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Grandson Aarav lights Rajesh Khanna’s pyre (Second Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Grandson Aarav performed the last rites of Rajesh Khanna at the Vile Parle crematorium Thursday with family, friends and fans bidding the superstar a tearful ... Read more...

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Grandson Aarav lights Rajesh Khanna’s pyre (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) The last rites of Rajesh Khanna were performed by his grandson Aarav at the Vile Parle crematorium Thursday with family, friends and fans bidding the ... Read more...

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Grandson Aarav lights Rajesh Khanna’s pyre


July 19th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Nine-year-old grandson Aarav lit Rajesh Khanna's pyre Thursday at the Vile Parle cremetorium, said a close family friend."Aarav lit the pyre and Akshay Kumar (Rajesh ... Read more...

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Thousands gather to bid adieu to Kaka


July 19th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Braving the rain, thousand of fans gathered at Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna's home to be part of their icon's funeral procession here Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Gibb’s dying wish to go home


June 12th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who passed away following a long battle with liver and colon cancer, told his wife Dwina he wanted to go home ... Read more...

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Anupam pays ’smiling tribute’ to late father in Shimla


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 3 (IANS) It's a celebration, not mourning, said noted Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, who was here along with his family to pay a tribute to his late ... 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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CPI-M alleges disrespect to slain ex-legislator


February 24th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Amid allegations that slain former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) legislator Pradeep Tah was not given due honour in the West Bengal assembly, thousands of ... Read more...

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At Hazarika’s last rites, sea of humanity sheds tears


November 9th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 9 (IANS) It was the end of an era as the mortal remains of the bard from Assam, Bhupen Hazarika, went up in flames Wednesday with his ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly adjourns to mourn minister’s death


October 31st, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 31 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was Monday adjourned after Speaker G. Karthikeyan announced the death of civil supplies minister T.M. Jacob.Jacob, who led the Kerala Congress-Jacob and was ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour returns to Earth after final mission


June 1st, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The space shuttle Endeavour landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida Wednesday bringing its 25th and final spaceflight to a close.The landing, two days ... Read more...

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Kolkata bids last farewell to Suchitra Mitra


January 4th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) With moist eyes and flowers in hand, thousands of music lovers bade adieu to Rabindra Sangeet legend Suchitra Mitra before her body was consigned to flames at the ... Read more...

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Suchitra Mitra: Rabindra Sangeet Legend Passes Away At 86


January 4th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The legendary Rabindra Sangeet singer Suchitra Mitra has passed away yesterday at 1.30 pm following cardiac arrest. She has amused the Rabindra Sangeet lovers for six decades by singing more ... Read more...

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Rabindra Sangeet exponent Suchitra Mitra dead (Second Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Rabindra Sangeet legend Suchitra Mitra, whose songs enthralled music lovers for six decades, died at her South Kolkata residence here Monday following cardiac arrest, family sources said. She ... Read more...

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Thousands jostle to bid farewell to Karunakaran (Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala) Dec 24 (IANS) Thousands waited for hours on the National Highway 47 from Thiruvananthapuram to Kollam to catch one last glimpse of four-time Kerala chief minister K. Karunakaran ... Read more...

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Sonia pays homage, thousands gather to bid Karunakaran adieu


December 24th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 24 (IANS) A large crowd gathered at the Congress headquarters here Friday to bid farewell to four-time Kerala chief minister K. Karunakaran, with party president Sonia Gandhi also paying ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee slams Centre for not honouring late WB Chief Minister


November 21st, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Nov.21 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday slammed the leaders of the Central Government for not giving State honours to the former West Bengal Chief Minister Siddhartha ... Read more...

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Ray should have been cremated with full state honours: Pranab


November 21st, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday sharply criticised the Marxist-led West Bengal government for not according full state honours to former chief minister Siddartha Shankar Ray after ... Read more...

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New Cracks Found In Space Shuttle Discovery


November 11th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Cape Canaveral, Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The final take-off of the space shuttle Discovery which is scheduled to take place later this month might face a major hurdle after two ... Read more...

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S.S. Ray accorded a state funeral


November 7th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) Hundreds of mourners from all walks of life Sunday bid a tearful adieu to former West Bengal chief minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray whose body was cremated with ... Read more...

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The Taj is a hit with foreign athletes


October 17th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 17 (IANS) "This is incredible! I can't express my feelings! I have seen and read all this in books but being here and seeing it, it is fantastic!" This is ... Read more...

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After winning hearts, ‘Shera’ readies for job hunt


October 17th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) He's lanky, shy and all of 23. For the last 10 months, Satish Bidla had been transforming himself into Shera every day and now ... Read more...

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Space Shuttle Discovery waits for its final mission


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Its 39th and the last journey to the launch pad followed the same pattern as any of its past 38 flights. Space Shuttle Discovery was towed the 3.5 ... Read more...

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Emotional farewell for metre gauge train in Kerala


September 19th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Punalur (Kerala), Sep 19 (IANS) It was all over for the last metre gauge train in Kerala when the Punalur-Chencotta passenger train to Tamil Nadu pulled out of this city Sunday evening. Since ... Read more...

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GJM plunges into crisis as prominent leaders desert party (Lead)


May 24th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, May 24 (IANS) Gorkhaland movement spearhead, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), plunged into a serious crisis Monday with eight central committee members and several intellectuals associated with the party quitting in ... Read more...

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Thousands join Tamang’s last journey, CID probe ordered


May 24th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, May 24 (IANS) Braving rains, nearly 15,000 people took part in the last journey of slain Gorkha leader Madan Tamang raising slogans against the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) and tearing its ... Read more...

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End of road for Delhi’s tongas (Lead)


May 10th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The clickety clack of tongas will be heard no more in the capital. The quaint horse-drawn carriages that outlived the British colonial era and were part of ... Read more...

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Railways pay tribute to Tagore by launching exhibition train


May 9th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Howrah (WB), May 9 (ANI): Indian Railways launched a special exhibition train, called the 'Sanskriti Express' to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore.The 'Sanskriti Express' was launched ... Read more...

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Koirala’s last journey begins


March 21st, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 21 (IANS) Mourned by thousands, including world leaders, Nepal's peace architect and former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala's last journey started Sunday, marking the end of an era and ... Read more...

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Went to Kabul to earn for daughter’s marriage, his body arrived instead


February 27th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) He went to Kabul to perform and earn some good money for his eldest daughter's marriage, but little did Delhi-based tabla player Nawab Khan know that it ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena targets Rahul again


February 9th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) The Shiv Sena again hit out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Tuesday, this time for referring to Mumbai as Bombay in a speech before students during his ... Read more...

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I learnt a lot from Road to Sangam -Paresh Rawal


January 29th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Paresh Rawal is an actor par excellence. From character roles to negative to comedy to serious, he has done everything with aplomb. This veteran of acting is all praise for his ... Read more...

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Leaders pay homage to Basu at huge memorial meeting (Lead)


January 24th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Leaders cutting across the political spectrum Sunday paid homage to Marxist icon Jyoti Basu at a mammoth memorial meeting here, with the Left parties urging people to ... Read more...

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Thousands join Janeshwar Mishra’s last journey in Allahabad (Lead)


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Thousands of people came out on the streets of Allahabad to pay their homage to veteran socialist and Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Janeshwar Mishra, who died here ... Read more...

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Buddha, Somnath too have pledged to donate body


January 20th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) Like Marxist icon Jyoti Basu, more than 700,000 people in West Bengal, including Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee, have pledged to ... Read more...

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