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Poetry at the monument in Delhi
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Against the backdrop of quiet monuments that stand mute witnesses to history, a unique poetry recitation programme will be held in the sylvan surroundings of Lodhi Garden in Delhi.

Saturday, June 09, 2012 5:14:45 PM

India to host Africa Festival
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Artistes from as many as five African countries - the Seychelles, Zambia, Sudan, Ghana and Senegal - will bring to India their folklores, dances and music during a two-day Africa Festival in the national capital June 18-19, it was officially announced.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 7:00:48 PM

In paying tribute to Hazarika, guitarists create record
Guwahati, June 4 (IANS) A total of 5,406 guitarists have simultaneously played and paid a tribute to Assam''s most celebrated musical icon Late Dr. Bhupen Hazarika, popularly known as Bhupen-da, in the process also entering their names in the Limca Book of Records.

Monday, June 04, 2012 8:08:30 PM

When Benazir enjoyed ''Pakeezah'' in Shimla
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) When her father Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto discussed peace with Indira Gandhi in Shimla, his daughter Benazir was busy viewing the Meena Kumari-starrer ''Pakeezah''.

Sunday, May 13, 2012 9:17:35 AM

Fusion can enrich music, says Rao
Aligarh, May 10 (IANS) Fusion experiment can give new dimension to music if used wisely, renowned Sitar composer and performer Sri Shubhendra Rao said here.

Thursday, May 10, 2012 9:00:41 PM

UGC-sponsored music lab launched in northeast
Agartala, May 10 (IANS) A music laboratory sponsored by the University Grants Commission (UGC) was launched Thursday in Tripura capital Agartala to boost traditional folk songs and music in the country''s northeastern region.

Thursday, May 10, 2012 7:25:31 PM

Now, a Tagore hub in Edinburgh University
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore has found yet another permanent roosting perch in Europe. A centre dedicated to the life and works of Tagore, described in Britain as India''s ''Robert Burns and the Bengali Shakespeare'', has been opened in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Thursday, May 10, 2012 3:18:43 PM

''National Archives digitised 15 lakh document pages''
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The National Archives of India (NAI) has digitised 15 lakh pages of documents and manuscripts at a cost of Rs 18 lakh during the finacial year 2011-12, the Lok Sabha was informed Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012 7:27:57 PM

Parliament remembers Tagore
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Parliament remembered Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on his 151st birth anniversary Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012 4:35:57 PM

Tagore as India''s peace envoy: book project by ICWA
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) He is revered the world over for his prodigious literary output, including thousands of poems and songs. But what the world will now get to know about Rabindranath Tagore is that through his travels to over 30 countries he became India''s peace envoy and outlined a vision of humanism and unity of mankind.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012 10:01:54 AM

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