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  • Around India's First Table: Dining and Entertaining at the Rashtrapati Bhavan

    • Author:Publication Division
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2016
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:1185

    This volume traces the history of dining and entertaining at Rashtrapati Bhavan from the days when the British viceroys served French food in the stately dining room, through the early years of the republic, and the gradual replacement from Western to Indian cuisine. The reader is taken behind the scenes to follow the careful preparations which make India’s first table a site for successful gastronomic diplomacy.

  • A Work of Beauty: The Architecture and Landscape of the Rashtrapati Bhavan

    • Author:Publication Division
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2016
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:1980

    This exhaustive volume documents the entire landscape around and architecture of the Rashtrapati Bhavan estate, starting from its construction as Government House, after the capital of British India shifted from Calcutta to Delhi in 1911.

  • Discover the Magnificent World of Rashtrapati Bhavan

    • Author:Publication Division
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2016
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:615

    This short children’s volume aims to acquaint children with the fascinating story of the Rashtrapati Bhavan – how it was built, the events it has witnessed and the role that it plays in the life of the nation and the people who live and work there. Through interesting stories, fascinating facts and descriptive chapters, this book takes children into the vast estate of magnificent Rashtrapati Bhavan and gives them a glimpse of life there.

  • Arts and Interiors of the Rashtrapati Bhavan

    • Author:Publication Division
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2016
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:2480

    This volume extensively documents and catalogues the various artworks on display in the lush interiors of the vast Rashtrapati Bhavan estate. It includes vivid descriptions about the history and stylistic features of the furniture, paintings. It also covers interesting information about textiles, murals, and carpets that adorn the estate. Illustrated with pictures of artworks, reproductions of plans and rare archival documents, the reader gets an entry into the magnificent world and is made familiar with the general interior design of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

  • The First Garden of the Republic Nature on The President's Estate

    • Author:Publication Division
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2016
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:1940

    First Garden of the Republic documents the flora and fauna of the Estate across the seasons. It shows how human agency creates and curates this habitat, looking particularly at the quiet yet constant work done by the mails (gardeners). This book explores how plants and animals make the President's Estate their own, adapting it to their ends, and the challenges these living creatures and their habitats face today.

  • Gospel of Buddha (Kannada)

    • Author:Paul Carus
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2016
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:200

    First published as early as in 1894 by Paul Carus, this book has attained the stature of a classic today. It captures the spirit and essence of Buddhism without any distortions as its most important passages are literally copied in translation from the original texts. The success of the book is testified by its several reprints since its first publication. It is also supported by delicate drawings by Olga Kopetzky.

  • Bal Ramayanam (Tamil)

    • Author:DK Jagannathacharya
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2016
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:330

    This book is a treatise of the celebrated Sanskrit epic Valmiki Ramayan. Author DK Jagannathacharya has critically analysed the classic text and lends the readers a unique insight into the soul of this centuries old literature. Author was an acclaimed writer known for his scholarly wisdom in Tamil, Sanskrit and English.

  • Shakhs aur Shair (Urdu)

    • Author:Irteza Karim
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2016
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:135

    Asrarul Haq ‘Majaz’ (1911-55) was an eminent Urdu poet of the 20th century. Maja's personal life was full of deprivation and sorrow, but the tragic story his life could not overshadow his poetic genius. One of the founders of the progressive movement in Urdu literature, Majaz did not entirely deviate from the poetic tradition of the language but his intense admiration of all that was beautiful, got combined with his revolutionary zeal and fervour which was generated under influence of India’s struggle for freedom.

  • Why People Protest

    • Author:Subash Sharma
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2016
    • Binding Type:Hard Binding
    • Price:255

    This book extensively and intensively deals with six ecological movements in developing countries like India, Brazil, Malaysia and the Phillippines. Dr Subash Sharma has written extensively on ecological and social movements and contributes regularly to reputed journals.

  • Lives that Inspire, 3 Volumes

    • Author:Publication Division
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2016
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:75

    These books are collection of life sketches of great men and women, who, with their compassion, zeal, acumen and love for their motherland, paved a meaningful path for youth to follow.
    Price : Vol. I - 60:00, Vol. II 75:00 , Vol. III 75:00

  • Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy (BMI)

    • Author:Nitish Sengupta
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2016
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:155

    Dr BC Roy has been one of the foremost national leaders of 20th century. A legendary physician of the country, a distinguished political leader, philanthropist, educationist and social worker, he was one of the longest serving Chief Ministers of West Bengal and is rightly hailed as the ‘Maker of Modern West Bengal’. The author Dr Nitish Sengupta was a former Member of Parliament and chairman, Board of Reconstruction of Public Sector Enterprises.

  • In the Footsteps of Mahatma... Gandhi and Sanitation

    • Author:Sudarshan Iyengar
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2016
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:100

    Gandhiji's devotion to a clean and healthy country India, is brought out in this comprehensive title. Interwoven with quotes and photographs, this book gives an insight into Gandhiji's thoughts and writings on the importance of sanitation. The author, Sudarshan Iyengar, a member of the Gandhi Heritage Mission , who has also been associated with water and sanitation campaigns in Gujarat, draws our attention to Gandhiji's views on this important subject in this handy book .

  • Courts of India: Past to Present

    • Author:Publication Division
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2016
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:1900

    "Courts of India: Past to Present" written by eminent judges, advocates and legal luminaries among others under the expert guidance of an Editorial Board constituted by the Supreme Court is an attempt to trace the historical evolution of courts in India. The book attempts to identify the diverse court systems prevalent in India, map its historical origins and contextualize the present system of courts. The aim is to provide an overview of the history of laws and legal institutions in India.

  • Life at Rashtrapati Bhavan

    • Author:Publication Division
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2016
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:1510

    The volume titled Life at Rashtrapati Bhavan, is an attempt to record the human history of the residents living in the President’s Estate. This documents the period under the colonial state right up to the current presidency and brings in the perspectives of past and present residents of the estate, the permanent staff of the household and secretariat as well as the officials who have served under different presidencies.

    This is an account of one of the greatest buildings of the world not for the architectural masterpiece that it is, but in terms of the life that permeates and lends it soul.

  • Rashtrapati Bhavan: From Raj to Swaraj

    • Author:Publication Division
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2016
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:720

    This book, written for children, by Subhadra Sengupta, tells the story of Rashtrapati Bhavan – from its construction as Government House, a symbol of grandeur of the British Empire to its final destiny as the house of the President of India. The reader is taken through the famous red-domed building, its magnificent gardens and given a peek into its workings, in a lucid and crisp style.

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