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Braj haveli sangeet on verge of extinction


February 7th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 7 (IANS) The famed musical tradition of 'haveli sangeet',originating in western Uttar Pradesh's Braj region, is on the verge of extinction in the place of its origin, with ... Read more...

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Anup Jalota, Priyadarshan to receive Padma Shri


January 25th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Ghazal and bhajan singer Anup Jalota and acclaimed filmmaker Priyadarshan will receive the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, it was announced here Wednesday.Jalota ... Read more...

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To those we said sayonara… RIP (2011 in Retrospect)


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) They entertained, educated and enlivened our lives with their talent and sheer brilliance. As another year draws to a close, it is time to ... Read more...

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Replica of Shirdi Sai Baba temple in Mumbai


December 14th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) A replica of the Sai Baba temple in Maharashtra's Shirdi town will be recreated here as part of a four-day festival starting Dec 15, an organiser ... Read more...

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Stampede in Haridwar kills 20, injures 40


November 9th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Nov 8 (IANS) Scenes of piety and devotion quickly turned to devastation Tuesday as at least 20 people were killed in a stampede that occurred when massive ... Read more...

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This Navratras, fast with paneer jalebi, malai poori


October 2nd, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 2 (IANS) One usually associates Navratra fasts with a test of will and a bland, sparse platter that's supposed to cleanse the body of toxins. But come to ... Read more...

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From shelters and slums, they gather to sing for Gandhi


September 30th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Many of them have no families and stay in shelter homes while some are physically handicapped. But despite the odds, these kids are all set ... Read more...

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Will support political party that fights graft: Hazare


September 13th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday said he is ready to campaign for and support a like-minded non-Congress, non-BJP political outfit that is corruption-free but ... Read more...

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Night of wait and worry at Ramlila ground


August 25th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Anticipating that Anna Hazare might be evicted, thousands of supporters spent a wakeful night in and around the Ramlila Maidan, forming a human shield in ... Read more...

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Hazare loses 5.5 kg, vital parameters fine (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare has lost around 5.5 kg but his vital parameters were fine, aides of the anti-corruption campaigner said Tuesday as his fast for a ... Read more...

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Anna’s fast enters eighth day, health stable


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare has lost around 5.5 kg as his fast for a strong anti-graft bill entered its eighth day here Tuesday, an aide said."He ... Read more...

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Uphaar cinema fire anniversary: Victims’ kin plan prayers


June 12th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The families of the 59 victims of the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire in south Delhi will Monday offer prayers and pay respects to those who ... Read more...

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Leading Marathi litterateur Jagdish Khebudkar passes away (Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), May 3 (IANS) Renowned Marathi poet, lyricist and writer Jagdish Khebudkar passed away in a private hospital here Tuesday following a kidney ailment, an aide said. He was ... Read more...

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A night under the stars with Anna Hazare (Lead)


April 8th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Ravindra Roy, 24, is up all night helping frail protestors, fasting here with social reformer Anna Hazare, use lavatories or quench their thirst by ... Read more...

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After the noise, a serene quiet - night under stars with Anna


April 8th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Ravindra Roy, 24, is up all night helping frail protestors, fasting here with activist Anna Hazare, use lavatories or quench their thirst by getting them ... Read more...

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Hazare calm yet determined in his fight


April 6th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The anger and energy were palpable the minute one crossed the police barricades to arrive at Jantar Mantar in central Delhi where social activist Anna ... Read more...

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Bollywood has no taste for ghazals: Jagjit Singh


March 29th, 2011 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Ghazal king Jagjit Singh says he keeps his distance from Bollywood because he feels Hindi filmmakers are money-minded and don't appreciate the genre any more."Filmmakers ... Read more...

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Richa Sharma builds temple as tribute to parents


March 26th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Singer Richa Sharma, popular for songs like "Billo rani", "Sajda" and "Zor ka jhatka", has built a Sai temple at her birthplace Faridabad in memory ... Read more...

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Devotees gather for ‘Lath Mar’ holi in Barsana


March 14th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), March 14 (IANS) Thousands of pilgrims have gathered here Monday for the traditional 'Lath Mar' Holi, which will see women revellers beating up men with sticks.At Barsana, ... Read more...

