|Friday, August 25, 2000,
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Music director Kalyanji dead
MUMBAI, Aug 24 (UNI) — Noted Hindi film music director Kalyanji of the famed Kalyanji-Anandji duo, died here this evening at the Breach Candy Hospital following a prolonged illness. He was 70. He is survived by his wife, five sons and musician brother Anandji. Kalyanjibhai was suffering from acute asthma and was hospitalised on August 10.
Millennium awards for
NEW DELHI, Aug 24 (UNI) — Former
Punjab Police chief K.P.S. Gill, film artiste Venod Khanna, and fashion
designer Ritu Beri are among the 30-odd recipients of Millennium
Achiever and Rashtriya Shiromani Awards this year. Other personalities
to receive the awards given annually by the All-India Achievers
Conference include former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Gopinath
Munde, journalist Janice Darrari and astrologer Jaiprakash Sharma
Laldhage Wale. The awards were given away by Minister of State for
Commerce and Industry Raman Singh and Minister of State for Science and
Technology Bachi Singh Rawat at a function here on Thursday.