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Girija Kir, noted author of Marathi, passes away

Girija Kir (86), the noted Marathi author, has passed away in Bandra, Maharashtra on 31st October 2019. Kir has written dozens of novels, stories, travelogues and children’s books. She also worked as an assistant editor of ‘Anuradha’ magazine for 10 years from 1968 to 1978. Kir has won several awards for her writings, which largely ..


Girija Devi (88), veteran Indian classical singer passes away

Girija Devi (88), the veteran Indian classical singer of the Seniya and Banaras gharanas, has passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal on October 24, 2017. She was known as ‘Thumri queen’, who popularised the genre of semi-classical Indian music. She was conferred with all three Padma awards, and was honoured with the Padma Vibhushan in ..


Mamta Sharma new NCW chief

Former Rajasthan Mahila Congress president Mamta Sharma has been appointed as National Commission for Women chairperson. She has succeeded Ms Girija Vyas who demitted the office in the beginning of April. Ms Sharma was a member of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly and president of Rajasthan State Women Congress Committee. Speaking on the occasion, she said, ..