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Flash: Sachin Tendulkar scores double century
M.S. subbulakshmi passes away, aged 88
CHENNAI, DEC. 11.We regret to announce the passing away of Bharat Ratna M.S. Subbulakshmi, legendary Carnatic musician, in Chennai late on Saturday. She was 88. The end came at 11.30 p.m. at St. Isabel's Hospital, where she had been receiving ...
"You sing like an angel"
CHENNAI, DEC. 11.RUNNING HER hands over her singing throat, the blind and deaf Helen Keller exclaimed: "You sing like an angel!" Over seven decades, three generations of listeners have known the same exaltation in Madurai Shanmukhavadivu ...
A voice that enchanted
CHENNAI, DEC. 11."Child, you carry the veena in your throat," said veena maestro Karaikudi Sambasiva Iyer. "Suswaralakshmi, Subhalakshmi," (goddess of perfect tone and auspiciousness) pronounced Bade Ghulam Ali Khan. Yehudi Menuhin was enraptured ...
Epitome of bhakti
CHENNAI, DEC. 11."I dwell not in Vaikuntha, not in the hearts of Yogins or in the sun, where my bhaktas sing, there be I, Narada," said the Lord. M.S. SUBBULAKSHMI, the nightingale of Carnatic Music, was an epitome of bhakti in every sense of ...
Untouched by fame
CHENNAI, DEC. 11.The world need not learn about M.S. Subbulakshmi from me. Today her music is relished by people all over the world. National and international acclaim from informed and lay listeners, success on many venues abroad, and the recent ...
Hurriyat leaders allowed to go to Kathmandu
NEW DELHI, DEC. 11. Eight Kashmir leaders, belonging to the separatist camp, left here today to attend the Pugwash Peace conference in Kathmandu, Nepal. Among those who left were Shabir Shah, Abdul Gani Bhatt, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Sajjad Lone and ...
Tendulkar equals Gavaskar's world record
CHENNAI, DEC. 11. Sachin Tendulkar equalled Sunil Gavaskar's record for the most number of centuries in Test match cricket (34), and then remained unbeaten on 159 on the second day of the first Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Saturday. It ...
Indira Goswami writes again to Manmohan
NEW DELHI, DEC. 11. Indira Goswami, Jnanpith Award winner, is said to have given the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, a letter today, containing another suggestion on how to start a dialogue between the Centre and the Assam secessionist group, the ...
Mukesh leaves all `settlement issues' to mother
NEW DELHI, DEC. 11. Kokilaben Ambani, widow of the founder of the Reliance empire, today emerged as the likely arbiter in the battle between her two sons with the elder son, Mukesh Ambani, leaving "all settlement issues" to her, a path his ...
NEW DELHI, DEC.11.The condition of former Prime Minister, P.V. Narasimha Rao, who had suffered a cardiac arrest and was subsequently revived and put on ventilator, is stable. His vital signs were good, according to doctors at the All-India ...
Aamir Khan in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, DEC. 11.Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is in Pakistan to raise funds for a cancer hospital being built by former cricketer Imran Khan in Lahore. Mr. Aamir Khan emphasised the need for building trust and friendship between the two ...
Fast attack craft
KOLKATA, DEC. 11.The Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited today launched ``Bangaram,'' its fast attack craft for the Navy. It is equipped with the latest navigation, communication and global positioning system equipment. ...
Colombo blast kills 2
COLOMBO, DEC. 11. Two persons were killed and 19 were injured when a grenade was thrown during a musical show featuring Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan here tonight. The hand grenade exploded close to the stage, police sources said. UNI ...
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