Video: With a hung parliament Britain to swim across the Brexit storm

Ex-BBC journalists Dr Vijay Rana, Lalit Mohan Joshi and Dr Kusum Pant Joshi explain why Prime Theresa May failed to win voter’s trust and why the young people voted for the grandfatherly looking Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn. With a hung parliament Britain prepares to swim across the Brexit storm.Ex-BBC journalists…

Onkar Nath Shrivastava: A rare video

Onkar Nath Shrivastava ( 1932 – 29.11.2002) was a poet, writer and a hugely popular broadcaster of the BBC Hindi Service in London. He was associated with BBC Hindi Radio for over 30 Years. I am trying to collect audios of Onkar ji from BBC Hindi web site and also…

Dr HR Nagendra, Modi’s yoga guru dreams of Diabetes Free India

                    Dr Dr HR Nagendra, is widely known as the yoga guru of Narendra Modi. He is  the Chancellor of Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bangalore. Here in a detailed conversation with the NRIfm editor Dr Vijay Rana Dr HR Nagendra talks about his…

B.R. Ambedkar: Life of the Mind & a Life in Politics

                      An extraordinary lecture by Ananya Vajpayee at the US Library of Congress on the life and times of Dr BR Ambedkar Ananya Vajpeyi presents a biography and intellectual history of B.R. Ambedkar, politician, jurist and principal architect of the constitution…

A highly inspirational speech by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, Nirmala Convent School, Vijay Rana, NRIfm.com, NRIFM, Bulandshahr, Vijay Rana

                          President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam addressing the students of Nirmala Convent School, Bulandshahr, December, 2012 on the 50th anniversary of the school.

Hans Akela – Kumar Gandharva: Documentary

Kumar Gandharva

Kumar Gandharva or Shivaputra Siddharamayya Komkalimath was a Hindustani classical singer, well known for his unique vocal style and his refusal to be bound by the tradition of any gharana. A biographical documentary by the Film Division of India that throws light into some of the rarest aspects of the life…

Dr Bindeshwar Pathak: The pioneer of Sulabh sanitation movement in India

Dr Bindheshwar Pathak is a prominent Indian social reformer who has devoted his life to improve the working conditions of one of India’s most discriminated communities of manual scavengers. He is the founder of  Sulabh International, a national NGO promoting clean toilets across India. Sulabh toilet complexes could be found in…

2014 Nobel Peace Prize to Kailash Satyarthi: Interview

Kailash Satyrathi

“A great moment for all those children”, Said Kailash Satyarthi  to Adam Smith, Chief Scientific Officer at Nobel Media, after he got the news that he has been awarded the world’s most prestigious award. Kailash Satyarthi said he felt “very honoured” to be awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize together with Malala…

कबीर : ना जाने तेरा साहिब कैसा है

                  प्रस्तुत है  पाकिस्तान के प्रसिद्ध  सिन्धी गायक शफी फ़क़ीर के स्वर में कबीर की ये प्रसिद्द रचना – ना जाने तेरा साहिब कैसा है… Kabīr (c. 1440 – c. 1518) was a mystic poet and saint of India, whose writings have greatly…

Pt Kishan Maharaj: Ganesh Paran on tabla सुनिए पंडित किशन महाराज का जादुई तबला जो हमारी और आपकी तरह बोलता है

Pandit Kishan Maharaj

 Ganesh Paran  Invocation of Lord Ganesha. It’s a famous  traditional composition, which refers to Ganesha (the elephant-headed god, son of Shiva). The first part describes a scene where Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh sing Dhrupada, accompanied by Ganesha on the Mŗdańga. This Paran was one of Kishan Maharaj-ji’s favourites. सुनिए पंडित…

Afghan KL Saigal Nashenas sings Jab Dil Hi Toot Gaya in unique Bhairavi mode

Nashenas was born as Sadiq Fitrat Habibi is one of the oldest surviving musicians from Afghanistan. His fame began in the 1970s, and since then he has produced many albums consisting of Dari, Pashto and some Urdu songs. He is sometimes called “the Afghan Saigal”. Nashenas was born in Kandahar…

Dhyan Chand in Berlin Olympic 1936

Dhayn Chand, Indian Hockey, wizard of hockey

Wizard of Hockey Dhyan Chand beating host Germany in Berlin Olympic in 1936,  India 8 Germany 1. Related Links Dhyan Chand Wikipedia Dhyan Chand: 10 interesting facts Dhyan Chand Biography Dhyan Chand: Hockey’s answer to Pele BBC

Life of Pt Bhimsen Joshi in his own words

Pt Bhimsen Joshi

Tribute to Pandit Bhimsen Joshi on his 92nd Birth Anniversary DD Bharati, Published on 6 Feb 2014

सच्चिदानंद हीरानंद वात्स्यायन अज्ञेय: कविता पाठ

सच्चिदानंद हीरानंद वात्स्यायन “अज्ञेय”  (१९११-१९८७) का जन्म ७ मार्च १९११ को उत्तर प्रदेश के देवरिया जिले के कुशीनगर नामक ऐतिहासिक स्थान में हुआ था। प्रारंभिक शिक्षा-दीक्षा पिता की देख रेख में घर पर ही संस्कृत, फारसी, अंग्रेजी, और बांग्ला भाषा व साहित्य के अध्ययन के साथ। १९२५ में पंजाब से…