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அம்பானி: Untersuchungen Zum Vokabular Der Galloromania Aufgrund Von Nichtliterarischen Texten; Mit Besonderer Berücksichtigung Mittellatein. Urkunden (Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Für Romanische Philologie Ser. #115)

by என். சொக்கன்

"இந்தியாவில் தொழில்முனைவோராக விரும்புபவர்களுக்கெல்லாம் முக்கிய ஆதர்சமாகத் திகழ்பவர் திருபாய் அம்பானி. மிகச் சாதாரணப் பின்னணியிலிருந்து தொடங்கி படிப்படியாக முன்னேறி ரிலையன்ஸ் எனும் மாபெரும் சாம்ராஜ்ஜியத்தை உருவாக்கியவர் திருபாய் அம்பானி. துணிமணி வியாபாரத்திலிருந்து ஆரம்பித்து, அதன்பின் துணிகளைத் தயாரித்து, பின் பாலியெஸ்டர் வியாபாரம், பாலியெஸ்டர் உற்பத்தி, அதன்பின் பாலியெஸ்டர் உற்பத்திக்கான மூலப்பொருள்களை உருவாக்குவது, அந்த மூலப்பொருள்களின் ஆதாரமான பெட்ரோலிய சுத்திகரிப்பு, அங்கிருந்து பெட்ரோலையே தரையிலிருந்தும், கடலுக்கு அடியிலும் தோண்டுவது என்று படிப்படியாக, பார்த்துப் பார்த்து தன் தொழிற்சாலைகளைக் கட்டியவர். அம்பானி 70 mm அளவுக்கு விரிந்த திரையில் கனவு கண்டார். பிரம்மாண்டமாக மட்டுமே யோசித்தார். அதன் விளைவுதான் இன்று ரிலையன்ஸ் இந்தியாவிலேயே மிகப்பெரிய தனியார் நிறுவனமாக உள்ளது. ஆனால் இத்தனையும் அதிர்ஷ்டத்தால் வந்ததல்ல. உழைப்பால், தைரியத்தால், முயற்சியால் வந்தது. அதே சமயம் காலத்துக்குத் தகுந்தாற்போல அரசுகளையும் அதிகாரிகளையும் தனக்குச் சாதகமாக வளைத்துக் கொள்வதன் மூலமும் அரசு உத்தரவுகளை தன் வசதிக்கேற்றவாறு புரிந்துகொள்வதன் மூலமும் அம்பானி தன் நிறுவனத்தை வளர்த்தார். அம்பானி, தன்னை எதிர்ப்பவர்களை அவர்களது ஆயுதங்களைக் கொண்டே மழுங்கடித்தார். இன்றைய காலகட்டத்தில் திருபாய் அம்பானியின் சில செயல்கள் நமக்கு ஏற்புடையதாக இருக்காது. ஆனால் அவரது விடாமுயற்சி, தன்னம்பிக்கை, இந்தியா மீதான பற்று, சக ஊழியர்கள் மீதான மரியாதை, தொழில் மீதான ஆழ்ந்த பக்தி ஆகியவை இன்றைக்கும் நம் அனைவருக்கும் வழிகாட்டக் கூடியவை. இந்தப் புத்தகம் அம்பானியின் வாழ்க்கை வரலாறு மட்டுமல்ல, கடந்த நாற்பதாண்டுகளில் இந்தியாவின் தொழில்துறையின் வரலாறும் இதில் அடங்கியிருக்கிறது. எந்தவொரு சுய முன்னேற்ற நூலைக் காட்டிலும் பன்மடங்கு அதிகமான பலனை இந்தப் புத்தகத்தினைப் படிப்பதன் மூலம் ஒருவர் அடைய முடியும். இது நிஜமான வாழ்க்கை, வெறும் ஏட்டுச் சுரைக்காய் அல்ல." கிழக்கு பதிப்பகம் | Kizhakku pathippagam

The Abominable Snowman: A Short Story from Dragons at Crumbling Castle

by Terry Pratchett

Captain the Honourable Sir Herbert Stephen Ernest Boring-Tristram-Boring (known to his friends as Bill) is very rich but very bored. When famous explorer Alfred Tence* shows up at his front door, life gets considerably more exciting. Before long, he’s speeding off in a taxi to the mountains of Chilistan in search of the hairiest, most mysterious monster ever known – an ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN!A fantastically funny short story from the collection Dragons at Crumbling Castle.[*Yes, that Alfred Tence – the same man who punted from Brighton to Bombay in the bath. It’s true.]

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by Mark Twain

Sail down the Mississippi with rascally Huck Finn! Huck Finn spits, swears, smokes a pipe and never goes to school. With his too-big clothes and battered straw hat, Huck is in need of 'civilising', and the Widow Douglas is determined to take him in hand. And wouldn't you know, Huck's no-good Pap is also after him and he locks Huck up in his cabin in the woods. But Huck won't stand too much of this, and after a daring escape, he takes off down the Mississppi on a raft with a runaway slave called Jim. But plenty of dangers wait for them along the river -- will they survive and win their freedom?

