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Nepal’s Maoist PM yields to brotherly love

October 28th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 28 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Friday broke away from the official policy of his once underground organisation not to participate in religious rituals by taking ... Read more...

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Could playing Mozart to wine really make it ‘musical’?

March 6th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): At least that's what an Austrian inventor is claiming and despite being scoffed at by scientists, vineyards around the world are adopting the idea.Markus Bachmann has invented ... Read more...

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Manipur hosts’ cultural event to promote ‘Tanghkul culture’

January 7th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 7 (ANI): A two-day cultural event was recently organized in a small hamlet in Manipur to promote the 'Tanghkul culture' among the youth, who are losing contact with their roots ... Read more...

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Karbi Anglong’s Ronthean Festival promoting a unique Assamese lifestyle

December 7th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Karbi Anglong (Assam), Dec.7 (ANI): The decline of militancy in Assam's Karbi Anglong District has given a boost to the region in terms of socio-cultural development.Recently, the district played host to the ... Read more...

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Radiohead Drummer Speaks Of New Album

July 27th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recently, Phil Selway from Radiohead confirmed that their fresh album is still in the pipeline and songs are yet to be written.Selway also spoke largely ... Read more...

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How about some Hebrew qawwali (With Images)

January 28th, 2010 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) He sings soul-stirring Sufi songs - and he does it in Hebrew. Israeli composer Shye Ben-Tzur believes even if the language is unknown to listeners, ... Read more...

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What makes some musical tunes cheerful and some sad?

January 12th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Scientists at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina have revealed why tunes in major keys such as 'Singin' in the Rain', sound cheerful, while those in minor keys ... Read more...

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Sohail Sen’s music impresses in ‘What’s Your Raashee?’ (IANS Music Review)

August 24th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "What's Your Raashee?"; Music Director: Sohail Sen; Lyricist: Javed Akhtar; Singers: Aslesha Gowariker, Shaan, Bhavya Pandit, Sohail Sen, Marianne D. Cruz, Tarannum Malik, Rajab Ali Bharti, Bela Shende, ... Read more...

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Bengalis in West Bengal celebrate traditional New Year

April 15th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 15 (ANI): Residents in West Bengal participated in celebrations and revelry to welcome 'Poila Boisakh' or the traditional New Year in the state.'Poila Baisakh' marks the beginning of the Bengali ... Read more...

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Modi’s speeches set to Gujarati folk tunes offered as ring tones

March 9th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 9 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's speeches made at various forums are being set to the tunes of popular Gujarati folk songs as mobile ring tones and caller tunes ... Read more...

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Renowned Sri Lankan musician Premasiri Khemadasa dead

October 25th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 25 (IANS) Award winning Sri Lankan musician Premasiri Khemadasa is dead, leaving an irreplaceable vacuum in the country's cinema industry. He was 71.Popularly known as 'Khemadasa Master', he died at ... Read more...

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Security beefed up at Dandiya venues in Gujarat

October 3rd, 2008 - 11:30 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Oct 3 (ANI): Security has been beefed up during the nine-day long Hindu festival of "Navratri" in the wake of recent bomb attacks at several places in the country.Navratri ... Read more...

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India’s largest tribal fair draws millions

February 21st, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
Warangal (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 21 (IANS) It is a sea of humanity at the four-day Sammakka Sarakka Jatra, India's largest tribal fair here, with millions of people gathered from many parts of ... Read more...

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