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Tihar Idol, a talent hunt in jail premises for inmates


April 8th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Confined within the high walls of Tihar Jail, inmates of the largest prison complex in South Asia, will soon have a chance to sing or ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Ram Navami with devotion


April 1st, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Ram Navami was celebrated with devotion in temples across Mumbai Sunday to herald the ninth day of the Hindu calendar's first month of Chaitra - and ... Read more...

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Agra’s unique Bhagat singing finds new patrons


March 28th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 28 (IANS) "Mere Babul Ka Beejna", a powerful theatrical presentation in the genre of old Bhagat singing peculiar to Agra region, was the climax of the 10-day Taj ... Read more...

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Karan Singh performs at ICCR soiree


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Revealing another side of his versatile nature, Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) president and veteran Congressman Karan Singh rendered a selection of light ... Read more...

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Sikhs get official gurdwara in UAE


January 28th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 28 (IANS) The Sikh community has got their first official gurdwara in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a media report said Saturday.The gurdwara opened Friday in Jebel Ali, ... Read more...

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Today’s songs lack good lyrics: Kavita Krishnamurthy


January 18th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) She has been in the music industry for over two decades and has some memorable and meaningful songs to her credit, but veteran singer ... Read more...

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Daler Mehndi goes devotional for ‘I Am Singh’ (With Image)


November 18th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Punjabi singer Daler Mehndi, who is known for his foot-tapping Punjabi numbers, has sung devotional songs in the upcoming film "I Am Singh". And ... Read more...

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Maharashtra mourns Jagjit Singh’s death


October 10th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Politicians in Maharashtra mourned the death of Jagjit Singh Monday, saying the ghazal maestro's absence will be felt by the music fraternity and millions of ... Read more...

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Children sing in praise of Gandhi


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Sounds of 'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram' resonated in the air as animated children, mostly from slums and shelter homes, sang songs to pay homage ... Read more...

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On a rain soaked night at Ramlila Maidan


August 24th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) When Delhi sleeps, the Ramlila Maidan remains awake.The sloganeering does not end, except sporadically, although the fasting 74-year-old Anna Hazare is sleeping only around 100 ... Read more...

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Delhi revels in the spirit of Janmashtami


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Fasting, feasting, prayers, music, chanting of mantras, 'matki phods (breaking the ritual pots)' and story-telling sessions recounting the myths associated with Krishna's birth marked Janmashtami ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrations begin in Delhi with gaiety


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) With elaborately decorated cradles to mark the birth of Lord Krishna, Janmashtami celebrations began in Delhi Monday with much gaiety.At the ISKCON temple, the day ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrations in Lucknow


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Colourful decorations, special prayers and cultural programmes at brightly adorned temples in various parts of this Uttar Pradesh state capital Monday marked the Janmashtami celebrations.With priests ... Read more...

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Devotional songs, slogans echo at Ramlila ground


August 20th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Devotional songs and anti-corruption slogans reverberated in Ramlila ground as social activist Anna Hazare's fast entered its fifth day Saturday.Even as the Gandhian was not ... Read more...

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Radha gets official seal in Delhi’s Krishna ballet (With Image)


August 18th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Thirty-three years after the Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, the capital's oldest cultural hub, recreated on stage the life of Hindu god Krishna, his childhood mate ... Read more...

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Bards on a train, singing Mumbai morning blues away (With Images)


August 18th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Dhondiram Pujari doesn't show the grumpiness expected of a typical Mumbaikar on his way to work. He jokes and indulges in loud banter, actually looking forward ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike to back Anna hits litigants (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Litigants suffered and work in Delhi courts was hit Wednesday as lawyers in all the six district court complexes struck work to protest the ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike to back Anna hits litigants


August 17th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Litigants suffered and work in Delhi courts was hit Wednesday as lawyers in all the six district court complexes struck work to protest the arrest ... Read more...

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Gender barrier broken in Agra musical tradition


August 1st, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 1 (IANS) In a social revolution of sorts, women have been inducted for the first time in Bhagat singing troupes, a 400-year-old musical tradition unique to Agra.A fortnight-long ... Read more...

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Thousands come, drawn to Ramdev more than his cause


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) For many the issue of black money stashed abroad was secondary as they thronged the Ramlila ground on a hot and humid Friday. From various ... Read more...

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Life of Rabindranath Tagore at a glance


May 8th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Here are milestones from Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's life as his 150th birth anniversary is celebrated Monday:1861, May 7: Rabindranath Tagore is born to Debendranath ... 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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Puttaparthi witnesses unprecedented crowds


April 26th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 26 (IANS) As in life, so in death, spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba has been drawing thousands of people from across the country and abroad for ... Read more...

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Malaya-Indian devotees pay tribute to Sathya Sai Baba


April 25th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 25 (ANI): Over 200 Malaya-Indian followers of Sathya Sai Baba paid their tributes to him at the Sai Baba centre in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur."We mourn his passing as ... Read more...

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Malaysian devotees pay last respect to Sathya Sai Baba


April 25th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 25 (IANS) Devotees of Sathya Sai Baba paid their last respects to the Indian spiritual leader, who died Sunday, in various places across Malaysia.Over 200 people gathered ... Read more...

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VIPs get quick glimpse of Sai Baba while devotees wait hours


April 25th, 2011 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 25 (IANS) As thousands of devotees stood in serpentine queues through the night and early Monday outside Prashanti Nilayam for a glimpse of their 'god' Sathya ... Read more...

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Nine days of fasting ends with Ram Navami festival


April 12th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) With prayers and rituals, Indians Tuesday celebrated the festival of Ram Navami, the birth anniversary of Lord Ram, a day that also marked an end ... Read more...

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Pilgrims’ progress begins to Rajasthan’s Kumbh Mela


April 11th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh), April 11 (IANS) From atop the ridge of this complex, once Mughal emperor Akbar's capital, one can see a sea of humanity. People waving red flags, ... 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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Nation pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on Martyrs’ Day


January 30th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India Sunday paid homage to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi with prayer meetings and floral tributes on his 63rd death anniversary observed as Martyrs' Day.It ... Read more...

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Gandhi Smriti all set for Martyr’s Day events


January 29th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Gandhi Smriti, the museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, is all set for Sunday when the country will pay its respectful tributes to the Father of the Nation ... Read more...

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Bharat Ratna Bhimsen Joshi passes away


January 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Jan 24 (ANI): Veteran vocalist and Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi passed away this morning at Pune's Sahyandri Hospital after a prolonged illness. He was 89.Pandit Joshi was admitted to the ... Read more...

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Devotees of Lord Ayappa walk over hot embers in Surat


January 2nd, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Surat, Jan.2 (ANI): Devotees of Lord Ayappa walked on hot embers as a part of Makara Vilakku Mahotsavam in Surat over the weekend.Devotees sang devotional songs and performed certain basic rituals.The ... Read more...

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Anuradha Paudwal And Ravi Win Lata Mangeshkar Award


December 6th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Speaking to the audience from the stage of the Nehru Stadium, the octogenarian Ravi said that it was indeed an honor to receive an award that bears the name of his ... 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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