainthood.

My Favourite Nature Stories authored by Ruskin Bond released

Published on: 23-MAY-2016
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Apart from My Favourite Nature Stories, Bond also launched another book titled The World Outside My Window.

The Drowned Detective by Neil Jordan

Published on: 13-MAY-2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Neil Jordan won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for The Crying Game.

Chaos and Caliphate: Jihadis and the West in the Struggle for the Middle East by Patrick Cockburn

Published on: 12-MAY-2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The book was in news because it exposes how millions of people were killed by a series of disastrous Western interventions in West Asia.

India vs Pakistan: Why Can’t we just be Friends? by Husain Haqqani

Published on: 11-MAY-2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The book recounts the visit by ex-ISI chief General Pasha to Washington on 24 and 25 December 2008, where he made the startling admission.

Shashi Kapoor - the Householder, the Star authored by Aseem Chhabra released

Published on: 09-MAY-2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Shashi Kapoor - the Householder, the Star is the first biography of the veteran actor.

Blood on my Hands: Confessions of Staged Encounters by Kishalay Bhattacharjee

Published on: 28-APR-2016
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The book contains the author’s conversations with an anonymous army officer. It  narrates the staged encounters in India's northeast and explains how awards and citations are linked to a body count.

The Making of India: The Untold Story of British Enterprises authored by Kartar Lalvani

Published on: 20-APR-2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The making of India: The untold story of British Enterprises is the first to assess in a single volume almost all aspects of Britain's contribution in providing India with its lasting institutional and physical infrastructure.

Scott Kelly to write memoir titled Endurance: My Year in Space and Our Journey to Mars

Published on: 09-APR-2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The memoir will offer a glimpse of Scott’s journey to space and his life aboard the ISS. He will also recount the obstacles he encountered along the way, his early struggles in school, his training as a Navy test pilot, and the work required to become an astronaut and live in space for one year.

A State in Denial authored by BG Verghese

Published on: 08-APR-2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The book explores a subject of immense global significance of Pakistan and its relations with remaining World including India.

The Kiss of Life authored by Emraan Hashmi launched

Published on: 08-APR-2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The book narrates the story of Emraan’s life when his family dealt with the horrific struggle as his six-year-old son Ayaan battled his way through cancer.

Anything But Khamosh: The Shatrughan Sinha Biography authored by Bharathi S Pradhan

Published on: 28-MAR-2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The book describes film actor Shatrughan Sinha’s journey from Patna to Film Institute of India (now FTII) in Poona and then to his tryst with the celluloid.

Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography authored by Pramod Kapoor

Published on: 16-MAR-2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The books covers all the important aspects of Mahatma Gandhi’s life – early marriage in Kathiawar, his college days in London, employment in South Africa, train ride in Pietermaritzburg, etc.

Fixed! Cash and Corruption in Cricket authored by Journalist Shantanu Guha Ray

Published on: 04-MAR-2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The book delved into underbelly of cricket, analysed the spot-fixing and nexus of bookies and punters with those in the corridors of power, mysterious deaths and issues that threatened the gentleman's game.

Who was Shivaji? authored by Govind Pansare

Published on: 03-MAR-2016
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The book focuses on historic evidences which are mostly ignored or overshadowed by other historic adventures of Shivaji.

Book titled A Kingdom for his Love launched by Amar Chitra Katha

Published on: 12-FEB-2016
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Kingdom for his Love is the second novel under ACK’s novel imprint 'ACK Stories Alive', its first book titled 'Counter Theft' in 2015.

Book titled Nathuram Godse - The Story of an Assassin released

Published on: 31-JAN-2016
Important for Exam: 45 people agreed

The book narrates the story of Nathuram Vinayakrao Godse who died an untimely death and his brother suffered a life of immense mental torture.

The Turbulent Years, Volume II of memoirs of President Pranab Mukherjee, released

Published on: 29-JAN-2016
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

In this book, he reminisced about crucial events of his political life including Indira Gandhi's assassination, Babri Masjid demolition, operation Blue Star and his ouster from Rajiv Gandhi's Cabinet.

PM Narendra Modi released book titled The Z Factor written by Subhash Chandra

Published on: 21-JAN-2016
Important for Exam: 37 people agreed

The book is the autobiography of the promoter of Essel/ Zee Group Subhash Chandra.

3rd revised edition of the book titled Objective Railway Engineering-Track, Works & Others released

Published on: 15-JAN-2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Third revised version of book titled ‘Objective Railway Engineering- Track, Works & Others’, which is very well patronized by all Railway Engineers / professionals in their daily work and used as referral book for all problems on all aspects of Railway Engineering is released.

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