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Explained: How did minor planet ‘Jasraj’ get its name?

A minor planet between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter has been named after the legendary vocalist Pandit Jasraj.

Minor planet named after Pandit Jasraj, first Indian musician to receive this honour

"Blessed... in this honour one can experience only god's grace," Pandit Jasraj said from the US.


3000 artists to perform in National Cultural Festival at Kumbh

Classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj will perform on the inaugural day on Saturday at the festival which will witness classical and light music, folk dances, kavi sammelan, plays, rangoli, art workshops, among other events.

Pandit Jasraj looks back at a long, musical life on his 85th birthday

On January 28, Pandit Jasraj turns 85. He represents the last of a generation of classical vocalists.

Melodies for the Mahatma

Kalpana Palkhiwala, a retired government officer, has brought out an anthology of Gandhi’s poetry comprising 108 rare poems in 14 languages.

Panchtatva marks Day Three of Pune Festival

The third day of the 25th edition of Pune Festival saw music legends Pandit Jasraj,Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia,Selva Ganesh and others come together to perform Panchtatva,a musical act invoking the five elements of nature and life.


The Lone Ranger

Every day,at the crack of dawn,the air around Tulsibaugh Rammandir in Pune resonates with taals and thaaps of the nagada.

Classic Revival

It was conceptualised as one of the cultural events during the Commonwealth Games in Delhi,last year

Strings that speak

It was Ustad Zakir Hussain's comment,“If you played like your aunt (Dr N Rajam),why would people want to listen to her copy?”

Tuzhyaa Tapor Dolyaat Maazha Ivlasa Gaav

This is an unusual experiment by singer-composer Milind Ingle.