News and Events
5/11/2010 4:09:45 PM
Ratna Sagar's Higher Academic Division PRIMUS Books released the book MUSIC AS HISTORY IN TAMILNADU on 28 April 2010 at the India International Centre, New Delhi
was released by imminent historian Professor Irfan Habib and received
by Dr Kapila Vatsyayan, Chairperson, Asia Project, India
The author, Professor T.K.
Venkatasubramanian, teaches at the Department of History, University
of Delhi. His book Music As History in Tamilnadu seeks to establish
the interdisciplinarity between music (the Karnatak system) and
the history of Tamilnadu, south India.
2/11/2010 9:33:52 AM
Primus Books released eight new titles on 4 February 2010 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
The function included talks by a
distinguished panel of academics and thinkers on the 'Cultural, Intellectual
and Maritime History of India'. Talks by Dr Kapila Vatsyayan,
Chairperson, The Asia Project, IIC, New Delhi, and Professors Harbans Mukhia,
Kunal Chakrabarti and Ishrat Alam were highlights of the event. The function
was attended by invitees from academia, government and the industry. The
titles released were 'The Making of the Awadh Culture', 'Ginans: Texts and
Contexts', 'Literature, Culture and History in Mughal North India, c
1550-1800', 'Explorations in Modern Bengal, c 1800-1900: Essays on Religion,
History and Culture', 'Chingiz Khan: The Life and Legacy of an Empire-Builder', 'Essays on Literature, History and Society', 'Maritime India: Trade, Religion
and Polity in the Indian Ocean' and 'Coastal Histories: Society and Ecology in
2/11/2010 9:32:34 AM
Why do children resort to aggressive behavior? Who is responsible for their aggression? What is the solution? All these questions were discussed in a lively panel discussion organised by Ratna Sagar Pvt. Ltd.
Dr. Jitendra Nagpal, Programme Director of “Expressions
India”, explained the social and cultural causes of aggression among children.
Dr. Jyoti Bose, eminent educationist, said that children must be seen as a
joint responsibility of parents as well as the school. Mrs Geetanjali Kumar
spoke about the need to adopt a confident, warm and intimate atmosphere at home
to ward off aggressive behavior by children. A book entitled ‘You Did on
Purpose: Understanding and Changing Aggression’ by Cynthia Hudley was
launched. It discusses the ways of understanding and controlling
children’s aggression and it is a must-read for parents and professionals who
work with children.