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Corollary to the service providers/suppliers to conventional printers, there exist such entity to the well-established e-publishing sector. With ever growing players in e-publishing, the self employed entrepreneurs offer help to e-publishers in the form of developing tools like XML, XMathw, ABBYY Fine Reader, PDF Transformer, etc. One such company is G-Solution, situated in Chenna i suburb Tiruvanmivur, headed by Nagarajan, MCA. He gained experience with stints in NexGen, SPS and then joined in partnership with a colleague to be on their own in 2011. In 2013, he started his own G-Solutions. Equipped with Adobe InDesign, PageMaker, FrameMaker, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat with Pitstop Professional, they undertake Data Processing, Internet Research and Entry, Data Cleaning, OCR conversion, etc.

Besides Cover and Catalogue Design, for Directory/Database Publishing, their Internet researchers search the relevant data from websites and to add spreadsheets like Excel and import them to a database. The database engineers then create stored procedures according to the stylesheets of the page layout programs like Corel Ventura, Adobe InDesign and QuarkXpress. While executing the stored procedures, new ANSI/ASCII tagged text file will be created. If they flow the tagged text, tags match the stylesheets of the page layout program, then automatically text part will be formatted.

Laxmi Publications and New Age International jointly celebrated an Award Ceremony to appreciate and take propecia wow it's great give recognition to the efficiency and competence of the employees who did remarkable work in the last three years. It is said, “It is easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is standing up and taking action.” The Company celebrates the ceremony after every three years. Presided over by RK Gupta, chairman of both Laxmi Publications and New Age International, the programme was graced by Saurabh Gupta, managing director of Laxmi Publications and Soumya Gupta, managing director of New Age International.

Chairman, RK Gupta, said, “This is a fantastic opportunity to formally celebrate the abundance of loyal employees associated with the company. The day reflects on the past achievements but looks to the future and we are proud of the success of employees and our aim is to achieve more and bring the company at the top level. We are justly proud of all our employees and wish them success in future.”

Around The World in eight Hours, the virtual stream of The London Book Fair’s Publishing for Digital Minds conference generated 17.8 million impressions and reached 8,82,000 users on Twitter alone on March 18. The virtual conference – which was the first of its type mounted by a major publishing conference – took place between 8 am and 4.30 pm GMT on March 18. It took a whistle-stop tour around the global publishing industry, beginning in China before moving on to Australia, Malaysia, India, Germany, Mexico and the United States.

Taking place over a single day across eight time zones, the conference attracted visitors from over 170 locations worldwide to events on Google Plus, Twitter and LinkedIn. Speakers and delegates dialed in to observe and participate in discussions about the book business from six continents. Engagement in India, Malaysia and the United States was particularly strong, but virtual visitors to the conference came from as far afield as Argentina, Saudi Arabia and Tanzania.

Selected highlights from the programme included: A prediction from Thomas Abraham, managing director of Hachette India that ‘95 percent’ of e-books sold in India were read not on e-readers or tablets but mobile phones; an exclusive infographic from e-book subscription service Scribd revealing the favourite books in participating countries; best-selling author Amish Tripathi said that he self-published and sold 5,000 print copies of his first book as a marketing tactic to achieve his objective of landing a publishing contract; Klaus Renkl of the German e-reading platform Tolino, revealed that GfK’s consumer panel put Tolino’s share of the e-book market ahead of Amazon in Germany for the second successive quarter; and Source Book’s Dominique Raccah predicted that the growing popularity of ‘click and collect’ ecommerce had the power to change bookselling.

Ricoh India participated in "First North East Print Tech 2015" (Printing Exhibition) from May 8 – 10, 2015 at Maniram Dewan Trade Center, Guwahati. They showcased their print on demand facilities at the show. Their display profile included various Samples and applications in various solution segments like - signage printing, colour digital production printing, b/w digital production printing, colour engineering drawing, b/w engineering drawing, continuous feed, software solution, etc.

Ricoh got overwhelming response, with almost 200 + visitors from various parts of Eastern region of the country - Assam, West Bengal, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland visiting their stall. Assam chief minister Tarun Gogol, the chief guest for this event, was delighted to see the range and latest technology of Ricoh Production Printers & Solutions.

In The Stock Market Monk (published by Partridge India), author Nikunj reveals a story of fear, greed and hope. Readers will discover and learn why there is no shortcut to any place worth going. This insightful book deftly handles the critical aspects of investing, while making it simple enough to be easily understood by everyone. It also draws a strong parallel between investments and human life, helping readers take a realistic perspective of a seemingly complex field.

“Given the social, political and economic transformations happening in the present day world and especially in India,” says Nikunj, “most of the investors can relate to this story and help improve their understanding of equity investing.”