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Captain Zainul Abedin Khan has been bestowed Sahitya Akademi Award 2017 by the Govt. of Maharashtra for his contribution in Urdu literature.

   

Rajinder Bibra is a recipient of Haryana Punjabi Sahitya Akademi Award, Saint Taran Singh for the year 2007. He has penned 20 books, 6 in English and 14 in Punjabi.

Learn Markdown by Khurshid Alam

Brief Description

In Markdown, the document is formatted in a single source and can be easily converted to multiple formats including HTML, Word, PDF, other outputs based on the tools you use. Markdown is a lightweight plain text file and is best preferred for the web-based content, standalone web pages, and single HTML pages such as readme, user license, privacy policy, terms & conditions, FAQs, online discussion forums, and others. It also gives best result for the Help for handheld devices and HTML5. Learn Markdown is intended for technical authors, software programmers, UI experts, and all those who write for the web. In this book, I have added the syntaxes available in most of the tools to give you a complete hands-on guide on Markdown editing with a focus not to miss out even a single syntax. You can simply use these syntaxes to reflect the desired result in the tools you use.

Long Description

Markdown is a lightweight plain text formatting method. Formatting is done in structured style using syntax, which is basically punctuations and characters. You don’t need to use opening and closing tags as you do in Markup language, you apply a style by typing a syntax. Markdown is best preferred for the web-based content, standalone web pages, and single HTML pages such as readme, user license, privacy policy, terms & conditions, FAQs, email text, discussion forums, blogs, and others. Most of the blogging platforms have plugins for Mar hundreds of research papers, PhD theses, and book manuscripts for as many authors from across the world. He is a founder editor of this literary journal known as Contemporary Literary Review India, which is one of the leading journals in English in India and attracts a wide audience from across the world. He also runs a book publication known as Leaf Press.

Khurshid Alam (MA in English), is a professional writer, editor, publisher, and technocrat. He works as a team lead in technical documentation department with an IT company based in Pune, Maharashtra (India). Besides, he writes poems, stories, flash fiction, screenplays and on literature and culture. More than 100 poems, many stories and critical essays, have been published in various journals and anthologies in India and abroad. He has two books tiled Investigative Poetry & Other Poems (ISBN-13: 978-1499755718) and One Night Stand (ASIN: B00KJMUAMC) to his credit.

He is a founder editor of this literary journal known as Contemporary Literary Review India, which is one of the leading journals in English in India and attracts a wide audience from across the world. He also runs a book publication known as Leaf Press.

Title: Learn Markdown

Author: Khurshid Alam

Publisher: Leaf Press; (2018)

Genre: Computer Science, IT, Technical Writing

Language: English

ISBN: 978-81-931861-6-9

Ebook: 9788193186169 (Kindle)

Paperback: 58 pages

Price: 199

Available: Amazon

 

Speaking My Mind by Rajinder Bibra

A Sahitya Akademi awardee, Rajinder Bibra has been writing in English and his mother tongue Punjabi for over 25 years. He has published 20 books: 6 in English and 16 in Punjabi. His writings primarily focus on philosophy and spiritual quest with a scientific treatment. His 11 novels, 4 books in dialogue and essay form, and 1 anthology of short stories in Punjabi have been highly acclaimed by the littérateurs. His writing got him public recognition in the field of literature and earned him Haryana Punjabi Sahitya Akademi’s award (Saint Taran Singh) for the year 2007. His book Quest In Reality, in dialogue form, brought him international acclaim.

Title: Speaking My Mind

Author: Rajinder Bibra

Publisher: Leaf Press; (2018)

Genre: Personal

Language: English

ISBN: 978-81-935543-2-6 (eBook)

ISBN: 978-81-935543-3-3 (Paperback)

Paperback: 168 pages

Price: 299

Available: Amazon

 

The Road and The Lamp by Dr Savita B Singh

Brief Description

The Road and The Lamp speaks of the different kinds of human bonds, on the road of life. It stresses the importance of our karma in determining some of the major events of our lives and in deciding the destination of the human soul, beyond the frontiers of life.

— Khurshid Alam, Editor-in-Chief, Contemporary Literary Review India.

Long Description

Vasant and Kanchan are a young, loving, married couple. One day Kanchan happens to buy a painting of a young western woman, painted by a French artist, many decades ago. A friend and colleague of Vasant, Dr Sarkar, likes this painting so much, that Kanchan gifts it away to him.

Then a curious thing happens one night. While travelling on a train, Dr Sarkar meets a young woman, who is a replica of the woman in the painting, except for her Indian complexion. This woman is Chitra. The mainstream of the story is the bonding between a poor, orphaned Chitra, hounded by past terrors, and Dr Sarkar, who has an extremely wealthy background, and a stable, staid persona.

