Whatever its faults, the Indian bureaucracy cannot be accused of bias when it comes to confounding those who have to deal with it. Veteran insiders who return to it with their petitions after retirement are as clueless about how it functions as freshly minted supplicants. Outsiders in any case have ..
This is the untold story of Dr BS Ajaikumar and how he built a world class cancer hospital chain in India and took it public.
Dr. BS Ajaikumar lost almost all his wealth of $20 million in the dot com crash. He had an astonishing career as a successful doctor in the US but now he was staring into ab..
Kabir doesn't fit in. Not into the wintry hill town he lives in, and not into his school, where the lines are always straight. Backed into a corner with no way out, Kabir vanishes.
With every adult's nightmare now coming true, finding this flyaway boy will mean understanding who he really is.
Between the third centuries BC and AD were written thousands of verses in Tamil that have collectively come to be known as Sangam literature. The expressions of love between a man and a woman in these love poems gave way to passionate expressions of devotional love, where the heroine became the devo..
A writer arrives in Bombay on a book-related visit, and finds himself in search of the city he grew up in and barely knows, a city shaken to its core not long ago by the 2008 terrorist strikes-even as he takes for granted his errant local friend, Ramu. A six-foot-tall Kannadiga and one-time junkie w..
Mala's home in Delhi is empty, save for a lifetime of sketches left behind by her late husband, Asad, and the memories they conjure. Sifting through them on restless afternoons and sleepless nights, Mala summons the ghosts of their past. As their story unfolds, others emerge: of Sara, their daughter..
Do idioms intimidate you? Do you find proverbs problematic? Do you look at
words and go 'What on earth does that mean?'? Is punctuation a pain? English
can be a funny language, but it is actually pretty fun to learn too! The Fun with
English series focuses on all the strange, silly, unusual and fun ..
Word power made easier
Word power is an integral part of being able to express ourselves-whether it's in college or at a job interview. It makes us effective and confident communicators. This handy guide uses the timeless classic Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen to equip you with new words through..