Entertainment  |  09 Mar 2018

PM Modi pays condolence to Pyarelal Wadali

MUMBAI: Noted Punjabi Sufi singer Pyarelal, the younger of the two famed Wadali Brothers, died here on Friday following cardiac arrest.

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Entertainment  |  21 Sep 2017

Music acquired divine dimension with M S Subbulakshmi: Naidu

NEW DELHI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has described renowned singer Dr M S Subbulakshmi as a legendary and iconic figure who mesmerized every

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Entertainment  |  29 Jul 2017

Missions abroad to mark year-long celebrations of 70th Independence anniversary

NEW DELHI: Music and dance will form the core of celebrations of the 70th anniversary of India’s Independence proposed to be held in all countries

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Entertainment  |  18 Jul 2017

Music to be essential component of Festival of India in Ghana early next year

NEW DELHI: A music group with Sufi/Folk music by Dr Mamta Rani alias Dr Mamta Joshi will form part of the Festival of India being organised in Ghan

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Biz  |  24 Nov 2016

Preservation of music supported by organisations under Culture Ministry

NEW DELHI: Autonomous organizations like Sangeet Natak Akademi and Kalakshetra Foundation under the Ministry has been taking various steps to promo

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Entertainment  |  24 Oct 2016

Re-constituted culture advisory board includes Sameer Anjaan, Chhannulal Mishra

NEW DELHI: Several senior artistes from the world of the arts are part of the reconstituted Central Advisory Board on Culture which held its first

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Entertainment  |  21 Sep 2016

Raghu Dixit, Sufi singer Sonam Kalra delight Sydney audiences

MUMBAI: Popular folk artiste Raghu Dixit was among the artistes who gave an infectious dazzling performance at the iconic venue of the Sydney Opera

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Entertainment  |  21 May 2016

Birth centenaries of Ustad Bismillah Khan and M S Subbulakhshmi to be marked this year

New Delhi: The National Implementation Committee today finalized details of the birth centenaries of shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan and carnatic vo

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Biz  |  24 Dec 2015

Culture Minister: Singing artistes also entitled to govt. grants-in-aid

New Delhi: Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma denied in Parliament that his ministry gave grants-in-aid only to theatre artistes.

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Entertainment  |  09 Oct 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and culture minister remember contribution of maestro Ravindra Jain to cinema

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the passing away of noted music composer Ravindra Jain of multi-organ failure at the age of 71.

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Biz  |  30 Jul 2015

Government to spend Rs 59.91 crores to preserve ancient culture, folk art and folk music

MUMBAI: Having realised the importance of ancient culture, folk art and folk music, the Indian Government had set up the seven Zonal Cultural Centr

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