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Dancer Mansingh celebrates the Golden Jubilee of her career in Delhi


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.23 (ANI): Renowned Indian classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, celebrated 50 years of her dancing career with a performance here.Her interpretation of bhajans along with powerful gestures and steps mesmerized ... Read more...

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Amjad pays tribute to Bhimsen Joshi, Tagore


February 14th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 14 (IANS) Saying he felt "deep sorrow" at the passing away of Bhimsen Joshi, sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan paid the clasical vocalist a stirring musical tribute here. The ... Read more...

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Karnataka town mourns loss of its famous son


January 24th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Gadag (Karnataka) Jan 24 (IANS) People of this north Karnataka town, where Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was born, were in mourning Monday, having lost their famous son who ran away from home at ... Read more...

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West Bengal artists mourn Bhimsen Joshi’s death


January 24th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) The death of eminent Hindustani classical vocalist Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Monday was mourned by classical singers of West Bengal who described it as an irreparable loss for music ... Read more...

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Bhimsen Joshi passes away, country mourns death of its ‘ratna’ (Second Lead)


January 24th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 24 (IANS) Indian singing legend Pandit Bhimsen Joshi died here Monday after nearly a month in hospital. As thousands queued up to pay their last respects to the ... Read more...

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PM condoles demise of vocalist Bhimsen Joshi


January 24th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has condoled the demise of legendary vocalist Pandit Bhimsen Joshi.Dr. Singh in his message said the nation and the music ... Read more...

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Maharashtra politicos condole Bhimsen Joshi’s death


January 24th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Maharashtra, which was home to Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, felt a deep sense of loss at his death Monday. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan condoled it as the demise ... Read more...

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Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Dies At 88


January 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Veteran vocalist in the Hindustani classical music tradition Pandit Bhimsen Joshi has taken his last breathe this morning at 8:00 am at the Sayadari hospital in Pune today. The Bharat ... Read more...

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Bharat Ratna Bhimsen Joshi dead (Lead)


January 24th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 24 (IANS) Eminent Hindustani classical vocalist Pandit Bhimsen Joshi died of old age related ailments Monday morning at a hospital here, his doctor said. He was 88.A Bharat ... Read more...

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Richa Sharma turns rapper for ‘Thank You Obama’


November 4th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) After featuring in Bollywood numbers and devotional songs, singer Richa Sharma has now turned rapper with a song for the upcoming moive "Thank You ... Read more...

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Dharmendra To Release Music Album Of IT Commissioner


September 4th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran Bollywood star Dharmendra is going to launch Income Tax Commissioner Ajit Sinha's audio-visual album of devotional songs and poetry book on this Saturday. The devotional ... Read more...

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Dharmendra to launch IT commissioner’s music album


September 2nd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Veteran actor Dharmendra will Saturday release Income Tax Commissioner Ajit Sinha's poetry book as well as his audio-visual album of devotional songs "Bhaj Mann Hari Ka Naam". "The lyrics ... Read more...

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Maharashtra celebrates Ram Navami


March 24th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Ram Navami, the birth of Lord Ram, was celebrated with enthusiasm and religious fervour in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra Wednesday. One of the main functions in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Bapi-Tutul feels playbacks have no place in their films


March 4th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 4 2010, (Sampurn Wire): Hailing from Bihar the brother duo of Bapi-Tutul are today a name to be reckoned with in the world of music composition.Starting with bhajans and jingles the ... Read more...

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Ganga ghats resound with ecstasy on first Shahi Snan (Second Lead)


February 12th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Haridwar, Feb 12 (IANS) With ecstatic shouts of 'Har Har Gange' and 'Jai Ganga Maiya', thousands of bare-bodied Naga sadhus and saints bathed in the revered Ganga river to perform ... Read more...

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Kumar Gandharva’s grandson to sing paeans to Pashupatinath


February 11th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 11 (IANS) His grandfather and father were called Shivaputras - sons of Lord Shiva. So it was probably destined that Bhuvanesh Mukul Komkali would be drawn by the Hindu god ... Read more...

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