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Freedom fighter, Telangana leader Bapuji dead (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eminent freedom fighter and a well-known figure in the Telangana movement, Konda Lakshman Bapuji died here Friday. He was 96.Bapuji, who was not keeping well for ... Read more...

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Media baron Ramoji Rao’s son dead


September 7th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Media baron Ramoji Rao's son Suman died here early Friday after prolonged illness, his family members said. He was 45.The managing director of Ushodaya Enterprises Private ... Read more...

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Deshmukh’s mortal remains consigned to flames (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) A sea of humanity poured out on all roads leading to Babhalgaon village in this Maharashtra district as thousands paid their last tributes to their ... Read more...

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Sea of humanity pays respects to Deshmukh, funeral in evening (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) A sea of humanity poured out on all roads leading to Babhalgaon village in Latur district where the body of their beloved leader Vilasrao Deshmukh ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia pay last respects to Deshmukh


August 15th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi paid their last respects to former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in Babhalgaon village here Wednesday.Soon ... Read more...

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Deshmukh’s body reaches Latur, funeral in evening


August 15th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) The body of union minister Vilasrao Desmukh, who died in Chennai Tuesday, was brought to his home district here in Maharashtra by a special flight ... Read more...

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Deshmukh dies in Chennai, mourned by leaders, Bollywood (Second Intro Roundup)


August 15th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a Chennai hospital Tuesday after prolonged illness. Leaders across the political spectrum mourned ... Read more...

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Deshmukh dies in Chennai, mourned by leaders, Bollywood (Intro Roundup)


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a Chennai hospital Tuesday after prolonged illness. The news led to parliament being ... Read more...

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Deshmukh dies in Chennai, mourned by leaders, Bollywood (Roundup)


August 14th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a Chennai hospital Tuesday after prolonged illness. The news led to parliament being ... Read more...

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Vilasrao’s funeral at his village Wednesday


August 14th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's funeral will be held at his village Babhalgaon Wednesday evening, sources close to the family said.The body of the union ... Read more...

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Vilasrao’s funeral at his village Wednesday


August 14th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's funeral will be held at his village Babhalgaon Wednesday evening, sources close to the family said.The body of the union ... Read more...

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Colombian musician Jairo Varela laid to rest


August 14th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) Jairo Varela, considered Colombia's greatest salsa composer, was buried in a cemetery in the southwestern city of Cali amid massive crowds that came to pay their ... Read more...

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Top US law official calls gurdwara shooting a hate crime


August 11th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 11 (IANS) As thousands of mourners paid their last respects to six Sikh worshippers gunned down at a Sikh gurdwara here, US Attorney General Eric Holder ... Read more...

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Hundreds honour US gurdwara shooting victims


August 11th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 10 (IANS) Hundreds of mourners, Sikhs and others, policemen and religious leaders, men and women gathered here Friday to pay their last respects to six worshippers ... Read more...

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Crime Branch probe ordered into death of Bihari youth


August 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 6 (IANS) The Kerala government Monday ordered a Crime Branch probe into the unnatural death of 34-year-old Satnam Singh Mann, who was brought dead to the Medical College ... Read more...

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Former Andhra minister Mohan Reddy dies


July 27th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh minister and senior Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader B.V. Mohan Reddy died here Friday, following a brief illness. He was 67.Mohan Reddy, whose ... Read more...

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My father-in-law got a funeral he deserved: Akshay Kumar


July 21st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna got a "dignified" funeral, and one which he truly "deserved", says his actor son-in-law Akshay Kumar, who always wanted to ... Read more...

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Crowd has scant respect for the departed: Big B


July 20th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is unhappy with the way crowd behaved during Rajesh Khanna's funeral procession.Tweeting his anger, Big B wrote: "The funeral of Rajesh Khanna ... Read more...

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Dara Singh had heart of gold: Dilip Kumar


July 12th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar has described late wrestler-actor Dara Singh as a "gem" with "a heart of gold". "Dara was a gem of a man, ... 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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Mehdi Hassan to be laid to rest Friday


June 13th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Mehdi Hassan, the legendary Pakistani ghazal maestro born in India, passed away at a Karachi hospital Wednesday and his son says that the funeral will ... Read more...

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Baba Jai Gurudev, 116, passes away (Second Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, May 19 (IANS) Spiritual guru Baba Jai Gurudev, who had millions of followers, passed away here late Friday after prolonged illness, a spokesman for his ashram said. He was ... Read more...

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Baba Jai Gurudev, 116, passes away (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, May 19 (IANS) Spiritual guru Baba Jai Gurudev, who had millions of followers, passed away here late Friday after prolonged illness, a spokesman for his ashram said. He was ... Read more...

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Spiritual guru Jai Gurudev dies at 116


May 19th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, May 19 (IANS) Spiritual guru Baba Jai Gurudev, who had millions of followers, passed away at his ashram here after prolonged illness, an ashram spokesperson said. He was believed ... Read more...

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Bengal assembly adjourned following Trinamool legislator’s death


March 19th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) The West Bengal legislative assembly was adjourned following the death of Trinamool Congress lawmaker Ajit Bhunia here early Monday morning.Bhunia, 58, a senior leader of Trinamool ... Read more...

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Runako Morton laid to rest in homeland


March 19th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Charlestown (Nevis), March 19 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies batsman Runako Morton was laid to rest here, following a five-hour service that was attended by several dignitaries and former cricketers.Morton died two ... Read more...

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CPI-M Tripura legislator dead


March 10th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 10 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) legislator in Tripura Sukumar Barman died here Saturday. He was 60."Barman was admitted to the Gobinda Ballav Pant medical college and ... Read more...

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No clue of missing fishermen or hit and run ship


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam(Kerala), March 2 (IANS) The navy and coast guard continued to search for three missing fishermen Friday, a day after a ship collided with their boat off the Kerala coast, ... Read more...

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Funeral of veteran journalist George Joseph attended by hundreds


February 29th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kanjirapally (Kerala), Feb 29 (IANS) Hundreds of people from all walks of life turned up for the funeral ceremony of George Joseph, veteran journalist and political editor of IANS, at ... Read more...

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George had excelled as journalist: Congress says in tribute


February 27th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Congress party Monday paid tributes to George Joseph, Political Editor of IANS, who died early Monday following cardiac arrest, describing him as a journalist ... Read more...

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Galaxy of stars pay tearful tribute to Houston


February 19th, 2012 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
New Jersey, Feb 19 (IANS) It was an emotional tribute. Whitney Houston's mother, family, friends and some of the biggest names from the music world gathered here Saturday to pay ... Read more...

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Farook remembered as leader who groomed others


January 27th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) Kerala Governor M.O.H. Farook maintained cordial relations with his opponents and groomed many political leaders, Congress leaders in his home state of Puducherry said Friday, a ... Read more...

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BJP leader Sukumaran Nambiar dies in Chennai


January 8th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Sukumaran Nambiar, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive member, died of heart attack here Sunday, party sources. said. He was 64. He is survived ... Read more...

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China denies sending troops to North Korea


December 28th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) China Wednesday denied reports that its army had entered North Korea following the death of its leader Kim Jong-il.Defence ministry spokesman Yang Yujun said the media ... Read more...

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