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My mother, Sitara Devi, wasn't adept at playing 'the game'

"She chose a path less trodden and turned it into a road paved with gold as far as her dance was concerned. There will never be another Sitara Devi." Image: Sitara DeviPhotograph: Rediff Archives......

'Sitara Devi did exactly what she wanted to'

'There she was, standing before me, burning with fever but ready to dance. She was like that. When it came to her dancing it didn't matter to her whether she was well or unwell,' says the legendary......

Kathak legend Sitara Devi passes away in Mumbai

Kathak queen Sitara Devi died at a hospital in Mumbai on Tuesday. She was 94. Born in 1920 in Kolkata, Sitara Devi drew from the themes, poetry and choreography collected by her father in her......

Sitara to soon follow Tejas into IAF service

While the spotlight plays over the Tejas light combat aircraft that will, on Friday, be certified fit for induction into the Indian Air Force, another India-built aircraft is at the cusp of......

Pak's highest civilian honour for young Malala

Sitara-e-Shujaat, one of Pakistan's highest civilian awards for bravery, will be given to 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai, who was shot by the Taliban last week for speaking out against the militants,......

'Budget reflects a tight rope walk by the FM'

Sanjay Tripathy, who heads the marketing and direct sales channels as an executive vice president at HDFC Life Insurance discussed the impact of the Budget and answered readers’ queries on......

Grob Aircraft targets 181 trainers for IAF

As pilot Klaus Plasa lifts his 70-year-old, grey-green Messerschmitt Me-109 fighter off the runway, clapping breaks out among the aficionados of historic aircraft that crowd Berlin's ILA 2010, the......

What is Pak's reply to Tata's small car?

Tatas' Singur plant Controversy has dogged Tatas' small car project since inception. Yet Tata boss Ratan Tata seems resolute about the same. How much do you know about this ambitious......

Pantaloon in Indian airports

Pantaloon Retail is now entering airports in a tie-up with Alpha Airports Group Plc. The 50:50 joint venture will look into the travel retail and food and beverage catering businesses at leading......

Rs 1 lakh car? Pak beats India

Even as Indian carmakers debate over the feasibility of being able to produce a people's car for Rs 1 lakh, Pakistan has gone ahead and stolen a march over them, said a report in Pakistan's Daily......

'Sitara Devi was the most outspoken person I know'

"She would always say that, when you are on stage, you must make direct eye contact with every male member in the audience so that it seems you are dancing only for him," says yesteryear star......

'Sitara Devi was the greatest kathak diva ever'

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Several celebrities took to Twitter to pay tribute to the late Kathak legend Sitara Devi. Lata Mangeshkar: 'Prasiddha......

Iconic Pakistani folk singer Reshma passes away

Legendary Pakistani folk singer Reshma, who mesmerised music lovers beyond borders with her soulful rendition of songs like Dama Dam Mast Kalandar and Lambi Judai in her trademark rustic voice,......

PIX: Jacqueline, Malaika perform at Prerna Awards

Women's Prerna Awards 2013, held on April 9 at Hotel Tulip Star in Juhu, a western Mumbai suburb, was attended by a host of women dignitaries from various fields.Dressed in a slinky black number......

Special: The 30 Best Songs Of R D Burman

This article started out as a list of Rahul Dev Burman's 10 Best Songs. I suggested on increasing the figure to 20. By the time I got around to writing the story, my list had expanded to 25 and was......

Ravi Babu: Avunu is supernatural film

Actor-director Ravi Babu chooses a supernatural theme for his next film Avunu. The movie has Harshavardhan Rane and Poorna (Seema Tapakai fame) in the lead roles. In this interview to rediff.com,......

Pakistan Olympic boxer Abrar shot dead

Boxing Olympian Abrar Hussain Shah, who belonged to the minority Shia Hazara community, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Quetta on Thursday, police said.\\nShah, the Deputy Director General......
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Q. One TMC MP said Amit Shah is a famous goonda of Gujarat. My question is technical not political, can a goonda be famous ?
Prakash Chandra:  A.  more

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Kalpana Roy
Q. Kathak legend Sitara Devi passes away. RIP
Kalpana Roy:  A. Sir ji, Jab kisi ka sitara bulandh hota hai,hazaar log uski agar parshansa kartehai too lakh use se jalte bhi hai...thats it ! more

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Gumstix Launches Geppetto Version 2.0 ...

Gumstix, Inc., the premier provider of Linux® computers-on-module (COMs) for electronics manufacturers, today announced Geppetto 2.0, the most... ...

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DELHI Theatre Shah Jahan-O-Mumtaz 27 December A scene from Shah Jahan-O-Mumtaz Directed by M. Sayeed Alam , Shah Jahan-O-Mumtaz... ...

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When Entertainment Industry Lost Its Many Stars

The entertainment industry lost many talented artistes in 2014 with the demise of cinema personalities like Suchitra Sen, Zohra Sehgal,... ...

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Sitara Devi tribute held in the capital

Archival videos of Kathak dancer Sitara Devi's recitals were screened at Sangeet Natak Akademi. A screening of a recital from the Maharaj Kalka... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/449393/sitara-devi-tribute-held-capital.html

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