Showing posts from September, 2015

"Nayi Shuruvat" by Highway Jammers : Album Launch

As the soft shining sun was setting at the horizon, the drizzles added spark to the evening when they started playing few raw notes on their guitar that left the audience spellbound. Sarthak Mohapatra, a captivating vocalist along with Parijat Mishra with his magical strings, Sarthak Singhdeo giving in the tune from his bass while Anindya Shankar played his fingers beautifully across the keyboard and Sourabh Tripathi completing the whole mesmerising impact of the band. They are the HIGHWAY JAMMERS. September 9, was the day exactly five years back when these cabbalistic guys began their journey together. A band that was marked rare by playing acoustic and alternate rock music, creating own versions of the popular English and Hindi songs has Indian classical music as the sole interest and origination of their tunes and this is indeed an incredible fact about them. Muse, Coldplay, Shankar Mahadevan, U2 and Beatles are the big sensations of the music world that the b

The Elephant VS The Dragon

India is developing into an open-market economy, yet traces of its past autarkic policies remain. Economic liberalization measures, including industrial deregulation, privatization of state-owned enterprises, and reduced controls on foreign trade and investment, began in the early 1990s and served to accelerate the country's growth, which averaged fewer than 7% per year from 1997 to 2011. India's diverse economy encompasses traditional village farming, modern agriculture, handicrafts, a wide range of modern industries, and a multitude of services. Slightly less than half of the work force is in agriculture, but, services are the major source of economic growth, accounting for nearly two-thirds of India's output with less than one-third of its labour force. Since the late 1970s China has moved from a closed, centrally planned system to a more market-oriented one that plays a major global role - in 2010 China became the world's largest exporter.