सामयिक विषय: Books

PM Modi releases full volumes of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya's works

Full volumes of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya’s works released

Question: Who among the following has released full volumes of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya’s works?
(a) Pranab Mukherjee
(b) Narendra Modi
(c) Amit Shah
(d) Lal Krishna Advani
Ans: (b)
Related facts:

  • On 9 October 2016 Prime Minister Narendra Modi released 15 volume Complete works of former Jan Sangh Chief Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya.
  • The 15-volume work ‘The Complete Works of Deendayal Upadhyaya’ highlights the key events in the life of Upadhyaya, the journey of Jana Sangh and of the country and includes events like the 1965 Indo-Pakistan war, Tashkent agreement, and Goa’s liberation.
  • The 15-volume work ‘The Complete Works of Deendayal Upadhyaya’ was edited by Mahesh Chandra sharma, former MP and chairman of Research and Development Foundation for Integral Humanism.

Reference:
http://www.narendramodi.in/prime-minister-narendra-modi-to-inaurgurate-full-volume-of-pt-deendayal-upadhyay-s-literature-at-vigyan-bhavan-new-delhi-532672
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/prime-minister-narendra-modi-talks-about-indias-surgical-strikes-against-pakistan-in-new-delhi/article9204229.ece
http://www.bjp.org/hi/media-resources/press-releases/salient-points-of-speech-by-hon-ble-prime-minister-shri-narendra-modi-on-the-occasion-of-release-of-complete-literature-of-pandit-deen-dayal-upadhyay-at-vigyan-bhawan-new-delhi-09-10-2016-hi

Shri Venkaiah Naidu releases book titled “Modi’s Midas Touch in Foreign Policy”

Book titled Modi’s Midas Touch in Foreign Policy released

Question: Who is the author of the book “Modi’s Midas Touch in Foreign Policy”?
(a) Arun Shourie
(b) Vijayakanth
(c) Surendra Kumar
(d) Partha Sarathi
Ans: (c)
Related facts:

  • On 4 October 2016; M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Information and Broadcasting released the book titled Modi’s Midas Touch in Foreign Policy.
  • The book has been authored by Ambassador Surendra Kumar.
  • The book outlines the progress and the indelible imprint on the conduct of India’s Foreign Policy by the Hon’ble Prime Minister in the last two and a half years.

Reference:
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=151423

popular books

September – October, 2016 Popular Books

1. Citizen and Society – Mohd. Hamid Ansari
2. Far and Away : Reporting from the Brink of Change – Andrew Solomon
3. Karachi, You’re Killing Me! – Saba Imtiaz
4. All That Man Is – David Szalay
5. The Sellout : A Novel – Paul Beatty
6. Do not Say We Have Nothing – Madeleine Thien
7. Rekha : The Untold Story – Yasser Usman
8. One Indian Girl – Chetan Bhagat
9. Democrates and Dissenters – Ramachandra Guha
10. One and a Half Wife – Meghna Pant
11. Santi Ki Talash Mein Zindagi – Radhika Nagrath
12. Anything But Khamosh : The Shatrughan Sinha Biography – Bharathi S. Pradhan
13. His Bloody Project – Graeme Macrae Burnet
14. Hot Milk – Deborah Levy
15. The Girls – Emma Cline
16. Six Machine : I Don’t Like Cricket…. I Love It – Chris Gayle
17. Imagine Me Gone – Adam Haslett
18. Leaping Poetry : An Idea With Poems and Translations – Robert Bly
19. Munnu! A Boy From Kashmir – Malik Sajad
20. The Ocean of Churn : How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History – Sanjeev Sanyal

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