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Vinod Mehta — an editor people loved to hate

Vinod Mehta —  He staked his reputation by declaring Narendra Modi as the next prime minister, despite being highly critical of the man. At that time, every journalist worth his salt argued passionately that it would never happen, given the country’s complexity, size and identity politics. One of the most acerbic and irreverent of mainstream scribes, he never minced words ...

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Actor Harrison Ford Crashes Vintage Plane into Golf course, ‘Battered but Fine’, Says Son

Hollywood actor Harrison Ford has crashed his vintage World War II era training plance on a golf course in California at about 2:20 p.m. (5:20 p.m. ET) and was rescued breathing but badly battered, informed his son. The 72-year-old actor was rushed to a nearby hospital where he underwent surgery for head injury and a broken arm and his condition ...

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NBL 1994 Fame Anthony Mason Died, Twitter Abuzz with RIP Messages

Anthony Mason, 48, NBA player who pushed the New York Knicks reach the 1994 NBA Finals, died early this morning after suffering heart attack early this month and diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Mason suffered a massive heart attack in early February 2015 and was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. “Overnight, New York City and the world lost a legend, ...

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Swine Flu: 5-year-old Delhi girl dies, Telangana reports 33 fresh cases

A five-year-old girl Alisha succumbed to swine flu om Delhi taking the toll to 10 since January, while in Telangana, the disease is spreading unabated with 33 new cases reported, officials said. According to the Directorate of Health Services (DHS), Alisha died Feb 13 at Hindu Rao hospital in the national capital. “The death happened much before, however, it was ...

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Swine Flu Wrap: Nation Stares as J&K SP Dies, Ghaziabad DM infected, toll reaches 743

Crossing all the inter-state borders, swine flu is taking national character with top government officials becoming the latest victims after many doctors succumbed to the dreaded virus that is spreading fast all over the country with the total number of positive cases as of Friday reaching 11,955, with 743 deaths.. Sunil Gupta, superintendent of police in Jammu and Kashmir died ...

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Producer Ramanaidu Passes Away, Aged 79

Renowned Telugu producer D. Ramanaidu, who holds the record of producing films in the maximum number of Indian languages, died in Hyderabad on Wednesday, aged 79. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner and Padma Bhushan awardee was suffering from prostate cancer for sometime now. “Ramanaidu, who was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, passed away at a private hospital. His body is ...

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