Ajay Mankotia

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a former revenue official.

ART & CULTURE

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Story behind Deep Purple's 'Smoke on the Water'

On December 4, 1971, one of the greatest rock bands in the world, created a classic out of fire.

ART & CULTURE

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Why Neil Young is still going strong

His next album 'The Visitor' is set to be released on December 1 this year.

ART & CULTURE

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Why few people know it was SD Burman who made Asha Bhosle a youth icon

A tribute to the legendary music director on his 42nd death anniversary that fell on October 31.

ART & CULTURE

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Dil Deke Dekho: To Usha Khanna, the unsung woman who broke film records in a man's world

The only female music director in the Hindi film industry for five decades celebrates her birthday on October 7.

ART & CULTURE

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ART & CULTURE

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MONEY

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70 years on, how does I-T department uphold Constitution's values?

On the report card — justice, equality, liberty and fraternity for the taxpayer.

ART & CULTURE

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ART & CULTURE

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ART & CULTURE

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That breakup song Bollywood doesn't make anymore

PDA, or the Public Display of Angst, had attained the stature of a genre in the Hindi film music.