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Freedom or death: Imran Khan's war cry as anti-govt protests intensify

Riot police run after a supporter of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek, outside the parliament house as the supporters marched towards the prime......

Shiv Sena workers disrupt Pak band's press conference

Shouting anti-Pakistan slogans, dozens of Shiv Sena activists on Tuesday disrupted the press conference of a Sufi music band from that country at the Mumbai Press Club, the police said. Carrying......

Bhajan for Krishna Kanhaiya at a Sufi saint's shrine

The day I arrived in Delhi recently for a short visit, a friend took me to a post-evening prayer qawwali performance by the Nizami brothers at Hazrat Imayat Khan’s dargah in Nizamuddin (best......

PM offers 'chadar' at Ajmer Sharif

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday offered a chadar at the dargah of Sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti on the occasion of the 801st Urs. Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office V......

Sonia Gandhi offers 'chadar' at Ajmer Sharif

All India Congress Committee President Sonia Gandhi on Monday offered a chadar at the dargah of Sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti on the occasion of the 801st Urs. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot......

Tourist trains to connect pilgrim centres

Aiming at boosting domestic tourism, Railways on Tuesday announced several tourist trains connecting pilgrim centres across the country. Special pilgrim circuits like Devi Circuit, Jyotirling......

Bauls to come under medical insurance

In the first-ever initiative for the 'bauls' of rural Bengal, the folk baladeers now come under medical insurance. To honour and support the cause of 'bauls', whose stringed 'ektara' is unique......

Vote! Bollywood's best sufi songs

In the earliest Bollywood movies, Sufism was represented in the form of qawwali which in turn made its way from dargahs (shrines). Mixing it with pop influences, Hindi movies began using......

Photo: Amitabh visits Ajmer Sharif

Amitabh Bachchan visited the holy Sufi shrine in Ajmer Sharif on Monday when one of his wishes had been 'fulfilled.' Bachchan tweeted that he had visited the shrine 40 years ago. He untied a dhaga,......

The birth of a Sufi singer

Sandip Roy tells the story of Shye Ben-Tzur, an Israeli musician who found his calling in Sufi music."I am not a Hebrew qawaal," says Shye Ben-Tzur. "I've never been one and never will be." But......

Kavita Seth: Wake Up Sid changed my life

Singer Kavita Seth shot to fame with her chart-topping Sufi rendition of Gunja Sa Koi Iktara from the film Wake Up Sid. Today, just a year later, she finds herself one of the......

Bringing Sufi Paranja Katha to life

Prakash Bare is perhaps living his dream. But his journey from a cozy life as a techie to movies has been an eventful one. His maiden Malayalam venture as a producer, Sufi Paranja Katha directed......

Hermanpreet hat-trick helps India down Malaysia in Johor Cup

Hermanpreet Singh did the star turn with a hat-trick of goals as India enhanced their chances of qualifying for the final of the Under-21 Sultan of Johor Cup with a convincing 4-2 victory over......
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Manoj Kakkar
Q. Your favorite Sufi Singer ??
Manoj Kakkar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/your-favorite-sufi-singer-/28011031/answers/

Sulekha khuntdar
Q. Which famous musician is believed to have invented the Tabla?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. I DON'T KNOW WHAT & TO WHOM CALLED SUFI SINGER BUT KAILAS KHER , NUSRAT FATEH ALI KHAN ..... HANS RAJ HANS ....... ..... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-famous-musician-is-believed-to-have-invented-the-tabla/27787589/answers/28011049

KHUSHI
Q. What does the term SUFI means ??
KHUSHI:  A. Indian Sufi poet and musician Amir Khusro in the 13th century, more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-the-term-sufi-means-/27545002/answers/27787597

Vilas Deshpande
Q. what is the difference between gazal and qawali?
Vilas Deshpande:  A. The Sufi is the person who searches for completion and for the Truth of God. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-difference-between-gazal-and-qawali/27337333/answers/27545017

jaya
Q. Whats the meaning of " Sayonee '' . Might be a Sufi word ?
Jaya:  A. The roots of Qawwali can be traced back to 8th century Persia (today's Iran and Afghanistan). During the first major migration from Persia, in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whats-the-meaning-of---sayonee--.-might-be-a-sufi-word-/27269434/answers/27337352

  Web results for Sufi
Sounds of the Sufis @ Mysore Association Auditorium

Explocity.com is an aggregation of city-centric portals in New York, Dubai and 6 cities in India ( Bangalore , Mumbai , Delhi , Chennai , Hyderabad... ...

http://mumbai.explocity.com/eventdetail/Music/Sounds-of-the-Sufis-@-Mysore-Association-Auditorium/54183/168642
Superb sonic start

He’s been in the Indian music scene for over 15 years. Shantanu Mukherjee, aka Shaan, is the son of the late composer Manas Mukherjee, and... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/448824/superb-sonic-start.html
The Best Man for the Job is a Woman

Anju Modi Textile and Craft Revivalist, Fashion Designer Breathing Magic Into Textile When Anju Modi launched her fashion label in 1990 with... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/The-Best-Man-for-the-Job-is-a-Woman/2014/12/21/article2580966.ece
Nagpur rocks with local bands

NAGPUR: For those who feel it is infra dig to be present at musical concerts, there is an alternate now. Rock bands in the city are giving a fresh... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/nagpur/Nagpur-rocks-with-local-bands/articleshow/45589853.cms
The sound of muzak, drifting in the aisles

here's a place in Pali-Naka in Bandra, Mumbai — a shabby-looking, unpretentious restaurant-bar by the name of Janata. It's best described as a... ...

http://www.sunday-guardian.com/young-restless/background-score-the-sound-of-muzak-drifting-in-the-aisles

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