Several firsts at Beating Retreat ceremony this year

Several firsts at Beating Retreat ceremony this year

For the first time, Indian musical instruments like the santoor and sitar were played at the ceremony.

Jan 29, 2016, 18:46 PM IST

Santoor sounds to ring in next Feluda flick

 Not the jingle of bells, but the soulful sounds of the santoor will follow sleuth Feluda - the hugely popular character created by master storyteller Satyajit Ray - during his adventures in the Bengali film "Badshahi Angti" (The Emperor's Ring) set for release this Christmas.

Oct 29, 2014, 18:08 PM IST

Concert to raise funds for J&K flood affected

German Ambassador Michael Steiner Tuesday promised to galvanise funds worth Rs one crore for the flood-affected people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Sep 23, 2014, 21:03 PM IST

Cultural mafia ruling India: Pandit Bhajan Sopori

Not having an active presence on the social circuit is one thing santoor player Pandit Bhajan Sopori doesn`t miss.

Jul 23, 2013, 09:09 AM IST

Guv lauds Sopori`s efforts in promoting J&K’s culture across country

Lauding Pt Bhajan Sopori for his contribution to growth of music, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra he has lend a great support in showcasing the state`s rich cultural heritage across the country.

Feb 15, 2013, 23:13 PM IST

Santoor maestro Tarun invited to Africa

Santoor Maestro Tarun Bhattacharya has been invited to South Africa.

Mar 22, 2011, 19:58 PM IST