account of Indo-Pak ties
Himmat Singh Gill
India-Pakistan In War & Peace
by J.N.Dixit; Books Today; Pages 501; Rs 595
have been many from the Indian Foreign Service, including a
dozen-odd former Foreign Secretaries, who have not written a
word about their experiences and assessments while in
service,and have in the process deprived readers of their
share of an interesting slice of history.
for relaxation & enlightenment
by Pragito Dove, Penguin, Pages 194 Price Rs 250
writer of this book was given the name "Pragito"
(meaning "song" in Sanskrit) by Osho. She came to
India from "a roomy Victorian house in Saint Albans,
Hertfordshire, England" with her little son, when her
marriage had ended and spent a year at Osho’s, learning the
techniques of meditation developed by him.
OFF THE SHELF
possesses Berlin possesses Germany’
V. N. Datta
1870-1940, political developments in Germany were highly
significant because they produced a profound impact on the
history of Europe and international politics. Mostly wars
occur due to miscalculation than calculation. That was
precisely what happened in World War Iin 1914.
MEET THE AUTHOR
a book should be like seeing a good movie"
has been a long journey towards creativity—from handling and
gathering news to making news himself. But having been a
newsperson most of his adult life, being in the news himself
was one thing Inderjit Bhadwar, whose debut novel sniffing
papa is riding a wave of publicity, had not bargained for.
hai attitude mars a perfect plot
A Twist in Destiny
by Sujata S. Sabnis, Roli Books, N. Delhi. Pages: 335. Price:
is a thriller that has all the ingredients of a
bestseller----political intrigue, suspense, murder and a dash
of star-crossed love. Erudite minds have speculated about the
country’s destiny in case the well-kept secret of Jinnah’s
fatal disease had been revealed before Partition.