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Pandit

 

in India, the ancient honorary title of a learned Brahman well-versed in Sanskrit and in Hindu canonic literature. In Kashmir the term is applied to all members of the Brahman caste.

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Before he started off the concert, Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma briefly spoke about a basic difference between Western and Indian music.
Pandit and Misquitta flew over Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat, then to Pakistan, where they landed -- making it the first civilian LSA flight to land in the neighbouring country since 1947 -- and went onto to Iran, Turkey, Serbia, Slovenia, Germany, France and the United Kingdom.
Pandit currently serves as a SoC Platform Architect at Intel, where he brings his 20+ years of experience in electronic engineering to focus on finding ways to improve and co-optimize system power delivery spanning PCB, package, and chip.
Government declared a one-week period of national mourning was declared by the Government today to honour late Pandit W.D.
" With the state government not identifying land for so long it is clear that they are not keen to move ahead with the project to build composite townships for Kashmiri Pandits," said a home ministry official.
Pandit has also joined the board of FICS as non-executive chairman.
"If the Pandit 'behaves well', his so-called compensation for two years is given to him or his family on his return from the US.
Pandit will be nominated to the post of non-executive chairman of the bank provided that JM Financial obtains a licence from the Reserve Bank of India.
He hails from a family of musicians and has had the rare opportunity of being a disciple of Pandit Jasraj, who trained him in the subtle nuances of Mewati Gharana music in the traditional Gurukula style of teaching.
The bank, which disclosed the payment in a regulatory filing Friday, also paid its former chief operating officer John Havens, who left the bank at the same time Pandit did, $6.8 million.
Pandit, 55, was replaced by Michael Corbat, 52, who has been running the bank's operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
But Dr Pandit told Birmingham Coroner's Court that TB was never considered as a diagnosis.