A thought for the New Year


There is a very insightful story from the life of famous singer Tansen. He was the court singer of Emperor Akbar and one of the nine jewels, the Navratna of the court. Such was the singing prowess of Tansen that many seemingly impossible feats would be performed by his melodious music and songs. The legend goes that his popularity was far and wide and there were no challengers. During the same time there was another equally good emerging singer and musician named Baiju Bawra. Baiju wanted to be a better and more famous singer than Tansen, but could not attain the same recognition. He, in frustration, decides to eliminate Tansen so that he could become Numero Uno by default. With this in

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LGBTQ Rights Activist Harish Iyer Dares Bollywood To Sing ‘Gay’ Songs
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Being the only Indian listed in the world pride power list as one of the 100 most influential LGBT people in the world, Harish Iyer is not just an activist for LGBTQ and women rights, but is also a life coach whose motto is to live life on your own terms and conditions spreading happiness in the process. As I have a chat with

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NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh and the Uttarakhand governments to file affidavits stating what steps they have taken to comply with its directions to clean the Ganga in the stretch between Gomukh and Unnao. The green panel, in a detailed judgement, had passed a slew of directions to

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