Friday, April 26, 2019
Author: Sana Chawla Self-help books and inspirational memoirs are part of a genre that is ever growing, diverse and famous. Be it “Chicken soup for the Soul” or “The monk who sold his Ferrari”, motivational books certainly strike a chord with many readers. Sana Chawla, a multi-passionate entrepreneur with extensive...
The partitioning of British India into independent Pakistan and India in August 1947 occurred in the midst of communal holocaust, with Hindus and Sikhs on one side and Muslims on the other. More than 750,000 people were butchered and 12 million fled their homes - primarily in caravans of...
Author: Divya Johry Travelling to different destinations, be it for vacation or work, is an exciting thing. However, sometimes the incidents during the course of the journey are more adventurous and enlightening than the travels undertaken on reaching the destination. The author Divya Johry comes up with the book “The...
Meet Sharda Sahwney, the national award winning writer from the city whose exemplary work in Hindi and Punjabi literature has established her as a name to reckon with. Born in Gurdaspur, Punjab, Sharda went through a lot of up’s and down’s in her life to become what she is...
Author: Tavleen Singh Tavleen Singh's book has the merit of going to the heart of what is at present the Kashmir issue rather than getting lost in the past. This distinction between the old Kashmir question and that confronting India today is important, but recognised by all too few policy-makers...
Author: Abhishek Goswami Poetry has its own set of literary aficionados, who like to delve into eloquent verses, meaningful poesies and serious balladry. Poems also form an emotional connect with the reader’s heart, due to their lucid and graphic expressiveness. It becomes all the more better if they talk about...
Let’s accept this. Often in the brightest lights of the bigger achievements, many other accomplishments, which while not as dazzling as the former but equally luminous in their own, go unnoticed. Their contribution in the field may or may not appear in the ornamental bits that hang at the...
Author - Freny Manecksha Set in the once-fabled land of Kashmir, Behold, I Shine moves beyond male voices and focuses, instead, on what the struggle means for the Valley’s women and children—those whose husbands remain untraceable; whose mothers are half-widows; those who have confronted the wrath of ‘Ikhwanis’, or the scrutiny...
Authors: Vikas Trivedi & Smita Agarwal The book “The Hidden Spark” can be described by its readers as a motivational read, a treasure trove of inspiration, a self-help book and so much more. But for me, this came out as an exceptional self-development book, in which the readers can actively...
Rajinder Ranjha’s rise to popularity has been special in more than one way. A loner by nature, it was not very easy for his work to find acceptance in a place like Jammu. On top of that, the busy schedule of this hardworking guy would spare him lesser than...