The Adventures of Pinocchio

by Carlo Collodi

The lonely woodcarver Geppetto carves himself a son—a mischievous puppet he names Pinocchio who learns that he can become a real boy by doing good deeds.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Venture back in time to Victorian London to join literature's greatest detective team — the brilliant Sherlock Holmes and his devoted assistant, Dr. Watson — as they investigate a dozen of their best-known cases. Contents: A Scandal in Bohemia -- The Red-Headed League -- A Case of Identity -- The Boscombe Valley Mystery -- The Five Orange Pips -- The Man With the Twisted Lip -- The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle -- The Adventure of the Speckled Band -- The Adventure of the Engineer’s Thumb -- The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor -- The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet -- The Adventure of the Copper Beeches.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

by Mark Twain

A nostalgic return to the world of 19th-century rural Missouri—a world of endless summers and desperate adventures, seen through the eyes of that most lovable of American heroes. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer recalls the joy and abandon of youth and hearkens back to a simpler time. This is a bona fide American classic.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

by Mark Twain

The mischievous Tom Sawyer and his friends embark on many adventures, including treasure hunts, escapades down the Mississippi River, and even get caught up in a murder case.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Las Aventuras De Huck Finn (Mobi Classics Ser.)

by Mark Twain

Impish, daring young Tom Sawyer is the bane of the old, the hero of the young. There were some in his dusty old Missippi town who believed he would be President, if he escaped a hanging. For wherever there is mischief or adventure, Tom is at the heart of it. During one hot summer, Tom witnesses a murder, runs away to be a pirate, attends his own funeral, rescues an innocent man from the gallows, searches for treasure in a haunted house, foils a devilish plot and discovers a box of gold. But can he escape his nemesis, the villainous Injun Joe?

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Las Aventuras De Huck Finn (Mobi Classics Ser.)

by Mark Twain

'There comes a time in every boy's life when when he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure'Impish, daring young Tom Sawyer is a hero to his friends and a torment to his relations. For wherever there is mischief or adventure, Tom is at the heart of it. During one hot summer, Tom witnesses a murder, runs away to be a pirate, attends his own funeral, rescues an innocent man from the gallows, searches for treasure in a haunted house, foils a devilish plot and discovers a box of gold. But can he escape his nemesis, the villainous Injun Joe?BACKSTORY: Find out some fascinating facts about the author and have a go at a game of marbles!

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Las Aventuras De Huck Finn (Mobi Classics Ser.)

by Mark Twain Richard Peck

On the banks of the Mississippi, Tom Sawyer and his friends seek out adventure at every turn. Then one fateful night they witness a murder. The boys swear never to reveal the secret and run away to be pirates and search for hidden treasure. But when Tom gets trapped in a cave with the murderer, can he escape unharmed?Richard Peck is an American novelist known for his young adult books. He was awarded American's highly prestigious Newbery Medal in 2001 for his novel A Year Down Yonder.

The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer: Las Aventuras De Huck Finn (Mobi Classics Ser.)

by Mark Twain John Seelye

A boy made for mischief, Tom constantly grieves his Aunt Polly with his cunning tricks to get out of school and to lead an idle life of swimming and larking by the banks of the Mississippi. His scrapes vary from whitewashing a fence to witnessing a murder and from running away to be a pirate to hunting by night for buried treasure - but each episode ends with Tom ingeniously on top, as the hero of the village and the envy of all the other boys.

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

It is believed that Aesop was a slave who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 B.C. This illustrated collection contains 110 of his celebrated fables.

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

It is believed that Aesop was a slave who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 B.C. This illustrated collection contains 110 of his celebrated fables.

Aesop's Fables

by Arthur Rackham V. S. Vernon Jones Aesop

Aesop's Fables is a collection of instructive short stories, typically ending with a moral lesson. Some fables, such as "The Fox and the Crow" or "The North Wind and the Sun", have been popular for centuries.

Africa: The Future of Management Education (Harcourt Horizons Ser.)

by Howard Thomas Dr Michelle Lee Dr Lynne Thomas Alexander Wilson

Africa is commonly perceived as a global growth region and a continent on the move, with a huge demand for managerial skills to ensure sustainable economic growth. In order to gain a comprehensive understanding of the challenges to management education development in Africa, it is important to understand the diverse cultures, histories and contexts underlying the 54 member states. With this is mind, this book explores the future of management education, considering the differing scenarios for change and the practical realities of developing management education in VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) environments. This is the second of two volumes, written with strong support from the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) and the GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council), aimed at understanding and examining the challenges of developing management education across Africa. The authors, through a fine-tuned, face-to-face interview process, explore the perspectives and interactions between management educators and other business and government stakeholders as they look to the future of management education in Africa.

