on WTO’s meaning
P. K. Vasudeva
WTO & Competitiveness:
Challenges for Indian Business and Management Education
edited by D Paduranga Rao, Excel
Books, New Delhi. Pages 639. Rs
have been vicissitudes in the world economy, especially after
the ongoing war against terrorism in Afghanistan. Global
financial markets have come under severe pressure. There is a
decline in the foreign direct investment inflows. Trade
balances are adversely affected.
experimental poet who excels in blank verse
Sadi Ka Sannata is the 11th literary work by Madhav
Kaushik, a well-known literary figure of Chandigarh. It is
also his tenth poetical work. He has compiled these 83 poems,
both in blank verse and in metre. They deal with multifarious
subjects and reflect his confidence and excellence in poetry.
that symbolises the rhythm of life & death
G. K. Pandey
Romance of the Raga
by Vijaya Moorthy Pages 129 Price Rs.1,200
music of India is undoubtedly one of the refined and
sophisticated forms of artistic music in the subcontinent.
Numerous books have been written on the subject and the latest
addition is Romance of the Raga.
for new physics of creation
The Sign of the Serpent: Key to Life Energy
by Mark Balfour. Published by UBSPD Price: 225 Pages 201
the nucleus of pure cosmic consciousness, creativity radiates
and the serpent is a symbol of this consciousness — it is
the central thesis of the present work of Mark Balfour.
literary journey of the chaar dhaam
Badrinath and Kedarnath. The Dhaams in the Himalayas.
by Subhadra Sen Gupta, Rupa, New Delhi, Pp.81 Rs 95
author has brought out a series on the chaar dhaam, which
are the most sacred places of pilgrimage for the Hindus. These
tirthas of Badrinath, Puri, Rameshwaram and Dwarka are
located in the most picturesque locations. The books are
illustrated with appealing photographs.
from Tagore’s treasure trove
My Boyhood Days; Four Chapters Selected Poems (Vol I to V
by Rabindranath Tagore Rupa and Company, New Delhi Rs 50 each.
RUPA and Company,
which has already published some works of Tagore in English in
their series "Rabindra Rachnavali", have now come
out with these new volumes. "My Boyhood Days",
written in 1940, just a year before the poet’s demise,
constitutes memories of his early life.
image draws from the next frame...
by Nirmal Verma
Published by Indigo Pages: 296.
Price: Rs 295
SEE HIM in the distance.
Alone, or is that someone with him? It’s impossible to tell.
He is in a dip of the slope where, if he had a companion, he
or she would be invisible to me. I’ve given up wondering. He
is now in the last grove of trees, under that green ceiling,
shot with gold by the setting sun. Above it is the conclave of
the birds and above that sky, stars, air .... and then