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Age no bar for Anil Kapoor (Movie Snippets)


April 19th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) He might be 52, but age hasn't deterred actor Anil Kapoor from performing his own stunts in the forthcoming movie "Tezz".Anil has a lot of ... Read more...

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An India-US link in Bharatanatyam’s journey


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The kinship was quaint, spanning two continents and cultures. And yet American percussionist and Carnatic musician Douglas M. Knight jr. is one of the most ... Read more...

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Maharashtra bids adieu to Lord Ganesh (Lead)


September 11th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) The Ganesh immersion ceremonies were a peaceful affair in Maharashtra Sunday, except for an accidental death and a couple of drowning incidents, officials said.Sunday marked the ... Read more...

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Bards on a train, singing Mumbai morning blues away (With Images)


August 18th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Dhondiram Pujari doesn't show the grumpiness expected of a typical Mumbaikar on his way to work. He jokes and indulges in loud banter, actually looking forward ... Read more...

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Stressed? Drum it away


May 15th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The high-energy beats of Western and African drums can reduce stress in younger people as they battle to make headway in the academic or professional ... Read more...

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Heritage Indian instruments retrieved from obscurity


December 18th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The National Museum in Delhi has retrieved nearly 400 years of India's classical music legacy from the ravages of time by reopening a gallery that the country's ... Read more...

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Little Keshava’s tabla journey began at dining table


October 11th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) The seven-year-old's fingers created magic on the tabla at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony but little Keshava's musical journey began at the dining table when he ... Read more...

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Young Manipuri drummers win hearts in Delhi


October 6th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Beating their drums in perfect harmony and synchronising their body movements simultaneously, 11 young drummers left the audience spellbound when they performed the traditional Manipuri classical dance ... Read more...

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400-year-old Jharkhand drummakers struggle to keep trade alive (Feature with image)


December 17th, 2009 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Adharjhor (Jharkhand), Dec 17 (IANS) In the heart of a dense forest in the Patamda block, this ramshackle village of 100 thatched huts is fighting a tough battle to keep ... Read more...

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Naga musician reviving dying folk music


October 4th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jodhpur, Oct 4 (IANS) Meet guru Rewben Mashangva, the Imphal-based musician, who has brought workday folk music from the villages bordering Nagaland and Manipur to the Rajasthan International Folk Festival ... 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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India can build ships in Trinidad & Tobago: Envoy


March 17th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, March 17 (IANS) India can help to build ships in Trinidad and Tobago, which has retained a "strong economy" despite the global slowdown, as it looks to widen ties ... 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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Obamamania is a $100 mn market


January 18th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Jan 18 (IANS) If Barack Obama were a stock, that might be the only thing going up in the market. As he prepares for his historical inauguration next week, people are ... Read more...

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Sharad Dandge generates sounds of 20 musical instruments on Tabla!


December 21st, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji Pune, Dec.21 (ANI): Sharad Dandge of Aurangabad in Maharashtra State has developed a unique ability to generate 20 types of sounds of different musical instruments while playing various Tablas, the ... Read more...

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Beijing Olympics off to spectacular start


August 8th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) The Beijing Olympic Games began Friday with a spectacular opening ceremony showcasing Chinese national pride as more than 80 world leaders watched at the National Stadium swathed in ... Read more...

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Opening ceremony of Beijing Olympic Games begins


August 8th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, Aug 8 (Xinhua) The opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games began in the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, in north Beijing at 8 p.m. Friday. A formation ... Read more...

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Tablas can be curative too


June 26th, 2008 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha Menon Barrackpore (Kolkata), June 26 (ANI): A Tabla player near Kolkata has set up a Tabla Academy to popularise the indigenous percussion instrument and enable it to gain popularity beyond ... Read more...

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