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PM, Sonia, Advani pay tributes to Kurien (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Vice-president Hamid Ansari, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and BJP leader L.K. Advani Sunday joined others in paying tributes to Verghese ... Read more...

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Kurien an icon of dairy movement: PM


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday condoled the passing away of Verghese Kurien, the progenitor of the "white revolution in India", and lauded him as ... Read more...

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Ecuadorian interior minister’s brother murdered


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Juan Antonio Serrano, the brother of Ecuadorian Interior Minister Jose Serrano, was murdered Sunday and five people have been arrested in connection with the killing, the ... Read more...

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India to pay homage at Ethiopian leader’s funeral


August 28th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur will represent India at the Sep 2 state funeral of Ethiopia's long-time leader Meles Zenawi.Kaur will ... Read more...

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Goa governor, chief minister condole Deshmukh’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 14 (IANS) Goa Governor B.V. Wanchoo and Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday condoled the death of union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh."I am deeply grieved to learn the sad demise ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa condoles Deshmukhs’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday expressed her shock and grief at the death of union science and technology minister and former chief minister of ... Read more...

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Tripura CM condoles Lakshmi Sehgal’s death


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 23 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and his Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday expressed deep shock over the death of veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal."The downtrodden ... Read more...

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President, PM mourn Rajesh Khanna’s death (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi were among the host of political leaders who mourned the death of ... Read more...

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Former BCCI chief P.M. Rungta passes away (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Purshottam Rungta, former president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), died here Thursday after a prolonged illness. He was 84.Rungta was the ... Read more...

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Former BCCI chief PM. Rungta passes away (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Purshottam Rungta, former president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), died here Thursday after prolonged illness. He was 84.Rungta was the BCCI ... Read more...

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Former BCCI chief Rungta dies


July 12th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Former Indian cricket board president P.M. Rungta passed away here Thursday after a brief illness. He was 84.Rungta president of the Board of Control for Cricket ... Read more...

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National leaders condole Dara Singh’s death (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Top national leaders of the country Thursday condoled the passing away of wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh, describing him as an icon and a champion.Prime ... Read more...

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Indian wrestling lost a mentor, says IOA chief


July 12th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has mourned the death of wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh, and said Indian wrestling has lost a guide and mentor.IOA acting president ... Read more...

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PM condoles passing away of Dara Singh


July 12th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday expressed deep grief over the passing away of wrestler-actor Dara Singh and said he had been an inspiration and ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned for day


April 25th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Wednesday following the death of Samajwadi Party member B.B. Tiwari, who had taken oath just the day ... Read more...

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Pakistan to probe plane crash that killed 127 (Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday announced a judicial probe into the air-crash near here that killed 127 people. Several staff of the airline ... Read more...

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Boeing offers to assist Pakistan in crash probe


April 21st, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) US aircraft company Boeing has offered technical assistance to Pakistan in the investigation into the plane crash near here that killed 127 people Friday.In a ... Read more...

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PM remembers Salve as distinguished leader


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday condoled the death of former union minister N.K.P. Salve, saying India had lost "a distinguished leader".In his condolence message ... Read more...

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31 die in Bangladesh boat capsize (Third Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed Tuesday when a boat with over 250 passengers on board capsized in the Meghna river after hitting a cargo ... Read more...

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Omar condoles death of soldiers


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 23 (IANS) Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday condoled the death of 11 soldiers killed in two avalanches in Jammu and Kashmir.In a tweet Thursday, he first said: "Heartfelt ... Read more...

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Indian basketball’s CEO Harish Sharma dead


February 11th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Harish Sharma, former basketball international and chief executive of Basketball Federation of India (BFI), died here Friday night. He was 53."The BFI mourns his death ... Read more...

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PM condoles Kerala governor Farook’s death


January 27th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday condoled the death of Kerala Governor M.O.H. Farook, saying he will be remembered for his administrative abilities and strong ... Read more...

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Toll in Tamil Nadu boat accident rises to 15 (Second Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) The death toll in Sunday's boat accident in Pulicat Lake in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvallur district has gone up to 15, police said.A boat, carrying 25 passengers ... Read more...

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Former Czech president Vaclav Havel dies


December 18th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, Dec 18 (IANS) Former Czech president Vaclav Havel, who was also a playwright, essayist and poet, has died at the age of 75 after a long illness, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

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Mamata’s mother passes away, condolences pour in (Roundup)


December 17th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee's mother Gayatri Banerjee, who was a pillar of strength for West Bengal's first woman chief minister, passed away here Saturday morning. She was ... Read more...

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President, prime minister condole death of Mamata’s mother (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Moscow, Dec 17 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday mourned the death of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's mother Gayatri Banerjee.In her condolence ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee’s mother dies (Second Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee's mother Gayatri Banerjee, who was a pillar of strength for West Bengal's first woman chief minister, passed away here Saturday morning. She was ... Read more...

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SJFI mourns Peter Roebuck’s death


November 13th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) The Sports Journalists' Federation of India (SJFI) Sunday mourned the death of Peter Roebuck, player-turned-cricket writer, who died in South Africa.In a condolence message, SJFI president ... Read more...

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President, PM, other leaders pay tributes to Hazarika


November 5th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday led the nation in condoling the death of noted singer Bhupen Hazarika and paying ... Read more...

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Prime minister condoles Sathe’s death


September 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday condoled the death of veteran Congress leader Vasant Sathe, saying he was "a socialist at heart" and a strong ... Read more...

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Karmapa prays for quake affected people


September 20th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 20 (IANS) The 17th Karmapa, the only major Tibetan monk reincarnate recognised by both the Dalai Lama and China, Tuesday expressed grief over the deaths in the earthquake ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu assembly mourns Delhi blast dead


September 8th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu assembly Thursday mourned the death of 12 people in a bomb blast Wednesday outside Delhi High Court.Soon after the house assembled, Speaker D. ... Read more...

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Veteran Marathi music composer Khale dead


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 2 (IANS) Well-known Marathi composer and director Shrinivas Khale passed away at his residence in neighbouring Thane early Friday due to old age related ailments, a ... Read more...

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President, PM condole Shammi Kapoor’s death (Lead)


August 14th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday condoled the death of veteran Bolywood actor Shammi Kapoor. Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika ... Read more...

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P.C. Alexander, former Indira Gandhi aide, is dead (Third Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) P.C. Alexander, the powerful former principal secretary to prime minister Indira Gandhi who also served Rajiv Gandhi briefly, died at a hospital here Wednesday morning, his ... Read more...

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