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Orient Blackswan
Orient Blackswan (formerly Orient Longman
Longman
India, commonly referred to as Orient Longman), is an Indian publishing house headquartered in Telangana. The company publishes academic, professional and general works as well as school textbooks, of which the "Gulmohar" series of English-language schools books grew popular. It also publishes low cost reprints of foreign titles. Established in 1948 as Longman
Longman
Green by the UK publishing company Longman, it was taken over by J. Rameshwar Rao, who bought the majority shareholding and became the company chairman in 1968. Rao retained the majority holding till 1984. The company's board included Khushwant Singh
Khushwant Singh
and the Patwardhans of Pune. The "Indianisation" of Orient Longman's management during this period was also reflected in its product, where Indian writers found an increasingly prominent place
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India
India, officially the Republic
Republic
of India
India
(IAST: Bhārat Gaṇarājya),[e] is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal
on the southeast. It shares land borders with Pakistan
Pakistan
to the west;[f] China, Nepal, and Bhutan
Bhutan
to the northeast; and Myanmar
Myanmar
and Bangladesh
Bangladesh
to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India
India
is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
and the Maldives
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Publishing House
Publishing
Publishing
is the dissemination of literature, music, or information—the activity of making information available to the general public. In some cases, authors may be their own publishers, meaning originators and developers of content also provide media to deliver and display the content for the same. Also, the word publisher can refer to the individual who leads a publishing company or an imprint or to a person who owns/heads a magazine. Traditionally, the term refers to the distribution of printed works such as books (the "book trade") and newspapers
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Telangana
^† Temporary Joint Capital with Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
not more than 10 years ††Common for Telangana
Telangana
and Andhra PradeshSymbols of TelanganaEmblem Kakatiya Kala Thoranam, CharminarLanguageTelugu & UrduSong Jaya Jaya He Telangana
Telangana
Janani Jayakethanam[3]AnimalSpotted deer[3]BirdIndian Roller[3]FlowerSenna auriculata[3]FruitMangoTreeProsopis cineraria[3]RiverGodavari, Krishna River, Manjira River
Manjira River
and Musi RiverSportKabaddi Telangana
Telangana
(/tɛlənˈɡɑːnə/ ( listen)) is a state in the south of India. It is situated on the centre-south stretch of the Indian peninsula on the high Deccan Plateau
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United Kingdom
The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(UK) or Britain, is a sovereign country in western Europe
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Longman
Longman
Longman
is a publishing company founded in London, England, in 1724 and is owned by Pearson PLC. Since 1968, Longman
Longman
has been used primarily as an imprint by Pearson's Schools business
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Khushwant Singh
Khushwant Singh
Khushwant Singh
(born Khushal Singh, 15 August 1915 – 20 March 2014) was an Indian author, lawyer, diplomat, journalist and politician. His experience in the 1947 Partition of India
Partition of India
inspired him to write Train to Pakistan in 1956 (made into film in 1998), which became his most well-known novel.[1][2] Born in Punjab, Khushwant Singh
Khushwant Singh
was educated in New Delhi, and studied law at St. Stephen's College, Delhi, and King's College London. After working as a lawyer in Lahore Court for eight years, he joined the Indian Foreign Service
Indian Foreign Service
upon the Independence of India
Independence of India
from British Empire in 1947
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Pune
Nickname(s): Oxford of the East, Queen of Deccan creative city[1][2]PunePune Show map of IndiaPune Pune
Pune
(Maharashtra) Show map of MaharashtraCoordinates: 18°31′13″N 73°51′24″E / 18.52028°N 73.85667°E / 18.52028; 73.85667Coordinates: 18°31′13″N 73°51′24″E / 18.52028°N 73.85667°E / 18.52028; 73.85667Country  IndiaState MaharashtraDistrict PuneGovernment • Type Mayor–Council • Mayor Mukta Tilak (BJP)[3][4] • Municipal Commissioner Mr
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Pearson Education
Pearson Education
Education
(see also Pearson PLC) is a British-owned education publishing and assessment service to schools and corporations, as well as directly to students. Pearson owns educational media brands including Addison–Wesley, Peachpit, Prentice Hall, eCollege, Longman, Poptropica, Scott Foresman, and others. Pearson is part of Pearson PLC, which formerly owned the Financial Times. It was created in July 1998 when Pearson PLC
Pearson PLC
purchased the education division of Simon & Schuster from Viacom
Viacom
and merged it with its own education division, Addison-Wesley Longman, to form Pearson Education. Pearson Education
Education
was rebranded to Pearson in 2011 and split into an International and a North American division. Although Pearson generates approximately 60 percent of its sales in North America, it operates in more than 70 countries
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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J. Rameshwar Rao
Janumpally Rameshwar Rao, better known as Janumpally Rameshwar Rao M.A. (1923–1998) was an Indian lawyer, diplomat, member of parliament and book publisher. He was elected to the 2nd to 6th Lok Sabha consequently from Mahabhubnagar constituency. Life sketch[edit] He was born on 23 February 1923 in Madras
Madras
to Raja Krishnadeva Rao and Rani Sarala Devi, belonging to the Raja of Wanaparthy
Raja of Wanaparthy
family. He studied at Nizam College, Hyderabad, Madras
Madras
University and Bombay University. He joined the Indian Foreign Service
Indian Foreign Service
in 1949. He established Orient Longman (now Orient Blackswan) as a specifically Indian book publishing company in 1968. He died at the age of 75 years in Hyderabad on 15 September 1998.[1] He is survived by wife Shanta, one son and three daughters
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Orient Blackswan
Orient Blackswan (formerly Orient Longman
Longman
India, commonly referred to as Orient Longman), is an Indian publishing house headquartered in Telangana. The company publishes academic, professional and general works as well as school textbooks, of which the "Gulmohar" series of English-language schools books grew popular. It also publishes low cost reprints of foreign titles. Established in 1948 as Longman
Longman
Green by the UK publishing company Longman, it was taken over by J. Rameshwar Rao, who bought the majority shareholding and became the company chairman in 1968. Rao retained the majority holding till 1984. The company's board included Khushwant Singh
Khushwant Singh
and the Patwardhans of Pune. The "Indianisation" of Orient Longman's management during this period was also reflected in its product, where Indian writers found an increasingly prominent place
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