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Classical Music

Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar Gives An Important Update On Lata Mangeshkar's Health

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar spoke on singer Lata Mangeshkar’s health. Mangeshkar has been admitted to the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai after testing positive for Covid-19.

Madhya Pradesh Government Increases Tansen and Kalidas Awards Prize Money To Rs.5 Lakhs

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Chouhan said the Centenary Tansen Samaroh in 2024 will be organised with full decorum and fanfare, adding that his government would also hold the Baiju Bawra Samaroh.

Mile Sur Mera Tumhara

When I look back now, I sometimes think we were the happiest and most aromatic on Sundays, when Baba would don a white kurta and pajama, brush his curls, walk around the house in his soft Kolhapuris, managing to somehow look like a young Uttam Kumar with a classical bent of mind.

Independent Music Is Doing Well Because Companies Are Promoting It: Sonu Nigam

May 13, 2021 Eshita Bhargava

In an exclusive interview with Outlook’s Eshita Bhargava, Sonu Nigam talks about 'Hope for O2', his journey in the Hindi film industry, how the music industry has evolved, the role of social media in building an artist, and much more.

Renowned Music Composer Vanraj Bhatia Dies At 93

Vanraj Bhatia created the soundtracks for Aparna Sen's 36 Chowringhee Lane and Kundan Shah's Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro.

01 May, 2021

Days After Testing Covid Positive, Sitar Maestro Pandit Debu Chaudhuri Succumbs To Heart Attack

Outlook Web Bureau

Pandit Debu Chaudhuri had been awarded the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri. He was also a teacher and writer, who penned six books.

06 April, 2021

Gundecha Brothers: Famous Indian Musicians Accused Of Rape, Sexual Assault

Outlook Web Bureau

While Ramakant Gundecha has been accused of rape, several female students have alleged sexual harassment by his brothers Akhilesh and Umakant.

17 January, 2021

Indian Classical Musician Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan Passes Away At 89

Outlook Web Bureau

Khan got his basic classical music training from his father and later studied music under his cousin, Ustad Nissar Hussain Khan.

30 December, 2020

Music Maestro Shantanu Mohapatra Dies At 84, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Offers Condolences


Mohapatra was suffering from old age related ailments and finally succumbed to pneumonia and cardiac failure on Tuesday night

16 December, 2020

Healing Mind, Body And Spirit With Indian Classical Music

Nithya Rajendran

The alignment of the raagas with the time of day and its association with emotions or rasas, Indian classical music sets the stage for spiritual and physical healing

11 September, 2020

Dance Sans Borders, Warkari Singers And Flute Making

Sathya Saran

Bharatanatyam mixed with Chinese poetry. Heartfelt Bhakti and the making of a flute.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz