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'Success or talent never went to Mandolin Srinivas's head'

Renowned saxophonist Kadri Gopalnath remembers with fondness the 10-year-old boy wonder he first met at his guru's place. The year was 1979, and I was still a student at my guru Gopalakrishna......

Carnatic singer Nithyashree's husband commits suicide

Popular Carnatic vocalist Nithyashree's husband Mahadevan on Thursday allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a river in the city, in a blow to her amid the annual music season, in which she is......

Wanted to be a doctor, became Carnatic star

Shobha Warrier interacts with Carnatic star Padma Shri Sudha Raghunathan, one of the busiest and the most accomplished singers. It's that time of the year again when the cool air in Chennai......

Commerce, not celestial activity, makes Surat hum

Zakir, the bearded, cheerful automan who meets us at Surat railway station has not heard about the eclipse. "Are there a lot of tourists in town?" he is asked. "Well I took one group of......

He lives by the give-nothing-take-nothing rule

Chief Election Commissioner Needamangalam Gopalaswami is a stickler. For rules. For details. For discipline. For principles. For values. For him, there is only one way of doing things: The right......

Innovation: 1 lakh projects for low-cost solutions

A black box for automobiles, low-cost solar water heater, power generation from biogas using a bike, an improved apparatus for ultrasonography, etc are part of a treasure trove of projects......

Why the Pak economy is sinking

As the International Monetary Fund meets to give Pakistan another loan, the country's economy remains in deep trouble. How serious is US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton when she threatens......

The who's who of corruption in India

Politicians voted most corrupt Political parties are perceived to be the most corrupt institution by Indians, according to 2009 Global Corruption Barometer. The Barometer, a global public opinion......

India orders 250,000 OLPC laptops

The '$10, world's cheapest laptop', developed in India has been given a quiet burial with the government placing an order for 250,000 XO laptops from the Nicholas Negroponte-led One Laptop Per......

Margazhi Ragam: First of its kind

At first, Aghal Movies' Tamil film Margazhi Ragam may seem like a random collection of Carnatic concert compositions put together in a vaguely interesting fashion. The genius behind the feature is......

From Berkelee to singing for Rahman

Sid Sriram's song Adiye in Mani Ratnam's Kadal, under the music direction of A R Rahman, has become one of the sensations of 2013. The 22-year-old Sriram, who sings jazz, blues and Carnatic......

Jayendra's 180 turn

Noted ad film-maker P Jayendra has finally turned feature film-maker. He, along with National Award winning cinematographer P C Sreeram, had started JS Films, an ad agency, long ago. Even as P......

Hollywood adds glam to Cannes

Hollywood hotties like Jennifer Lopez added glam to the 63rd Cannes film festival on Thursday. Jennifer looked pretty in a pink Roberto Cavalli Couture gown and Chopard diamonds as she attended......

'A bilateral series can never be an indicator for a big event'

Harbhajan Singh believes that the team's impressive performance in South Africa will be of little consequence when India embark on their World Cup journey against Bangladesh next month. ......

We haven't achieved anything yet, Strauss stresses

England must keep their feet firmly on the ground despite having effectively batted Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson out of the Ashes series, skipper Andrew Strauss said on Thursday. Johnson,......

Wimbledon: a promise of something momentous

This is the 124th edition of The Championships, as they are called. S Kalyana Ramanathan spends a day at London SW19 this week and finds that technology and romance coexist at this famous address.......

Stosur reaps the rewards as slow-burning career takes off

Samantha Stosur has paid her dues, now she is reaping the rewards as what was a relatively low-key professional career has suddenly taken off. On Thursday she completed a remarkable hat-trick of......
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Awarding differently-abled talent in classical music

Chennai : Along with showers visiting the city, as music filled the air ahead of the Margazhi season, Sunday morning opened up to a musical... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/entertainment/music/051216/awarding-differently-abled-talent-in-classical-music.html
K'town hits your playlist this Margazhi

KtownA The Carnatic music season kickstarts in Chennai while my car stereo blares Sid Sriram's refrain Yedharkaaga kitta vandhaalo which leads... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/entertainment/tamil/2016/dec/04/ktown-hits-your-playlist-this-margazhi-1545624.html
Music reviews..

Connoisseurs look forward eagerly for the Margazhi Maasa, in anticipation of good music concerts and discourses, every year. One such venue is Sri... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/584883/music-reviews.html
Vidya brings music lovers closer

A through-and-through Chennai ponnu raised in Virginia, Vidya Iyer shot to fame being the angelic voice in Shankar Tucker's videos. Soon, she... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/tamil/music/Vidya-brings-music-lovers-closer/articleshow/55790056.cms
This season too, buzz is all about shutterbugs

CHENNAI: Sheer Passion For Photography Is What Prompts These Shutterbugs To Attend Concerts. Their Only Reward Is Capturing Their Favourite Artists... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/This-season-too-buzz-is-all-about-shutterbugs/articleshow/55764383.cms

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