At Carnatica's Sangeetha Sandippu, young musicians Abhishek Raghuram and Anantha R. Krishnan held the audience spellbound. The former recounted how he quit college a year into his Master's course, as all he did at lectures was to scribble notations in his notebook! Anantha spoke of how his upbringing in the U.S. exposed him to several genres of music. Grandsons of mridangam maestro Palghat Raghu, they took the rasikas on a trip down memory lane while remembering the legend.
Thukkada - Sire and his grandsons
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|Public Lectures: India and Climate Change|
A series of public lectures on "India and Climate Change" by Mr. Jairam Ramesh, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, and Senior Visiting Fellow at The Hindu Centre, will be held in partnership with the Asian College of Journalism in Chennai on October 24, 2014 (4:30 pm), and with the National Institute of Advanced Studies in Bangalore on November 10, 2014 (5:30 pm.) Click here for event details and to register »