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11 January, 2018 8:05 PM Zero FIR lodged against Abu Azmi, says DCW

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) said on Thursday that after the commission’s initiative, the Delhi Police had registered a zero FIR against Maharashtra MLA Abu Azmi for making misogynistic comments last year. The matter will now be forwarded to the Maharashtra Police, the DCW added. “Thankfully after almost a year, an FIR has been registered against 39

11 January, 2018 10:44 AM It was a routine line-up of kritis

Senior vocalist Prema Rangarajan’s concert for Mylapore Fine Arts Club, was neat, but did not leave a lasting impression. One was reminded of the brilliance that she displayed at the Music Academy concert last year, when she sang a delectable Kiravani, set to a complex, 19-beat tala called ‘Ragavardhanam.’ This time round there were no such offerings 17

8 January, 2018 9:27 AM Before Kangana Ranaut's Manikarnika, This Rani Of Jhansi Film?

Kangana Ranaut's work-in-progress Manikarnika may not be the only film on Rani Laxmibai releasing this year Kangana Ranaut's biopic on Rani Laxmibai may not be the only film on the warrior queen releasing this year. A mid-day report stated that an Indo-British film, Swords And Sceptres (based on Rani Laxmibai) expected to hit the screens before Kangana's 108

30 December, 2017 5:59 PM A timeless poem that caught popular imagination

Sugathakumari’s Krishna Neeyenne Ariyilla continues to inspire musicians and dancers Soumya Sathish vividly remembers the first time she listened to G. Venugopal rendering the poem Krishna Neeyenne Ariyilla. The Kochi-based dancer was overwhelmed, her eyes moist. That was in 2010. Sugathakumari’s poem, however, had been having a similar effect on people 33

29 December, 2017 4:36 AM Google Doodle celebrates 113th birthday of Kannada Novelist Kuvempu

New Delhi: Search engine Google on Friday celebrated the life and literature of Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa, a renowned 20th century Indian poet and author. Venkatappa, famously known by his pen name Kuvempu, is considered one of the greatest Kannada writers of his time. Kuvempu’s poem featured in the Doodle is ‘Poovu’ (The Flower), rhapsodizing on the beauty 47

29 December, 2017 3:20 AM Google Doodle Celebrates Kannada Novelist Kuvempu's 113th Birthday

Among Kannada writers, Kuvempu was the first win the prestigious Jnanpith Award. Today, Google Doodle celebrates the 113th birthday of Kannada novelist and poet, Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa, better known as Kuvempu. Widely regarded as the greatest Kannada poet, Kuvempu was also a playwright, critic and thinker. Among Kannada writers, he was the first 48

29 December, 2017 12:11 AM Thodi set the tone: on Saralaya Sisters

The highlight of Saralaya Sisters’ concert was a song learnt from the late Balamuralikrishna When this scribe had an occasion to listen to Saralaya Sisters a few years ago, Kavitha and Triveni had defied Chennai’s wet December weather to present a concert that has stayed in mind. The duo’s recital recently at the Narada Gana Sabha was a nice escape from the city’s 37

21 December, 2017 11:27 AM Nandita Ravi’s melodious voice made the songs appealing

There was never a frenetic moment in Nandita Ravi’s concert. Her music has composure and finish. Commencing with Swati Tirunal’s ‘Sarasijanabha’ (Nattai) varnam, she showed how her music rested as much on her melodious voice as on her meticulous training. Much of the appeal was centred in the delineations of Arabhi, Thodi and Kalyani. In ‘Enduko Nee Manasu 17

30 November, 2017 10:37 AM Aditya Madhavan and Anirudh Srinivasaraghavan showcased Carnatic and Hindustani styles

Incessant rains delayed the arrival of the artiste but the audience at the INT Aditya Birla Centre waited patiently and once he took centre stage, it was a downpour of quality music. Aditya Madhavan started with ‘Jambupate’ in Yamuna Kalyani, Rupaka tala, Dikshitar's kriti on Lord Siva who manifests as ‘Appu Lingam’ in Thiruvanaikkaval. The specialty 19

29 November, 2017 4:55 PM Nandhidhaa, Meenakshi join Padmini in lead

Samriddhaa holds defending champion Padmini Quite an action-packed day it turned out to be at the Surat Tennis Club on Wednesday. Some of the action was off the board, too, in round five of the Iwasa 44th National women’s premier chess championship. Of the action that happened on the board, Samriddha Ghosh’s draw with defending champion Padmini Rout, rated 18