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Skanda Sashti
Posted on 28/10/2014

Skanda Sashti, the sixth day in the bright half of the month of Aippasi, is celebrated in Saivite temples all over Tamilnadu, and with an extra measure of grandeur in temples dedicated to Subrahmanya. Skanda Sashti commemorates the destruction of evil by the Supreme General Kartikeya, son of Shiva, and is celebrated with the

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National Commission for Women chief slams K J Yesudas jeans remark
Posted on 05/10/2014

Thiruvananthapuram: Criticising legendary singer K.J. Yesudas for his remark against women wearing jeans, Chairperson of National Commission for Women, Lalitha Kumaramangalam, on Saturday said it was unfortunate that such an “unethical” comment was made by the top-notch singer.

“It is unfortunate that such a statement h

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Carnatic guru T.R. Balamani dies
Posted on 31/10/2014

Carnatic guru T.R. Balamani, who moulded the lives of hundreds of vocalists for over 50 years, died at her daughter’s home in the city on Thursday morning. She was 79 and had moved from Mumbai to Chennai in December.

“She loved to teach and had been wanting to start classes here too. The end was very sudden and

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தீபாவளியைக் கொண்டாடுவதன் தாத்பர்யம்
Posted on 19/10/2014

கண்ணன், நரகாசுர சம்ஹாரம் செய்ததைக் கண்டு, நரகாசுரனின் தாயாருக்கு துக்கம் பொங்கியது. “என் பிள்ளை போய்விட்ட துக்கம் உண்டு. இருப்பினும் உலகத்தாருக்கு எந்த துக்கமும் வரக் கூடாது. இந்த நாளில், அனைவரும் சந்தோஷமாக இருக்க வேண்டும் என வேண்டினாள்! “இந்த வேண்டு கோள்தான், தீபாவளிப் பண்டிகைக்கு தனிப்பெருமை சேர்ந்தது

. “நாம் துன்பப

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Ilford violin star to bring South Indian classical to Redbridge Town Hall
Posted on 19/10/2014

Ilford violin star to bring South Indian classical to Redbridge Town Hall

Jyotsna Srikanth has been playing the violin since she was five-years-old

Jyotsna Srikanth, 40, of Ley Street, Ilford, who has played under legendary Indian film composer Ilaiyaraaja, is bringing the London International Arts Festival (LIAF) to

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