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Bopanna too rejects Paes for London Olympics


June 18th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) India's doubles exponent Rohan Bopanna Monday followed his regular tour partner Mahesh Bhupathi in refusing to team up with Leander Paes for the men's doubles ... Read more...

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Yogananda biography wins international award


May 25th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 25 (IANS) A biography of Indian yoga guru Paramhansa Yogananda and an Indian cookery book have won honours at an international book awards event here.The JPX Media ... Read more...

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Parliament gives nod to strengthened copyright law (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Empowering the creative sector, parliament Tuesday enacted a law that strengthens the royalty claims of artistes, song and script writers, musicians and those in similar ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily questions civil awards


March 26th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 26 (IANS) Pakistan's civil awards are now "tawdry pieces of junk jewellery" handed out to people who have in reality achieved little beyond keeping their political boats afloat, ... Read more...

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Selectors didn’t have faith in Rathore: NRAI president


March 13th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh Tuesday justified the decision to exclude Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore from the squad for the London ... Read more...

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I can prove myself again: Rathore


February 1st, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Athens Games silver medallist shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, who won the double trap bronze in the nationals here Wednesday, said given a chance he would ... Read more...

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Bob Marley film to be shown at Berlin fest


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Jan 23 (IANS) A film on Jamaican reggae star Bob Marley will be presented at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in February in an attempt to showcase ... Read more...

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Let the music play: 136 years for Jalandhar fest


December 20th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Dec 20 (IANS) This town has kept a musical tradition alive for 136 years. As the famous Shree Baba Harivallabh Sangeet Samelan gets under way Friday, musical ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Birju Maharaj to choreograph Kathak for Kamal Haasan


December 11th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Kamal Haasan is indisputably the most adventurous actor in India and Birju Maharaj is undoubtedly the most accomplished exponent of the Katahk dance form in the ... Read more...

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Sarangi exponent Ustad Sultan Khan dead


November 27th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Noted sarangi exponent and singer Ustad Sultan Khan passed away Sunday. He was 71.A Padma Bhushan awardee, Khan gave his first performance at the All-India Conference ... Read more...

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Money crunch hits capital’s biggest culture gala


November 15th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The capital's biggest cultural extravaganza - the Delhi International Arts Festival - is facing an acute financial crunch, that has cast a shadow of ... Read more...

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‘Johnny English Reborn’ is a reboot indeed


September 24th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Johnny English Reborn"; Cast: Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Dominic West; Director: Oliver Parker; Rating: ***For every good, there's bad. For every suavity, there's the uncouth. And for every swashbuckling James ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev and Bopanna outclassed, India go 0-2 down


September 16th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 16 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman and Rohan Bopanna were simply outclassed in the opening singles and India went 0-2 behind Japan in the Davis Cup World Group play-off ... Read more...

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Fahimuddin Dagar, golden voice of Dhrupad, falls silent


July 29th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A golden voice of Indian classical music has fallen silent with the death of Ustad Rahim Fahimudddin Dagar, a doyen of the Dhrupad school who ... Read more...

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Bangladesh daily objects to Hasina congratulating Mamata


May 15th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina "undermined her status and office" by calling up Mamata Banerjee, victor of the election in India's West Bengal state, a ... Read more...

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For Bengalis, Tagore still the man for all seasons


May 7th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Poet-philosopher Rabindranath Tagore, who churned out a huge body of songs, stories, plays, paintings and more, still inspires millions of Bengalis, who feel his presence in ... Read more...

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Liz Taylor’s ‘naked photo embroiled in identity mystery’


April 11th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): Just days after Elizabeth Taylor was laid to rest, a unique picture of the star - believed to be the only known picture of her posing nude - ... Read more...

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Haye preparing for Klitschko bout by gym workouts with 500 pounds-a-week stripper


March 18th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18(ANI): WBA world heavyweight champion David Haye is preparing for his upcoming title bout against Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko with the help of X Factor lapdancer Amie Buck.According to the Sun, ... Read more...

