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Tabla maestro Shankar Ghosh dead

January 23, 2016 11:08 am

Legendary tabla player Shankar Ghosh died at a private health facility in Kolkata on Friday (January 22) after being critically-ill for over a month due to pneumonia, cardiac problems and old age complications, hospital sources said.

A Maestro’s Beatmaster

March 18, 2013 3:50 am

Tanmoy Bose,a fixture in Pt Ravi Shankar’s concerts for two decades,talks about playing a Grammy-winning set in the maestro’s living room.

Luxury taxi association demands fare hike

July 10, 2012 3:53 am

Members of Joint Council of Luxury Taxi Association held a demonstration in Kolkata on Monday demanding fare hike and protested against the alleged government apathy towards private vehicles being used commercially.

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Fire breaks out at hotel in East Delhi’s Karkardooma; staff, guests being evacuated

December 5, 2022 10:28:48 am

More than 50 fire service personnel and 10 fire tenders have been pressed into service at Ginger Hotel in Karkardooma, officials said.

Gujarat Assembly Elections Voting Live Updates: PM Modi casts his vote in Ranip; 4.75% voter turnout recorded till 9 am

Updated: December 5, 2022 10:28:47 am

Gujarat Polls 2022 Voting Second Phase Live Updates: A total of 833 candidates from 61 political parties, including Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, are contesting the polls in these Assembly segments spread across Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Gandhinagar and other districts.

Chennai News Live Updates: Edappadi Palaniswami pays homage to former CM Jayalalithaa on her death anniversary

Updated: December 5, 2022 10:32:59 am

Chennai News Live Updates today: In other news, the Madras HC has directed the Director of Medical and Rural Health Services (DMS) to consider a plea from the wife of a doctor, who was a victim of Covid-19, to provide a suitable job to her under the compassionate ground.

70% of fans don’t want Ronaldo in starting lineup against Switzerland in the last-16, Portuguese newspaper poll ‘This is no CR7; it’s CR37’

December 5, 2022 10:25:08 am

Portuguese sports newspaper A Bola conducted a survey: Should Cristiano Ronaldo keep his title in the National Team? The newspaper claimed that 70 per cent of readers who were polled said they don’t want Ronaldo to start.

Delhi govt school students to get counselling for post-Covid exam stress from December 7

December 5, 2022 10:20:32 am

Educational and vocational guidance counsellors assigned to these schools have been directed to conduct small, focused workshops for pre-examination counselling as well as post-examination career counselling in phases.

Watch: Polish goalkeeper Szczesny consoles his sobbing son after Poland’s loss to France

December 5, 2022 10:10:11 am

Poland goalkeeper had an emotional moment with his son Liam after Poland were knocked out of the World Cup following a 3-1 defeat by France on Sunday.

Delhi News Live Updates: Delhi’s air quality improves to ‘very poor’ from ‘severe’; curbs remain

Updated: December 5, 2022 10:05:07 am

Delhi News Live Updates: Air quality in Delhi is likely to remain in the ‘very poor’ category on Tuesday also

Rupee gains 8 paise to 81.25 against US dollar in early trade

December 5, 2022 10:00:52 am

At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic unit opened at 81.26 against the dollar, then gained further ground to touch 81.25, registering a rise of 8 paise over its previous close.

Watch: Australia players queue up to take selfies with Lionel Messi

December 5, 2022 9:54:33 am

Craig Goodwin, Keanu Baccus, Joel King and Marco Tilio were among the players who took selfies with Messi.

Apple’s VR headset faces another delay due to software issues: Report

December 5, 2022 9:54:16 am

Apple could delay the launch of its first VR headset by months due to an issue related to software optimisation, which has led to supply chain issues.