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The Secret Diary of Kasturba

The book “The Secret Diary of Kasturba” has been authored by Neelima Dalmia Adhar.

 It’s an imaginary chronicle of the life of Kasturba, the wife of Father of Nation “Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi”. The book tries to tell the world what it meant to Kasturba to be wife of Mahatma Gandhi.

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“Mr and Mrs Jinnah: The Marriage that Shook India”

     The book “Mr and Mrs Jinnah: The Marriage that Shook India” has been authored by well-known journalist Sheela Redddy.
     The book provides a comprehensive history of the Jinnah who is become a first prime minister of Pakistan.

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President, PM launch VP's book titled "Citizen and Society"

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched Vice President Mohd Hamid Ansari's book titled "Citizen and Society" at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

Describing Mr Ansari's life as that of a perfect citizen, the President said, the theme of the book is that a citizen cannot be apolitical and has to take part in politics to build the society. Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, it is a matter of pride that India has hundreds of languages,various religions and beliefs.

 

 

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PM releases book titled “The Birds of Banni Grassland”

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi released a book titled “The Birds of Banni Grassland” in New Delhi, today. The book was presented to the Prime Minister by the Scientists of Gujarat Institute of Desert Ecology (GUIDE).

The Book is a compilation of the research work, relating to more than 250 species of birds found in the Banni area of Kutch, Gujarat.

The Gujarat Institute of Desert Ecology, located at Bhuj, has been studying the plant, bird and marine life in the Rann of Kutch for over 15 years.

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A Life in Diplomacy authored by MK Rasgotra

The book titled A Life in Diplomacy was in news that was written by former Indian diplomat Maharajakrishna Rasgotra. The book figure outs insider’s account of the personalities and policies that shaped Indian diplomacy and a ringside view of the beginnings of ethnic violence in Sri Lanka, the last years of the Cold War, the negotiations on the formation of SAARC, Indira Gandhi’s assassination and the Bhopal gas disaster.
Maharajakrishna Rasgotra:
♦ Rasgotra joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1949 androse up to the rank of Foreign Secretary.  He was a Chairman of the National Security Advisory Board between 2005 and 2007.

 

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