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Legendary Pakistani actor Lehri dead


September 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) Legendary Pakistani comedian Safirullah Siddiqui, also known as Lehri, died here Thursday after a prolonged illness. According to family sources, the veteran actor, 83, died ... Read more...

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Eminent Bengali writer passes away


September 4th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) Eminent Bengali writer and Sahitya Akademi award winner Syed Mustafa Siraj died at a city hospital Tuesday after a brief illness, family sources said.Siraj, 82, was ... Read more...

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Former RSP general secretary K. Pankajakshan dead


August 28th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 28 (IANS) Former Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) general secretary and veteran Kerala politician K. Pankajakshan died at the Medical College hospital here Tuesday night, said family sources. He ... Read more...

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Chavan, ministers visit ailing Deshmukh


August 8th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan along with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and over half a dozen cabinet ministers Wednesday called on the ailing union Minister ... Read more...

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Freedom fighter Jawaharlal Darda’s widow dead


July 19th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 19 (IANS) Matoshri Veenadevi Darda, widow of the late freedom fighter Jawaharlal Darda, died here Thursday after prolonged illness, family sources said.She was 85 and is survived by ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna is dead (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna passed away Wednesday following a prolonged illness, a family friend said. He was 69."He is no more," Vijay Zaveri, a ... Read more...

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Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore dead (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore, popularly known as "Paaniwali Bai", died of old age problems Tuesday in a hospital in Maharashtra's Thane district, family sources said. ... Read more...

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Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore dead


July 17th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore, popularly known as "Paaniwali Bai", died of old age problems Tuesday in a hospital in Maharashtra's Thane district, family sources said. ... Read more...

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Mohit Chauhan ties the knot with Prarthna


July 1st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) Well-known Bollywood playback singer Mohit Chauhan married journalist Prarthna Gehlot at a hotel here, family sources said. The marriage was a quiet and private affair.A family ... Read more...

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Former NIA chief Radha Vinod Raju is dead (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 21 (IANS) Radha Vinod Raju, the first chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and one of India's finest police officers, died here early Thursday due to lung ... Read more...

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Radha Vinod Raju is dead


June 21st, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 21 (IANS) Radha Vinod Raju, the first chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), died here early Thursday due to lung complications, a doctor said. He is survived ... Read more...

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Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan is dead (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Mehdi Hassan, the legendary Pakistani ghazal maestro born in India, passed away at a Karachi hospital Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was 84.His son Arif ... Read more...

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Kerala engineer dies in Nigerian air crash


June 4th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 4 (IANS) Rijo Eldos, a young computer engineer hailing from Neriamangalam in Idukki district of Kerala, was one of the 153 victims who was on the Nigerian airplane ... Read more...

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12-year-old Bihar boy clears Class 12 after cracking IIT-JEE


May 29th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 29 (IANS) After cracking the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), Satyam Kumar, the 12-and-half-year-old boy from Bihar has now passed Class 12 with 85 ... Read more...

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Gujarati songs played at actor’s funeral


May 13th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Rajkot (Gujarat), May 12 (IANS) In an unusual practice, Gujarati film songs were played at the funeral here of comedian Ramesh Mehta, who passed away here Friday. He was 78.Mehta, ... Read more...

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The grooms were drunk, the brides said no


May 1st, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 1 (IANS) Left at the altar - alone and drunk. That was the fate of two grooms in normally patriarchal Bihar when their would-have-been brides and their families ... Read more...

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Kerala film industry’s biggest showman Navodaya Appachan dies


April 24th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 23 (IANS) Navodaya Appachan, known as the biggest showman of the Malayalam film industry, died at a private hospital here Monday night after battling cancer for a long ... Read more...

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Separatists gun down cop in Srinagar (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 20 (IANS) A police officer was shot dead Friday by separatist guerrillas near a police station in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police said."Separatist guerrillas fired from ... Read more...

