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August 19, 2010

Frederick Noronha (+91-9822122436 +91-832-2409490) votary of the CopyLeft movement has put together a list of books/magazines/periodicals that are of interest for younger readers and for those who teach them. The list below comes with no particular endorsements and is only meant to facilitate subscriptions and give some basic information.

Since the list is quite obviously incomplete (and may have some errors), please feel free to add the names of any magazines or perioidicals of this type that are produced in India so that a comprehensive list can be constructed… Thanks!

Here goes:

Blinkster
http://www.blinkster-mag.com

India’s exclusive magazine for high schoolers. Cover price Rs 35. Discounts on subscription. One year (12 issues) Rs 360. Two years (24 issues) Rs 680. Three years (36 issues) Rs 310. Pay by cheque/DD favouring Network 99. Add Rs 40 in case of outstationcheques or pay by money order. Mail to Network 99, C/o Karnataka Electricals and Engineering Co, Samuktya Karnataka Building, KoppikarRoad, Hubli 580032.

Careers 360
Career guidance, information. Useful career information. Practical, to the point, specific. One year 12 issues Rs 349 (special offer). Outlook Publishing Pvt Ltd, AB 10 Safdarjang Enclave, New Delhi 110029; Cheque DD. yourhelpline@outlookindia.com.

Champak

Magazine for children: Champak is a name children swear by. Published in 8 languages, Champak is a bouquet of short stories, comic strips, puzzles, brain teasers and jokes that sets the child’s imagination free. It is the largest read children’s magazine in the country. Rs 288 per year, via A1 Books India http://www.a1books.co.in/champak-english-edition-magazine-subscription/itemdetail/A100002131/


Chandamama-English
A children’s magazine that has adapted itself to the changing needs of children over across decades, English Chandamama offers you a delectable mix of the classic and the contemporary in 72 pages. New sections include Sports, Technology, Contemporary, and Activities. Revamped. Redesigned. Relevant. [Age group- 9+]. Rs 300 per year, in India (July 2010) B3 Lunic Industries, Cross Road ‘B’, MIDC, Andheri(East), Mumbai-400093. Phone No: 022 28312872/28311849; Chandamama India Ltd. No.2 Ground Floor, Swathi Enclave, Door Nos. 5 & 6 Amman Koil Street, Vadapalani, Chennai- 600026. Phone No: 044 43992828


Children’s World
A monthly since March 1972, publishes stories features, comics, puzzles, poems, quizzes, activities, book reviews, and articles of topical interest. One year Rs 200; 2 years Rs 380; 3 years Rs 550. Foreign US$40 or UKP 24 for one year, airmail.

Children’s World
Nehru House, 4 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi 110002. Phone  23316970 – 74 Fax: 23721090 e-mail : cbtnd@vsnl.com M. O./Bank Draft/Cheque drawn in favour of Children’s World, New Delhi. All outstation cheques must include Rs. 20/- towards bank charges.

Competition Master
http://www.competitionmaster.com/

Might be of interest to senior students. Competition Refresher. Rs 400 one year, Rs 780 two years. Bright Group of Publications, 4739/23 UGF, Ansari Road, Darya Ganj, New Delhi 110002 Ph -11-64632226 and 3226, 23282226 and 3226. Money order or demand draft. Discount available if ordered with Science Refresher and Competition Refresher in July 2010. Combined offer, Rs 1300 for two years (all three mags) or Rs 650 for one year.

Current Science
Indian Academy of Sciences, C V Raman Avenue, P. B. No. 8005, Bangalore 560 080, India. Email:currsci@ias.ernet.in

Drafts/Cheques are to be drawn in favour of INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. Foreign subscription rates include air mail postage. For renewals, please quote subscription number. Rs 1000 (one year); Rs 1600 (two years); Rs 2700 (five years). Personal subsn. rate. Institutional subsns cost more.http://www.ias.ac.in/currsci/subscribe.html Circulation Department Indian Academy of Sciences C.V Raman Avenue P.B. 8005 Bangalore 560080 INDIA (not to Current Science) Allow four weeks from subscription realisation for shipments to begin. Payment method: Demand Drafts or cheques payable to the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore (not to Current Science) Cheques drawn in Indian rupees must be payable in a bank in India, and must add bank charges of Rs 80

Or order on the Scholars without Borders website.


Diamond Comics
Diamond Comics, India’s largest selling comics are published in almost all regional languages http://www.diamondcomic.com/read_commics.php

Dimdima
For C
hildren.  Size: Large Size (As in News Magazines) No of pages : 48 plus cover Age Group: 9 to 15. Cover Price: Rs 20 per copySubscription in India : For 1 year : Rs 240/- For 2 years : Rs 480/-For 3 years : Rs 720/-Outside India: For 12 issues :25 U.S Dollars. (INR1175/-)
http://www.dimdima.com/Dimdima Subscription Dept, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 505, Gora Gandhi Compound, Sane Guruji Marg, Tardeo, Mumbai 400034 Phone: (022)23526025

General Knowledge Refresher
India’s largest selling teen magazine, Rs 15 per issue. Rs 150 for a year, Rs 280 for two years.Bright Group of Publications, 4739/23 UGF, Ansari Road, Darya Ganj, New Delhi 110002 Ph -11-64632226 and 3226, 23282226 and 3226. Money order or demand draft. Discount available if ordered with Science Refresher and CompetitionRefresher. Combined offer, Rs 1300 for two years (all three mags) or Rs 650 for one year.

Gokulam The magazine for children. Inexpensive. Colourful. Rs 10 per issue, 80 pages (as of July 2010). Rs 120 per year within India, Rs 1200 per year outside India. 2 years Rs 220. Circulation Manager, Gokulam, Bharathan Publications Pvt Ltd, Kalki Buildings, 47 NP, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Ekkaduthangal, Chennai 600032subscription@kalkiweekly.com Only DDs and MOs favouring GOKULAM ENGLISH and payable at Chennai are accepted.

