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#Assamlynchning: Former JNU student and Assamese musician Rahul Rajkhowa releases song about mob lynchings

The musician says he had written the song weeks ago but chose to release it at this time to bring down the communal tension in the state after the mob lynchings

Published on 15th June 2018
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#ThrowBackToday: ABBA broke into the international music scene about 50 years ago today. Feel old yet?

In today's #TBT, we recall the tunes with which ABBA, the Swedish band catapulted to international fame. And if you haven't heard of them or their music, this is why you definitely should today 

Published on 6th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: How the Great Firewall of China came to be and what's the status now

In today's #TBT, we talk about China's internet censorship and how far it has gone today. We also talk about the much-loved Disney original movie High School Musical and how it won very many hearts 

Published on 20th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: How the song Call Me Maybe became a global phenomenon two years ago today

In today's #TBT, we tell you some trivia associated with Canadian musician Carly Rae Jepsen's viral song Call Me Maybe. Also remembering 'Beloved' writer Toni Morrison on her birth anniversary...

Published on 18th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The first-ever gig of rock and roll artist Neil Young was about 60 years ago today

In today's #TBT, we take you back to the day when Young was 17 and playing at a club in Cannada. Who knew that he would one day be hailed as a musician. Also, savour some of the lines from his songs  

Published on 30th January 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: The Green Day album that gave us Boulevard of Broken Dreams

In today's #TBT, it's time to play every song there is on the album American Idiot, an album that proved to be a huge comeback for the band Green Day. Let's savour some of its music, what say?

Published on 21st September 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: When electric guitarist Jimi Hendrix set fire to his guitar on stage

In today's #TBT, we have decided to talk about the iconic American musician Jimi Hendrix. Not so much his music, but his antics actually. The one we want to bring up is the burning of his guitar...

Published on 31st March 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: When MTV came, saw and conquered television

In today's #TBT, we tell you about the time when MTV was launched and since then, how it has become so much more than a channel that plays just music videos. It has been a harbinger of a new culture

Published on 1st August 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: When Shazam's music recognition tech bamboozled us all

In today's #TBT, let's talk about Shazam and its ability to recognise songs via audio printing technology. This is how it became the toast of the town when it released as an app on Apple's App Store

Published on 10th July 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: When the iconic musician Bob Dylan was booed off stage ruthlessly

In today's #TBT, in an attempt to boost your spirits, we tell you stories of two legends. One was a musician who wouldn't let anything keep him down and the other of a legendary short story writer

Published on 25th July 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: Who run the world? Queen Bey! And this is how her reign began

In today's #TBT, we ask you to give it up for Queen Bey, AKA Beyoncé, an artist par excellence who stands up for what's right and gives back to the world with abandon. Put your hands up for Queen Bey!

Published on 24th June 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Why Michael Jackson's doctor was accused of involuntary manslaughter ten years ago today

In today's #TBT, we talk about the death of the King of Pop and what ensued after. His personal physician was charged with involuntary manslaughter for the drugs he put the musician on. Read on...

Published on 6th February 2021
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#ThrowdayToday: Heard about Ping? Apple's social media platform. Here's why you haven't

In today's #TBT, we tell you about how the wreck of RMS Titanic was finally discovered and how Apple launched a musical community on iTunes only to close it down in just two years

Published on 1st September 2021
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 ‘Music is our way of life…’

…says Ayaan Ali Bangash, who comes from an admirable seven generations of musical lineage, in a conversation at TNIE's ThinkEdu

Published on 24th March 2017
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5000 rupees scholarship for 1000 street theatre performers: Delhi govt announces

Selected candidates, age 18-40 years, from the field of acting, direction, script-writing, dance, music and other forms of street performances will be given fellowships

Published on 28th August 2019

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