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Flash: Abdul Kalam Passed Away in Shillong

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam died of severe cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at a Shillong institute at 6:40 PM today, Monday July 27 and was dead by the time he was taken to hospital. Dr Kalam, 84, collapsed at the Indian Institute of Management-Shillong and was rushed to the ICU in Bethany Hospital where doctors declared him brought ...

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‘Devadas’ Music composer M.S. Viswanathan Passed Away

  Indian cinema loses one of its iconic music composers. Our deepest condolences with the family of the legendary #MSV. pic.twitter.com/FXe3Si7FKb — Sony Music South (@SonyMusicSouth) July 14, 2015 Known to the Telugu filmfield for composing music to one of the early hits, ‘Devadas’ starred by Akkineni Nageswara Rao, veteran music composer M.S. Viswanathan died Tuesday in Chennai, after a ...

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Nellore Mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu Found Dead in Andes Mountains

Nellore-based mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu, 40, who went on a mountaineering expedition on the Andes Mountains between Argentina and Chile last month was found dead, confirmed his family. The Indian embassy and government officials have conveyed the information to Mastan Babu’s sister Dorasanamma. An accomplished mountaineer, Mastan Babu, known for his fastest ‘seven summit’ climber record in India, went on ...

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Lee Kuan Yew is Dead, Long Live Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid homage to Lee Kuan Yew, first prime minister of Singapore, who died after a prolonged battle with pneumonia. Calling him a “far-sighted statesman” and a “lion among leaders”, Modi said Lee’s life “teaches valuable lessons to everyone”.”News of his demise is saddening,” Modi tweeted. “In this hour of bereavement, our prayers are with Lee ...

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Vinod Mehta, A Prince Among Journalists

By Saeed Naqvi Vinod Mehta would have been flabbergasted. He would never have expected such a turnout at his funeral – the most powerful politicians, journalists, writers, cartoonists, artists, everybody except… well, in that exception possibly lay the secret of his success. The fixers and their patrons were not there. The attendance at the Lodhi Road crematorium is not the ...

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Mysterious Voice Leads Police to Rescue Baby in Crashed Car Next to Deceased Mother

In Indian epics ‘Akashvani’ used to guide or warn warriors but similar unexplainable voice guided police officers to rescue an unconscious child in a wrecked car 14 hours after an accident that killed her mother. The Utah police officers are not able to explain how the voice came from the car seeking help. “Help me, we’re in here,” said in ...

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