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'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
#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

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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