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Late Bismillah Khan's family refuses to back Modi in Varanasi

From music to politics. The family of late shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan has been dragged into the political battleground after Bismillah’s grandson was approached to become a proposer......

Who will you miss the most? Tell us!

Pramod Mahajan, Ustad Bismillah Khan, Padmini, Dr Rajkumar...You read our list of famous people who passed away in 2006.Who will you miss the most? Tell...

Monograph sale proceeds to fulfil Ustad's dreams

From the proceeds of sale of the first-ever autographed monograph on late Ustad Bismillah Khan, a Delhi-based couple will use the money to meet the expenses of his funerary rites, besides......

'When he plays, the soul reverberates'

"Who says music is banned in Islam?" This was the common refrain of India's music legend Bismillah Khan, who passed away on August 21.Brushing aside suggestions that Islam was opposed to music, he......

'His music broke the barriers of religion'

"One rupee from a journalist is like Rs 1 lakh." That's what musical legend Ustad Bismillah Khan told a group of journalists when they presented him with a cheque for Rs 10,000 in 2003, when the......

Railways to take passengers on a musical journey

A musical journey awaits passengers of premier trains like Rajdhani and Shatabdi with Railways deciding to play classical sound tracks in coaches.Instrumental music played by maestros like Ustad......

Kanpur starts its own FM Radio station

Community FM radio, the first-of-its-kind in any of the IITs in the country, was launched on Friday in the premier engineering institute here. Hectic preparations were on for a year to start the FM......

IIT-Kanpur FM to go on air in Nov

IIT-Kanpur is all set to start its own FM radio station which will broadcast scientific programmes and classical music from November.This will be the first time that an FM radio station will be......

What are you downloading next?

Punjabi pop, heavy metal, hard rock and tuneless songs from some of the recent Hindi flicks. These are some genres that lack appeal, especially when it blares from your mobile phone into the......

Dancing for a visa

Times News Network: A well-known Maharashtrian 'amasha' dancer... was made to dance in front of an American visa official at the US consulate... Confirming the incident, spokesperson for the US......

When Ustad Bismillah Khan inspired Dr Raj Kumar

Not many remember that Ustad Bismillah Khan, who died in the wee hours of Monday had played the shehnai for a Kannada film titled Sanadi Appanna (Shehnai is Sanadi in Kannada). The movie, which was......

Shah Rukh, Amitabh wish their fans Eid Mubarak

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Bollywood stars turned to Twitter to tweet their wishes for the Eid festival. Here’s what they said:Shah Rukh Khan: ‘To......

Bharat Ratna for Bhimsen Joshi

Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was Tuesday presented with Bharat Ratna, country's highest civilian award, at a simple ceremony held at his residence in Pune in......

Goa film fest ready to take off

The inaugural function of the Goa International film festival to be held on November 23is likely to see a galaxy of Indian film stars. It will be heldat the Dayanand Bandodkar football stadium in......

'Shah Rukh bahut sharif aadmi hai'

Nasreen Munni Kabir remembers Shah Rukh Khan's reaction when she pitched the idea of a documentary based on the star's life to him. "His first reaction was why me?" says the British Indian......

IHF urged to pay for Jugraj's treatment

Former hockey players have appealed to the Indian Hockey Federation to pick the medical bills of India's leading hockey player Jugraj Singh, who suffered multiple fractures in a road accident in......
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Q. Which one of the following is the first musician to be honoured with the Bharat Ratna?A: M S Subbulakshmi B: Pandit Ravi Shankar C: Bismillah Khan D: Bhimsen Joshi
Divya Kulkarni:  A.  more

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Q. Who was the last recipient of Bharat Ratna?(a) Ustad Bismillah Khan(b) M.S Subbulakshmi(c) Gulzarilal Nanda(d) Gopinath Bordoloi
Divya Kulkarni:  A. M S Subbulakshmi more

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Q. do you listen to very old classical music ?
Jazz:  A. ustad bismillah khan more

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Music Expert
Q. what is Ustad Bismillah khan famous for ?
Music Expert:  A. I sometimes listen to Ustaad Bismillah Khan's Shehnai or Hariprasad Chaurasiya's Bansi, but mostly listen to old hindi songs on AIR FM Gold more

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Q. What type of music do you usually listen ?
Radha Sharma:  A. he was shehnai maestro.. more

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  Web results for Bismillah Khan
Bismillah's son wants to turn house into museum

he adopted daughter of the late Bismillah Khan, the shehnai maestro, has supported his youngest son's demand to develop his Varanasi property as a... ...

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People of Varanasi ask PM Modi to settle family disputes

eople of Varanasi want Prime Minister Narendra Modi, their parliamentarian from the constituency, to solve their marital disputes, install... ...

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A search for history's voices throws up many gems

Comment · print · T T T+· T- IRS officer A.N Sharma and his daughter Anukriti at his office in Mumbai. Photo: Omar Rashid TOPICS In... ...

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In perfect harmony

| Shrabasti Mallik Renowned Steinway piano artist Karl Lutchmayer shares with Shrabasti Mallik his love for the instrument, his Indian... ...

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Green channel | Banaras, Uttar Pradesh

An ancient paan shop: paan for all auspicious occasions; paan of all designs; paan of gold and silver leaf. Prahlad Prasad Chourasiya (a President... ...

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