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IPA commends European Parliament copyright vote

International Publishers congratulated Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) for voting through important changes to copyright that support Europe’s creative industries. The vote, which took place at the European Parliament in…

Three Leaves: eyeing expansion

Three Leaves Books International, a unit of Lajwanti Group, is a celebrated publisher and distributor of children’s school and reference books. The publihser is now setting up a new office in Daryaganj soon. The company is recipient of five…

68th AGM of DSBPA

Delhi State Booksellers’ & Publishers’ Association (DBPA) recently organised the 68th Annual General Meeting in New Delhi. The chief guest of the occasion was Prof Shabahat Husain, President, Indian Library Association while Guest of…

Plight of an author!

I am an author of two books - Tearless Eyes Fearless Heads (MacMillan, 2003) and Those Powerful Moustaches, Jhumkas and Poor Me (Gully Baba Publishers, 2013).Sadly, none of my books reached the book stores. Even though I visited the…

DK appoints Rebecca Smart as Managing Director, Publishing

DK has announced the appointment of Rebecca Smart to the new role of Managing Director, Publishing. Ian Hudson, DK CEO, said, “It is an incredibly exciting time for DK and Rebecca’s appointment is an important step for the company.” Smart…

Afro Asian Book Conclave held successfully

Afro-Asian Book Council (AABC), CAPEXIL, Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP) and Indian Reprographic Rights Organisation (IRRO) recently organised the Afro-Asian Book Conclave (book publishing and printing - printing and challenges). The…

Niyogi Books releases Ocean of Melancholy

Ocean of Melancholy, better known as the translation of Bishad Sindhu, an epic historical novel by Mir Mosharraf Hossain, translated by Alo Shome, was recently published and launched by Niyogi Books. Satish Jacob, Prof Jayanti Chattopadhyay…