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Narthaki Nataraj becomes first Indian transgender to be honoured with Padma Shri

Narthaki Nataraj, a renowned dancer from Tamil Nadu, has become the first Indian transgender to be honoured with Padma Shri, the third highest civilian award of India. She is a Bharatanatyam exponent and specialises in the Thanjavur-based Nayaki Bhava tradition. Born in the temple town of Madurai, Nataraj learned the art under Tanjore Shri K ..

Ranee Ramaswamy- Appointed by US President as member of the prestigious National Council on the Arts

US President Barack Obama has appointed another Indian American to a key administration post, by announcing Ranee Ramaswamy (60), as a member of the prestigious National Council on the Arts.  Ms Ramaswamy has worked in Minnesota (US) for over 30 years, creating an awareness for Bharatanatyam dance in the United States.  She is the founder ..