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Music is something that brings us all together. No matter who we are and what language we speak, music gets to us all. Which is why, it becomes important to expose ourselves to all kinds of music out there. Be it classic Indian, folk or Blues, listening to different genres of music not only enriches our experience but also exposes us to other cultures. So here's a list of different musical events happening across Delhi NCR that will get you just in the mood. Beware, these are not your basic AF Punjabi and Hindi dance numbers.

Kutle Khan Live at Imperfecto (Ruin Pub) Noida

Kutle Khan is known for his classic folk voice and the powerful strings he posses. The music he makes, comes from a long line of musical masters and specific musical groups called 'gharanas'. Kutle sings the soulful sufi music along with the traditional Rajasthani folk and listening to him sing may take you on a journey through the desert.

Date: Sat 27 Apr at 09:00 PM

Venue: Imperfecto Logix, Noida

Price: ₹399 Onwards

Smooth Jazz Melodies at International Jazz Day 2019

Jazz is probably one of the most underrated genres of music. Finding its genesis in America, Jazz is known for its blues notes, the smooth progressions and a swing which forces you to groove a little. The iconic sound of saxophone studded with notes of piano makes for an otherworldly form of music. The Piano Jazz Club in Delhi is bringing you some of the same. So, head out and enjoy one of the world's most popular genre of music.

Date: 30 Apr

Venue: The Piano Man Jazz Club, Delhi

Price: ₹499 Onwards

Classic Rock with A Night of The Indies

Rock was popularized in the early 1950s and from it, a new stream of independent music 'Indie Rock' was born. Nirvana was one of the biggest and most popular Indie Rock group and to this date the alternative form of rock makes life easier for us all. Head to The Piano Jazz Club in Delhi and listen to 10 different artists bringing their own versions of the slow strum of guitar and the electric beats.

Date: Fri 03 May at 09:15 PM

Venue: The Piano Man Jazz Club, Delhi

Price: ₹299 Onwards

Here's to Love! by The Capital City Minstrels

Choir and a capella singing is some of the most beautiful kind of music out there. The harmonies and the progressions moving through the room are potent enough to touch the soul. It is in simple words- magnificent. Attend the Here's to Love! concert and let your mind be washed away with music about love of every kind- unconditional love of god, romantic, platonic, unrequited and the pain of love lost.

Date: Sun 12 May at 07:30 PM

Venue: The Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre, Delhi

Price: ₹250 Onwards

Lucky Ali Live In Concert

Pop or Popular Music, as its name suggests is the most wildly recognized genres of music. Who better to represent Indian pop than the man who started it all. With a three decade old career and musical tales in his kitty, Lucky Ali will forever be our popstar. Listen to the man croon about his journey and the songs that have taken him on a three decade long roll.

Date: Sat 18 May at 08:00 PM

Venue: Sirifort Auditorium, Delhi.

Price: ₹600 Onwards

Now you have no excuse to avoid great music, don't be a buzzkill, head on out and celebrate the one thing that brings us all together.

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A five-day campaign aimed at boosting the existing vaccination drive has also been scheduled from November 28 to December 2

Augmenting the ongoing vaccination drive in the city, the District Magistrate of Lucknow has now scraped the mandatory registration required before taking the vaccine against COVID. With the implementation of the walk-in vaccination system, the residents of Lucknow can now directly head to the vaccination centres and take the first or second jab without having to make a prior booking. The decision to do away with this prerequisite registration was taken by the DM in a meeting on Friday.

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If the arriving passengers test COVID positive, their samples will be sent for genome sequencing

Amid the rising concerns of the new COVID variant Omicron, the Union Health Ministry has directed to increase testing and screening of all international travellers. In continuation to this, a special set of airport guidelines have been put in place for those arriving from South Africa, the epicentre of the said mutation. Reportedly, such passengers will have to undergo testing and quarantine at the Mumbai International Airport. If found COVID positive, their samples will be sent for genome sequencing, the Mumbai Mayor informed.

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Students are now allowed to choose from offline & online class options

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Lucknow's KGMU conducts more than 1000 corneal transplants in 10 months!

The ophthalmology department of King George's Medical University has completed double the amount of transplants as compared to last year

One of Lucknow's most prominent medical centres, the King George's Medical University (KGMU) has crossed the 1000-mark in corneal transplant this year. Despite facing challenges due to the ongoing COVID crisis, the eye bank of KGMU, run under the ophthalmology department has conducted 1,035 transplants in the last ten months. With this, the doctors successfully managed to provide eyesight to over 1,000 visually-impaired people.

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Mumbai schools plan graded reopening for classes 5-7 & 1-4

BMC to take the final decision regarding the reopening of schools in Mumbai

Ahead of the state's formal notification regarding the reopening of all schools in Maharashtra for classes 1 to 7 from December 1, school authorities in Mumbai are planning to bring only secondary classes to campuses, as of now. As per reports, a staggered reopening of schools is being favoured across the city. Initially, only classes 5-7 will return to school. Lower grades will be welcomed once these classes settle. Noteworthily, BMC has the final authority to take a call regarding the reopening of schools in Mumbai. The civic body will take a decision only after the Education Department releases its official circular, read reports.

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Eat Right Carnival to kickstart from December 5 at Lucknow's Gomti Riverfront!

Powered by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, this week-long carnival is scheduled to conclude on December 11, 2021

With the 'Eat Right Carnival' scheduled to start from December 5 at Gomti Riverfront, the citizens of Lucknow now have a chance to learn about safe and healthy food diets while tasting the diverse range of food from Uttar Pradesh. Apart from stalls offering various delicacies, this carnival will also house kiosks selling various One District One Product (ODOP). Reportedly, this week-long celebration of food will conclude on December 11.

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COVID alert sounded in Uttar Pradesh over new Botswana variant

The Union Ministry of Health has tagged the new coronavirus variant as major threat to public health

The state of Uttar Pradesh has raised a COVID alert amid the rising concerns of a newly identified Botswana variant. As of now, no cases of this strain have been reported in the state in specific or the nation at large. However, this has moved the health authorities to amplify screening at all international bases, to prevent the infection invasion scenario.

In this direction, the UP Health Department has also increased testing of international travellers, especially for those coming from the affected regions of Botswana, South Africa and Hong Kong.

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