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Legendary musician Ghulam Mustafa Khan passes away, music industry pays tribute

Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS): Legendary Indian classical musician Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan died on Sunday at his Mumbai residence. Music artistes such as Lata Mangeshkar, A.R. Rahman and Amjad Ali Khan paid their tribute to the Padma Vibhushan awardee. Melody queen...

Violinist Krishnan passes away, Modi says void in music world

Chennai, Nov 3 (IANS) Violin maestro and Padma awardee T.N. Krishnan passed away in Chennai at the age of 92. Krishnan was born in 1928 in Tripunithura in Kerala to A. Narayana Iyer and Ammini Ammal and later settled in...

Today’s singers should compose their own songs: Himesh Reshammiya

Composer Himesh Reshammiya feels that singers should try and compose their own songs because only then they will know the soul of their own composition. “My songs have never been in the conventional zone. They have always been different and...

Bappi Lahiri on working with Kishore Kumar on his last song

Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Veteran composer-singer Bappi Lahiri has a happy last memory of Kishore Kumar. He recalls how the legendary playback singer-actor made everyone laugh while recording their last song together. "Kishore Kumar Ji''s sang the last song of...

Sports Ministry’s KISCE will enhance India’s Olympic performance

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Sports Ministry is all set to establish Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE) under the Khelo India Scheme. One KISCE will be identified in each state and union territory, with an effort...

20 top composers to recreate each other’s iconic tunes in new show

Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Vishal and Shekhar, Amaal Mallik, Amit Trivedi, Sachin-Jigar, Himesh Reshammiya, Mithoon, Ajay-Atul, Salim-Sulaiman, Shantanu Moitra, Agnee and Sneha Khanwalkar are among composers who have come together in a music reality-chat show. Titled "Times Of Music", the...

We will have to adjust to new working style post pandemic: Kutle Khan

New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Rajasthani folk singer Kutle Khan says the music industry has suffered adversely with growing financial losses due to the shutdown amid the coronavirus pandemic. He feels only time will show how the industry will...

COVID-19: 20 top musicians unite to aid folk artistes

Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) by Arundhuti Banerjee  Twenty artistes from across the country are coming together to support folk musicians during the COVID-19 lockdown through an online concert series titled ''Lets Folk Together!. Celebrated names as Shankar Mahadevan, Amit...

Rahman hopes his Earth Day musical message will ”resonate with the masses”

Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Oscar and Grammy-winning Indian composer AR Rahman has collaborated with "We are the world" creator Ken Kragen and global artistes like Natasha Bedingfield and Cody Simpson for "Hands Around The World". The project is aimed...

Music brings a sense of positivity and comfort: Shankar Mahadevan

Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Singer Shankar Mahadevan feels there is too much noise amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and feels music can bring a sense of positivity and comfort. "These are tough times for everyone, there is so much noise...

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‘E-commerce growth in tier-2, 3 cities outpace tier-1 Indian cities’

Mumbai, Apr 11 (IANS): The growth of e-commerce volumes in tier 2 and 3 cities in India is outpacing that...