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Pena exponent Mangi Singh, Manipur’s rising star


March 5th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar 5 (ANI): Manipur, which has over the years produced many award winning artists, has added another feather to its cap through Khangembam Mangi Singh, the first Pena player to receive ... Read more...

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Karnataka institutes award in memory of Bhimsen Joshi


February 25th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 25 (IANS) The Karnataka government Friday instituted an annual award in the memory of Bhimsen Joshi, doyen of classical music who passed away last month.Named Bhimsen Joshi Sangeet Ratna, the ... Read more...

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Never retired, never stopped dancing, says Birju Maharaj at 75 (Lead, Interview)


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Legendary kathak dancer Birju Maharaj, who is also a musician, choreographer and lyricist, says kathak as a genre is finally receiving the encouragement it should ... Read more...

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Never retired, never stopped dancing, says Birju Maharaj at 74 (Interview)


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Legendary kathak dancer Birju Maharaj, who is also a musician, choreographer and lyricist, says kathak as a genre is finally receiving the encouragement it should ... Read more...

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Ponting, Watson carry Aussie hopes of fourth consecutive World Cup win: Clark


February 19th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 19(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Stuart Clark reckons that the key to success in the World Cup will the ability of captain Ricky Ponting and all-rounder Shane Watson to stand ... Read more...

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Baul songs - from ektara to fusion music (Feature)


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhojit Banerjee Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Baul music has caught on in a big way among Bengali music lovers, with the soulful songs sung by wandering minstrels finding favour with Bengali bands ... 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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Kalamandalam Hemalatha Creates Guinness Record For Longest Dance!


January 9th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Kochi, Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kalamandalam Hemalatha, a famous Mohiniyattam exponent and danseuse has done India proud by making entry to the coveted Guinness Book of World Record. She now ... Read more...

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Oz fast bowlers’ inability to swing the ball cost Ashes series: Mark Waugh


January 7th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 7(ANI): Former Australian batsman Mark Waugh believes that the Australian fast bowlers' inability to swing the ball during the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney cost them the match and the ... Read more...

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Rabindra Sangeet exponent Suchitra Mitra dead (Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Legendary Rabindra Sangeet exponent Suchitra Mitra died at her residence here Monday following a cardiac arrest, family sources said. She was 86.Mitra died around 1.30 p.m. while she ... Read more...

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Rama Prasad Banik: Expired In A Private Nursing Home In Kolkata


December 29th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Prominent theatre personality of Kolkata, Rama Prasad Banik breathed his last on Monday, the 27th of December night at a Kolkata city private hospital where he had been admitted on ... Read more...

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Fairly satisfactory year for Indian cue sports (2010 in Retrospect)


December 25th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) To say the least, it has been a fairly satisfactory year for Indian cueists, notably Pankaj Advani, the country's No.1 exponent. Although only 25, Advani has ... Read more...

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Rabindra Sangeet exponent Kalim Sharafi dead


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) Kalim Sharafi, known for singing Rabindranath Tagore's songs in Bangladesh and India, died at his residence here Tuesday. He was 85, a media report said.Born in Birbhum, now ... Read more...

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In a world full of storms, Priyanka is my anchor: Vivek Oberoi


October 27th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Vivek Oberoi, who will tie the knot with Priyanka Alva Friday, is so much in love with his wife-to-be that he has started penning ... Read more...

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One-day mourning in Karnataka for Hindustani music doyen


September 18th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) The Karnataka government Saturday declared a one-day mourning to pay homage to Puttaraj Gavai, a doyen of Hindustani music, who passed away Friday. The funeral will take place Saturday ... Read more...

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Thousands mourn music doyen Puttaraj Gavai’s passing (Lead)


September 17th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 17 (IANS) Puttaraj Gavai, a doyen of Hindustani music, exponent of the Gwalior Gharana and provider of education to thousands of children from poor families, died Friday after a brief ... Read more...

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Hindustani music doyen Puttaraj Gavai is dead


September 17th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 17 (IANS) Puttaraj Gavai, a doyen of Hindustani music and exponent of the Gwalior Gharana, died Friday after a brief illness. He was 96. He passed away at his ashram in ... Read more...

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