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Despite talent, music bands struggle to find space


February 14th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) They met on Facebook and formed the five-member metal band Scythus but soon faced the same problems as other similar groups -- mismanagement, ... Read more...

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Rain god helps Kerala usher in New Year


January 1st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 1 (IANS) With the rain god showing mercy, Keralites ushered in the New Year with the usual colour and festivities.Heavy rains that began Friday evening went on till ... Read more...

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Raise health budget, demand celebrities, students


November 26th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) From urban students to village dwellers to celebrities, brought together by a two-week campaign focusing on child health and infant mortality, have demanded ... Read more...

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Durga Puja fervor grips Delhi


October 2nd, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Colourful 'pandals' (marquees), cultural shows and diverse gastronomic delights amid tight security -- the stage is set for festivities and gaiety in the capital as ... Read more...

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Elton John trashes singers, reality stars


February 6th, 2011 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Outspoken singer Elton John has made blunt remarks about music bands, singers and reality stars like Westlife, Cheryl Cole and Kim Kardashian.The veteran singer, 63, says he has ... Read more...

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Bengali bands rock - and make themselves heard!


December 19th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) They string folk and 'baul' melodies to Western instruments, turn to time-tested Tagore, churn out quirky, nonsensical lyrics and, of course, do hard rock! Bengali ... Read more...

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Budding bands impress with their gig at Gurgaon


July 23rd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 23 (IANS) The hunt for India's funkiest pop band has begun across the country and the six shortlisted music groups from the capital gave an enthralling peformance here. From pop to ... Read more...

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Seattle Rock And Roll Marathon Kicks Off In Full Spirits


June 26th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Seattle, June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Entertainment and fun-filled Seattle Rock and Roll marathon 2010 kicked off on Saturday morning with over 27,000 runners taking part in the event. The Seattle ... Read more...

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IndiPop culture died, killed my music career: Suchitra Krishnamoorthi


May 11th, 2010 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Suchitra Krishnamoorthi, who released hit albums like "Dole Dole", "Dum Tara" in the 1990s, has faded away from the music scene. The actress-singer says ... Read more...

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Holi: a fusion of Dussehra, Diwali in Uttar Pradesh town


February 28th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 28 (IANS) A Ramlila ending with the effigy of demon king Ravana going up in flames and a brilliant display of fireworks -- that's Holi for ... Read more...

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Sasquatch Festival 2010 Lineup Revealed


February 16th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Seattle, Feb 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sasquatch music festival is a yearly event that is eagerly awaited by the lovers of music. This is a one of its kind music festival ... Read more...

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When sadhus came astride elephants, horses at Maha Kumbh


January 30th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Haridwar, Jan 30 (IANS) Some sat on gold and silver thrones balanced majestically atop elephants, some stood tall on horse-driven chariots, and yet others walked to din of drums, bells ... Read more...

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Ahead of Magh Purnima, tight security at Maha Kumbh


January 29th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Haridwar, Jan 29 (IANS) With an estimated 500,000 pilgrims expected to take a dip in the Ganga on the occasion of Magh Purnima Saturday, a tight security cover has been ... Read more...

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Tabla weighing 30 kg is about to be heard!


September 19th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) The musician who created it calls it the "world's largest tabla". It is 35 inches tall and weighs over 30 kg. Now the percussion instrument is about to ... Read more...

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AR Rahman to host music show to mark DD’s 50 years


August 12th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug 12 (ANI): Oscar winner AR Rahman is all set to host a music show on Doordarshan to mark the leading Indian network's golden jubilee.The show called 'The Big Band' will ... Read more...

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14 bands from seven South Asian nations to perform in Delhi


February 19th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Fourteen contemporary music ensembles from across seven South Asian countries will treat music lovers in the capital to new trends in contemporary rhythms and sounds during the ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad set for 131st Jagannth Rath Yatra Friday


July 4th, 2008 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 3 (IANS) Ahmedabad is all set for the 131st annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath Friday amid heavy security arrangements. The three chariots of the annual procession will be flagged ... Read more...

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Tribal dancers to debut at Ahmedabad’s 131st Jagannath chariot procession


June 30th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 30 (IANS) Ahmedabad's 131-year-old Lord Jagannath chariot procession will have a new feature this year: tribal dancers will join music bands, gymnasts' teams and beautifully caparisoned elephants when the three ... Read more...

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Indian music bands rock on - experiment, innovate


June 23rd, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Music bands in India are growing by the day. No longer willing to be bracketed in set genres, they are experimenting, fusing entirely different formats and breaking ... Read more...

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Rahman plans second music conservatory in West Bengal


April 4th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) After setting up his first western classical music conservatory in Chennai, music maestro A.R. Rahman plans to set up the second one in Kolkata. He said he would ... Read more...

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Youngsters make rocking career out of music bands


March 25th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by admin
(Feature) By Shweta Sharma New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) His mother was unhappy with his decision to sing professionally for a rock band. Many years down the line, Palash Sen, a qualified medical professional, ... Read more...

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