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a distinguished music teacher, conductor, or musician
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A northwesterly wind with fine weather which blows, especially in summer, in the Adriatic, most frequently on the western shore; it is also found on the coasts of Corsica and Sardinia.
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(1) (Maestro NT) An earlier name for scheduling software for Windows NT from Tivoli Systems, Inc. When IBM acquired Tivoli in 1996, the program was renamed IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler.

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(3) (NFS Maestro Gateway) Software from Hummingbird Connectivity, a division of Open Text Corporation, Toronto, Ontario ( that lets Windows clients access files on Unix servers via NFS.
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Artists like Ustad Fateh Ali should be inducted in culture department's committees and as members of board, he said.
Learning of vocal or instrumental music has always been a one-to-one process where the Ustad directly supervise every single move of the musical taste of his pupil.
After the awards and a speech by the minister highlighting the historical close economic and cultural ties between Bahrain and India, music lovers settled in for the sweet sarod symphonies of Ustad.
On announcing his Dubai date, Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan said: "I am looking forward to coming back to Dubai for another great show.
Nasirdad and Qasirdad- sons of Walidad ustad expressed the hope that KP government would include name of their legendary in the list of nominees for the President's award 'Pride of Performance' posthumously.
3.Yeh Naa Thi Hamari Kismatby Urdu poet Asadullah Baig KhanGhalibhas become more legendary after Ustad Amanat Ali sang it.
The performers were Wahdat Rameez, Intizar Hussain, Ustad Shahid Hamid and Nayab Ali Khan who explored the works of Wali Dakkani, Meer, Ghalib, Faiz and Faraz as well as singers like Roshan Ara Begum, Ustad Barkat Ali Khan, Begum Akhtar, Ustad Mehdi Hassan and others.
He remarked, "I'm the successor and the adopted son of my Ustad and Uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
Islamabad [Pakistan], June 4 ( ANI ): Acclaimed Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has said that he does not require anybody's permission to sing the popular Qawwalis of his late uncle, legendary musician Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
Dubai: It doesn't get bigger than this for Urdu lovers in the UAE, as Bazm-E-Urdu, a licensed, non-profit social club that seeks to revive the ancient language, has lined up a star-studded programme with Ustad Ghulam Ali and other luminaries next weekend.
From there, it was taken over by Ustad Rashid Mustafa Thirakwa, who obtained a strong grounding from his father Ustad Mohammed Jaan Khan, and later strengthened his skill under the tutelage of his uncle Ustad Ahmed Jaan Thirakwa.
Salman Ahmed, CEO PME World and Ayesha Sana who emphasized the importance of literacy in Pakistan and also praised the efforts of the maestro Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for supporting Rotary and literacy in Pakistan.