Afrikaans Eerste Addisionele Taal Graad 5

by Siyavula

A South African textbook.

Afrikaans Huistaal Graad 5

by Siyavula

A South African textbook.

The Afterwards

by Emily Gravett A. F. Harrold

Fact: Ember and Ness are best friends. There's nothing more to say about it. It is what it is. It is what will always be. Ember and Ness.Then Ness dies. It is sudden and unexpected and leaves Ember completely empty. How can this be?When Ember finds a way into the Afterworld, she determines to bring Ness back. Because that's what friends do isn't it? They rescue each other. They help. They never give up. Ember and Ness. That don't change.A powerful, poignant, darkly comic and deeply moving story about friendship at its most extraordinary.

Al Capone Does My Shirts (Al Capone On Alcatraz Ser. #Bk. 1)

by Gennifer Choldenko

When Moose Flanagan and his family move home, yet again, and become residents of the famous prison island Alcatraz, things get interesting. First of all, they share the island with a few other families and a lot of pretty heavy-duty criminals including Al Capone. And secondly, Moose's sister is starting a new school, which everyone hopes will help her become more integrated with those around her. When Moose comes up with some pretty cunning money-making schemes based on his famous co-residents, he does not count on his sister becoming inadvertently involved. A charming, funny and utterly enchanting book that skillfully and delicately weaves a humorous tale with some important issues.

Al Capone Shines My Shoes (Al Capone On Alcatraz Ser. #Bk. 2)

by Gennifer Choldenko

Moose's sister has got a place in the perfect school on the mainland, one that will help her deal with her autism. But there is one hitch. She got the place with the help of Al Capone and now it's payback time. Soon Moose is caught up in a terrible cycle of secrets and favours that threatens to destabilise his entire family in this nail-biting, edge-of-your-seat novel.

Ali-A Adventures: Game On!

by Cavan Scott Ali-A Aleksandar Sotirovski

It's launch time for the hotly anticipated video game Alien Liberator 2, and who better to invite along than top gamer Ali-A? Ali is promised the biggest game launch ever - but what he doesn't count on is just how real the action is about to get! When a merciless band of aliens turns up to spoil the party, it's up to Ali to transform from gaming icon to real-life hero. Can he defeat the end-of-game boss and save the day? With a little help from his fans and a very special dog named Eevee, he's going to give it his best shot!

Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Macmillan Collector's Library)

by Lewis Carroll

On a glorious summer's afternoon, young Alice happens upon a smartly dressed rabbit looking at his watch and muttering 'I'm too late!' This being an unexpected occurrence, she follows him down a nearby rabbit hole and falls in Wonderland.Lewis Carroll's timeless children's stories Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There are magically brought to life in this new adaptation by Adrian Mitchell, specially commissioned for a Christmas production by the RSC. The amazing Lobster Quadrille, the Queen of Hearts' infamous croquet match and the Mad Hatter's Tea Party are just a few of the remarkable events and characters in this enchanting play.

Alice-Miranda at School: Book 1 (Alice-Miranda #1)

by Jacqueline Harvey

Can one tiny girl change a very big school?Alice-Miranda Highton-Smith-Kennigton-Jones can't wait to start boarding school. When she arrives at Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale Academy for Proper Young Ladies, the adventure begins . . . only not quite as Alice-Miranda expects. The minute she sets foot on the school's manicured grounds, she senses that something is wrong: Miss Grimm, the headmistress, is nowhere to be seen, the gardens have no flowers, and a mysterious stranger seems to be hiding out on the premises. But that's not all. Some girls are mean and spoiled, like Alethea Goldsworthy. Can Alice-Miranda defeat Alethea in one of three difficult tests she must pass to remain at school? Will she discover Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale's big secret and make things right? Well, if anyone can, it's Alice-Miranda!

Alice-Miranda in New York: Book 5 (Alice-Miranda #5)

by Jacqueline Harvey

Alice-Miranda is in bustling New York City. It's a blur of skyscrapers, hot dog carts, chats with zoo animals and classes at Mrs Kimmel's School for Girls, right next to glorious Central Park. Her family's glamorous department store, Highton's on Fifth, has just been renovated, but plans for the fabulous re-opening party are going curiously wrong. Is that why Alice-Miranda's father Hugh seems so worried? And why is her new friend Lucinda so shy about inviting Alice-Miranda home?

Alice-Miranda in Paris (Alice-Miranda #7)

by Jacqueline Harvey

Alice-Miranda is so excited to be in Paris! Along with lots of her school friends, she's going to be singing in a choir at the city's famous Fashion Week.But some of France's best-known designers are hiding secrets, and when some very expensive fabric is stolen just days before the show, Alice-Miranda realizes there's a darker side to the lights, glitz and glamour of Paris. Can she put things right in time?

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