Category Articles: Books

Well known Gujarati litterateur Bakul Bakshi dies of heart attack

June 14, 2018
Well known Gujarati litterateur Bakul Bakshi dies of heart attack

Ahmedabad: Well known Gujarati litterateur Bakulbhai Bakshi today died at his resident here. He was 76. According to family members Bakshi, who was born and brought up in Kolkata but later settled in Gujarat and had written many books in Gujarati, suffered a heart attack this morning. Bakhsi, a former IRS officer who retired from a top post in customs department in February 2003 had received president medal for his writings. He was younger brother of two well known li...Read More

Vinod Bhatt was like a ‘North-star’ in the sky of humorous literature, I was brought up reading him: BJP president Amit Shah

May 23, 2018
Vinod Bhatt was like a ‘North-star’ in the sky of humorous literature, I was brought up reading him: BJP president Amit Shah

Gandhinagar: BJP President Amit Shah today expressed deep condolence on the demise of veteran Gujarati humorist, litterateur and columnist Vinodbhai Bhatt and said that his place in the 'sky of humorous literature' would remain constant like a 'north-star'. In his condolence message he said that Vinodbhai was like a milestone in the field of humorous Gujarati writing. ' I feel grieved while addressing him as 'late'. He was creator of downright, subtle and natural style humour, ...Read More

Veteran humorist, author, columnist Vinod Bhatt passes away

May 23, 2018
Veteran humorist, author, columnist Vinod Bhatt passes away

Ahmedabad: Veteran humor writer, author, orator, columnist Vinod Bhatt passed away today He was ailing for some time and under the treatment. He took last breath at 11.05 am today. His body will be donated to medical college at 5.00 pm today. One of most popular persons in Gujarati literature world, Vinodbhai was 80-year old. He has given over 20 books. Born on 14 January 1938 at Nandol near Dahegam in Audichya Brahmin family, Vinodbhai graduated from HL Commerce college in Ahmedabad in 1961 and...Read More

A one-of-a-kind Bookstore now open at Ahmedabad University

May 07, 2018
A one-of-a-kind Bookstore now open at Ahmedabad University

Ahmedabad: In this age, when online e-commerce is threatening the existence of bookstores, Ahmedabad University is launching a major initiative to build a University Bookstore. There is a large population of people in the society who are unable to discover authentic material that is researched well, that is factual, and that help build advanced knowledge on issues and ideas – more than what newspaper articles or popular writings provide. The Ahmedabad University Bookstore is an attempt to fil...Read More

Parimal Nathwani written ‘Gir Lion : Pride of Gujarat’ book launched in Ahmedabad

April 21, 2018
Parimal Nathwani written ‘Gir Lion : Pride of Gujarat’ book launched in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Rajya Sabha member and Group President of Reliance Industries Ltd(RIL) Shri Parimal Nathwani's 'Gir Lion : Pride of Gujarat' was launched at Crossword book store here on Friday over an interaction session which was participated by wildlife lovers and leading personalities from various walks of society. The book launch function was clubbed with an interaction session in which Shri Nathwani replied several questions pertaining to Gir sanctuary and Asiatic lions. In reply to one of q...Read More

Compilation of PM Modi’s thoughts on BR Ambedkar to be launched by President

April 12, 2018

Gandhinagar: President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu will launch a book 'Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar: Vyakti Nahin, Sankalp' on April 14, Dr. Ambedkar's 127th birth anniversary at Durbar hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi. This book is compilation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's thoughts on Dr. Ambedkar. It is compiled by Ahmedabad based Kishor Makwana. The book-launch function is scheduled to take place at 11.00 am . The book has been published by Samvedna Publication. ...Read More

Book Review: Parimal Nathwani written ‘Gir Lion : Pride of Gujarat’

April 11, 2018
Book Review: Parimal Nathwani written ‘Gir Lion : Pride of Gujarat’

Book: Gir Lion: Pride Of Gujarat Author: Parimal Nathwani Style: Coffee Table Book Pages: 105 Price: Rs. 2000 Publisher: Times Group Books Availability: Amazon “Apart from the grand mane which gives him a stately look, it is the manner in which he rules over his pride that clearly shows who is the boss. One growl and the entire joint family knows the boss is annoyed.” Yes, that's about the prized possession of Gujarat the Asiatic Lions. Gujarat is the only state in t...Read More

‘The Heartfulness Way’ book launched in Ahmedabad

March 16, 2018
‘The Heartfulness Way’ book launched in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: City Municipal Commissioner Mukesh Kumar today launched a book 'The Heartfulness Way' in presence of its co-author Joshua Pollock and Heartfulness trainer Kejal Kansara here. ‘The Heartfulness Way,’ first unveiled by the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, on 18 January 2018, is a book on Heartfulness techniques and principles authored by Kamlesh D. Patel, widely known as Daaji, the fourth global guide of Heartfulness, and his student Joshua Pollock, a Heartfulness pract...Read More

Governor Kohli releases three books written on PM Modi

March 12, 2018
Governor Kohli releases three books written on PM Modi

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Governor Mr. O. P. Kohli, in the presence of Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani, today released Gujarati versions of two books ‘Mann Ki Baat’, and ‘Exam Warriors’ written on/by Prime Minister Mr. Narendrabhai Modi at a function held at Raj Bhawan in Gandhinagar. He also dedicated to the people another book ‘Chintan Shibir’ that is about the speeches given by Mr. Modi, when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat, on the innovative experiments made in Chintan Shibirs...Read More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three Gujarati books to release today in Gandhinagar

March 12, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three Gujarati books to release today in Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar: Three books by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi are to be launched today here at Raj Bhavan. The book launch function will take place in presence of Governor OP Kohli, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and spiritual leader Swami Parmatmanandji. The first book to be launched is Gujarati version of Prime Minister Modi's recent book 'Exam warriors'. The timing of launch is very appropriate considering the ongoing exam season in the State. The other book to be launched contai...Read More

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