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Aug 26, 2019
Kerala-born, Karachi-based activist BM Kutty's demise further diminishes movement for peace between India-PakistanThe movement for peace between India and Pakistan will be severely diminished by BM Kutty's demise, but his optimism and humour will remain as a guiding light. His life in Pakistan is also a reflection of a different relationship with our neighbour, of an era without visas and more trust and positivity, and that is the legacy he leaves behind.
May 21, 2019
Neerav Patel, poet and pioneer of Dalit literature in Gujarat, passes away; but power of his verses lives onPerhaps the first Dalit poet writing in English, at the centre of Neerav Patel’s poems was always the life of his people, his community, and his verses helped establish non-Brahmanical aesthetics and literary narratives in Gujarat.
Jan 03, 2019
Slapping Chandrakant Pandit after triple ton to pulling up Vinod Kambli for indiscipline, Ramakant Achrekar shaped characters and cricketersAchrekar’s selfless devotion to the game resulted in him producing the maximum number of Test cricketers for India.
Nov 12, 2018
Remembering TN Srinivasan: A towering figure in Indian economics who embraced 1991 liberalisation with passionSrinivasan will definitely be remembered for his contribution to the opening up of the economy, though admittedly a lot of what has happened is due to external pressure (IMF) or political dictum.
Aug 16, 2018
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul famous for iconic anthem 'Respect', passes away aged 76Aretha Franklin died on Thursday in Detroit where familiy and friends had gathered during her final days, her publicist told US media.
Jan 15, 2018
Journalist, writer Gnani passes away: Tamil Nadu will miss his fiercely independent voiceGnani’s contribution to the Tamil political and socio-cultural landscape spans over four decades.
Jan 12, 2018
Doodhnath Singh, Hindi writer and winner of Bharat Bharti award, passes away aged 81Eminent Hindi writer Doodhnath Singh, winner of the Bharat Bharti award, died in Allahabad early on Friday, doctors said. He was 81
Jan 08, 2018
Four-time Emmy nominated Coach actor Jerry Van Dyke passes away aged 86Actor and comedian Jerry Van Dyke, who is famous for his role in the sitcom Coach, passed away at the age of 86. He was not keeping well after meeting with an accident in 2015
Dec 04, 2017
Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passes away in Mumbai at the age of 79Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passed away on 4 December at the age of 79. He breathed his last in Mumbai after battling a prolonged illness
Nov 22, 2017
Legendary Assamese actor Biju Phukan passes away at the age of 70Phukan, counted as one of the most prominent actors of Assam, acted in over 80 films including some Bengali films during 1970s to 1990s and had given several superhit films to the Assamese film industry.