India- A Strong Market for Academic Publishing
India is one of the largest populated countries in the world. With a population of 1.32 billion, India ranks second after China. With a population so large, there are both challenges, as well as opportunities in every sector. Talking about the publishing landscape in India, the market is comparatively large and holds vast potential, all… (0 comment)

World of Books on World Book Day
World Book Day is observed around the globe on 23rd April to celebrate the magical power of books and reading. It is also a celebration of authors, illustrators, publishers and everyone associated with literature and the process of converting thoughts & ideas into a tangible book. We all know how important books are in our… (0 comment)

Reimagining Future with Reading Culture
April was a busy month, and I fool you not! I’ve been hopping around places doing something I love the most- attending book fairs, meeting my fellow publishers, the audience we direct our efforts to cater to, and building connections that we hope, last for decades. My journey began with the London Book Fair 2018,… (0 comment)

IRRO 13th Annual General Meeting- Meet The Governing Body
As individual publishers, we have many ethical, social, economical and cultural responsibilities to fulfill. At times, however, it takes more than an individual to take a stand. When an individual’s efforts aren’t enough, there comes about the need for a more collective effort. Apex bodies like International Publishers Association, Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP), Afro… (0 comment)

India Lacks Sports Culture not Spirit
I have always been a fan of sports, especially cricket. While sportsmen feel the adrenaline rush of performing within an arena, we as spectators and fans couldn’t relate to the thrill any less. From gully cricket to Olympics, sportsmanship can be witnessed from a very basic, to larger than life level among one and all.… (0 comment)

Evolution of Indian Book Export Market
India has a rich literary heritage. Some of the most distinguished authors include Rabindranath Tagore, Amir Khusro, Abul Fazl, Ziauddin Barani, and A.K. Ramanujan amongst several others. Literary works in Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Bengali, Urdu apart from just English language have paved way for carving out a niche for themselves. Around 20th century with the… (0 comment)

30th CBSE Principals’ Conference – Uplifting Education
New year. New opportunities. New experiences! Indeed, 2018 kicked off on a high note for me…. with a trip to Chennai for the 30th CBSE Principals’ Conference – a yearly event covering 165 schools of the Gulf region. The Kuwait Chapter hosted the event this time. Themed on ‘Education for Sustainable Development and Peace’, the… (0 comment)

32nd International Publishers Congress – Day 3
After two eventful and successful days of the 32nd International Publishers Congress, the final day witnessed sessions on some of the most important topics of the Indian and global publishing industry. Let’s go through the major highlights along with the key takeaways from Day 3. Book Markets in India This session was chaired by Mr.… (0 comment)