Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicLata Mangeshkar

Topic: Lata Mangeshkar

After Oscars, Grammy Awards 2022 ‘In Memoriam’ section skipped Lata Mangeshkar, Bappi Lahiri

Disappointed fans called out the Grammys for honouring 'only American music', claim the event felt 'futile and insignificant'.

‘Dil ki nazar se’ — Singers from India, Pakistan bring back a Lata-Mukesh classic 

Indian youtuber Paushali Sahu and Farrukh Javed, an amateur singer from Lahore record duet from Anari (1959). It’s a hit on Twitter, where users praise their ‘magical’ performance.

Lata Mangeshkar had ‘truly been voice of the subcontinent’, UN chief Guterres condoles demise

Guterres expressed his condolences to Mangeshkar's family and to the people of India, his deputy spokesman said.

Congress responsible for Sikh massacre, humiliating family of Goa’s Lata Mangeshkar, says Modi

PM Modi continued his scathing attack on Congress in Parliament for the second day, this time in Rajya Sabha. His 90-minute speech also had references to poll-bound Punjab & Goa.

Silent tributes as India’s nightingale departs for heaven, while ‘betis’ face off on Earth

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Shah Rukh Khan didn’t ‘spit’ at Lata Mangeshkar’s funeral. This is what his gesture meant

After Shah Rukh Khan read a ‘dua’ next to mortal remains of Lata Mangeshkar, several Twitter users including Haryana BJP leader Arun Yadav questioned if the actor spat.

What is a ‘state funeral’, significance of the mourning period & national flag flown at half-mast

After Lata Mangeshkar’s demise, the home ministry declared that the legendary singer will be accorded a ‘state funeral’ & the national flag will be flown at half-mast for two days.

PM Modi to visit Mumbai to pay last respects to Lata Mangeshkar

Mangeshkar died Sunday morning due to multiple organ failure. A two-day state mourning will be observed on the demise of the legendary singer on 6 and 7 February.

Pakistanis mourn Lata Mangeshkar too, say ‘even 1,000 Pakistan cannot compensate this loss’

Pakistani minister Fawad Chaudhry to actor Imran Abbas, Pakistanis react to Lata Mangeshkar's demise. For them, 'the age of classical music ends today'.

Govt announces two-day national mourning, state funeral for Lata Mangeshkar

National flag will fly at half-mast from 6 to 7 Feb throughout India and there will be no official entertainment during that period, stated a message sent by Union home ministry.

On Camera

YourTurn

An electric vehicle is parked in a bay at a charging station in New Delhi | Representational image| Photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

EV makers are losing their sheen. Turns out, making future-forward cars is kind of hard

Blame Covid or supply chains or geopolitics — the reality is, there aren’t many EVs on roads in 2022. Investors need to pressure manufacturers to produce — at scale, and soon.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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