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A student remembers Ustad Ali Akbar Khan

Ken Zuckerman recalls how he discovered sarod maestro Ali Akbar Khan during his odyssey in search of music.   Thirty-seven years ago, I embarked on a life-altering musical and......

Derek Trucks on Ustad Ali Akbar Khan

Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, who passed away on Friday, was an inspiration in more ways than one for Derek Trucks, a rock guitar phenomenon with a growing, global fan following.Trucks, who began playing......

Ustad Ali Akbar Khan passes away

Sarod maestro Ustad Ali Akbar Khan passed away in San Francisco in the US after a prolonged kidney ailment, according to a family friend in Kolkata. 88-year-old Khan died at his music centre at 10......

Have you met the Ustad?

Sarod maestro Ustad Ali Akbar Khan may have passed away, yet his legacy will live forever.A recipient of Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan, Khan was a colossus in the world of Indian classical......

Hamid Mir: I will not be stopped from speaking the truth

'I want to be murdered at your hands, so I can live on in history. The verdict of who is or is not a traitor cannot be pronounced by a secret agency, but by history.' Pakistani journalist Hamid......

Grameen Bank's proposed split sparks criticism

A Bangladeshi commission has proposed the government takeover or split the Nobel-award-winning Grameen Bank into 19 parts, sparking criticism with several analysts fearing it to be a systematic......

Death of the classical music industry

The ageless voice of vocalist Prabha Atre floats off the speakers at the head office of Ninaad Records. The niche music label is in the process of putting together a two-series album comprising......

Spotted: Salman Khan in Hyderabad

Reader Akbar Ali met Salman Khan in Hyderabad, where the actor was shooting his film, Wanted Dead or Alive....

Naushad returns with Taj Mahal

\nAfter what seems like an eternity, Akbar Khan's Taj Mahal – An Eternal Love Story is slated to finally hit theatres. That was reason enough to celebrate at the prelude, the music launch, on......

Eternal love story progresses

The eternal love story progressesVickey LalwaniProducer, director and writer Akbar Khan recently completed a 16-day shooting schedule for his ambitious Taj Mahal -- An Eternal Love Story, with his......

Exciting Malayalam releases this Vishu!

Film-goers in Kerala are all set to welcome the Vishu-Easter releases after a seriously dull first quarter when only two films became hits. Mammootty’s Gangster hits the screens today and the......

Aashiq Abu's Gangster with Mammootty releases today

Director Aashiq Abu has not been in good form for some time. His last few films Da Thadiya, Idukki Gold and Gauri (in the 5 Sundarikal anthology) received mediocre response. He hopes to bounce back......

Ranji Roundup: Jaffer steadies Mumbai against Odisha; Nehra rips apart Vidarbha

The reliable Wasim Jaffer led from the front and scored his 35th Ranji century to guide Mumbai to 242/2 on day one of their Ranji Trophy Group A clash against Odisha at the Wankhede Stadium in......

Ranji Trophy: Bhatia's big ton takes Delhi to 442

Experienced campaigner Rajat Bhatia hit an unbeaten 158 and combined with lower-order batsmen to propel Delhi to a huge 442 all out against Odisha, who were trailing by 321 runs at the end of......

Pak retain Misbah, Hafeez for SA Tests; omit openers Farhat, Umar

Pakistan retained under-fire skipper Misbah-ul Haq and out-of-form Muhammad Hafeez, but dropped tall left-arm pacer Muhammad Irfan from the 28-man probables’ list for the two-Test series......

The dropped chances were my birthday gifts: Taylor

"It's my birthday, and I didn't get any presents," he said. So Ross Taylor, who turned 27 on Tuesday, went ahead and presented himself the best possible gift -- a spectacular century that helped......

Pakistan recalls retired hockey stars

The Pakistan Hockey Federation on Wednesday recalled senior players Sohail Abbas, Rehan Butt and Zeeshan Ashraf, who had announced their retirement after the team finished bottom of the heap in the......

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Q. Raga 'Lajwanti' was composed by whom?
Pravin:  A.  more

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Q. Raga 'Lajwanti' was composed by whom?
Pravin:  A. Ustad Ali Akbar Khan more

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Q. Amar Akbar Anthony. Which 3 Q&Aites are going to play the lead role? :p
Gypsy:  A. Ustad Ali Akbar Khan more

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Q. Name some famous composers of the Classic Music in the World?
Gypsy:  A. Ustad Ali Akbar Khan.Ustad Amjad Ali Khan.Hariprasad Chaurasia.MS Subbulakshmi.Ravi Shankar.Shiv Kumar Sharma.Zakir HussainAnanda ShankarAR...... more

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  Web results for Ali Akbar Khan
The Forgotten Instrument?

A hand-pumped organ, or Harmonium as we know it, has always been an integral part in Hindi film music. Be it Suman Kalyanpur and Mohd. Rafi's ace... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/The-Forgotten-Instrument/291978
Muslim students should compete for Civil Services Zameeruddin Shah

Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Lt. General Zameeruddin Shah advised the Muslim students to make an attempt to get into Civil... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/muslim-students-should-compete-civil-services-%E2%80%93-zameeruddin-shah
Ministers visit flood-affected distts, assure all possible assistance to flood victims

Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Sept 17: To take stock of the relief and rehabilitation measures, different teams of Ministers today visited... ...

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Solidarity in Tragedy May Unite India, Pak for Talks

The floods and consequent devastation in Kashmir have been an indescribable tragedy for its people. It is difficult to control tears when... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/soli_j_sorabjee/Solidarity-in-Tragedy-May-Unite-India-Pak-for-Talks/2014/09/14/article2429595.ece
Keen to show documentary on father at music festivals

Nagpur: More than the fact that Shahbaz Khan is a film and television actor, what evokes a quick response for him - at least from the connoisseurs... ...

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