Junior Chandamama
Junior Chandamama is a magazine for the little ones peppered with activities, pictures, and stories that will grip their imagination. [Age group- 4+] For very young kids Rs 180 per year. Pls confirm.Chandamama India Ltd. B3 Lunic Industries, Cross Road ‘B’, MIDC, Andheri(East), Mumbai-400093.Phone No: 022 28312872/28311849; Chandamama India Ltd. No.2 Ground Floor, Swathi Enclave, Door Nos.5 & 6 Amman Koil Street, Vadapalani, Chennai- 600026. Phone No: 044 43992828Chandamama India Ltd. No.2 Ground Floor, Swathi Enclave, Door Nos.5 & 6 Amman Koil Street, Vadapalani, Chennai- 600026. Phone No: 044 43992828

Chandamama online shop https://www.chandamamashop.com/index.php?action=magazineDetails&productId=208Nil

Magic Pot
For nursery/primary school children. Colourful. Easy to read. Good language. Values.Three years (72 issues) Rs 990. Two Years (48 issues) Rs 645. One year (24 issues) Rs 270. As of July 2010. Magic Pot, Subscription Division, PB No 226, MM Publications Ltd, Kottayam, Kerala 686001 Tel 0481-2563721 subscription@mmp.inCheque (add Rs 20 as bank charges), DD payable at Kottayam. Funskook’s Beyblade with 3 years subscription, and Funskool’s Fun Factory with two years subscription, only within India.

PCM’s Children’s Magazine
http://www.pcmmagazine.com/magazinesubscribe.aspxhttp://www.pcmmagazine.com/index.aspx

PCM Children’s Magazine, Govt. High School Road, Edappally, Cochin-24

Resonance
Resonance is a journal of science education, published monthly by the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, entering its second decade of publication. The journal is primarily directed at students and teachers at the undergraduate level, though some of the articles may go beyond this range. Resonance has a council of editors drawn from institutions all over in India, with a Chief Editor and several Associate Editors located in Bangalore. Full details: http://www.ias.ac.in/resonance/

On order on the Scholars website.

Science Refresher
Rs 400 one year, Rs 780 two years. Bright Group of Publications, 4739/23 UGF, Ansari Road, Darya Ganj,New Delhi 110002 Ph -11-64632226 and 3226, 23282226 and 3226. Money order or demand draft.Discount available if ordered with Science Refresher and Competition Refresher in July 2010. Combined offer, Rs 1300 for two years (all three mags) or Rs 650 for one year.

Science Reporter
From the National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, NISCAIR.Government publication, inexpensive, good value for money.One year Rs 200; 2 years Rs 380; 3 years Rs 540. Foreign 1 year $ 65, air mail.National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources,NISCAIR, CSIR, Dr K S Krishnan Marg, New Delhi 110012 +11-25848702 http://www.niscair.res.in Editorial: sr@niscair.res.in or hjk@niscair.res.in

Teacher Plus

Magazine for the contemporary teacher. Two to five subscriptions (1 year) Rs 400 per subscription. 6 to 10 subscriptions (1 year) Rs 325 per subscription, 11 and above subscriptions (1 year) Rs 275 per subscription. Bulk rates. Copies will be mailed to a single address. Individual subscriptions: 1 year Rs 475; 2 years Rs 840, 3 years Rs 1080.
Mail to: Teacher Plus, A15, Vikramapuri, Secunderabad, 500009 India. Phone 040-27807039. Email circulation@teacherplus.org http://www.teacherplus.org (It takes 3-4 weeks to process a subscription request.)


The Teenager

India’s only TeenZine. Good values, positive magazine. 1 year (12 issues): Rs 200 [You save Rs 40] 2 years (24 issues): Rs 375 [You save Rs 105] 3 years (36 issues): Rs 500 [You save Rs 220]Editorial & Circulation Office The Teenager 58/23rd Road, TPS III Near Tavaa Restaurant Bandra (West), Mumbai 400 050 Maharashtra, INDIA Tel: +91-022-26557443, 26403312, Fax: +91-022-26454425, 26510925E-mail: editorial@theteenagermag.com (Editorial) subscribe@theteenagermag.com (Circulation) “Money Order Demand Draft (favouring The Teenager) Mumbai Cheque (favouring The Teenager)Gift vouchers from THE LOOT, for 2/3 years subn.

The Young Scientist

Children’s comic magazine, learning through reading and fun. Rs 650for ten issues, incl delivery.

http://www.theyoungscientists.in/India_Order_Form_TYS.pdf http://www.theyoungscientists.in/mailorder.html
Young Scientists India 1023, 1st floor, 8th Street, 11th Sector K KNagar Chennai – 600 078. For order related enquiries, please contact : Mr Selva Rajan,Operations Executive (10 AM to 5 PM Tel: +91-44-42616758Email : subscriptions@theyoungscientists.in / tysindia@gmail.com. For bulk orders for school children, distribution, reprinting and agency rights, please contact Mrs Radha at sales@theyoungscientists.in

Wisdom International Monthly Digest

One year Rs 140, three years Rs 400. Overseas per year Rs 600. Rates as of July 2010. Wisdom Publications, No 17 Old No 9, Desika Road, Near Alwarpet, Mylapore, Chennai 600004 India Ph +44-2499032.  Only drafts favouring Wisdom Publications.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. Scholars without Borders permalink*
    October 2, 2010 03: 20 am10

    Hi,

    can you let us know which weekly magazine you are talking about? We will try to help if that is possible,

    SwB

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