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Shillong choir founder named to World Choir Council


May 31st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The founder, director and pianist of the prestigious Shillong Chamber Choir, Neil Nongkynrih, has been nominated to the World Choir Council, the apex body ... Read more...

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Global Sufi music fest in capital


February 4th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Sufi musicians from five countries will be in the capital Feb 6-8 for an International Sufi Festival to promote greater cultural contacts and soft diplomacy.The ... Read more...

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Italy start title defence with a draw; Dutch, Japan win (Lead, changing dateline)


June 15th, 2010 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 15 (DPA) Italy started their defence of the World Cup title with a 1-1 draw against Paraguay in rain-drenched Cape Town Monday while the Netherlands prevailed 2-0 over Denmark ... Read more...

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FIFA not to ban vuvuzela


June 14th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 14 (DPA) Football's governing FIFA sprang to the defence of the much-maligned vuvuzela Monday with president Joseph Blatter ruling out the favourite accessory of South African football fans being banned ... Read more...

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