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Abha Adams

Abha is an educationist and her mission is to create human capital. She has spent a lifetime in nurturing young kids. In this episode she highlights the challenges children are facing and the impact on their mental well being. She reminds all who see this episode that we need to be mindful of this problem. 

RAdm Santosh Gupta Maha Vir Chakra

The INS Vikrant was commissioned on the 2nd of September. To celebrate this grand event we present the story of the  1971 liberation war of Bangladesh. The old INS Vikrant Indian Navy’s 1st Aircraft Carrier played a decisive role in the Bay of Bengal leading to the surrender of the adversary.  Hear RAdm Santosh Gupta Maha Vir Chakra narrate a great Naval battle  which changed India’s attitude to Aircraft Carriers.

 

Susan Acland Hood.

Courts and Tribunals are critical institutions in society where citizens go to for Justice. Yet as all of us know the procedures and the paperwork frustrates litigants. This episode is about how the UK is using IT to make the process user friendly without impinging on core function of delivering justice. Watch Susan Acland Hood.

Dr. R. Rajaraman Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics

Floods have devastated Pakistan, weather patterns are changing, impact of climate change is real. Hear a 101 on the crucial subject from Dr. R. Rajaraman Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics at the School of Physical Sciences JNU.

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Click on the links below and watch the episodes  on our Brains Trust India channel.

The Peninsula Studios Music, Theatre and Emperors of Melody.

 

Tappa singing has complex Taans.

 

Set to 'Punjabi taal' in Raag Khamaj with the lyric - 'Bhanda ve Mehboob Piyara', the lyrics are sung in irregular speed and pronunciation.

 

This style of Tappa singing is a specialty of Gwalior gharana, with its beautification with Geetkari, Khatka, Mukri and Harkat

Shashwati Mandal is a fine exponent of the Gwalior style.

Enjoy her rendition of this classic.

She is accompanied on Harmonium by Paromita Mukherjee, on Tabla by Prashant Pandav.

We record all our music @ The Peninsula Studios, watch all the music videos on our Youtube channel. 

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