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Usha Ganguly

Kolkata-based theatre personality and winner of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Usha Ganguly recently passed away at the age of 75. About Usha Ganguly is an activist, theatre director and actor born in 1945 in Uttar Pradesh. She is noted for her theatre group, Rangakarmee and her introduction of Hindi theatre form in West Bengal. She ..

Zakir Hussain selected for Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships in field of performing arts

The Sangeet Natak Akademi has named four eminent personalities in the field of performing arts – tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain, dancer Sonal Mansingh, dancer and choreographer Jatin Goswami and Bharatnatyam exponent K. Kalyanasundaram Pillai – for the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellow or Akademi Ratna awards. The Fellowship of the Akademi is the most prestigious ..

Kartik Chandra Rath, eminent theatre organiser and playwright passes away

Kartik Chandra Rath (70), an eminent theatre organiser and playwright, has passed away in Cuttack , Odisha on April 1, 2019. He wrote a play called “Aie Desa, Aie mati” at the young age of 15 and then never looked back in his artistic journey. His play “Bhagwan Jane Manisha” staged at the National Theatre ..

National Education Day (NED) in India celebrated on 11 Nov

The National Education Day (NED) is celebrated every year in India on 11th of November to commemorate the birth anniversary of great freedom fighter, educationist & social reformer Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. He was also the independent India’s first education minister (served from 1947 to 1958). In 1912, he started a weekly journal in Urdu ..

News Today : January 21, 2012

40th Manipur Day celebrated Manipur was a princely state under the suzerenity of British India and existed as such until 1947 as Kanglapak Kingdom. The Kanglapak King wilfully acceded to the newly independent Union of India. In 1956, Manipur was made a union territory and it became a full-fledged state in 1972 with Muhammad Alimuddin ..