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Kunal Kemmu excited for grandfather’s Padma Shri glory


January 25th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Actor Kunal Kemmu is on cloud nine after learning that his grandfather and playwright Moti Lal Kemmu will be conferred the Padma Shri, the country's ... Read more...

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Free medicines for all in Rajasthan from Oct 2


August 15th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 15 (IANS) Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot Monday said free medicines will be provided in government hospitals in the state to all sections of society from Oct 2 ... 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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Focus on Indian folk at Sangeet Natak Akademi festival


July 27th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The colours of Indian folk traditions is the highlight of the ongoing Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards festival in the capital. Four folk musical troupes will ... Read more...

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New Sangeet Natak Akademi museum to open next month


July 18th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The National Museum of Performing Arts, a new archive to preserve and showcase documentary material in possession of the Sangeet Natak Akademi (SNA), will ... Read more...

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Indian music speaks to soul: rock icon Steven Tyler (Interview)


May 21st, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) You know him as a rock icon, famous for his on-stage antics, powerful voice and signature screams. But there are things about Aerosmith frontman ... Read more...

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Government reconstitutes Society of Film and Television Institute of India in Pune


March 24th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): The government has reconstituted the Society of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune for a period of three years with effect from March 4.According to ... Read more...

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Museum of performing arts to come up in Delhi


March 8th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Delhi Development Authority has been asked to allot five acres of land in Dwarka area of west Delhi for a building to house a ... Read more...

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Lion’s share for Indira Gandhi centre, ASI in culture funds


February 28th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) and the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) have benefited the most from the allocation of Rs.1,338 crore (Rs.13.3 ... Read more...

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Rabindra Sangeet exponent Suchitra Mitra dead (Second Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Rabindra Sangeet legend Suchitra Mitra, whose songs enthralled music lovers for six decades, died at her South Kolkata residence here Monday following cardiac arrest, family sources said. She ... Read more...

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Leela Samson is Sangeet Natak Akademi chairperson


August 11th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Noted dancer Leela Samson was Tuesday appointed the chairperson of the Sangeet Natak Akademi for a term of five years, the Akademi said. Samson is an eminent ... Read more...

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Famous Oriya singer Sikandar Alam is dead


August 9th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 (IANS) Popular Oriya singer Mohammad Sikandar Alam, who was known for his devotional songs to the Hindu god Jagannath, has died of a heart attack, a family member said ... Read more...

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Indian regional literature to find global audience


May 24th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Indian regional literature will soon find an audience abroad with the government preparing a corpus of translations drawn from the cream of vernacular writings ... Read more...

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Theatre fest from South Asia on Women’s Day (With Image)


March 3rd, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Be it strife-torn Afghanistan, Pakistan or Sri Lanka, women in South Asia are playing an increasingly important and powerful role fostering peace. Come March 8, the International Women's ... Read more...

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Dogra, CRPF adjudged best marching contingents for RD parade 2010


January 30th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): The Dogra Regiment has won the best marching contingent award amongst the three Services for the 2010 Republic Day Parade while the CRPF has been adjudged the ... Read more...

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Sangeet Natak Akademi had best tableau at R-Day parade


January 29th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) With its elaborate exhibition of Indian classical music instruments, the Sangeet Natak Academi tableau didn't just win the applause of all present at the Republic Day parade ... Read more...

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Many of India’s cultural show pieces lying in neglect: PM


January 16th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday voiced unhappiness over the "neglect" of many of India's cultural show pieces and the manner in which priceless artefacts were preserved and ... Read more...

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Ambika Soni mourns Marathi actor Neelu Phule’s death


July 13th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Marathi actor Neelu Phule passed away Monday morning in Pune after prolonged illness. Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni condoled his death saying that the ... Read more...

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Ambika Soni condoles demise of Marathi actor Neelu Phule


July 13th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 13 (ANI): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni has condoled the demise of noted Marathi film and stage actor Neelu Phule.Soni recounted that the versatile actor ... Read more...

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Amal Allana gets second term as NSD chief


June 15th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday appointed veteran theatre personality Amal Allana as chairperson of the National School of Drama (NSD) for a second term with immediate effect. ... Read more...

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Workshop on mime dance art highlights ill effects of insurgency in Manipur


June 7th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, June 7 (ANI): The Kanglei Mime Theatre Repertory, which was established in 1987, organized a 10-day workshop on mime and dance recently that included a play that highlighted the ills of ... Read more...

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‘Ramayana most popular performing art in Bangladesh’


March 17th, 2009 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Agra, March 17 (IANS) In the green hinterland of Islamic Bangladesh, the Ramayana is the most popular performing art form, says a leading playwright of the country.The Indian epic exists ... Read more...

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Pakistans Ajoka Theatre to stage Bullah play in India


December 21st, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, December 21 (ANI): Pakistans Ajoka Theatre has been invited by the Sangeet Natak Academy Kerala to perform its play Bullah at the International Theatre Festival. The play, to be performed ... Read more...

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Somnath Chatterjee enlivens debate


July 22nd, 2008 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Monday betrayed none of the tension he has been under as he presided over a turbulent house with humorous ... Read more...

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Mayawati lambasts Congress, Rahul Gandhi


April 16th, 2008 - 1:50 am ICT by admin
Agra, April 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati Tuesday said the Congress party had done nothing for Dalits and her party was the true well-wisher ... Read more...

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