Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: Music

Coke Studio Season 14 is out and Pakistanis are gushing over Abida Parveen

Pakistanis are not only in awe of Coke Studio's new song 'Tu Jhoom' but also the meeting of the minds between Abida Parveen and Naseebo Lal.

Neil Nongkynrih trained the Shillong Chamber Choir to be selfless. Not just in their music

Neil Nongkynrih performed for presidents, prime ministers and royalty. He also gave jobs to many who earlier worked in Meghalaya’s coal mines.

Amitabh to Salman — this 29-year-old Sri Lankan singer got Indian stars grooving in 2021

From Ranveer Singh to Tiger Shroff, almost every Bollywood celebrity danced to Sri Lankan singer Yohani De Silva's 'Manike Mage Hithe'.

Is the Google Home Mini worth the investment?

The Google Home Mini is a wholesome package of the Google Home Assistant and more.

HM Alvee Hasan is bringing the spotlight to Bangladesh’s music industry

Alvee computerized media is first zeroing in on making a name for itself and partnering with great collaborators so as to optimise client satisfaction. 

Remembering Sunil Aiya, legend whose voice dominated Sri Lankan music for 5 decades

Sunil 'AIya' Perera was lead singer of The Gypsies band, which rose to prominence in the early 1970s. Perera died of Covid-related complications Monday. He was 68.

Learning from industry greats & travels, how Indian musician Vishal Jain is rocking Dubai

Vishal Jain, a model and musician, believes in his dreams and working towards achieving them. He has already launched three songs.

Why Lakshay Kapoor wants business to be his profession, keep music as his passion

The entrepreneur-musician, Lakshay Kapoor, feels he has the qualities to be a successful businessman, but music has been his 'heart' since childhood.

Afghan folk singer ‘dragged out of home, killed’ in latest ‘Taliban 2.0’ brutality

Taliban, which have taken over the country amid the pullout of international forces, believe music to be ‘sinful' in Islam, an interpretation that has been panned by scholars of the faith.

James Bond, Bollywood, waltz — Mumbai Police band starts ‘Khaki Studio’, offers break from Covid

As part of Khaki Studio, Mumbai Police will publish one fresh video every Monday. As of now, the band plans to put out at least 10 such videos, but there could be more.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.