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Day: September 12, 2015

Music of Hason Raja
London

Music of Hason Raja

    Film Maker Ruhul Amin has just returned to London after spending three months in Mumbai with the Bollywood Music director Bappi Lahiri. In their collaboration they have managed to create a unique musical sensation in the history of Bengali music. It is an intricate blend between Western and Indian classical with the added magic of Bengali folk tradition. While some of the songs are uncompromisingly heart-rending, the others have the earth trembling quality which will definitely rock people. Ruhul Amin has pushed Bappi Lahiri to pull all the stops out to produce such an unparalleled example in the history of Bengali popular music. The melody and the orchestration stay true to the sentiment of Hason Raja, but re-arrange them in a spectacular way. All together 11 songs h...
Sadiq Khan wins Labour’s nomination for London mayor election
London

Sadiq Khan wins Labour’s nomination for London mayor election

    Sadiq Khan has been chosen as Labour's candidate for the London mayoral election slated for May 2016. The former shadow justice secretary beat the veteran Blairite candidate and former Olym-pics minister Dame Tessa Jowell and four other candidates to win the party's nomination on Friday. The former human rights lawyer won 59 percent of the votes to 41.1 percent received by one-time favourite Dame Tessa. After the decisive victory, Khan said, “I am deeply humbled that so many Londoners have put their faith in me today. Together, we can change London.” The son of a Pakistani bus driver will be fighting to replace Conservative mayor Boris Johnson, who will not stand next year. Conservatives will announce their own candidate later this month. Zac Goldsmith and Syed Kamall are ...