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The Day The Music Died – Remembering Ritchie Valens

here are not many musicians who could make it to the list of  ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’, and for someone with a track record of only eight (8) months in the music industry, it could be a mammoth task. Richard St...
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Ruskin Bond at Landmark. Photo: Jim Ankan Deka

Two Anniversaries and a Book Launch

Ruskin Bond, author of many widely sought after books, was at the Landmark store in Forum Mall, Bangalore, on June 6, 2012, to release his new book of poems “Hip Hop Nature Boy and Other Poems” published by Penguin ...
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Asom Sahitya Sabha – Biggest Literary Event of Assam Begins

The 72nd convention of ‘Asom Sahitya Sabha’ begins at ‘Ningrula Sammanay Khetra’ in Lido, Tinsukia.   The four days event starts on Feb 1 and ends on Feb 5, 2012. With many small and big events incl...
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Live Banned in Bangalore, India

What a night!! Would you accept an invitation when you are actually a ‘metal freak’ and get invited to a corporate party with full of ‘stinky-rich’ people? Well, I did. And here is the story… My w...
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Metallica in India

 On Oct 28, 2011, Indians will probably witness one of the biggest events India has ever hosted – the ‘Metallica Tour of India’. The ‘thrash metal band’ will start their tour at F1 Rocks, Leisure ...
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Grammy winning Deep Forest performs at Deep India Concert

Deep Forest, the Grammy winning band from France recently performed at the Deep India Concert. The ‘Deep India concert’ is a brief musical tour to promote the project ‘Deep India’, a collaboration betwee...
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Legendary Actor Dev Anand Passes Away

‘Evergreen Romantic Superstar’ of Indian cinema, actor, director and producer Dev Anand died of a heart attack in London on December 4, 2011. He was 88 years old. Dev Anand is known for his acting in films like Guid...
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Derek Paravicini – a Pianist or Superhuman?

here are people we say who are gifted. There are people who are differently abled. And there are people who have triggered their talents to do extraordinary deeds. But what can we say about a person who can listen to a ten minu...
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iPad – the Musician’s Genie

In a few years from now, people would probably consider the majestic gramophone as a pre-civilization invention, thanks to the colossal onslaught of handheld technology. Portability has become the ‘apple’ of the eye, lean i...
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