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Musician uses recycled cans for Lord Ganesha tribute

September 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Popular Indian classical vocalist and percussionist Taufiq Qureshi has used a concoction of recycled cans and drums to create a special musical tribute on the ... Read more...

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India pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on Martyrs’ Day (Lead)

January 30th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Floral tributes, a multi-faith prayer meet, devotional songs by schoolchildren and classical musical renderings were held as the nation remembered Mahatma Gandhi, the apostle of peace ... Read more...

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Bhopal hosts international music festival

January 3rd, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Jan 3(ANI): Scores of artistes from China, Japan, Korea, Switzerland, Germany, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Israel, France, UK and Italy are participating in an International Music Festival being staged in Bhopal. ... Read more...

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Gangubai ushered in women’s power in music: cultural fraternity (Lead)

July 21st, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) The cultural fraternity across the country mourned the death of legendary Hindustani classical singer Gangubai Hangal, saying her demise ended an era of women's power in traditional ... Read more...

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Sarod maestro Ali Akbar Khan was a man of great humility (Obituary)

June 19th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Legendary sarod exponent Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, one of the greatest Indian classical musicians of modern times, was in personal life a man of great compassion, innocence ... Read more...

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This day in history: 10th April, 2009.

April 10th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
1915 - Harry Morgan Born 10 April,1915 - Actor ("M*A*S*H")1931 - Kishori Amonkar (born April 10, 1931) is a noted Indian classical vocalist. She sings khyal in the Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana style. ... Read more...

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Balamuralikrishna to act in Tamil film

March 13th, 2009 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 13 (IANS) Veteran composer and south Indian classical vocalist M. Balamuralikrishna will appear on the Tamil screen after a 20-year hiatus in a venture titled "Kadhai" (story), in which he ... Read more...

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Bhimsen Joshi to be honoured with Bharat Ratna

November 5th, 2008 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Indian classical vocalist Pandit Bhimsen Joshi will be honoured with Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award of the country, the Rashtrapati Bhavan announced late Tuesday.President Pratibha Patil ... Read more...

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