Pongal Malar 2014
This special Issue brought out by The Hindu Tamil on the occasion of Pongal festival focuses on the Cultural Roots of Pongal celebrated throughout Tamil Nadu in all possible ways. Ethnic culture: Various cultural aspects of Pongal celebrations with local flavour viz. worship, Jallikattu, cock fight etc. Cinema: Cultural and ethnic aspects in Tamil Cinema. Spiritual: A special write up on Arupadai Veedu, Vallalar. Also a write up on Bothisatvar by Balakumaran. Rivers: Special write ups by leading writers on history and current status of all major rivers in Tamil Nadu. Literature: Poems and Short stories by eminent writers. Lifestyle: Various aspects of Tamil living and lifestyle (including food, arts and environment)
Srivari Brahmotsavam- A celestial spectacle on earth
, is a special volume on the ongoing Brahmotsavam at Tirumala. The 96-page book printed on art paper is a collector's item with rich colour pictures of the temple, the town, the Lord's different crowns and the Brahmotsavam, not to forget two posters with rare images of Lord Malayappa Swamy. The book has 20 different articles covering subjects like the temple's history, it's finances, the making of the famous laddu and the geological specialty of the Seven Hills besides, of course, the Brahmotsavam itself, all written with the depth and rigour that The Hindu is known for. Inclusive of an interview with His Holiness Pedda Jeeyar of the Mutt at Tirumala, the book is designed to give a 360 degree coverage of the temple and its activities. The cover price is Rs.150/- and Rs.60/- for shipping charges. Buy Online
The Survey of Indian Industry, acknowledged as an authoriative and well-documented review of the industrial scenario. The latest edition, Survey of Indian Industry 2013 focuses on how the industries would explore ways to cope with the global slowdown. It also discusses like slowing down on investment in capacity creation by the industries and revival, high rate of interest - a primary reason for holding back the investment, impact of political chaos on industries, etc. Further, it discusses India's growth momentum in the shadow of recession in Eurozone and slowdown in U.S. Leading experts in their respective fields have contributed articles in this Survey. The Survey will, like its previous editions, serve as a utility reference volume for Businessmen, industrialists, students and academicians. The cover price is Rs.100/- and Rs.125/- by regd. book post.
Your guide on higher education:The Hindu Education Plus has launched a special handbook on higher education with expert opinions on career options. A comprehensive guide covering medicine, engineering, law, social sciences, business, communications and lesser talked about courses like fashion technology, hospitality and radio therapy. It helps students and parents take decisions regarding higher education options. So grab you copy now. The cover price is Rs.250/- and Rs.310/- by regd. book post. It features aritcles from experts like Dr. M Anandakrishnan, Jayaprakash Gandhi, Dr. V. Rhymend Uthariaraj, Col. Dr. R Thiruvasagam, Dr. K Vasantha, Dr. Chandrasekhar Balachandran, Dr. Sridhar Krishnaswami, Dr. Nirmala Prasad and many more.
Presenting Rajinikanth 12.12.12: A Birthday Special, from The Hindu
. For well over three decades, Rajinikanth has given powerhouse performances that have sent millions of fans into a frenzy. Rajinikanth 12.12.12: A Birthday Special from The Hindu recaps the extraordinary journey of an ordinary man who went on to dominate cinema and the hearts of millions. An insightful piece by K. Balachander and an interview with SP. Muthuraman add value to this volume that also features articles, rare photographs and archival material. Released by the Superstar himself on December 11, 2012, this special, priced at Rs.150, will not just interest fans but also casual readers.
The Survey of the Environment 2012 will focus on issues in environment, nature and conservation, biodiversity, solar power etc. Leading experts have been invited to contribute articles in the Survey of Environment 2012 on Rural Collective Timbatku in Andhra Pradesh, Mining crisis, Science and politics of living rivers, Pollution challenge, Reponses to climate change and Wetland status in India. Other issues which add value to the editorial fare are changing urban landscape, convention on biological diversity and its significance on marine and coastal environments etc. The cover price is Rs. 70/- and Rs. 95/- by regd. book post. The Survey will, like its previous editions, serve as a utility reference volume for businessmen, environmentalist
A century of international centuries has catapulted Sachin Tendulkar from a prodigy to a phenomenon. Sachin - Tribute to a legend from The Hindu takes you on a nostalgic trip to relive his greatest sporting moments. Comprising rare news articles, interviews, statistics, pictures and much more from the archives of The Hindu and Sportstar, this book vividly recounts the batting maestro's many memorable centuries, less-remembered masterpieces and even the anonymous ground-out hundreds. A dedication to his countless fans from The Hindu, this collector's item was graciously released by the Little Master himself on his birthday, the 24th of April, 2012.
The Survey of Indian Industry is acknowledged as an authoritative and well-documented review of the industrial scenario. The latest edition, Survey of Indian Industry 2012 focuses on the policy initiatives of the monetary authority of the country, the Reserve Bank of India and the fiscal policy efforts of the Government. This year's Survey provides an insight into the happenings in the financial sector. Besides, post-downgrade of the US rating is also featured. The Survey focuses on how the Indian IT Industry is rejigging its game plan in the current scenario. ...
The theme of Survey of Indian Agriculture 2011 is "The paradox of Indian Agriculture". Despite the rising prices of commodities and overflowing granaries, thousands still go hungry and small and marginal farmers remain poor. The Survey of Indian Agriculture 2011 will deal with a host of these issues - causes and consequences with illustrated articles from experts (scientists and field specialists), government officials and leaders of institutions involved in agriculture. The cover price is Rs.60/- and Rs.80/- by regd. book post.
