rhythm of life

Veena strings to mark World Melody Day Oct 2

September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 16 (IANS) India's ancient string instrument veena will be played by music maestros across the world Oct 2 to mark "World Melody Day", it was announced Sunday."Violin maestro ... Read more...

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Off the road: Kashmir’s nomads settling down (Feature)

November 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 4 (IANS) Among the numerous scarred inhabitants of Jammu and Kashmir are the nomadic Gujjars, whose languid rhythm of life and simple traditions are dying a gradual death ... Read more...

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For children, by children… diyas that shine brighter

October 25th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Lit up by decorative diyas made by children, the congested bylanes of the Bapu Dham slum in south Delhi glow with an added shine this ... Read more...

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Mamata’s paintings fetch Rs.60 lakh

April 5th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Paintings by Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee put up on sale for raising funds for the assembly elections have attracted very good response with 30 ... Read more...

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Mamata’s paintings to be auctioned

April 5th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) A total of 100 paintings by Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee were displayed at an art gallery here Monday. The artworks will ... Read more...

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India needs to build tolerant society for inclusive growth: President Patil

December 9th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, Dec 9 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday said as the country looks forward to the promise of a bright future, it needs to build a society where differences are ... Read more...

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Konark sun temple voted top Orissa wonder

February 26th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 26 (IANS) The world famous 13th century sun temple in Konark has topped a survey of what people consider to be the seven wonders of Orissa. The seven wonders were announced ... Read more...

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Georgia to lift martial law

September 3rd, 2008 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Tbilisi, Sep 3 (DPA) Georgia's government will soon lift martial law, a senior official said Tuesday.The temporary regulations giving President Mikheil Saakashvili near-total authority for wartime command in the former Soviet republic ... Read more...

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53 years on, ‘Pather Panchali’ remains a timeless classic

August 26th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Satyajit Ray's masterpiece "Pather Panchali" repulsed critics in New York and upset yesteryear's actress Nargis when it was released in 1955, but exactly 53 years on his son ... Read more...

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Sarod maestro Amjad Ali makes Americans sing to his tune

July 20th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 20 (IANS) Indian sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan is on a new mission - to make American students "realise and feel" music as they learn the difference between ... Read more...

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