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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
#RIP Richie Benaud: Cricket's greatest innings with a microphone

Apr 10, 2015

#RIP Richie Benaud: Cricket's greatest innings with a microphone

No one seems to notice, or even care that Richie doesn't sound like your quintessential Australian. #Sports #Cricket #Australia #InMemoriam #Richie Benaud
Australia legend and 'voice of cricket' Richie Benaud passes away at 84

Apr 10, 2015

Australia legend and 'voice of cricket' Richie Benaud passes away at 84

Benaud became a commentary icon initially with the BBC in England and later in Australia. His clipped and laconic commentary style was fodder for imitators and cricket fans across the world. #Sports #Cricket #InMemoriam #Richie Benaud #Obituary #Commentary #Benaud
Richie Benaud passes away at 84 - the end of a 'Marvellous' innings

Apr 10, 2015

Richie Benaud passes away at 84 - the end of a 'Marvellous' innings

Benaud remained a mainstay in Nine's cricket coverage until the 2013 car accident sidelined him, before he announced in November last year that he was fighting skin cancer. #Sports #Cricket #Australia #InMemoriam #Richie Benaud #Commentary
Legendary Tamil writer D Jayakanthan passes away after prolonged illness

Apr 09, 2015

Legendary Tamil writer D Jayakanthan passes away after prolonged illness

Jayakanthan, known as JK among his friends, focussed on the marginalised sections in his writing and several of hischaracters reflect their suffering. #Literature #InMemoriam #Tamil #Communist Party #Padma Bhushan #D Jayakanthan

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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
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