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Carnatic singer P Unnikrishnan robbed of Rs 1.35 lakh in credit card fraud
Posted on 21/12/2016
Carnatic vocalist and National Award-winning playback singer P Unnikrishnan has been robbed of Rs 1.35 lakh in a credit card fraud in the US on Wednesday. According to a report in The Hindu, a friend of the singer said the Unnikrishnan was in disbelief when he received an SMS showing a transaction worth $2000 made on his card at

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I don't exceed a certain number of concerts during Margazhi: Aruna Sairam
Posted on 26/12/2016
It has been an eventful year for Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam, especially as she performed at the Ojai Music Festival in California, the first Carnatic musician to do so in the 70 years of the festival's history. We caught up with the singer, where she opened up on her musical journey, Margazhi memories and more. Excerpts... T

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Yesudas: Divine music from god's own country
Posted on 10/12/2016
Journalist, Political Analyst, Actor Cho Ramaswamy Dies
Posted on 07/12/2016
CHENNAI: Cho Ramaswamy, a senior journalist, political analyst and actor, died on Wednesday at Apollo Hospital in Chennai, an official said. He was 82.

A former BJP Rajya Sabha member, Mr Ramaswamy was ailing for some time and was in the hospital.

He founded and edited the political magazine Thuglak and was


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LISTENING TO CARNATIC MUSIC INCREASES BRAIN FUNCTIONS
Posted on 06/12/2016

Study shows how ragas Malahari and Kapi influence pulse rate and contribute to better task performance.

You may have heard the term the Mozart effect. It refers to research results that indicate that listening to Mozart’s music may boost certain kinds of mental tasks. Now, researchers from multiple Indian instit


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