BOOKS - WRITERS - 2017 September

September 1

Immortal India book by Amish Tripathi
Amish, a best selling writer who has entertained readers with his mythological series on Lord Shiva and Lord Rama, has announced to launch his new book “Immortal India” in non-fiction category.
It was published by Westland and Tranquebar Press. “Immortal India” brings together Tripathi’s fascinating style with his distinctively including original thoughts on a wide array of subjects like religion, LGBT rights, history, and feminism.

September 6

Shyam Saran's Book 'How India Sees the World' Launched
The book of Former Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran named “How India Sees the World: Kautilya to the 21st Century”- was launched by former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.
In the book, Mr Saran records the crucial meeting of the CCS (Cabinet Committee on Security) on the eve of India-Pakistan Defence Secretary-level talks in May 2006.
The book launch was attended by a number of diplomats and politicians including Minister of Law and Justice, and Information Technology Ravishankar Prasad and former Vice-President Hamid Ansari.
The book, which is part memoir and part thesis on India’s international relations, also has a section dedicated to the country’s complex and troubled ties with Pakistan and Nepal.

September 8

BCCI releases players handbook of ‘100 things every professional cricketer must know’
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) issued players handbook that covers several issues from money managing to managing emotions. Committee of Administrators (CoA) released the book that is titled ‘100 things every professional cricketer must know’ which is also in line with Lodha recommendations.
The handbook has been forworded by former India captain and current India A coach Rahul Dravid.
This covers as many as 10 topics including handling pressure, having legal knowledge, dealing with media, and knowledge of keeping fit and eating well.

September 9

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Announces His First Book ‘Hit Refresh’
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has launched his first book named Hit Refresh. The book includes the inside story of the company’s continuing transformation, Nadella’s own personal journey, Vision for the coming wave of intelligent technologies.
Satya Nadella will donate all proceeds from Hit Refresh to Microsoft Philanthropies. The book also includes a set of questions for anybody searching for improvement for themselves as leaders, for their institutions and for society.

September 14

Unstoppable: My Life So Far' authored by Maria Sharapova
The book titled 'Unstoppable: My Life So Far' authored by tennis star Maria Sharapova was unveiled. The book talks about Sharapova’s rise from nowhere to tennis stardom, and the unending fight to stay on top.
The book tells how a seventeen-year-old Maria Sharapova became an overnight sensation by defeating the two-time defending champion Serena Williams to win the prestigious Wimbledon.
Maria Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player. She is one of ten women, and the only Russian, to hold the career Grand Slam. According to Forbes, she has been named highest paid female athlete in the world for 11 consecutive years.

September 20

Dr. Mahesh Sharma releases the book ''Bhartiya Kala Mein Salil Kridayen Evam Sadyahsnata Nayika''.
Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Culture released the book entitled “Bhartiya Kala Mein Salil Kridayen Evam Sadyahsnata Nayika” authored by Dr. Kshetrapal Gangwar and Shri Sanjib Kumar Singh at a function in National Museum.
This is an Art Book based on original research, written in Hindi and published by National Museum after few decades. Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Labour and Employment presided over the function.
This is a book written to highlight the Indian Art and describes the Water Sports (Salil Kridayen). This form of art has been the part of Indian Art from time immemorial.
The literary sources and archaeological evidence proves that it was a dear subject for the artist and Literary persons. Almost all the famous school of art of India bears these kind of sculptures and Paintings.

September 23

The Shershah of Kargil- The biography of Captain Vikram Batra authored by Deepak Surana
The book titled “The Shershah of Kargil” is a biography of Kargil war hero Late Captain Vikram Batra, who was posthumously awarded Param veer Chakra (PVC) – the highest gallantry award of India.
The book written by Deepak Surana is an inspiring story of the young captain Vikram Batra, which defines the various dimensions of Captain Batra’s life.
The Sher Shah of Kargil: Biography of Kargil War Hero Vikram Batra” is a motivational story of young Captain Vikram Batra who was killed in the Kargil war by Deepak Surana.
This book highlights the various aspects of life of Captain Vikram Batra, the victor of Param Vir Chakra.

September 27

Union Finance Minister releases “A to Z of Financial Management in Autonomous Institutions”, a book on Financial Management
The book titled “A to Z of Financial Management in Autonomous Institutions” is authored by Dr. Rajat Bhargava and Shri Deenanath Pathak. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has released the book ‘A to Z of Financial Management in Autonomous Institutions’, written by senior IAS officer Rajat Bhargava.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley wrote the foreword for the book, co-authored by ICAS officer Deenanath Pathak. The Union Minister for Civil Aviation Sh Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Shri Y.S. Chowdary were apresent on the occasion.
The book covers almost all aspects of financial management in Autonomous Institutions and offers an insightful perspective on the challenges of managing public money.
Bhargava, who belongs to the 1990 batch of Andhra Pradesh cadre, is presently the Special Commissioner, AP Bhavan in New Delhi.
He had previously served as Joint Secretary in the Union Finance Ministry and headed the Budget Division.
Bhargava had previously authored many books including Infrastructure Finance — The Road Ahead, Public Financial Management in Developing Countries — India and abroad and Institutional Management.


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