The Country of First Boys

By Bignews.news Team Kolkata :  The Country of First Boys is Amartya Sen’s intellectual journey through the past and present to seek an understanding of India’s history and the demands of its future. In this collection, Sen examines justice, identity, deprivation, inequalities, gender politics, education, the media, and the importance of getting More...

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By gktoday On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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The Dramatic Decade by Pranab Mukherjee

The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years has been written by Pranab Mukherjee. This book focuses on 1970s and is a rare account of one of the most contentious periods in Independent India’s past: The Emergency.    More...

By gktoday On Sunday, November 17th, 2013
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Alice in Wonderland and Lewis Carrol

Alice in Wonderland: is a book written by Lewis Carrol. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under More...

By gktoday On Saturday, October 13th, 2012
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The Saraswati Samman,Irama Kathaiyum Iramayakalyum and A A Manavalan

“Saraswati Samman” It is an annual award given for extraordinary  works in any Indian language listed in Schedule VIII of the Constitution of India.   The honor   was instituted in the year  1991 by KK More...

By gktoday On Thursday, June 16th, 2011
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Books and Authors-all about famous books and authors

Book’s Name   VS     Author’s Name A Gift of Monotheists   |  Author is  Ram Mohan Roy A Minister and his Responsibilities   |  Author is Morarji Bhai Desai A Nation is Making   |  Author More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
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Book Quiz-Quiz related to Quiz and English Writers

1. What was the first book in English to be printed in England? 2. Which 2 books do castaways automatically receive on ?Desert island discs?? 3. Who was responsible for the Complete Hip and Thigh Diet? 4. Who created More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
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Famous Books by Indian Authors

Writer/Author Books 1. Pt. Vishnu Sharma Panchatanra 2. Vishakhadatta Mudra Rakshas 3. Raskhan Prem Vatika 4. Panini Ashtadhyayi 5. Shudrak Mrichhakatikam 6. Kalidasa Raghuvansham, Kumarsambhavam, More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, February 15th, 2011
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Quiz Based on Books

Name of the Book Author MACBETH SHAKESPEARE MY EXPERIMENT WITH TRUTH MAHATHMA GANDHI THE DISCOVERY OF INDIA JAWAHARLAL NEHRU GLIMPSES 0F WORLD HISTORY JAWAHARLAL NEHRU ROBINSON CRUSOE DANIEL DEFOE THE More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, November 9th, 2010
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Charles Darwin,HMS Beagle and the Origin of Species

British naturalist Charles Darwin (1809-1882) began drafting Origin of Species in 1842, just six years after returning from his fateful five-year voyage aboard the HMS Beagle (1831-36). Heavily influenced by Sir More...

By gktoday On Sunday, January 10th, 2010
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Who has written Midnight Children-Quiz Series 1

1. Who has written Midnight Children? Salman Rushdie 2.  “The Last Mughal ‘ Has been written by ? William Darlymple 3.- “Gandhi’s Emissary” Who has writtten this book? Sudhir Ghosh  More...