Maharashtra govt paid higher price for school books than market rate, says Congress

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Maharashtra govt paid higher price for school books than market rate, says Congress

“The publishing house, Bharatiya Vichar Sadhana, has links with the RSS and the government has purchased a Rs 20 book for Rs 50,” said Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, Congress leader and Opposition leader in the state Assembly. Patil also distributed a receipt for the books purchased from the
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Florists at Potomac Petals and Plants Are Getting Ready for Valentine's Day

“The best way I can describe the traffic is to show you the cooler,” Nancy Bushwick-Malloy, floral designer for Potomac Petals and Plants, said. “We cannot even walk into the cooler there are so many flowers.” Staff say they expect to sell them all with roses being the top sellers. “You're going to see a lot
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A First Lady's Milestone

First, she loves reading. Then, she picked interest in writing. But how can she write creatively and appeal to a sizeable portion of readers without learning the craft of writing? She took the bull by the horns – went and learnt the craft; got the needed inspiration and then, the result – 'An Abundance of
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BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Hathaway fought possible segregation at Berea

He earned a master's degree at Berea College, taught at the college for 10 years, served as Berea Town Clerk, twice served as president of what is now Kentucky State University and opened two publishing companies in Lexington. He did all this in the late 1800s to early 1900s. And he was African
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Warning when publishing content in unpublished

It seems to be a fairly common occurrence where instructors will publish a content item in an unpublished module and think the student can access the.
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Romance | Best Sellers, January 2018

RANK. 1, Any Dream Will Do. [HC] Debbie Macomber. Ballantine. ISBN 9780399181191. $27. 2, Merry and Bright. [HC] Debbie Macomber. Ballantine. ISBN 9780399181221. $20. 3, Promise Not To Tell. [HC] Jayne Ann Krentz. Berkley. ISBN 9780399585272. $27. 4, A Snow Country Christmas.
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Diverse writers to headline First Draft

A writer and photographer, Murray is a citizen of the Osage Nation from the Hominy District. She lives along the Columbia River. Murray earned a master's degree from The Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe. She offers creative writing workshops in a variety of settings, including writers'
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Harvard University offering graduate course on FECES in twentieth and twenty-first century French …

Some famed writers noted in the course include François Rabelais, Marquis de Sade, Samuel Beckett and Louis-Ferdinand Céline, according to the description. The overall goals of the course are as follows: 'Theorize an excremental poetics where excretion provides a model for the process of writing.
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January Religion Bestsellers: 'Jesus (Still) Calling'; No One Leaves 'The Shack'

Books tied to Christmas have dropped away from the bestseller heights, replaced by familiar, prolific authors: Max Lucado, at #2 with Anxious for Nothing; Wendy Blight at #6 with I am Loved: Walking in the Fullness of God's Love; Joel Osteen, at #7 with Blessed in the Darkness, and Proverbs 31
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Freedom's Journal | Black History Month

As a paper of record, Freedom's Journal published birth, death and wedding announcements. To encourage black achievement it featured biographies of renowned black figures such as Paul Cuffee, a black Bostonian who owned a trading ship staffed by free black people, Touissant L'Ouverture and
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Media Executives Talked About Facebook Regulation In Private Meeting

The idea is no longer taboo and even being looked at as a solution by some US publishers, who have long played ball with the tech giants but are desperate to find some way to roll back their growing power. Americans tend to hold a vastly different view of regulation, especially around speech issues,
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Waterstones partners with UK podcast

In the UK, bookselling chain Waterstones has announced a year-long partnership with the podcast Mostly Lit to produce a series of in-store events and online content, reports the Bookseller. The partnership will start on 9 March with the first in a series of four live editions of the podcast held at
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New podcast on Australian kids' books launches

One More Page focuses on Australian picture books through to middle-grade titles, and includes interviews, book reviews and competitions. Creators, producers and hosts Kate Simpson, Liz Ledden and Nat Amoore describe One More Page as 'essentially a bookish fan club for anyone with an interest
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Controversy over sexual harassment in US children's publishing; accused writer responds

Jay Asher, author of the young adult novel Thirteen Reasons Why, has responded to reports he was 'expelled' from the US Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) for allegations of sexual harassment, claiming that he left the writer's group voluntarily, reports the Guardian.
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Hardie Grant moves distribution to HEDS

Hardie Grant Publishing is moving to Harper Entertainment Distribution Services (HEDS) for it distribution in Australia and New Zealand. The new deal will commence on 1 July. Orders for new releases and backlist titles will continue to be sent to Hardie Grant's current distributor, United Book Distributors
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