Dr Savita B Singh was born in Jhansi (UP) and spent her childhood in various cities including Pune, Pachmari and Calcutta. She finished her schooling from St Mary's School, Pune. Further she did her MBBS and MD (General Medicine) from BJ Medical College, Pune. She served as a physician in several hospitals in Pune.

Title: The Road and The Lamp

Author: Dr Savita B Singh

Publisher: Leaf Press; (2017)

Genre: Inspirational

Language: English

ISBN-13: 978-81-931861-4-5

eISBN 13: 978-81-931861-5-2

Paperback: 282 pages

Price: 499

Available: Amazon

 

Glimpses In Reality by Rajinder Bibra

Glimpses In Reality is a quest with inner-self and dialogue that the author Rajinder Bibra wants to establish with the people. The book is a biographical sketch drawn from realities, a quest after spirituality and scientific interpretation to everything the author comes across.

Rajinder Bibra has been writing in English and his mother tongue Punjabi for the last over 25 years. He has published 20 books, 6 in English and 14 in Punjabi. His writings primarily focus on philosophy and spiritual quest with a scientific treatment. His 11 novels, 3 books in dialogue and essay form, and one anthology of short stories in Punjabi have been highly acclaimed by littérateurs. His writing got him public recognition in the field of literature and earned him Haryana Punjabi Sahitya Academy award, Saint Taran Singh for the year 2007. His book Quest In Reality, in dialogue form brought his international acclaim.

Title: Glimpses in Reality

Author: Rajinder Bibra

Publisher: Leaf Press; (2017)

Genre: Inspirational

Language: English

ISBN 13: 978-81-931861-2-1 (Paperback edition):

ISBN 13: 978-81-931861-3-8 (eBook Eidtion)

Paperback: 264 pages

Price: 250

Available: Amazon

 

The Power Within You by Captain Zainul Abedin Khan

The Power Within You by Zainul Abedn Khan is a highly motivational book. The best thing in this book is that Khan cites examples from real life incidents for motivation, many times from his own. This makes the book original and inspiring. — Khurshid Alam, Editor-in-Chief, Contemporary Literary Review India.

Zainul Abedin Khan, a winner of Sahitya Akademi Award 2017 by the Govt. of Maharashtra for his contribution in Urdu literature, is a multilingual writer and has written hundreds of stories both in Hindi and Urdu that have been published in many leading literary magazines such as Shama, and Biswin Sadi to name a few. He has written dozens of novels and books. He has been awarded several awards including Ghazi Masood Hasan Literary Award for Hazaron Dubte Suraj and Ilmo Adab Award, a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to writing in Urdu. The Power Within You by Zainul Abedn Khan is a highly motivational book. The best thing in this book is that Khan cites examples from real life incidents for motivation, many times from his own. This makes the book original and inspiring. Says Khurshid Alam, Chief Editor, Contemporary Literary Review India.

Title: The Power Within You

Author: Captain Zainul Abedin Khan

Publisher: Leaf Press; (2017)

Genre: Inspirational

Language: English

ISBN : 978-81-931861-1-4

ISBN: 9788193186114

Paperback: 160 pages

Price: 250

Available: Amazon

 

You Are Beautiful, O Woman! by Shekher Srivastava

Brief Description

You Are Beautiful, O Woman! by Shekher Srivastava is an inspirational book. The author observes that goodness of "Wumanity" continues to foster the right balance in human society through the values she instills in every child. It's a must read by men, women and teenagers across the globe, as it gives the right message of respect and dignity every woman deserves.

Long Description

Since time immemorial, the woman has stood the testimony of time. As a mother, as a wife and as a daughter, she has untiringly continued to fulfill her role as defined by God. She has always been man's beautiful companion and the quite sentinel of his aspirations and ambitions. She has nurtured hope, walking hand-in-hand in every downturn, lending him unwavering support and encouragement, applauding every milestone, big or small. In return, she has never yearned for any appreciation or praise. However, being human, she would be happy to be acknowledged and appreciated, even if they are two kind words. This book is an attempt to write an ode to all women acknowledging them for who they are, why they are and what they are. Towards giving her the pedestal she deserves, the book describes and explains "Wumanity" as the basis of love and life as the basis that has forever fostered a benevolent, humane and socially responsible society. It recognizes that there was a purpose why God created the woman. 

Title: You Are Beautiful O! Woman

Author: Shekher Srivastava

Publisher: Leaf Press; Second Edition (2016)

Genre: Fiction

Language: English

ISBN-10: 8193186109

ISBN-13: 978-8193186107

Paperback: 248 pages

Available: Amazon

 

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