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Art of Living alleges expert committee trying to mislead NGT on Yamuna floodplains damage
India

Art of Living alleges expert committee trying to mislead NGT on Yamuna floodplains damage

The Art of Living alleged that the expert committee appointed by NGT had tried to "distort and mislead" it on the damage caused to the Yamuna floodplains.

Damage to Yamuna floodplains: Art of Living responds to Firstpost article on NGT row
India

Damage to Yamuna floodplains: Art of Living responds to Firstpost article on NGT row

Neema Kamdar, Director, The Art of Living Bureau of Communications has sent a rejoinder to the piece.

Damage to Yamuna floodplains: NGT slams AoL head Sri Sri Ravi Shankar for his 'shocking' blame-game
India

Damage to Yamuna floodplains: NGT slams AoL head Sri Sri Ravi Shankar for his 'shocking' blame-game

A day after spiritual figure and founder of Art of Living foundation Sri Sri Ravi Shankar blamed the government and the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for permitting his NGO to hold the World Culture Festival on the Yamuna river bed, NGT slammed him and said that the founder's statement was shocking.

Judiciary-government spat over appointment of judges spells imminent crisis for India
India

Judiciary-government spat over appointment of judges spells imminent crisis for India

Who would blink first in the judicial appointments issue — the executive or the judiciary? If both remain inflexible, India is headed for a constitutional crisis

Like a rolling stone: Grateful Dead, Stones' tour manager Sam Cutler on the rock-n-roll life
Entertainment

Like a rolling stone: Grateful Dead, Stones' tour manager Sam Cutler on the rock-n-roll life

Back in the '70s, when rock and roll counterculture was at its peak, Cutler had one of the toughest jobs in the world: he was a tour manager to The Rolling Stones and The Grateful Dead. In his book, You Can't Always Get What You Want, he writes about what it was like to be on the road in the 1960s and 1970s

Ravi Shankar Prasad says that BPO industry should move to smaller towns
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Ravi Shankar Prasad says that BPO industry should move to smaller towns

Union Electronic and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said BPO industry should move to small towns where overhead costs are less compared to big cities.

AoL's statement on panel report 'very irresponsible', says NGT
India

AoL's statement on panel report 'very irresponsible', says NGT

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday termed as "very irresponsible" the public statements made by Ravi Shankar's Art of Living (AOL) after an expert panel gave its report on the Yamuna that the organisation's cultural extravaganza had "completely destroyed" the riverbed.

Throwback Thursdays: Celebrate Janmashtami with George Harrison and Nina Hagen's songs
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Throwback Thursdays: Celebrate Janmashtami with George Harrison and Nina Hagen's songs

This Janmashtami, listen in as George Harrison, Alice Coltrane and Nina Hagen pay a tribute to Lord Krishna through these golden songs.

Call drop issue: Telecom Minister rules out granting penal power to Trai
Business

Call drop issue: Telecom Minister rules out granting penal power to Trai

Rejecting demand for giving penal power to telecom regulator Trai, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar has said the authority has enough power to protect the interest of consumers.

Firstpost Playlist: We've got the classics from Ravi Shankar to Dire Straits
Life

Firstpost Playlist: We've got the classics from Ravi Shankar to Dire Straits

It's that time of the week again when we recommend some beautiful music to you on Firstpost Playlist.

Man assaulted in Mumbai for refusing to let car jump a signal, gets written apology later
Mumbai

Man assaulted in Mumbai for refusing to let car jump a signal, gets written apology later

After a media person was assaulted in Mumbai for refusing to let a car jump a red signal, Sahara company Aamby Valley wrote a written apology to the victim.

Google doodle celebrates Ustad Alla Rakha's 95th birth anniversary
India

Google doodle celebrates Ustad Alla Rakha's 95th birth anniversary

On the occasion of Ustad Alla Rakha's 95th birthday, Google doodle has dedicated its homepage to honour the famous table maestro.

LifeCell and Aishwarya urge mothers to give their babies 'The Gift'
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LifeCell and Aishwarya urge mothers to give their babies 'The Gift'

The 'Godh Bharai' film was conceptualised by 1pointsize and produced by Apostrophe Films.

Norah Jones dedicates her first performance in India to father Ravi Shankar
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Norah Jones dedicates her first performance in India to father Ravi Shankar

American singer-songwriter and pianist Norah Jones performed live for the first time in India in Mumbai.

Ravi Shankar wins Grammy for best world music album
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Ravi Shankar wins Grammy for best world music album

The late Pandit Ravi Shankar has won one last Grammy. The sitar virtuoso, ambassador of Indian music and friend of The Beatles, who died in December at 92, won best world music album for The Living Room Sessions Part 1.

Images: Norah Jones, Anoushka Shankar and others at Ravi Shankar memorial
World

Images: Norah Jones, Anoushka Shankar and others at Ravi Shankar memorial

Hundreds of friends and family have paid tribute to sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar at a public memorial service near his southern California home. Here are a few images.

My ex-husband Ravi Shankar: Legendary musician; petty, manipulative husband
Life

My ex-husband Ravi Shankar: Legendary musician; petty, manipulative husband

Few would have heard of Annapurna Devi, the first wife of Ravi Shankar, a master player of surbahar and Sitar in her own right and one who's talents with both instruments perhaps overshadowed those of her husband.

Ravi Shankar's memorial services to be held in US, India
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Ravi Shankar's memorial services to be held in US, India

Both the services, near his home in Southern California and India, will be attended by family and friends, and will offer an opportunity for loved ones to share intimate memories and thoughts about the musician.

Images: The man who built Pandit Ravi Shankar's sitars
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Images: The man who built Pandit Ravi Shankar's sitars

Ravi Shankar was the master of the sitar — the sitar that Sanjay Sharma made. Images of Sanjay Sharma with the sitars he created for the godfather of world music.

Manmohan, Pranab condole sitar maestro Ravi Shankar's death
India

Manmohan, Pranab condole sitar maestro Ravi Shankar's death

Ravi Shankar died at a US hospital Tuesday a few days after a heart valve replacement surgery.