Three informers. Murky bylanes of the underworld that hold the key to deadly terror plots. The chase for India's most wanted terrorist. The lives of three of Mumbai police's best informers collide in the shady bylanes of the underworld. It's a bad bad world. A world of crime, sex, drugs, murder and betrayal. He who lies lives to see the light of another day. A day replete with even greater risks. From shady underworld dealings to switching gang loyalties, the men graduate to selling information on terrorism. Then begins the chase...to catch India's most wanted terrorist: Riyaz Bhatkal, the man with the ominous track record of masterminding seven blasts in three years. The search takes them to the most unassuming yet dangerous terror hubs across India. With trust in short supply, time ticking away and the sword of Damocles over their heads, the men can only hope that they are not on a wild goose chase.
One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...One School at a Time.
Three Cups of Tea is a New York Times bestselling book by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin published by Penguin in 2006.The book describes Mortenson's transition from a mountain-climber to a humanitarian committed to reducing poverty and educating girls in Pakistan and Afghanistan. He did this by co-founding the Central Asia Institute, which has built over 78 schools in the most remote areas of the countries.
The book's title comes from a Balti proverb: "The first time you share tea with a Balti, you are a stranger. The second time you take tea, you are an honored guest. The third time you share a cup of tea, you become family..."
Point Of No Return
Point Of No Return by Sunaina Serna Ahluwalia
The body of an unidentified man washes up on Juhu beach one fine morning found by an unsuspecting morning walker. Thus begins the public outcry fed by the media frenzy. Natasha Chopra, a successful journalist, finds herself mired in speculation. All she remembers is that she too had been there, at that crucial moment and cannot recall a thing to save her life.
ACP Himanshu Pandey, a young dynamic officer of the Mumbai police comes across a case that appears to be a tough nut to crack.
Arpita Paul, the heartthrob of the nation, the bollywood diva who rules the box office, faces life squarely with the bitter truth hiding behind the dark glasses...
Add to this, lawyers, models and the glitterati of Mumbai and you have an explosive combination.
With minute-to-minute thrills, Point Of No Return takes the reader through the seamier side of life in Mumbai, India as well as through Istanbul, Turkey. Read on to know about the murder that shook Mumbai at large....
Faking It by Amrita Chouwdhury
Finance expert, Tara Malhotra, forced to quit her job and follow her husband on a job promotion and transfer back from the States and hating every minute of it,decides to bring some excitement into her empty, high-society Mumbai life by indulging her taste for contemporary Indian art. Determined to setup an art gallery of her own she sets about acquiring the perfect trophy piece to set off her collection.
So when the charismatic Roy Jordan tells her about an exquisite, recently - stumbled-upon work by the legendary artist, Amrita Sher - Gil, she set sher heartand all her savings on acquiring it...
But the painting is not what it is trumped up to be. Faced with a depleted bank balance, a crumbling marriage, and the ignominy of being duped, Tara is determined to expose the man who swindled her And in the process stumbles head long into the unsavoury goings-on that dog the world of contemporary Indian art.