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Britain remembers Diana, 20 years after her death

LONDON: Princes William and Harry prepared to pay tribute to their late mother Princess Diana on Wednesday for the 20th anniversary of her death as well-wishers left candles and flowers outside the gates of her former London residence. Handwritten notes on bouquets left in front of Kensington Palace read: "Diana, a brave princess, your sons have your courage" and "Dear Diana, our country was so very lucky to have you". "I came 20 years ago with my mother, and my son, who is now 21," said teaching assistant Stephanie…

Qawwali maestro Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan remembered on 20th death anniversary

It has been years since the legendary qawwal – Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan – has left us, but his Sufi devotional songs are still widely heard with great delight.  Dubbed as ‘The King of Qawwali’, the qawwali maestro’s 20th death anniversary is being observed today (Wednesday). Born and bred in Faisalabad, Nusrat was widely popular for his qawwali and pacifying music compositions. He departed this world at relatively, a young age of 48, on 16th August 1997. Nusrat Fateh Ali's compositions have defined the art-form of…

Diana confessions set to air on British TV for first time

Footage of the late princess Diana pouring her heart out about her failed marriage with Prince Charles will air on British television for the first time, a channel confirmed Sunday. Ahead of the 20th anniversary of her death in a Paris car crash, Channel 4 will broadcast "Diana: In Her Own Words" on August 6, despite a report in The Mail on Sunday newspaper that her brother Earl Charles Spencer is unhappy with the decision. The tapes show the late princess of Wales speaking frankly to her voice coach about her loveless…