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The day the music died U Shrinivas' mandolin will sing no more

Sep 20, 2014

The day the music died U Shrinivas' mandolin will sing no more

Today, the news that Shrinivass mandolin will sing no more, marks another of those moments when the faithful lose their bearings (and atheists wonder if there ought, after all, to be an afterlife). #InMemoriam #Carnatic music #Mandolin #U Shrinivas #Thyagaraja #Shrinivas #Carnatic sabhas #Krithi
Carnatic world mourns as mandolin pioneer U Srinivas dies in Chennai

Sep 19, 2014

Carnatic world mourns as mandolin pioneer U Srinivas dies in Chennai

Born in Palakol, Andhra Pradesh on 28 February 1969 Srinivas was a child prodigy who took up the instrument at the age of five. #InMemoriam #Carnatic music #Zakir Hussain; #U Srinivas #Mandolin #Hariprasad Chaurasia #John McLaughlin
Bangladeshi singer Firoza Begum's death personal loss Mamata Banerjee

Sep 10, 2014

Bangladeshi singer Firoza Begum's death personal loss Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday condoled legendary Bangladeshi singer Firoza Begum's death and reminisced about the last time the two had talked on the phone. #Mamata Banerjee #InMemoriam #Firoza Begum #Nazrul Sangeet #Bangladeshi singer
A P Venkateswaran They took his job but couldn't take his dignity

Sep 05, 2014

A P Venkateswaran They took his job but couldn't take his dignity

A P Venkateswaran a veteran of 36 years of distinguished diplomatic service died at a private hospital in Bangalore on Tuesday. #Pakistan #InMemoriam #Rajiv Gandhi #Foreign Secretary #Natwar Singh #Foreign Ministry #N D Tiwari #A P venkateswaran #sri lankan ethnic issue #SAARCH countries
Israel PM, comedians and Hollywood stars mourn the death of Joan Rivers

Sep 05, 2014

Israel PM, comedians and Hollywood stars mourn the death of Joan Rivers

Celebrity colleagues and admirers of Joan Rivers share their reactions Thursday to her death at age 81: #InMemoriam #David Letterman #Amy Poehler #Joan Rivers #Jimmy Kimmel

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How I grew up with the 'unbreakable' Nelson Mandela, sitting miles away

Dec 09, 2013

How I grew up with the 'unbreakable' Nelson Mandela, sitting miles away

I just want to reminisce about growing up with Mandela. His name was a plank on which we rested many fond hopes for a better world. He always seemed solid. Unbreakable. #InMemoriam #South Africa #Nelson Mandela #African National Congress #anti-apartheid struggle