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Former governor Govind Narain passes away


April 4th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Govind Narain, one of the last surviving Indian Civil Service (ICS) officers, who was the home secretary during the 1971 Bangladesh war, passed away Tuesday ... Read more...

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N.K.P. Salve, ex-minister and former BCCI chief, dead (Second Lead)


April 1st, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) N.K.P. Salve, a former union minister and Congress veteran who worked with Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi and headed the Indian cricket board, died here ... Read more...

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N.K.P. Salve is dead (Lead)


April 1st, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Former central minister and ex-cricket board president N.K.P. Salve died early Sunday at a hospital here due to age-related problems, family sources said. He was 80.A ... Read more...

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Veteran Malayalam scriptwriter T. Damodaran dead


March 28th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, March 28 (IANS) T. Damodaran, known for scripting successful films like "Angaadi", "Ee Nadu" and "Avanazhi", died Wednesday at his residence here, according to family sources. He was 77.He ... Read more...

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Malayalam thespian Jose Prakash dead


March 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 24 (IANS) The grand old man of Malayalam films Jose Prakash passed away Saturday afternoon at a private hospital here, family sources said.Thespian Prakash, 86, will be remembered ... Read more...

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Veteran freedom fighter Naikwadi is dead


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Renowned freedom fighter and one of the pioneers of the co-operative movement Nagnath Anna Naikwadi passed away after a prolonged illness here Thursday, according to family ... Read more...

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Vijay Bahuguna: A simple soul, easily accessible (Profile)


March 13th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 13 (IANS) Vijay Bahuguna, the new Congress chief minister of Uttarakhand, is described by friends as a simple man who loves good food and believes in transparent governance.Barring ... Read more...

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Music director Ravi dead


March 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Renowned music director of yesteryear, Ravi Shankar Sharma, popularly called as 'Ravi' passed away here late Wednesday night, according to family sources.He was 86 and had ... Read more...

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Soccer legend Sailen Manna dead (Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian soccer legend Sailendra Nath Manna, popularly known as Sailen Manna, died at a private hospital here Monday due to old age complications. He was ... Read more...

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Soccer legend Sailen Manna is dead (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian soccer legend Sailendra Nath Manna, popularly known as Sailen Manna, died at a private hospital here Monday due to old age complications. He was 87, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Football legend Sailen Manna dead


February 27th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) India's football legend Sailendra Nath Manna, popularly known as Sailen Manna, died at a private hospital here Monday. He was 87, family sources said.He was admitted ... Read more...

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Houston’s secret ’son’ to get share in wealth


February 26th, 2012 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Late singer Whitney Houston's secret "son" will get a share of her 20 million pounds-worth of fortune, according to family sources.The pop superstar took Nick ... Read more...

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Kashmir education minister resigns over examgate


February 10th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Peerzada Sayed, whose son was involved in using unfair means for his Class 10 examinations, has resigned.According to family sources, ... Read more...

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Malayalam writer Sukumar Azhikode dead (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Jan 24 (IANS) Malayalam writer Sukumar Azhikode died at a private hospital here Tuesday morning, family sources said. He was 85.After being detected with bone cancer, Azhikode was ... Read more...

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Malayalam writer Sukumar Azhikode passes away


January 24th, 2012 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Jan 24 (IANS) Malayalam writer and orator Sukumar Azhikode passed away at a private hospital here Tuesday morning, family sources said. He was 85.The end came at 6.33 ... Read more...

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Journalist-academician Sunit Mukherjee dead


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Renowned journalist and academician Sunit Kumar Mukherjee died following a massive cerebral attack at a South Kolkata nursing home Saturday night, family sources said Sunday. ... Read more...

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Minor raped and killed in Ghaziabad


January 15th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 14 (IANS) The body of a missing six-year-old girl, allegedly raped and murdered, was found in the fields in the Loni area of Ghaziabad Saturday, police said.According to ... Read more...

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