Friday 23rd Sep, 2016 Bhatkhande Music Institute Deemed University, Lucknow A trained Indian classical singer of the khyal style from the Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana, Prof. Shruti Sadolikar-Katkar is a scholar, a musician and a veritable storehouse of knowledge about the Indian classical art forms. She is the recipient of the Sangeet Natak Academy Award for..
The musical patter of ghunghroos, the loud taal of a teacher giving time, a sitar strain here, an alaap on the air there; if sounds could be captured as colours, the Bhatkhande Music Institute Deemed University would make for a beautiful picture indeed. One of the oldest and the only University of its kind, Bhatkhande,..
‘September 27 as a World Tourism Day’ was an idea of the late Ignatius Amaduwa Atigbi, a Nigerian national. It commemorates an important milestone in world tourism- the anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations’ World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Statutes on September 27, 1970. The date as decided by the UNWTO comes at the..
No other words would better introduce a man like Harivansh Rai Bachchan as he himself has- “Mitti ka tan, masti ka man, kshan-bhar jivan– mera parichay” (A body of clay, a mind full of play, a second of life – that’s me) Born on November 27, 1907 in Allahabad, Harivansh Rai Bachchan was one of..
The increasing urban density of our rising metropolises exerts immense pressure on its natural resources. The increase in population has a direct correlation with increased pollution in our cities. It is here that the parks and green spaces in a city offer a breather from the stifling heat and pollution. Community spaces like parks bring..