Browsing Month February, 2012

Sudhir Kakar gets Germany’s Order of Merit

By at February 28, 2012 | 7:47 PM | 0 Comment

In a ceremony held at the German Embassy New Delhi today, Germany’s acting Ambassador to India Mr. Cord Meier-Klodt handed over the prestigious Bundesverdienstkreuz (Germany’s Order of Merit) to psychoanalyst and writer Sudhir Kakar. Through this Order, Germany acknowledges the significant contribution of Kakar to the mutual friendship and respect between Indians more...


Red House for A Monster Calls

By at February 18, 2012 | 11:05 PM | 0 Comment

The UK-based Red House Children's Book Awards - the only national book award that is entirely voted for by children - for 2012 have been announced. A shortlist is drawn up from books nominated by children and any child can then vote for the winner of the three categories - Books for Younger Children, Books for Younger Readers and Books for Older Readers. The book with the more...

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Campfire wins Best Graphic Novel Award

By at February 16, 2012 | 11:40 PM | 0 Comment

FOR A CONVENTION of comic book producers, writers and artists, the Comic Con awards night was a sombre affair. It could have to do with the fact that it was the first award of its kind. Or, it could have to do with the fact that making a comic book is serious business. As the nominees and guests for the Comic Con India (it has nothing to do with any of the Comic Cons more...

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Rajiv Beri to head Bloomsbury India

By at February 14, 2012 | 6:40 PM | 0 Comment

Bloomsbury Publishing today announced that it is setting up a new business in India. Bloomsbury has already been operating in India for 25 years with a long standing marketing and distribution partnership with Penguin. In a statement released today, the company put out this release. The Group now plans to grow its presence in India by setting up a wholly owned more...

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