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Gupta, Roman and Islamic coins and shared currencies of India & Pakistan and East & West Germany feature in ‘India and the World’ exhibition on in Delhi
Much before he became the editor of Rising Kashmir in 2012, the Kashmiri journalist was a proponent of happy coexistence and helpful attitude—within the Valley and even beyond its borders
Today is Bihu, the Assamese new-year spring festival. A look at the English translation of the latest short-story collection by Kula Saikia, also the north-eastern state’s director general of police:
To be quiet in the boisterous Vrindavan Holi crowd is like submitting yourself to all eventualities. The bhang, though, can be pacifying—more so when bucketfuls of coloured water topple your hat and the smart monkey snatches away the goggles
Only an extremely tender mind can pen a work like Poonachi. A look at Perumal Murugan’s comeback Tamil novel that takes a worldview through a she-goat’s life along a less-green hill terrain:
“In Middle East people recognize you as an outsider. There is an aggression towards the foreigner. I have not felt any sort of aggression here.”
Today is National Youth Day. January 12 is also a date associated with Hindustani vocalist Kumar Gandharva. This week, marking the wane of the winter solstice, also saw the birthday of acclaimed musician K.J. Yesudas. A look at the two icons:
The arrival of mikes altered the soundscape of a classical art like Kathakali. Slightly north of its native Kerala, Karnataka has traditional Yakshagana less prone to such novelties. A take, through two masters:
How will it sound if a Rajasthani villager or an American youngster sings a folksy Malayalam film song? A Japanese dancer presents an ancient south Indian theatre? Boys and girls in Florida sit discuss Carnatic ragas?
For Indian dance, 2017 marks the 60th year of the entry of an exponent who impacted its classical wing like not many others in the south. The life and times of Yamini Krishnamurthy, who turned 78 this month
December overlaps with the Tamil month of Margazhi, which Chennai celebrates with a slew of classical concerts. Here’s a look at a less-celebrated Carnatic vocalist who the cognoscenti holds in high esteem
Today is Harikesanallur Muthaiah Bhagavatar Day. A look at the 20th-century Carnatic titan’s ‘English Notes’ in a week that also marked the birth anniversaries of two Western classical composers:
Hindustani music lost last night a senior exponent of one of the distinct streams of khayal. Eclecticism defined the Pune-based artiste’s pursuit of various aspects about her Mumbai-origin school.
If eccentricity was one trait of Flute Mali, then the audiovisuals of a 1985 concert best exemplify it. A look at the unconventional stage conduct of late Carnatic instrumentalist T.R. Mahalingam on his 91st birthday
Pariyanampatta Divakaran went on to be largely a non-believer while scaling heights in a Kerala classical dance-drama that revolves around Puranas. A take on the artiste who died the other day
Two young-generation vocalists of Carnatic and Hindustani systems celebrate their birthday today. A look at the artistic journeys of Pattabhirama Pandit and Kaushiki Chakraborty...
His growth as an Assamese director to reckon with largely happened subsequent to his first work on the celluloid. A look at Aparoopa, the earliest film of Jahnu Barua, who turned 65 this week...
India's Pusarla V. Sindhu celebrates after scoring a point against Japan's Akane Yamaguchi during their women's singles badminton semifinal match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
A healthcare worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test in view of the threat of the new variant (Omicron) of the virus, at a railway station in Patna.PTI Photo
Beach side temporary shops covered by polythene sheets in the wake of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and others during BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.