last rites

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra mourns loss of mother


September 10th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is mourning the loss of his mother, who passed away after prolonged illness.Mehra's mother Annapurna passed away Saturday night here. ... Read more...

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Rajesh Talwar advanced Haridwar visit: Witness


September 5th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 5 (IANS) CBI witness Kripa Shankar Tripathi, who performed the last rites of Aarushi, told a special court here that the teenager's father Rajesh Talwar advanced his post-cremation ... Read more...

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Journalist S. Dharamarajan dead


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) The last rites of veteran journalist S. Dharmarajan, who died at his home here following brief illness, were held Sunday, a family friend. He was 78.A ... Read more...

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Ex-cop talks of bid to doctor Aarushi’s autopsy report


August 30th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 30 (IANS) In the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case, a retired Uttar Pradesh Police officer told a special court here Thursday that he was approached by a person ... Read more...

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A.K. Hangal cremated


August 26th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran actor and theatre artist A.K. Hangal, who died here Sunday morning, was cremated in the afternoon, with his son Vijay performing the last rites."I ... Read more...

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NGO demands Sahara retail chain ad to be withdrawn


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Expressing concern over content of a recent television commercial of the Sahara Group, an NGO has asked the information and broadcasting ministry to intervene ... Read more...

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Sulabh disburses monthly aid to Vrindavan widows


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Sulabh International, the NGO promoting low-cost sanitation and hygiene, Wednesday said it would provide a monthly aid of Rs.1,000 to widows living in penury in Vrindavan ... Read more...

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Cinematographer Ashok Mehta cremated


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) The last rites of ace cinematographer Ashok Mehta were performed here Friday afternoon.Mehta, who passed away Aug 15 following lung cancer, was cremated around 1.30 ... 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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Sulabh promises to help widows of Brindavan


August 12th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Brindavan (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 12 (IANS) Sulabh International has pledged to give a life a dignity to the 1,700 odd widows of Brindavan who spend their sunset years in pain.Responding ... Read more...

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Punjab to pay for transporting bodies of gurdwara victims


August 7th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday said it would bear the entire expenditure of transporting the bodies of those who were killed when a gunman opened fire at ... 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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Trickle down won’t work in eliminating poverty: Pranab


July 25th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday called for a rethink on the development policy, saying the trickle down theory, the standing rationale for economic reforms, won't ... 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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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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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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Thousands attend Bal Apte’s funeral


July 18th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader, RSS ideologue and two-time Rajya Sabha member Bal Apte was cremated here Wednesday, with thousands attending the last rites.A mammoth funeral ... Read more...

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BJP ex-vice president Bal Apte dead


July 18th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Rashtriya Swayamasevak Sangh ideologue Bal Apte passed away here Tuesday following a lung ailment, according to a party official.He ... Read more...

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Fans bid tearful goodbye to Dara Singh


July 12th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Thousands of fans with moist eyes bid final farewell to their favourite actor and Bollywood's first macho man Dara Singh, who died here Thursday morning.The ... Read more...

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Wrestler-actor Dara Singh dead, Bollywood in mourning (Second lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Former wrestling champion and actor Dara Singh passed away peacefully at his home here Thursday morning, following a brief illness. Several Bollywood celebrities like ... Read more...

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Dara Singh’s funeral scheduled for late noon


July 12th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh died here early Thursday morning. His last rites will be conducted around 3 p.m. at a cemetery in Juhu.The former wrestling ... Read more...

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Odisha gangrape victim’s death triggers protests


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) The death of a gangrape victim after more than six months of treatment at a hospital has triggered widespread protests in Odisha with political and ... Read more...

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Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu visit Mehdi Hassan’s grave in Karachi


June 17th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 17 (IANS) Bollywood singers Alka Yagnik and Kumar Sanu visited the grave of Pakistani ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan here to pay their respects.Mehdi Hassan's death marked an ... Read more...

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Thane schoolgirl drowns in Lonavala school pool


June 4th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lonavala (Maharashtra), June 4 (IANS) A schoolgirl from Mumbai's suburb Thane drowned in a private school's swimming pool after she reportedly developed cramps in her legs, police said here Monday.The ... Read more...

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Families mourn Iraq blast deaths, government silent


May 29th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) While two Indian Dawoodi Bohras on pilgrimage were Sunday evening killed in a blast targeting a bus near Baghdad, Iraq, their bereaved families in Maharashtra have ... Read more...

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‘Paa’ child artist Taruni Sachdev cremated


May 17th, 2012 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The last rites of child artist Taruni Sachdev, who died in a plane crash in Nepal, were performed here Wednesday evening.Her body was brought to ... 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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Maoist ideologue Satyamurthy dead


April 17th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) K.G. Satyamurthy, a Maoist ideologue and one of the founders of the People's War Group (PWG), died in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district Tuesday. He was 84.Satyamurthy, ... Read more...

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Mulayam pulls up government over Etawah firing


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) His patience with Uttar Pradesh Police wearing thin after Sunday's firing on a crowd of devotees in his home district Etawah, Samajwadi Party )SP) supremo Mulayam ... Read more...

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Land for Ambedkar memorial soon


March 30th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) The long-pending contentious issue of providing land for the proposed B.R. Ambedkar memorial here has moved forward with the central government agreeing to transfer a ... Read more...

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Baby Falak’s mother performs her last rites


March 16th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The body of baby Falak was Friday handed over her mother Munni by the AIIMS for the last rites of the battered two-year-old who died ... Read more...

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