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President, PM salute maestro Ravi Shankar's contribution
New Delhi, March 7 : Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar's legacy lives on and would continue to illuminate the world of music, President Pranab Mukherjee said Thursday.
PM salutes maestro Ravi Shankar's contribution
New Delhi, March 7 : Indian classical music borne on the strings of Ravi Shankar's sitar travelled to all corners of the world, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday, posthomusly conferring the first Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony on the maestro here Thursday. Ravi Shankar passed away in ...
Ravi Shankar launches project in Kolkata
Kolkata, Mar 6 : "Give one hour to the nation. The country has problems because good people are apathetic. Youth must take charge and Volunteer for Better India", appealed Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, spiritual leader, humanitarian and founder of The Art of Living, at a national initiative - Volunteer ...
Pranab to confer Tagore award on Ravi Shankar
New Delhi, Mar 6 : President Pranab Mukherjee will confer Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony on sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar on Thursday.
Siddharth Basrur honoured to open Norah Jones' show
Mumbai, Mar 2 : Singer Siddharth Basrur is honoured to open the show for late Indian sitar legend Ravi Shankar's daughter Norah Jones' performance at the 'A Summer's Day' music festival, to be held in Mumbai Sunday.
Sri Sri Academy celebrates foundation day
By Pragya Mukherjee, Kolkata, Feb 28 : Educational organisation Sri Sri Academy founded by spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Wednesday celebrated its 3rd foundation day, here.
Father's Grammy bitter-sweet moment for us: Anoushka Shankar
By Subhash K.Jha, Mumbai, Feb 18 : Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar's double win at the 55th Grammy awards this year, will remain a bitter-sweet memory for his musician daughters Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones. Anoushka, a sitar player herself, is planning a "belated effort" to hold a memorial for her ...
Anoushka Shankar recalls sexual absue
New Delhi, Feb 13 : Legendary sitarist late Ravi Shankar's daughter Anoushka Shankar has urged all people to join the movement against sexual assaults of the fairer sex disclosing that in her growing up years she too faced sexual abuses from a man whom her parents had trusted.
Lifetime Achievement Grammy posthumously awarded to Ravi Shankar
London, Feb. 11 : Sitar legend Pandit Ravi Shankar, has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Grammy award, which was jointly accepted by his two daughters Anoushka and Norah Jones.
The Black Keys emerges big winner at 55th Grammy
Los Angeles, Feb 11 : American rock band the Black Keys and its member Dan Auerbach together lifted four trophies at the 55th Grammy awards here, while Skrillex, Gotye and duo Jay-Z and Kanye West, notched up three wins each. Late Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar won the best world music album and ...
Double Grammy for late Ravi Shankar
Los Angeles, Feb 11 : Two months after his death, Indian sitar legend Ravi Shankar has won the best world music album Grammy for "The Living Room Sessions Part 1" spanning a wide range of Indian classical styles. He was also honoured with a posthumous Lifetime Achievement award.
Sitar legend Ravi Shankar wins Grammy
Los Angeles, Feb 11 : Two months after his death, Indian sitar legend Ravi Shankar has won the best world music album Grammy for "The Living Room Sessions Part 1" spanning a wide range of Indian classical styles.
Sri Sri launches campaign to mobilise youths
New Delhi, Feb 3 : To channelise the anger of youths against crime and corruption in the country, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Sunday launched a campaign to involve them in community and social service.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to visit Kumbh
Kumbh Nagar (Allahabad), Jan 30 : Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar will visit Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad on February 13.
Delhi gang-rape case: BJP slams Congress, Delhi Police over victim's ...
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday lashed out at the Congress party and Delhi Police over the allegation levelled by the Delhi gang-rape victim's friend in an interview. The 23-year-old victim's friend, the only eyewitness to the heinous crime, blamed that the policemen were arguing over ...
Nora Jones joins mourners at memorial service for late father Pt. ...
Norah Jones led mourners at a memorial service for her father, Indian sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, in San Diego on Thursday.
Pandit Ravi Shankar was always young at heart: Gulzar
Writer-lyricist Gulzar, who worked with Pandit Ravi Shankar for 1979 movie "Meera", remembers the late sitar maestro as an honest person who was young at heart.
Ravi Shankar was a miracle man: Amjad Ali Khan
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan fondly called late Pandit Ravi Shankar 'Dada', an elder brother. The sarod maestro is saddened by Ravi Shankar's death and says he was a miracle man filled with humility and grace.
Raakhee Gulzar took sitar lessons from Ravi Shankar
Actress Raakhee Gulzar spent weeks learning how to play the sitar from the maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar himself. It was for her role of the unfulfilled housewife in Aparna Sen's "Paroma".
Ravi Shankar will be missed in India, says Pakistani daily
Pandit Ravi Shankar will be missed most in his motherland India, said a Pakistani daily Friday, adding that the sitar had been silenced forever.
Ravi Shankar was godfather of classical music: Anup Jalota
Bhajan singer Anup Jalota remembers late Pandit Ravi Shankar as the godfather of classical music and someone who gave India and the sitar, fame across the world.
Ravi Shakar to get Lifetime Achievement Grammy
The Recording Academy, which gives the Grammy Awards, on Thursday said Indian musician and sitar exponent Pandit Ravi Shankar, who passed away on Tuesday, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Grammy award.
Pandit Ravi Shankar to receive posthumous Grammy award
Indian sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar is set to receive a posthumous lifetime achievement Grammy award, organizers announced on Wednesday.
US Hindus urge Oscar bosses to honour late sitar maestro Ravi Shankar
Hindu leaders from America are urging Oscar bosses to follow the example of their Grammy Awards peers and honour the late Ravi Shankar at the 2013 Academy Awards, it has been revealed.
Big B recalls Ravi Shankar's first, last call
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is grieving the demise of Pandit Ravi Shankar, says he was puzzled to receive the sitar maestro's call for the first time a week before the music legend's demise. He never knew it would be his last.
Ravi Shankar gets Lifetime Achievement Grammy
Indian music legend Pandit Ravi Shankar has been named a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award recipient, a day after his death at 92 in a US hospital.
Music luminaries pay tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar a day after his ...
Indian music luminaries paid tributes to 'godfather of world music' and Grammy winning composer Ravi Shankar, who helped introduce the sitar to the Western world through his collaborations with The Beatles.
Sitar became synonymous with Ravi Shankar, his Indian instrument ...
Sitar became synonymous with Grammy winning composer Ravi Shankar, said his Indian instrument maker Sanjay Sharma, who crafted customized sitars on the former's request.
Guns N'Roses dedicate Gurgaon concert to Ravi Shankar
American rock band Guns N'Roses Wednesday dedicated their concernt in Gurgaon to sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar who died in the US at the age of 92.
Ravi Shankar took Indian classical to the world: Artistes
Artistes from across the Indian musical scene, including Amjad Ali Khan and Birju Maharaj, Wednesday mourned the death of sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar.