from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Shankar, Ravi Born 1920. Indian-born musician and composer who popularized classical Indian music in the West.
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- proper n. A male given name used commonly in India.
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- n. Indian sitar player who popularized classical Indian music in the West (born in 1920)
Yep Shankar is married to his teen sweetheart and neighbor (as far as I know).
Shankar is poet-in-residence at Central Connecticut State University.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is the founder of the Art of Living Foundation and the International Association for Human Values, both nonprofit NGOs affiliated with the UN.
Quite literally: It has created a poster calling Shankar a model citizen and "Hero" who has "Given His Heart and Soul to D.C.!"
Acting on a tip off, police raided the hotel in Sadar Bazar area of the city last night and arrested the duo-identified as Shankar Kumar Mishra and Rigini Marath, police said.
So, not surprisingly, this disc sounds like much of the material Zappa was releasing around that time, even though it is technically a "Shankar" album.
It was my Washington Post colleague Shankar Vedantam who got the ball rolling.
The list covers 90 years of dance music and contains songs from some of the most well-known artists over the years such as Johnny Cash, Bob Marley and Ravi Shankar.
A lawyer for Mr. Shankar didn't return calls for comment.
FBI agent David Makol chose a Starbucks frequented by Gautham Shankar as the location in June 2008 to approach the trader, whom he hoped to recruit as a cooperator with the government's investigation.
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