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Ravi Shankar

Creating music for social causes

The song was composed by singer Shaan with lyrics provided by Swanand Kirkire.

19 Jun 2018 2:53 AM

Teejan Bai to receive Fukuoka Prize 2018

Fukuoka Prize is conferred on outstanding individuals or groups that preserve and create unique and diverse cultures of Asia.

02 Jun 2018 8:31 AM

Fuel price rises again, no decision on tax cut

Centre seeks to find long term solution for fuel pricing.

24 May 2018 1:11 AM

Hidden film treasures brought to life in British vault

A score by composer Anoushka Shankar, daughter of late Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar, has also been added to accompany the silent film.

16 Oct 2017 1:40 AM

Sitar George Harrison used for Beatles hit 'Norwegian Wood' sold for $62,500 in US auction

The traditional Indian string instrrument was crafted in a music shop in Kolkata and purchased by Harrison on London's Oxford Street. 

30 Sep 2017 12:44 PM


World premiere of Ravi Shankar’s last opera opens

Mr Shankar worked on the opera during his last days in hospital with conductor and collaborator David Murphy.

13 May 2017 2:28 AM