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Jan 03, 2017
HS Mahadeva Prasad dead at 58: Karnataka minister succumbs to massive heart attackKarnataka Cooperation and Sugar Minister H S Mahadev Prasad died of a massive heart attack at a private resort in Koppa in Chikkamagaluru district on Tuesday.
Dec 11, 2015
Park street gangrape: All three convicts get 10 years' rigorous imprisonmentAll the three men convicted in the gangrape of Suzette Jordan on Park Street in Kolkata were sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment on Friday by a court in the city.
Jul 22, 2015
'Ragtime' and 'The March' author EL Doctorow dies in New York aged 84EL Doctorow, a leading figure in contemporary American literature whose works include Ragtime, Billy Bathgate and The March, has died at age 84, his publisher said on Tuesday.
Apr 15, 2015
Remembering Percy Sledge: When a man loves a woman singer dies at 74Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tuesday in Louisiana. He was 74.
Mar 18, 2015
Unshamed and unapologetic: Why rape survivor Suzette Jordan's voice matteredIn the cacophony surrounding violence against Indian women, we need more voices like Suzette's.
Feb 28, 2015
Obama mourns passing of Leonard Nimoy, says he too loved SpockPresident Barack Obama says Leonard Nimoy, who made the sign for "Live long and prosper" famous the world over, achieved that goal during his 83 years on the planet.
Feb 01, 2015
Father of birth control pills, Carl Djerassi passes away at 91Carl Djerassi, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control pill, has died.
Jan 29, 2015
Co-creator of laser and Nobel laureate, Charles Townes dies at 99Charles Hard Townes, the co-inventor of the laser and a Nobel laureate in physics, has died at age 99.
Jan 23, 2015
Obama offers condolences on death of Saudi King AbdullahPresident Barack Obama expressed condolences and offered sympathy to the people of Saudi Arabia upon the death of the king, an important ally and a major force in the Muslim world.
Jan 23, 2015
Nine West co-founder and shoe designer, Vince Camuto, dies at 78Legendary women's footwear designer Vince Camuto, who co-founded shoe company Nine West Group, has died in Connecticut at age 78.