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7 English classic songs to sing out loud with children

Encourage your child to sing as it will benefit him or her in a number of ways. Here are seven popular songs that your child can sing out loud.

Mind the Words

Lyrics in Bollywood songs have taken a turn for worse. The recent examples being Tooh from Gori Tere Pyaar Mein! or Party all night from Boss. Is bad poetry a pre requisite of a hit song?

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Innovative teaching methods improve reading ability of first graders

Word games,attractive charts and pictures,teaching lessons through stories and songs,parent-teacher coordination are some of the innovative methods adopted last year by teachers of PMC,PCMC.

Urdu meets Rock

After a month-long competition,Winit Tikoo and his band earn themselves a spot in this year’s edition of Coke Studio @ MTV

‘Guru Dutt was unable to express love’

The idea is to preserve the entire written material of Pyaasa — the poetic dialogues of Abrar Alvi and Sahir Ludhianvi’s stirring songs and poems.

Help Lines

For as long as he can remember,Delhi-based composer Abhishek Ray has been a wildlife enthusiast.

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'Jai Ho' pips Indian anthem as Games song

A R Rahman's Oscar winning song Jai Ho,which in a way rescued his low-energy performance at the opening ceremony from falling apart.

Punjabi by Nature

For UK-based singer Mehsopuria,inspiration comes from the green pastures of Punjab,its rollicking music and its feisty people.

Now,a ‘powada’ on life of Bal Thackeray

A ‘powada’ (folk song) on the life of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray was released at a function recently.

Welcome Song

The good times are back at the hip and happening Olive Bar and Kitchen in Ambawatta complex in Mehrauli. After being shut down by the MCD for more than three years,the restaurant is back in business.

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Sangeetcar aim at bringing Manganiyars on forefront

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): We all love Rajasthani folk music, but how often do we listen to it?Manganiyars, the community who for generations have been keeping this art alive, travel all around the world for their performances, but fail to keep people of India in touch with its own culture because of lack of sources and demand.On top of that, they are facing tough competition from western influenced music due to which their existence is at the verge of getting lost.In such a scenario, Sangeetcar, an organisation, is aiming to revive, restore this dying art of India. She said that the music will also be available on the online channel of Sangeetcar that will enable people to contact the artist and learn the art directly through them.Continuing, she said Sangeetcar travels to various districts of Manganiyar to fetch the music right in its original form and from the place it is being originated.Sangeetcar’s journey that has begun from Jaisalmer will soon have music coming from every corner of India. Soon, Ayesha hopes, Indian folk art will become a game changer in the music industry.

Lyricist Sameer enters Guinness Records

Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): Lyricist Sameer Anjaan has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for penning the most number of Bollywood songs. Anjaan, who has written 3,524 songs for 650 films over a span of 33 years, was conferred the honour on 17 February. Son of veteran lyricist Anjaan (Lalji Pandey), Sameer has three Filmfare awards in his list of accolades.

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