Publishing News [National]

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 prestigious awards including the First Prize for Best Production 2016 from The Federation of Indian Publishers. Moreover, they also bagged four awards at the Beijing International Book Fair 2016 and seven at the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) 2016 in Singapore.

Headquartered in Delhi, the company is run under the aegis of four prolific directors—Yash Chhabra, Rita Chhabra, Lakshya Chhabra and Kanika Chhabra—who take up diverse roles in bringing up the publishing firm to a global level. Kanika is at the helm when it comes to the company’s successful participation in the reputed book fairs in India and abroad.

Every year, schools face the enormous task of ordering textbooks and distributing them to students. To help schools, Overleaf has launched speedy, reliable & convenient delivery of school books to students through as an Amazon market place model tailored to Schools in India.

Students,through their school portal/website, can order online and textbooks can be delivered at the student’s doorstep. There will be no delivery charges on the same.

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Mystic Kalinga, an international festival of poetry and performances, is an emerging platform of poets and performers designed to promote young mind’s participation in art, culture and creative dialogue with the past, present and future. This has been instituted to recognize and celebrate three prolific writers, poets and performers in Odia, in one Indian language and in one international language. The awardees have been chosen keeping in mind their contribution to their specific language and genres.

The first Mystic Kalinga Literary Award, 2017 are conferred as follows: Mystic Kalinga Literary Award in an International Language: English- Arundhathi Subramaniam; Mystic Kalinga Literary Award in an Indian Language: Bengali-Nabneeta Dev Sen; and Mystic Kalinga Literary Award in Odia: Soubhagya Kumar Mishra. Arundhathi Subramaniam is an award-winning poet, artist and an eminent writer on spirituality and culture. While, Nabaneeta Dev Sen is an award-winning Indian poet, novelist and academic and Dr. Soubhagya Kumar Mishra is a leading award winning Odia poet.

At NCPA’s Little Theatre, Literature Live! celebrated naturalist-writer-photographer Sanjoy Monga’s strikingly handsome Flow: India Through Water, published by Yuhina Eco Media.

While, at Mumbai Press Club they launched, The Way I See It – A Gauri Lankesh Reader, edited by Chandan Gowda and published by Navyana. Gauri Lankesh was shot dead in September by unknown assailants outside her home in Bengaluru, killed because of her fearless opposition to sectarian forces.

L- T Mr. Dilip Cherian, Ms Advaita Kala, Ms Prathibha Prahlad, Mr. Nikhil and Shantanau..A new segment of Delhi International Arts Festival, “Words count -Festival of words", curated by award winning screenwriter and novelist Advaita Kala was held at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi recently.

According to Advaita Kala, the curator of "Words Count", it is a festival of conversation because words are something not just writer use but so do politician, satirist, journalist even fashion designer use as the language of fashion. She also informed that, the festival witnessed host of sessions such as keynote address on the state of economy by Minister Jayant Sinha, social media as a portal into misogyny by actor-politician Gul Panag among others.

"The festival is all about making people understand the cultural nuances that shape our society. It is essential to have a conversation that allows discussion among people and this festival is directed in the same direction," political and policy professional Dilip Cherian said.