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New year, new beginnings…

The New Year brings with it a fresh start, new opportunities and an exhilarating sense of rejuvenation. Expressing our love, gratitude, respect and appreciation to all people in the industry, we wish to ring in this new year with a positive…

Why Book fairs are still important?

Book fairs play a vital role in publishing. Both professional and consumer book fairs are important for the book industry. They bring together publishers, agents, distributors, retailers and book lovers together on a single platform.Media…

Indian publishing recognised worldwide

India has a rich and fascinating publishing history and it is making significant strides in the global industry. The IPA Congress held in February this year is a testimony to this fact. More recently, Ashoke Ghosh from PHI Learning (India)…

India hosts IPA Congress once again!

It is a matter of pride to note that FIP is hosting IPA Congress for the second time in India, after a gap of 25 years. The congress is setting a platform to present, question, analyse and finally emerge with fresh ideas and takeaways that…

Indian publishing industry gains attention globally

The Indian publishing industry witnessed one of the major international events this February. Hosted by the Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP), the 32nd IPA International Publishers Congress came back with a bang, successfully held in…

Celebration of books!

As the New Year dawns, it is time to join the celebration of books and the publishing world. The New Delhi World Book Fair – the Kumbh of books is here in New Delhi to give us nine days of total bliss of books and more. While exhibitors get…

Shrinking but more energetic book fairs

Even though the book expos across the world are shrinking in size, the enthusiasm amongst the publishing industry and the book lovers seems to be the same. Bigwigs in the industry seem to steal the limelight with beautiful stalls at the…

Let’s be social!

Social media networks have become a major resource for both small and big businesses for promoting their brands. Easy to use, some of these networks even have paid advertising options to reach new or target audiences. But, it is not…

GST is finally here!

After months of speculation, GST (Goods & Services Tax) is finally here. There would be an impact on printing & publishing industry as well. Though children's' picture, drawing or colour books will continue to be out of tax…