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DU’s Academic Council Recommends the Scrapping of Two Books That “Glorify Naxalism”, Academics Differ 

In light of the recent arrests of activists who have been working around tribal rights, Delhi University banned two books, which were prescribed as History readings, for...

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A Tribute To Enid Blyton

‘Leave something for someone but don’t leave someone for something’. And true to her words, Enid Blyton left millions of children and adolescents a legacy. She...

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Three Reasons Why English Honours Changes You As a Person

English Honours is a course that doesn’t just teach you literature but pushes you to truly dissect the text, ultimately challenging your perceptions and changing your...

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World Book Day: 10 ways to Preserve your Reading Habits

This world book day, DU Beat celebrates the art of reading and brings to you 10 ways to cultivate and preserve your reading habits: No matter how much convenience a...

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Banned Books and Where to Find Them in Delhi

The world may have moved on to Kindles and iPads, but all the eBooks cannot replicate the feeling of nostalgia one gets in a book. However, India’s reputation for...

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Four Must Read Science Books

Science has always been about quenching the curiosity and putting the derived knowledge into applications. This dynamic field of study has limitless boundaries. The more...

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10 Books Recommended to All Students of Humanities

As is rightly said, books are a person’s best friends. Books help you evolve, shape your thought process, argues with your limitations and finally, conquers your...

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Celebrating J. R. R. Tolkien: The Father of Juvenile Fantasy

As we celebrate the 126th birth anniversary of this author of masterpieces like The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion, we try to locate what makes his...

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Difficult Daughters: A daughter’s quest to uncover her mother’s past

Written by Manju Kapur, a former professor of Miranda House,  Difficult Daughters, published in 1998, is a story of Virmati narrated by her daughter Ida. The book...

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Top Four Reads on Environment

If you are a sensible human being who cares about global warming and likes to read as well, we have a list of four best reads on climate change that will empower and...