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Kadri Gopalnath, well known Saxophone master & Padma Shri awardee, passes away

Kadri Gopalnath (69), the well known Saxophone master & Padma Shri awardee, has passed away in Mangaluru on 11th October 2019.  He was considered as a pioneer in playing Carnatic ragas on his Saxophone. His production East-West is a fusion of western and Indian music. 

Neha J Hiranandani authors book “Girl Power: Indian Women Who Broke The Rules”

The book titled “Girl Power: Indian Women Who Broke The Rules” has been authored by Neha J Hiranandani. It gives details the struggles and achievements of 50 remarkable women. The book features contemporary women like Olympic medallist PV Sindhu as well as historical figures like the warrior queen Abbakka of Chowta dynasty who singlehandedly defeated ..

Banks recover Rs.1000 crore from sale of Mallya’s shares

The  Enforcement Directorate has said that consortium of banks which is led by the State Bank of India, have recovered over one thousand crore rupees from the sale of shares of fugitive offender Vijay Mallya. The amount was recovered by Bangalore based Debt Recovery Tribunal by the sale of over 74 lakh shares held by Mallya ..

Delhi Court orders attachment of Vijay Mallya’s properties

  Delhi court has issued an order of the attachment of fugitive Vijay Mallya’s properties in Bengaluru in a case relating to FERA, Foreign Exchange Management Act violations by 10th July, next date of hearing. The court has declared Mallya a proclaimed offender for evading summons in a violation case after noting that he had ..

Ethics Committee in Parliament

Each of the two Houses of Parliament has an ethics committee. They deal with the members’ conduct. These panels were recently looking into complaints against Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi and Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Mallya. Role of Ethics Committees Besides overseeing the moral and ethical conduct of members, ethics committee also prepares a Code of ..