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Awards: 16-31 July 2001
Sarod maestro USTAD AMJAD ALI KHAN has
been honoured by the Association of Indians in America recently for his lifetime
pursuit of excellence.
At a banquet in New York's Grand Hyatt Hotel, a large gathering of distinguished
Indian Americans gave the maestro standing ovation.
Extolling Amjad Ali Khan's achievements, the citation complimented him for
introducing Khayal style on the sarod, thus enlarging the instrument's creative
Shakeel Hasan Shamsi, a leading electronic media journalist has been
selected for the Bhartendu Harish Chandra Award for the year 2000. He has been
selected under the mass communication category. The other awardee is Dr Manidh
Sriwastawa who has been awarded for his contribution in the field of Hindi
journalism. The prize, that carries a cash prize of Rs 25000, has been
constituted by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. Shamsi’s book
Television Samachar has been selected for the award.