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World premiere of Ravi Shankar's opera opens in UK today

World premiere of Ravi Shankar's opera opens in UK today

Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar's last composition -- an opera called Sukanya, inspired by a Mahabharata character after whom his wife was named -- opens in the UK today.

May 12, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
Opera's new power saving mode promises up to 50% longer battery life

Opera's new power saving mode promises up to 50% longer battery life

The company claims that the power saving comes from a range of tweaks, including reducing memory consumption by background tabs, paused unused plug-ins, and optimizing video playback.

May 14, 2016, 22:27 PM IST
Opera integrates ad blockers for Android and desktop

Opera integrates ad blockers for Android and desktop

Opera has integrated ad blockers to mobile as well as Windows PCs. It will begin with Opera Mini browser for Android.

May 05, 2016, 11:48 AM IST
Sydney Opera House cordoned off in Australia police operation

Sydney Opera House cordoned off in Australia police operation

Sydney`s iconic Opera House was cordoned off on Thursday with ferries cancelled or delayed and people cleared from the harbour front amid a police operation.

Jan 14, 2016, 09:52 AM IST
Opera's new version of Android browser: Here's what you want to know

Opera's new version of Android browser: Here's what you want to know

Opera has released a new version of its Android browser with new features.

Sep 24, 2015, 10:45 AM IST

Opera Max now saves data when streaming YouTube, Netflix on Android

Opera has released an update of its data saving tool Opera Max to save data when the users are watching YouTube and Netflix videos on their Android device.

Aug 20, 2015, 13:29 PM IST

Opera offers new feature for free access to mobile Web apps

Norway`s Opera , whose browser software has helped mobile operators sign up millions of users for free or low-cost Internet access, said on Tuesday it is introducing features that lets operators offer subscribers free access to selected apps.

Feb 24, 2015, 14:44 PM IST

India''s lone male tenor aims to sing opera in local key

When Anando Mukerjee tells people in India that he`s an opera singer, they are intrigued - and impressed. Opera is almost unheard of in a country obsessed with Bollywood spectacle.

Jan 28, 2015, 13:50 PM IST

Opera Coast 4.0: A browser with a touch-enabled experience

The latest Opera Coast 4.0 gives a touch-browsing experience like no other. It is the smoothest way to browse on iPhone.

Dec 23, 2014, 18:37 PM IST

Yahoo starts prompting Internet Explorer, Opera users to switch to Firefox

The prompt appears on Internet Explorer, Opera and even the new Yandex browser, reported Tech Crunch.

Dec 14, 2014, 15:35 PM IST

Russians sing praises of Crimea annexation in new opera

It might not be over until the fat lady sings but a patriotic opera in Russia`s second city of Saint Petersburg has attempted to cement Moscow`s disputed control over Crimea in music at least.

Jul 12, 2014, 00:00 AM IST

Opera singer Placido Domingo hospitalized for blood clot

Spanish opera star Placido Domingo was admitted to a hospital in his home city of Madrid on Monday, for a blood clot in the lung.

Jul 10, 2013, 13:05 PM IST

Wipro invests $30 million in US data firm

The Jersey City-headquartered Opera has the largest group of scientists, specialised in machine learning, which is applied to generate big data flows and create predictive patterns or signals.

May 08, 2013, 09:25 AM IST

`Bollywood live` opera auditions start in UK

Auditions have started for `Bollywood Live,` a BBC production adapted from the opera Carmen by Bizet, in Bradford.

Apr 08, 2013, 13:32 PM IST

Opera director collapses during performance

Vienna state opera musical director Franz Welser-Moest collapsed while conducting a Wagner opera in the Vienna State Opera, according to an official statement.

Apr 02, 2013, 13:04 PM IST

Neanderthals sang opera, says researcher

Neanderthals sang opera, British archaeologist Steven Mithen told EFE.

Feb 01, 2013, 13:03 PM IST

Study rejects "faster than light" particle finding

An international team of scientists in Italy studying the same neutrino particles colleagues say appear to have travelled faster than light rejected the startling finding this weekend.

Nov 21, 2011, 08:52 AM IST

Study rejects "faster than light" particle finding

An international team of scientists in Italy studying the same neutrino particles colleagues say appear to have travelled faster than light rejected the startling finding this weekend.

Nov 21, 2011, 08:52 AM IST

‘Elliot’ writer`s opera dropped over gay character

A community opera involving hundreds of children and written by the author of ‘Billy Elliot’ has been cancelled.

Jul 09, 2011, 19:23 PM IST

Bill Clinton folk opera debuts in New York

A folk opera depicting a day in the life of teenage Bill Clinton has hit the stage of New York.

Jun 20, 2011, 14:34 PM IST