An increasing number of young classical musicians are dabbling in fusion music, discovers Aditi Divekar. IMAGE: "Fusion offers ample scope to an artiste to experiment with his or her music and, in the process, create something new," says Niladri Kumar, seen here with his invention, the Zitar. Photograph: Kind courtesy niladrikumar.com It is no longer unusual to see sitarist Niladri Kumar or flautist Rakesh Chaurasia, nephew of flute maestro Hariprasad Chaurasia, performing in a flashy ambience ... Rediff.com, 2 days ago
The saffron tsunami which swept Uttar Pradesh also blew away almost three-fourths of ministers in the Akhilesh Yadav government who had entered electoral fray. Veteran Samajwadi Party leader and Assembly Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey also failed to hold ground ...catchnews.com, 1 week ago
A round-up of the Vijay Hazare Trophy matches played on Monday IMAGE: Jharkhand captain M S Dhoni in action during the Vijay Hazare Trophy against Jammu & Kashmir in Kalyani, West Bengal, on Monday. Photograph: Ashok Bhaumik/PTI Mahendra Singh Dhoni led-Jharkhand made it to the quarter-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a six-wicket thrashing of Jammu and Kashmir in Kalyani, West Bengal, on Monday. Their campaign in tatters after their 21-run loss to Hyderabad, Jharkhand not only ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago Dhoni leads Jharkhand to Vijay Hazare quarters Sify, 2 weeks ago
Nine persons were killed and two others injured when a SUV carrying marriage party collided with a bus in Lalganj area here this morning. The incident took place in the wee hours of the day when the marriage party was returning from Kanpur and their SUV was ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
Because no other leader cared for Indians as selflessly as he did -- and it all started from a remote corner at the edge of this vast country, 100 years ago.Rediff.com's Archana Masih travels to Bhitiharwa in Champaran, Bihar, where Gandhi began his walk into history. IMAGE: Gandhiji's statue is placed at the centre of the ashram under a canopy. Photographs: Archana Masih/Rediff.com "Gandhiji must have walked this road..." As our lone car makes its way ahead of Narkatiaganj in West ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
American Jazz saxophonist George Brooks and his wife Emily Klion were thrilled with their recent visit to Meghalaya, where they explored the unique traditional music of the hills.Brooks is well known for combining jazz and Indian classical music."India has ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
R A Mashelkar, former director general of CSIR, has been named as the head of an expert committee tasked to identify and recommend sustainable technologies for solid waste, sanitation, sewerage and water supply management aimed to achieving clean India goals.catchnews.com, 2 months ago
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