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The list of these books was compiled by students after which they were acquired by the administration.(Sourced)

Srinagar to get 200 libraries in schools and panchayats over the next two months

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
PUBLISHED ON OCT 09, 2020 05:03 PM IST
In each library, there will be roughly 2000-plus books besides two computers with internet facilities
Kafka’s house in blue, which minds mention in many of his letters(PHOTO: ALAMY)
Kafka’s house in blue, which minds mention in many of his letters(PHOTO: ALAMY)

Epistles that reveal the soul

Mumbai | By Navneet Vyasan
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2019 12:04 PM IST
While novels open up an author’s mind, letters give you a peek inside their hearts
Indian chess wizard Viswanathan Anand(Getty Images)
Indian chess wizard Viswanathan Anand(Getty Images)

Anand confident of sealing GCT Finals berth

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 03:52 PM IST
Anand, who finished a disappointing tied third in the Sinquefield Cup last month, needs 13 points from the remaining two legs in Bucharest (November 6-10) and Kolkata to seal a spot in the GCT Finals which carries a prize purse of USD 350,000.
P Thankappan Nair says Kolkata has not lost its culture and still remains a great city.(Unsplash)
P Thankappan Nair says Kolkata has not lost its culture and still remains a great city.(Unsplash)

What makes Kolkata a great city in the words of its prolific chronicler

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2018 01:38 PM IST
P Thankappan Nair is an 86-year-old chronicler of Kolkata, who is leaving the eastern metropolis after a 63-year-long association. His legacy includes 62 books that he penned on the city and the 2,000 he purchased over the years and which he has donated to the Town Hall library.
A 10th century Quran is on display at Israel's National Library.(AP)
A 10th century Quran is on display at Israel's National Library.(AP)

Israel’s National Library displays tiny, ancient Quran to mark Ramadan

Associated Press | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2018 11:42 AM IST
Israel’s National Library is exhibiting a 10th century Quran as part of a collection of Islamic texts to mark the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
The library is designed by Pritzker Architecture Prize winner Rem Koolhaas.(Facebook)
The library is designed by Pritzker Architecture Prize winner Rem Koolhaas.(Facebook)

This futuristic library in Qatar showcases some of the world’s oldest books

Mohammed Aly Sergie, Bloomberg | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2018 03:05 PM IST
Qatar’s National Library is home to thousand-year-old heritage books, which includes maps and letters tracing the history of Qatar, as well as ancient copies of the Koran and scientific texts from the golden age of Arab and Persian civilisations.
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