Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma provides musical treat at Rashtrapati Bhavan

A distinguished gathering that included President Pranab Mukherjee, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah, diplomats and people from various other walks of life, were treated to an evening of soulful and mesmerizing Indian classical music at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Auditorium here on Saturday evening.

`Deep India` will appeal to youngsters: Rahul Sharma

Santoor player Rahul Sharma has collaborated with international musician Eric Mouquet on new album ‘Deep India’ and is confident that the music will attract a lot of youngsters.

Sangeet Natak Akademi awards for Hariprasad Chaurasia, Amjad Ali Khan

Flutist Hariprasad Chaurasia, santoor player Shivkumar Sharma, sarod player Amjad Ali Khan and Manipuri dance guru Rajkumar Singhajit Singh are among the 11 personalities who will be conferred the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships by President Pranab Mukherjee Oct 9 in the capital.

‘Charges against former Kisan Sangh head baseless’

Bharatiya Kisan Sangh ex-president Shiv Kumar Sharma`s daughter Avantika Sharma Wednesday blamed the state government for following "politics of vendetta" against him.

I`m glad restaurants, soaps are named Santoor: Shiv Kumar Sharma

The musical instrument santoor largely remained in the precincts of Jammu and Kashmir until instrumentalist Shiv Kumar Sharma gave his first public performance in 1955. And 55 years thereafter, he is proud that even soaps and restaurants are named after the instrument.