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BAYAN slams mining myths, supports admin efforts*

MANILA, Philippines – The foreign-controlled, large-scale mining industry today contributes little—if not virtually nothing—to alleviate poverty in the country and, in many cases, exacerbates and adds to the hardship and suffering of people in areas where irresponsible miners leave a trail of destruction of the ecology and environment. 908 kata lagi


Groups file malversation raps vs ex-Pres. Aquino, Abad

ILOILO City – Cause-oriented groups today trooped to the Office of the Ombudsman to file a 26 page malversation case against former President Benigno Simeon Aquino III and former Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio ‘Butch’ Abad for approving and implementing the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) which was declared unconstitutional and illegal by the Supreme Court. 258 kata lagi


Cambodia Day 2 - Angkor Thom and Ta Prohm

Today we drove to the amazing ancient city complex of Angkor. We first visited Angkor Thom, which directly translates to “Big City”. Angkor Thom is a gigantic temple in itself, and after passing through a huge and very ornate gate, we were inside. 605 kata lagi



Tabla is an “Avnadh Jati”instrument ie instrument strings made out of leather.Tabla is a “Taal Vadhya”instrument like Pakhawaj and Mrudang.Tabla is membranophone percussion instrument very similar to bongos.The main drum of is known as “Dayan”and is generally played with the dominant hand (mostly right hand).It produces a distinct pitch or sound when played in different ways.The other drum is known as “Bayan or Duggi”.Its membrane is looser than the Dayan n produces “Mandra Sur”ie lower octave Swars.Tabla is often used in hindustani classical music.The technique for playing tabla is complex and involves extensive use of fingers and palms.There are two ways of playing tabla in hindustani classical music ie Khaali and Taali.The heel of palm plays an important role in “Dayan”to create wide variety of sounds and rythms. 9 kata lagi