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Mandolin Srinivas's first salary was Rs.175: Balasubrahmanyam

Chennai , Sep 19

"Shocked" with the untimely demise of well-known mandolin player U. Srinivas, renowned playback singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam (SPB) went down memory lane and shared how he met the late musician who earned Rs.175 as his first salary.

Mandolin Srinivas, maestro with the Midas touch, passes away

Chennai , Sep 19

A musician par excellence, musician Uppalapu Srinivas, who struck the right note with the mandolin, died here Friday leaving his fans emotionally shaken and a void in the music world. He was 45.

Tourism ministry's new mission: Documenting Indian recipes

New Delhi , Sep 19

The tourism ministry Friday said it has ambitious plans to preserve India's rich culinary traditions.

Modi condoles mandolin player U. Srinivas' death

New Delhi , Sep 19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday expressed grief on the demise of well-known mandolin player Uppalapu Srinivas.

You will be missed: Musicians remember Srinivas

Mumbai , Sep 19

Musician Ehsaan Noorani remembers mandolin player Uppalapu Srinivas as "one of the finest musicians", while Oscar-winning composer A.R Rahman says he is "emotionally shaken" after hearing the news of his demise.

Cultural ministry focuses on digitisation of monuments

New Delhi , Sep 19

Minister of state for Culture and Tourism Shripad Yesso Naik Friday said the culture ministry is outreaching to the audience worldwide through digitisation and is ready to launch a museum website and document archival material.

Mandolin Srinivas will not play anymore

Chennai , Sep 19

Uppalappu Srinivas, who was known for playing rare ragas on mandolin at his concerts, never played a false note in his illustrious career. His death Friday morning at the young age of 45 came as a jarring note and shocked the Carnatic music world, music lovers, his fans and others.

Mandolin Shrinivas has left a void in music world: Rosaiah

Chennai , Sep 19

The sudden death of famous mandolin musician Uppalapu Shrinivas, popularly known as Mandolin Shrinivas, has left a void in the music world, said Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah.

Book on Simranjit Singh Mann launched

New Delhi , Sep 19

A book that documents Shiromani Akali Dal president Simranjit Singh Mann's stay in a prison and the story of his family in the aftermath of the Operation Bluestar was launched in Delhi.

Mandolin Shrinivas passes away

Chennai , Sep 19

Famous mandolin player and musician Uppalapu Shrinivas, popularly known as Mandolin Shrinivas, died here Friday in a private hospital due to illness. He was 45.