Tag: N. Niranjan Nikam

Tuning into the mind of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
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Tuning into the mind of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

Padma Vibhushan Sarod Maestro retraces his musical journey and his familial bonds There are masters and there are great masters in the music world. But to find a great master who is also a great human being is rare and to this great genre belongs Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, the Sarod Maestro, who treats every…

Tracing Mysore’s Connection with the Crawfords – 2
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Tracing Mysore’s Connection with the Crawfords – 2

[Continued from yesterday] By N. Niranjan Nikam Descendants at Hirvate Estate: “I had never flown in an airplane before in my life. This was the first time and I sat just behind the engine and I hated it. Bahut Kachada,” said David Clement Crawford Lake, grand nephew of Lt.Col. William Loftus Carlton Crawford (1868-1951), sitting…

Tracing Mysore’s Connection with the Crawfords – 1
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Tracing Mysore’s Connection with the Crawfords – 1

Craword Hall is one of the most iconic buildings in the Heritage City of Mysuru. Now, with the founder of University of Mysore Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar’s statue that was installed during the Centenary Celebrations of the University, hardly anyone passes by without offering pranams to the great builder of institutions. However, very little was known…

New India in the Making
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New India in the Making

Here are three developments: Banning of Red Beacon, Implementation of RERA and Dynamic Pricing of Petrol By N. Niranjan Nikam May 1, was not only International Labour Day, but it was also a day in our country when a slew of Acts and Rules came into effect. Actually, there were three changes which is supposed…

A former Mysore University Vice-Chancellor speaks
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A former Mysore University Vice-Chancellor speaks

If there is one person who made a difference to the University of Mysore in recent years after D. Vijaydevraj Urs (1976–1979), it is the immediate past Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof. K.S. Rangappa. Even his staunchest opponents grudgingly acknowledge it. There was never a dull moment in his 4-year tenure at the Karnataka State Open University…

Tete-a-tete with Rafi’s daughter…
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Tete-a-tete with Rafi’s daughter…

The legendary singer Mohammed Rafi’s daughter Nasreen Ahmad and son-in-law Meraj Ahmad were in city recently as guests of honour for ‘Adab Rafi-2’ organised by Rotary Ivory City Mysuru. The couple arrived at a Club in the evening in a car driven by a young lady.  They were greeted and as the young lady came…

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