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Sonia Gandhi condoles the death of music composer Ravindra Jain

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday condoled the death of noted lyricist and music composer Ravindra Jain whom she described as a “musician par excellence” In a message, Gandhi said that the void created by the music director-singer-lyricist in the popular as well as classical music genre will be hard …

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Shashi Deshpande resigns from Sahitya Akademi panel in protest

Bangalore: Award-winning author Shashi Deshpande on Friday resigned from the Sahitya Akademi General Council expressing “a sense of strong disappointment” over the literary body’s silence on the killing of Kannada writer MM Kalburgi. In her letter to Akademi chairperson Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari, the 77-year-old author said, “I do this with …

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ASUS ZenPad now available in India starting bellow 10K

After launching the ZenPad at the Zen Festival in August, ASUS today announced the availability of the ZenPad series in India. Sold in three variants – ZenPad 8.0, ZenPad 7.0 and ZenPad C 7.0, customers will be able to purchase them at ASUS exclusive stores and on Flipkart. The ZenPad …

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Young Indian batsmen not weak against spin: Sachin Tendulkar

Two years after his retirement, the iconic Sachin Tendulkar reckons that Indian cricket is moving in “good direction” though there is still room for improvement. Tendulkar said as long as there is drive, things will be on track for the young team Indian team, which is currently engaged in a …

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