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    Two rare archival interviews with the formidable vocalist.

    Photo Credit: via YouTube 35.2K Total Views Known for his unbelievable virtuosity, superb intonation, unpredictability, and above all, a unique tonal quality, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan (1901-1968), doyen of the Patiala gharana, took the world of Hindustani music by storm in the 1940s. Though inimitable, he left behind a stylistic legacy that has impacted several […]

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    What history proves: Indian mosques barring women is only a recent trend

    Photo Credit: Ruchika Sharma 19.9K Total Views Recent protests against an age-old ban on the entry of women in the Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar distrct and in Mumbai’s Haji Ali dargah have sparked a debate on restrictions on women in places of worship. On Monday, a group of Muslim women moved the Supreme […]

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    MakeMyTrip Under Scanner for Alleged Tax Evasion

    Online travel company MakeMyTrip is under probe for alleged service tax evasion of Rs. 75 crores. The Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI) has registered a case against the online travel services provider for allegedly not depositing service tax which it had collected from the customers, official sources said. Following the probe, one of […]

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    Microsoft to Bring Windows Phone’s Word Flow Keyboard to iOS

    Microsoft until now restricted its Word Flow Keyboard app to its own Windows Phone platform. The Redmond-based tech giant is now planning to bring it to Android and iOS as well. In an email sent to some Windows Insider testers, shared by The Verge, Microsoft said it is hunting foriPhone 5s (or later) users to […]

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    New App Could Help Users Hide Their Location From Third Parties

    A team of researchers at a US university has developed an app that blocks third parties from identifying an individual’s location based on what they search for online. “The trend of people using searches and social networks on smartphones which aren’t well-protected is going up. Sometimes people share too much information. This is a way […]

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    WhatsApp Becomes Free, Drops Annual Subscription Fee

    WhatsApp will be getting rid of its $1 (approximately Rs. 68) annual subscription fee this year. The widely used messaging app confirmed plans to ditch annual fee from all of its apps across various platforms over the next several weeks. Until now, WhatsApp asked some users to pay an annual fee for using the app […]

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    Amazon, Tata Housing Partner to Sell Luxury Flats Online

    Realty firm Tata Housing has tied up with online marketplace Amazon India to sell luxury apartments from its six projects across four cities. Tata Housing, the real estate arm of the Tata group, said in a statement that it has launched ‘The World’s Biggest Home Bonanza’ in association with Amazon India. The online sale will […]