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Friday, 6 December 2013

Rahman calls for more music schools

Oscar-winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman feels that youngsters should have access to proper music education and called for more music schools in India, Tamil Nesan reported.

The Academy Award winning composer, singer and producer was in New York to visit a flagship store in Manhattan for the leading global audio and infotainment group, Harman International Industries.

Rahman, who founded KM Music Conservatory, a higher education institution with focus on music in 2008, said his efforts in setting up the music school has inspired people in India to understand the importance of music education.

>When Aparajita Moon Moon Bose walked into jail to serve a life term for conspiring to kill her husband Kunal, her two sons were aged barely two and five.

Thirteen years later, the Calcutta high court on Wednesday acquitted her of all charges, holding the lower court judgment “full of mistakes”, reports Makkal Osai.

Moon Moon’s sons are now in their teens, living with her mother-in-law, Anuradha, whose complaint had triggered the chain of events that led to her arrest and conviction by a trial court.

Kunal was murdered on May 2000 and thrown into a ditch.

●  Found in Translation is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with this ' >'sign, it denotes a separate news item. 

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