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Renowned singer Krishna Kumar passes away at 53

Kolkata: Renowned Bollywood singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, better known as KK, who mesmerized music buffs for over two decades with his soulful numbers, died here on Tuesday night after a concert. According to doctors at the Calcutta Medical Research…

Tributes pour in for santoor legend Pandit Shivkumar Sharma

Renowned santoor player and celebrated musician Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, who took the folk instrument to the global stage, breathed his last in Mumbai today. He was the recipient of the Padma Shri in 1991 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2001. “My…

Santoor Maestro Shiv Kumar Sharma is no more

Mumbai, May 10: Santoor maestro and Indian classical music composer Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma died here following cardiac arrest here on Tuesday. He was 84. Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma had been suffering from kidney related problems for the last six…

Country will remain indebted to Mangeshkar family: PM

New Delhi, April 24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the country will remain indebted to the family of late melody queen Lata Mangeshkar and recalled how a song written by Veer Savarkar was sung by her father and renowned singer…

Ajanta festival to open in May, preparations initiated

Aurangabad, Apr 19: Minister of State for Revenue, Rural Development, Ports, Khar Land Development, Special Assistance Abdul Sattar on Tuesday gave instructions to the concerned agencies for complete planning for two initiatives including 'Saras…