Book Recommendation: Preparing For Death by Arun Shourie

By Editor | Religion The one certainty in life, the one appointment which each of us will just have to face, is the one for which we do the least to prepare—death. From the lives and last days of the Buddha, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Ramana Maharshi, Gandhiji, Vinoba; from our religious texts; from the teachings of

Movie Review: Halal Love Story is fun, dangerously so

By John Cheeran If only religion could resolve men’s troubles. Now here is a film about a film that is in the making exclusively for a religious community—meeting all the safety standards of the sensitive community, unspoilt by the intrusion of other men, women or any other creatures. Totally halal. Oru Halal Love Story has

Harvard Business Review offers Leadership and Recovery in times of Coronavirus

By A Correspondent New Delhi: As the Covid‐19 pandemic is exacting its toll on the global economy, forward‐looking organizations are moving past crisis management and positioning themselves to leap ahead when the worst is over. What should you and your organization be doing now to address today’s unprecedented challenges while laying the foundation needed to

Don’t Miss: Steven Levy reveals The Inside Story of Facebook

Editor | Technology In his sophomore year of college, Mark Zuckerberg created a simple website to serve as a campus social network. The site caught on like wildfire, and soon students nationwide were on Facebook. Today, Facebook is nearly unrecognizable from Zuckerberg’s first, modest iteration. It has grown into a tech giant, the largest social

Simon & Schuster India ties up with Yoda Press

By A Correspondent New Delhi: Leveraging the collaborative strengths of two unique lists, Simon & Schuster India will publish splendid graphic books, fiction and trade non-fiction titles, which will tell edgy memorable stories with political and emotional heft. The first two books of the joint venture between Simon & Schuster India and Yoda Press will

Not All Those Who Wander looks at the millennial friendship

Editor | Fiction Gehna Rai seems to have floated through the first seventeen years of her life and hasn’t a clue about what to do with the rest of it. She has normal friends, goes to a normal school and belongs to a normally dysfunctional family. In fact, everything about Gehna is normal-except she just

Pakistan: How different it is from India?

Editor | Non-fiction This book provides insights into the country beyond what we already know about it. These include details on the impact of India’s soft power, thanks to Bollywood, and the remnants of Pakistan’s multi-religious past, and how it frittered away advantages of impressive growth in the first three decades of its existence by