Tuesday, June 5, 2012

PGTI Players Championship at Golden Greens Golf & Country Club to begin on June 5th
·         Top golfers participating include Digvijay Singh, Himmat Singh Rai & Chiragh Kumar
Gurgaon, June 4, 2012: The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) has announced the PGTI Players Championship which will be played at the Golden Greens Golf & Country Club from June 5 – June 8, 2012. The tournament offers a prize purse of Rs. 20 lakh.
The field at the PGTI Players Championship will include the likes of Digvijay Singh, Himmat Singh Rai, defending champion Chiragh Kumar, Ashok Kumar, Mukesh Kumar, Harendra Gupta, Shamim Khan, Abhijit Singh Chadha, Vinod Kumar, Mithun Perera, Feroz Ali Mollah, Anura Rohana, Manav Jaini, Gaurav Ghei, Sanjay Kumar, Vijay Kumar and Harmeet Kahlon, to name a few.
Mr. Padamjit Sandhu, Director, PGTI, said, “We are delighted to return to the Golden Greens Golf & Country Club, one of the most magnificent golfing venues in the Delhi NCR region, for the PGTI Players Championship. As we close the first half of the 2012 PGTI season, the race for the Rolex Rankings crown has reached an interesting stage with many contenders emerging for the top berth. The competition will only get more intense from here on.”
Wg. Cdr. A K Singh, Vice President, Golden Greens Golf & Country Club, said, “We are delighted to host the PGTI Players Championship at the Golden Greens Golf & Country Club. This course, being the only links-style course in the country, can bite and surprise even the best of professionals. The course is expected to play hard and true this week with the wind also coming into play.
Playing host to the event is the Golden Greens Golf Course, one of the designer courses in the national capital region. It is nestled right on the edge of the Aravalli range and is surrounded by hills on three sides. This gives it an amphitheatre-like setting.
About PGTI:
Formed in 2006, Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) is the recognized official body of professional golf in India. PGTI’s objective is to promote professional golf in the country as well as give players an opportunity to be involved in decision making for all aspects of the game. Headed by Mr. Gautam Thapar (President), PGTI’s governing body comprises of leading Indian golf professionals. PGTI currently has over 300 members.

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05 June 2012    |   Edition:96

Now that we are all geared for the Editor’s Trip 2012, meet our group of publishers who will join us for an amazing trip to Berlin and Hamburg to learn more about the German “Crime Fiction” scene.
The Frankfurt Book Fair 2012 is just around the corner. We are here to remind you and help you meet the first deadline for registering your participation.
And don’t forget our Early Bird Discount for Publishers Training Programme 2013 – we are waiting for your registration. 
And… What makes a Children's Book Great?
Kind regards
The German Book Office New Delhi Team

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Announcing the fourth Editor's Trip to Germany from 11-15 June 2012

Description: Description: http://admin/gbo/images/siteimages/DSC09038.JPGThe band-wagon of publishers and editors are ready to set sail for an enriching, fulfilling and action-packed, fully organized trip that offers a brilliant opportunity to get to know the German publishing industry. The 5-day trip from the 11th – 15th June 2012 is designed for meeting the key players from the ‘Crime Fiction’ segment in Berlin and Hamburg and giving a unique insight into the German publishing industry. The South Asian publishers will also visit rights managers, editors, authors and marketing managers to gain invaluable insights into this sector of the German market while exchanging ideas, new concepts and negotiating rights.
This year’s Editor’s Trip participants are:
Vijitha Yapa, Vijitha Yapa Bookshop Publishing Division, Sri Lanka
Ajit Baral,
FinePrint, Nepal
Aditi Maheshwari
, Vani Prakashan, Delhi
Prema Govindan
, HarperCollins Publishers India, Delhi
Anuj Bahri
, Redink, Delhi
Chandrahas Choudhary
, Author and Journalist.

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DEADLINE! Hurry register your stand NOW!

30th June 2012 is the LAST date to register your stand at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2012 in order to be included in the Print Catalog 2012. The catalog is distributed to each exhibitor and is available on sale till the next year.
For more information on important deadlines for the fair click here

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Early Bird Discount for Publishers Training Programme 2013!
Apply Before June 30, 2012 and Get 10% off!  
We bring to you the third edition of the Publishers Training Programme – a wee-klong management programme at the prestigious Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) specially designed for Sr. Managers and Sr. Executives from the publishing industry. To sweeten the deal for the first time we are announcing an early bird discount for registrations received before June 30, 2012!
  • Courses taught by some of the most respected faculty members at IIMA
  • Case studies specially prepared on the publishing sector to address issues faced by managers/leaders within the industry
  • Domestic and international industry experts as speakers to supplement classroom learning with real life industry experience
  • Opportunity to network with fellow managers and leaders from the publishing industries and affiliate industries
To view the full schedule and listing of Faculty & Industry Experts from the last edition of Publishers Training Programme click here
Contact: Kushagr Khera at khera@newdelhi.gbo.org for more information and to apply to the course.

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What Makes A Children's Book Great?

Description: Description: http://admin/gbo/images/siteimages/Great_childrens_books.jpgLast week, Publishing Perspectives, in co-operation with the Frankfurt Academy, organized a children’s publishing conference entitled “What Makes a Children’s Book Great?" Bringing together top US publishers, literary agents, booksellers, writers, and technology innovators, the conference helped identify and answer some of the questions surrounding the reading habits of children today and the most effective ways to reach them. The conference drew 230 attendees from around the world and was hosted by the celebrated children’s book publisher Scholastic. If you want to know how the conversation began, visit http://www.publishingperspectives.com.


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