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Raghuram Rajan to publish book on RBI stint in 'turbulent times'
Raghuram  Rajan is all set to publish a book about his tenure as Governor of the Reserve Bank of India(RBI) where he explains economic concepts and talks of issues like tolerance and connection between political freedom and prosperity. The book is a collection of essays and speeches during his stint as RBI head. Titled, I Do What I Do, the book is published by HarperCollins India and will be launched in Chennai on September 5, fol

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23rd Delhi Book Fair to begin from September 26
 Good news for the bibliophiles of the national capital, the Delhi Book Fair is all set to begin from September 26.The theme is “Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat” (India reads, India grows), the Delhi Book Fair which is organised by the Ind

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Penguin brings mobile bookstore to India
 Penguin on Wheels, a mobile bookstore initiative by Penguin Books India and Walking BookFairs, will travel all India making it easy for readers to choose from a wide collection of titles, including Penguin Classics. Penguin claims this is a fir

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S Korea's Han Kang wins Man Booker International
 South Korean author Han Kang has won the 2016 Man Booker International Prize for her novel 'The Vegetarian'. Han (45), the first South Korean to win the award, will share the prize money of £50,000 (around $72,000) equally with her 28-yea

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Shashi Kapoor's biography released
 'Shashi Kapoor: The Householder, the Star', a biography of veteran actor Shashi Kapoor authored by film journalist Aseem Chhabra was released on Friday. The foreword to the biography has been penned by filmmaker Karan Johar. Undisclosed stories

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Discover the joy of journaling
Do you have a habit of keeping a journal? Research shows that there are many benefits of keeping a journal. Writing removes mental blocks and gives a perspective. So start journaling and begin experiencing these benefits. Clarity of thoughts: Do you

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Adolf Hitler committed suicide on this day
 The leader of the Nazi Party, Adolf Hitler, committed suicide by consuming a cyanide capsule and then shooting himself with a pistol on April 30, 1945. His wife Eva Braun, whom he married only two days before committing suicide, also killed her

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DU textbook calls Bhagat Singh terrorist: Report
 After a Delhi University textbook reportedly referred to freedom fighters Bhagat Singh and Chandra Shekhar Azad, among others, as 'revolutionary terrorists', HRD Minister Smriti Irani called the matter an 'academic murder'. Irani said, "If

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Algorithm recreates artist's style in new art
 A Netherlands-based team of art historians, scientists, engineers and data analysts have recreated the style of a 17th-century Dutch painter Rembrandt in a new piece of art using computer data. The team analyzed 300 of his known paintings to cr

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