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Starship guitarist Mark Abrahamian is dead


September 4th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Norfolk, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Abrahamian is dead at 46 years. The lead guitarist for the band Starship featuring Micky Thomas is reported to have died of a heart attack. Mark’s ... Read more...

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Bollywood salutes A.K. Hangal


August 26th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Bollywood Sunday mourned the death of the veteran A.K. Hangal, with Shabana Azmi saying that his passing away marked the end of an era.Hangal died ... Read more...

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Bollywood salutes ‘pure genius’ Tony Scott


August 20th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) "Pure genius" - that's how Bollywood celebrities like Karan Johar, Madhur Bhandarkar and Neha Dhupia remember Hollywood filmmaker Tony Scott, who ended his life by ... Read more...

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Bollywood mourns Vilasrao Deshmukh


August 14th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh passed away in a Chennai hospital Tuesday following a prolonged illness. The Hindi film fraternity wished peace ... Read more...

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Rest in peace Prabuddha dada, says fashion world


August 13th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The fashion world Sunday mourned Prabuddha Dasgupta, a self-taught photographer known for his controversial collection of portraits, especially nude photos of urban Indian women, ... Read more...

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Stunned over Pallavi’s death: Excel Entertainment officials


August 11th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Murdered woman lawyer Pallavi Purkyashtha, who worked as a legal adviser at Farhan Akhtar's production company Excel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., was a "friend" and an ... 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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Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes dies at 83


May 16th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Carlos Fuentes, one of the best-known novelists and essayists in the Spanish-speaking world, passed away at a hospital in the Mexican capital on Tuesday. He was 83.The ... Read more...

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Windies cricketer Runako Morton dies in road accident


March 5th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, March 5 (IANS) West Indies cricketer Runako Morton was killed in a car crash here Sunday night.The 33-year-old, one of the few cricketers to emerge from the ... 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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Celebs condole Whitney Houston’s death


February 12th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) From Bollywood celebs like Akshay Kumar and Sunidhi Chauhan to international stars Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga have shared their grief and sorrow at ... Read more...

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Filmmaker Raj Kanwar dead, tweets SRK


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Producer-director Raj Kanwar, known for hits like "Deewana" and "Andaaz", passed away Friday in Singapore, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan tweeted."My friend Raj Kanwarji ... Read more...

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British teen held over Indian student’s killing


December 27th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) A British teenager has been arrested over the fatal shooting of 23-year-old Indian student Anuj Bidve in Manchester Monday, a media report said Tuesday.Bidve was ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh’s humour bowls over Ashish Chowdhry (Movie Snippets)


December 18th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is known for friendliness and actor Ashish Chowdhry is the latest to praise his humility."Must say SRK's humility is some ... Read more...

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‘No ‘R.I.P.’ for Dev Anand’


December 5th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Several Dev Anand fans have been posting "Rest In Peace" messages on social networking sites ever since the news of his demise was flashed. But ... Read more...

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Brazilian football legend Socrates dies at 57


December 4th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 4 (IANS) Brazilian football legend Socrates, the captain of the 1982 World Cup squad, passed away Sunday of an intestinal infection. He was 57 and is survived ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah to ‘miss’ Dev Anand


December 4th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, while condoling the death of veteran actor Dev Anand on Sunday, said it was like the "passing of an ... Read more...

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Dev Anand no more, film fraternity says ‘abhi na jao chodkar’


December 4th, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) The Hindi film industry mourns the death of legendary actor Dev Anand, who died of a heart attack in London. Amitabh Bachchan says he has ... Read more...

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Liverpool goalkeeper loses son to leukaemia


November 20th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Liverpool goalkeeper Brad Jones has lost his five-year-old son Luca to leukaemia.In a statement Liverpool said the club was saddened at news of the passing of ... Read more...

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Ghazal loses its soulful king in Jagjit Singh (Roundup)


October 10th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) The soulful voice behind many a popular ghazal was stilled forever with the death of Jagjit Singh here Monday following brain haemorrhage. He was 70. ... Read more...

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Court prayer of another kind - a month after blast


October 7th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Courts are quite used to 'prayers' in petitions. But Friday's prayers at the Delhi High Court complex were different as families of the Sep 7 ... Read more...

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Indian celebs tweet condolences for ‘immortal’ Jobs


October 6th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) A visionary, leader and entrepreneur par excellence -- that's how Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died Wednesday, will be remembered by Indian celebrities, businessmen ... Read more...

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Bollywood mourns death of Azharuddin’s son


September 16th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The film fraternity Friday expressed shock over the death of ex-cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin's son Ayazuddin, who died of injuries caused in a road accident ... Read more...

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Rajadhyaksha was special: Aishwarya


September 13th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai remembers fashion photographer Gautam Rajadhyaksha, who died Tuesday, as a loving and special person."Saddened by this news...he was such a loving, ... Read more...

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I’ll ensure my sons know Shammi Kapoor: Hrithik


August 15th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan, an ardent Shammi Kapoor fan, says he will introduce the magic of the late actor, who passed away Sunday, to his ... Read more...

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Bollywood mourns lovable ‘Junglee’ Shammi Kapoor’s death


August 14th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan feels that with the demise of Shammi Kapoor Bollywood's flamboyance and joi de verve has been lost, while Riteish Deshmukh described the "Junglee" ... Read more...

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Tannishtha remembers Husain as a fearless artist


June 10th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Dusky beauty Tannishtha Chatterjee had met legendary painter M.F. Husain once in London and she remembers him as a soft spoken and a fearless man.The "Road" ... Read more...

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Husain should have been in India: Mumbai artists


June 9th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Mourning the death of celebrated painter M.F. Husain, artists in Mumbai said the world had lost a rare genius and it was unfortunate that he could ... Read more...

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Bollywood cheers, jeers Osama’s death


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur feels Osama bin Laden will remain a "mythical dark force" for the US, while others in Bollywood like Ram Gopal Varma, ... Read more...

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Bollywood stars mourn Navin Nischol’s death on Twitter


March 19th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Veteran actor Navin Nischol, best remembered as Balraj of popular TV series "Dekh Bhai Dekh", died following a heart attack here Saturday morning. He was ... Read more...

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Rahman pays tribute to Malaysia Vasudevan


February 21st, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Ace composer A.R. Rahman expressed his condolences after hearing of the demise of playback singer Malaysia Vasudevan. Vasudevan died Sunday afternoon at a private hospital in Chennai. ... Read more...

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Pandit Joshi’s music will ring forever in our hearts: Bollywood


January 24th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Bollywood artists Abhishek Bachchan, Shekhar Kapur, Madhur Bhandarkar, Diya Mirza and author Shobhaa De condoled the passing of music maestro Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Monday, saying his ... Read more...

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Actor John Dye Succumbs To Cardiac Arrest, Dies At 47


January 14th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular and very handsome, "Touched By an Angel" star, John Dye passed away on Monday. His brother, Jerre Dye, said that the actor succumbed to ... Read more...

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Cinematographer S. Ramachandra Passed Away On January 10


January 12th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
January 12, 2011 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran cinematographer S. Ramachandra has passed away on January 10. The National Award winner cinematographer was suffering from cancer. He was around 70 years old when he ... Read more...

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11-month-old Oliver Denning drowns while bathing


January 10th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sheffield, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After losing her 11-month-old son in bizarre circumstances, Amy Denning seems to have a message for all mothers and parents at large.She warned that parents from all ... Read more...

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