The theme of Survey of the Environment 2011 is "Environment: Development and Governance". The Survey will focus on the Forest Rights Act, Environmental Law and governance, politics and ecological sense in India, handling disasters - Fukushima and after and Jaitapur - what are the lessons from Japan? Other issues which add value to the editorial fare are human-animal conflicts, invasive species, threat to fishing cats and the amphibian crisis in India. The editorial fare will also cover ecotourism, mining and climate. All the articles are authored, as usual, by leading experts in their respective fields. The cover price is Rs. 60/- and Rs. 80/- by regd. book post.
Interestingly enough, this year's Survey will offer a macro-view of the India growth story against the backdrop of a sluggish global economy. It will take an insightful look in to the automobile boom, the uneasiness in the IT and ITES space, the pick-up in real estate, the excitement in the telecom field in the wake of 3G auction and the spectacular growth in the Retail Sector. The Survey will also take stock of the happenings in the power field and the performance of the Railways, the national air-carriers and the sea-ports. Like its previous editions, serve as a utility reference volume for businessmen, industrialists, students and academicians.
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The theme of the issue is "Need for disaster preparedness in Agriculture". There will be a special focus on rural deprivation in India's countryside. The Survey aims to cover major crops and suggestions to farmers on how to take preventive steps to avoid yield loss. There will also be a special article on improvement in living conditions of the rural people. The cover price is Rs.60/- and Rs.80/- by regd. book post.
This year's Survey assumes enormous significance in the light of the recent Copenhagen Meet on Climate Change. Thus the editorial fare will deal with the wetlands of India, energy-efficient technologies, the Nilgiris Biosphere and the protection of the ecosystem. Other issues which add value to the editorial fare are man-animal conflict in the northern Sahyadris, the mounting electronic waste of mobile phones and an overview of India's position on Climate change. All the articles will be authored, as usual, by leading experts in their respective fields. The cover price is Rs. 60/- and Rs. 80/- by regd. book post.
This year's Survey, acknowledged as an authoritative and well-documented review of the industrial scenario, will focus on Government-led initiatives to get the economy back on a high growth path. It will study the reform agenda afresh in the wake of global happenings. The Survey will take a holistic view on governance and regulatory issues. The Survey will analyse threadbare the status of the Indian economy in the global context. There will be extensive coverage of developments in banking and finance by the country's top economists and business leaders. ...
The theme of the issue is "Climate change". Nearly 80 percent of the population in India, based in the rural areas, is impacted by climate change which influences agricultural and other allied activities. The Survey will be throwing the spotlight on how climate change brings with it a host of problems such as rising temperatures, monsoon failure and drought. It will also deal with pest resistant crop varieties, water conservation methods and the importance of perserving overall biodiversity. An additional input of interest would be a World Bank Report on Agriculture and climate change. The cover price is Rs.60/- and Rs.80/- by regd. book post.
This edition focuses on the challenge of pollution control and waste management, be it from inland water bodies, electrical and electronic equipment or biomedical. Leading experts contributed articles on climatic changes, solar power, noise pollution and sustainable growth in the contest of climate change. Other articles which are likely to add value to this compilation's content are the preservation of biodiversity, development versus environmental concerns and the coral and lagoon conservation in Lakshadweep. The Editorial fare also covers the natural environment and coastal ecology.
An authoritative volume on the status of Indian Industry. Written by eminent personalities .. who is who in each Industry. Has 77 articles with charts, pictures and data, broadly classified under ten sections. This volume in 290 pages, serves as a reference source for professionals and students all over the world who are interested in the Indian Industry.
This is a compilation of articles published in The Hindu during 1997 & 1998. This book in 530 pages of the last 200 days of Gandhiji's extraordinary life from 15th July 1947 to 30th January 1948 may rekindle interest in his teachings and set off further enquiry, research, and new writing relevant not only to the times that we live in now, but for all time.
This volume of 328 pages is a compilation of 226 selective questions and answers classified under ten sections which were published under the feature `Question Corner', since 1995, in the Science and Technology supplement pages of The Hindu. The questions that appear in this compilation are mostly general and will provide the students in the school and college level to reflect upon and embark on pursuing scientific enquiries as a hobby.
This volume of 356 pages is a compilation of 365 selective questions and answers classified under ten sections which were published under the feature `Question Corner', since 1995, in the Science and Technology supplement pages of The Hindu. The questions that appear in this compilation are mostly general and will provide the students in the school and college level to reflect upon and embark on pursuing scientific enquiries as a hobby.
This is a compilation of 65 selective articles published in The Hindu broadly classified under four sections as indicated above. This book in 346 pages serves as a reference material for all Management professionals and those interested in getting into Management.
This is a compilation of selected articles published in The Hindu during 1994 & 1995. It has 75 articles, broadly classified under five sections as indicated above. This book in 384 pages serves as a reference material for all Management professionals and those interested in getting into Management.
This volume of 656 pages is a compilation of 232 selective articles reported in the pages of The Hindu over a period of 8 decades. on several aspects of Indian Classical music covering almost the whole century.
This volume of 750 pages is a compilation of 500 selective lectures reported in the pages of The Hindu over a period of 33 years. A reading of the pieces in this book would show how much of a force for the good religion can be, with its emphasis on morality and virtuous conduct and the finer values as, for instance, tolerance, respect and affection for all.
This volume in 390 pages, will serve the teaching community as a source of inspiration for a renewed commitment to meet the challenges of the future.
This book in 304 pages is a compilation of news, views, editorials etc. on libraries covering the period 1918 to 1992. This gives a general view of the developments in this field over the past seven decades and a half and serves a useful reference book for librarians and information scientists.