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India to pay homage at Ethiopian leader’s funeral


August 28th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur will represent India at the Sep 2 state funeral of Ethiopia's long-time leader Meles Zenawi.Kaur will ... Read more...

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Ghana spent $1.8 mn on late president’s funeral


August 28th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 28 (IANS) Ghana spent a total of 3.6 million Ghana cedis ($1.8 million) on the funeral of former president John Evans Atta Mills, who died late July and ... 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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Clinton to attend late Ghanaian president’s funeral


August 10th, 2012 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will attend the funeral of late Ghanaian president John Evans Atta Mills who died July 24 following illness ... 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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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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Congo buries 200 victims of serial explosions


March 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Brazzaville, March 11 (IANS) The Republic of Congo Sunday buried 200 victims of the March 4 serial explosions induced by a fire at an arms depot in the Central African ... Read more...

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North Korea mourns Kim Jong-il


December 29th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Dec 29 (IANS) North Korea Thursday held a national memorial service in Pyongyang to mourn its leader Kim Jong-il who died Dec 17.The country held a state funeral Wednesday ... Read more...

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Kerala accords state funeral to two AMRI nurses


December 12th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam, Dec 12 (IANS) Two nurses, who died while saving the lives of patients during a devastating fire at a Kolkata hospital last week, were accorded state funerals in ... Read more...

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Assamese writer Indira Goswami passes away


November 29th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 29 (IANS) Noted Assamese writer Indira Goswami, who had been a peace broker between the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and New Delhi, died here early ... Read more...

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Historian R.S. Sharma dead


August 21st, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 21 (IANS) Noted historian R.S. Sharma died at a private nursing home here late Saturday after brief illness. He was 92.The Bihar government has announced that it ... 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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Thousands bid tearful farewell to Hindustani music doyen Gavai (Lead)


September 18th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) Thousands of people Saturday bade a tearful farewell to the doyen of Hindustani music Pandit Puttaraj Gavai, who passed away Friday in Gadag in north Karnataka. The visually-impaired vocalist, ... Read more...

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Linda Walton’s Body Left In Hearse For 9 Days!


August 27th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Graham, Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The law enforcement officials said that a North Carolina mortuary allegedly left the body of a dead woman in the back of its hearse for ... Read more...

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Katie recreates heartbreaking moments as Jackie Kennedy


August 18th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Hollywood actress Katie Holmes recreated one of the most heartbreaking moments in the US when she shot scenes as a grieving Jackie Kennedy at the funeral of ... Read more...

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Dead bodies of CRPF personnel in Raipur for state funeral


May 9th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), May 9 (ANI): The bodies of personnel of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), who were killed in a Maoist attack in the Bijapur District of Chhattisgarh, were ... Read more...

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Official mourning for Rau in Maharashtra Tuesday


April 26th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Monday announced a day's state mourning Tuesday as a mark of respect to senior Congress leader and Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau, who died in New ... Read more...

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President Obama cancels Polish funeral trip


April 18th, 2010 - 3:05 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama canceled on Saturday his trip to Poland to attend Sunday's state funeral of President Lech Kaczynski because of the volcanic ash."I spoke with ... Read more...

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Canadian PM Harper won’t go to Poland due to airspace restrictions


April 18th, 2010 - 3:01 am ICT by BNO News
OTTAWA, CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has cancelled his planned trip to Poland to attend Sunday's state funeral of President Lech Kaczynski due to airspace restrictions, the ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama to attend funeral for Polish president Lech Kaczynski


April 14th, 2010 - 2:29 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will travel to Poland to attend the state funeral for the Polish president Lech Kaczynski and first lady, the White House announced ... Read more...

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Nepal declares state mourning for Koirala


March 20th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 20 (IANS) The Nepal government Sunday announced three-day state mourning for former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala, who passed away Saturday after multiple organ failures at the age of 85. Culture ... Read more...

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Nepal’s peace architect G.P. Koirala dies at 85 (Third Lead)


March 20th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 20 (IANS) Alarm and grief swept through Nepal Saturday after former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala - architect of the peace negotiations that ended a decade of Maoist insurgency - ... Read more...

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Vishnuvardhan fans force postponement of his 200th film


February 11th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 11 (IANS) Annoyed over the lack of pre-release publicity for Dr. Vishnuvardhan's 200th film "Aaptha Rakshaka", hundreds of agitated fans of the late Kannada actor forced the producer to ... Read more...

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Nimhans wants Jyoti Basu’s ‘agile’ brain for research (Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The premier National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (Nimhans) in Bangalore Wednesday said they would like to study Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu's brain to ... Read more...

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After farewell to Basu, West Bengal worships goddess Saraswati


January 20th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) A day after giving a tearful and memorable farewell to Marxist icon Jyoti Basu, Kolkata plunged into the puja spirit Wednesday worshipping Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of ... Read more...

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Nimhans wants Jyoti Basu’s ‘agile’ brain


January 20th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences(Nimhans), Bangalore, Wednesday said they would like to study the brain of late Marxist leader Jyoti Basu as he ... Read more...

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West Bengal bids emotional farewell to Jyoti Basu (Intro Roundup)


January 19th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of mourners, many of them weeping, poured onto the streets of Kolkata Tuesday as the body of India's longest serving chief minister and Marxist ... Read more...

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Fans and Stars bid a goodbye to Vishnuvardhan


December 31st, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kannada film superstar, Vishnuvardhan who died early in the morning following a heart attack received a tearful farewell from thousands of people late WednesdayVividly essayed varied roles were a staple for this ... Read more...

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Kannada star Vishnuvardhan cremated, thousands mourn


December 30th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Kannada superstar Vishnuvardhan, who died early Wednesday, was given a state funeral here. The last rites were performed by his elder brother Ravi, in the presence of ... Read more...

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Kannada superstar Vishnuvardhan dead


December 30th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mysore, Dec 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the great icons of the Kannada film industry Vishnuvardhan died, creating a big void in the Kannada film industry. He was having some heart ... Read more...

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Kannada superstar Vishnuvardhan’s death marks end of an era (Obituary)


December 30th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) The sudden death of Kannada movie icon Vishnuvardhan has devastated millions of Kannadigas around the world. Well-known cricketer Anil Kumble, a big fan of the ... Read more...

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Police use tear gas on fans paying homage to dead Kannada star


December 30th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 30 (ANI): Scores of people, including several policemen, were injured and at least 40 vehicles were damaged after the police resorted to a baton charge and burst tear gas shells ... Read more...

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Kannada superstar Vishnuvardhan dead (Lead)


December 30th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Kannada film industry's superstar Vishnuvardhan died of a heart attack early Wednesday, doctors said. The actor died while he was being rushed to a hospital in Mysore. He ... Read more...

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State funeral given to ex-Rajasthan Governor S.K.Singh


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.2 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patel on Wednesday paid floral tribute to the late governor ofRajasthan state and former foreign secretary, Shailender Kumar Singh.Singh passed away after a prolonged ... Read more...

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