SAN DIEGO/NEW DELHI: Legendary sitar maestro and composer Pandit Ravi Shankar, who popularised Indian classical music in the West and had a major influence on icons like The Beatles’ George Harrison and Yehudi Menuhin, died here on Wednesday at the age of 92.Read More »
DELHI: The Zee Group chairman, Mr Subhash Chandra on Wednesday agreed before a Delhi court to undergo lie-detector test, but its two arrested editors refused to do so in an alleged Rs 100-crore extortion bid case filed by Congress MP, Mr Naveen Jindal’s firm.Read More »
AHMEDABAD: As the Gujarat Chief Minister, Mr Narendra Modi bids for an unprecedented third term in office in Gujarat, the thought of his own electoral future seems to hardly cross his mind. And that's not without a reason.Read More »
The former Karnataka chief minister, Mr B S Yeddyurappa on Wednesday said his newly formed party KJP’s first priority was to prove its strength in the state and asserted he would not go in for alliance with any political parties.Read More »
NEW DELHI: He was a classical musician in the purest sense and was also dubbed the 'godfather of world music' by Beatles friend George Harrison. Ravi Shankar, who took Indian classical music to the world in the 1950s and effortlessly bound two worlds with the stirring notes of his sitar, leaves behind an unparalleled legacy of commitment to his art.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Days after bailing out UPA over FDI issue, the BSP chief, Ms Mayawati today showed restlessness over delay in the passage of the quota bill for SCs/STs as she targeted the Rajya Sabha Chairperson,Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Tuesday took strong exception to the Centre’s move to increase the cap on subsidised LPG cylinders ahead of the Gujarat elections and asked it to stop it forthwith.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The government will increase the number of subsidised cooking gas cylinders a household can avail in a year to nine from current six, the Oil Minister, Mr M Veerappa Moily said on Tuesday.Read More »
SURAT: The BJP led by the Chief Minister, Mr Narendra Modi may be looking to the sweep the state elections this year but in some regions like Surat, the heart of the diamond polishing industry of Gujarat,Read More »
NEW DELHI: An asteroid, listed as a potentially hazardous object, will pass in close proximity to the earth at noon tomorrow.
The space rock, however, poses no danger of impacting the earth.