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Shivkumar Sharma, Zakir Hussain and Juhi Chawla in a Musical Concert

Shivkumar Sharma, Zakir Hussain and Juhi Chawla in a Musical Concert

Santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, tabla player Ustad Zakir Hussain and bollywood actress Juhi Chawla in a musical concert in Mumbai, India. Advertisements Pandit Shivkumar Sharma – a Padma Vibhushan awardee of 2001 – is honored by US government with honorary Citizenship of Baltimore (USA) in 1985. Ustad Zakir Hussain – a Padma Bhushan awardee of 2002 – […]

Security stepped up in Mumbai on 26/11 anniversary

Security has been beefed up across Mumbai on the fourth anniversary of the 26/11 terror attacks, which comes close on the heels of the hanging of lone caught terrorist Mohammad Ajmal Kasab. “There is no specific threat but we have been alert for (the) past one week,” Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh said. Advertisements “Even though […]

Hafiz Saeed offers funeral prayers for Ajmal Kasab

Lashkar-e-Toiba(LeT) founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed led a gathering of thousands in offering funeral prayers for Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist involved in the Mumbai attacks who was hanged earlier this week, a media report said on Saturday. Saeed, mastermind of the 2008 assault on Mumbai, offered ghayabana namaz-e-janaza (funeral prayers in absentia) for Kasab at […]

Huge crowd follows Bal Thackeray’s funeral procession

Huge crowd follows Bal Thackeray’s funeral procession

Lakhs of people, including Shiv Sena supporters, thronged the funeral procession of party chief Bal Thackeray in Mumbai on Sunday. According to Mumbai Police, lakhs of people, including those gathered at the Shivaji Park where the body will be kept and later cremated, had come out to pay their last respects to Thackeray, who died […]

Media Bias – Still holding impact

Media Bias – Still holding impact

By- Subhasys Das | Date- 14, 2011 It is indeed strange the Media houses of Assam can be so forgetful and ignorant at times. When the newspaper reported the news about the notorious Lebu, accused of extorting money in Arabinda Rajkhowa’s shadow, no emphasis was given to the most important facts. First of all who […]

India at Mercy of Terrorists – Failed Democracy or beginning of Self-Demolition

India at Mercy of Terrorists – Failed Democracy or beginning of Self-Demolition

By- Priyankan Goswami Freedom is the liberty to choose your own chain of slavery – goes the saying. After what happened in Mumbai last evening, it is now clear that freedom for people of India now lies under the mercy of those who least cares about us, – terrorists, corrupted rulers and the super-rich capitalists […]

Mid Day journalist killing – JFA demands high level probe

Mid Day journalist killing – JFA demands high level probe

By- Nava Thakuria | Date- June 17, 2011 | Place- Guwahati With the increasing voice for a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the killing of Mumbai based journalist Joy Dey, the Journalists’  Forum Assam (JFA) has also joined in the chorus for a high-level enquiry into the incident. Condemning the murder of the Mid-Day […]