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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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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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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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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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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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Indian Maestro Turns 86

He mesmerized listeners with his soulful voice at the mere of ten and went on to gather cross over fans with his baritone voice during his prime. Dr. Bhupen Hazarika is considered today the last of the great mass singers and th...
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State Hood Day and the Festival of Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh became the 25th state of the Indian Union with statehood being conferred upon it on the 20th of February, 1987. The people of the state celebrate the Festival of Arunachal to commemorate ‘the State Hood Day...
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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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Kryptos at Harley Rock Riders, Bangalore - Jim Ankan photography

Harley Rock Riders Season III in Bangalore, India

  was on cloud nine when I got an invitation to attend Harley Rock Riders Season 3 in Bangalore. The event was organised by Harley-Davidson India at Clarks Exotica hotel on Nov 24. Though the venue was little far from my ...
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