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John Nash: A genius who lived a life of great struggle and greater success

May 25, 2015

John Nash: A genius who lived a life of great struggle and greater success

Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. #InMemoriam #New Jersey #John Nash #Nobel Laureate #Beautiful Mind #Mathamatician
After 42 years of being in a vegetative state, Aruna Shanbaug passes away

May 18, 2015

After 42 years of being in a vegetative state, Aruna Shanbaug passes away

Forty-two years after was raped and assaulted that resulted in her being reduced to a vegetative state, former nurse Aruna Shanbaug passed away in the KEM Hospital at the age of 66. #InMemoriam #Mumbai #KEM Hospital #Aruna Shanbaug #brain dead
'Stand By Me' R&B legend Ben E King dead at 76

May 01, 2015

'Stand By Me' R&B legend Ben E King dead at 76

Ben E King, singer of such classics as "Stand By Me," ''There Goes My Baby" and "Spanish Harlem," has died. #NewsTracker #InMemoriam #Ben E King #Stand By Me #There Goes My Baby #Spanish Harlem #Phil Brown
Goodbye Messenger: The only spacecraft to orbit Mercury crash lands

May 01, 2015

Goodbye Messenger: The only spacecraft to orbit Mercury crash lands

Messenger became the first spacecraft to orbit hot, little Mercury, in 2011. It circled the solar system's innermost planet 4,105 times and collected more than 277,000 images. #InMemoriam #Nasa #Messenger #Earth #Mercury #5.9 earthquake
JB Patnaik: Odisha Congress strongman leaves behind a mixed legacy

Apr 21, 2015

JB Patnaik: Odisha Congress strongman leaves behind a mixed legacy

JB Patnaik, the politician, has more than his share of admirers and detractors. But it would be unfair to judge the man purely on his politics. #Politics #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #Governor #InMemoriam #Assam #Obituary #Janaki Ballav Patnaik #Biju Patnaik #Kendriya Sahitya Akademi #Odisha Sahitya Akademi

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How I grew up with the 'unbreakable' Nelson Mandela, sitting miles away

Dec 09, 2013

How I grew up with the 'unbreakable' Nelson Mandela, sitting miles away

I just want to reminisce about growing up with Mandela. His name was a plank on which we rested many fond hopes for a better world. He always seemed solid. Unbreakable. #InMemoriam #South Africa #Nelson Mandela #African National Congress #anti-apartheid struggle