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  • Lost brother in MH370, loses step daughter in MH17 4 days ago

    More than 25 Australians have died in the MH17 disaster. Kaylene Mann from Australia lost her relatives in both the Malaysia airlines tragedies. Her brother Rod Burrows and his wife Mary died on flight MH370. Now she lost her step daughter in MH17 crash. ...
  • VHP leader Giriraj Kishore dies at age of 94 July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Giriraj Kishore, who was actively associated with the Ram temple agitation, died on Sunday evening following prolonged illness. He was 94. "He was ailing for some time now. He died peacefully at the VHP headquarters in RK Puram at 9:15 PM," VHP Delhi unit...
  • Ramones punk band co-founder Tommy dies at 65 July 13, 2014

    Reuters: Tommy Ramone, the drummer and last surviving original member of the American punk band the Ramones, whose aggressive and fast-driving songs spearheaded the punk-rock movement, has died at the age of 65, an associate said on Saturday. The death was confirmed by Dave Frey, director at Ramones Productions, the company...
  • Zohra Sehgal: Her demise leaves a void that's hard to fill July 11, 2014

    In Indian showbiz industry, there are actors, popular movie stars, and a special few who can add life into films by their mere presence and make even the lead actor/actress look less important. Such was the impact of the rare being Zohra Sehgal in her Bollywood films that the viewers...
  • Legendary actress and the 'laadli' of Bollywood, Zohra Sehgal, finally calls it a day at 102 July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Hers was the smile that could launch a thousand ships. Legendary film, theatre and television actress Zohra Sehgal has finally called it a day on Thursday at the age of 102. Fondly called Bollywood's 'laadli', Zohra was last seen in films such as 'Cheeni Kum' and 'Saawariya' in...
  • Someone wrote a very popular story about a dying Calvin meeting Hobbes for the last time but don't reach for the tissues yet July 10, 2014

    As fan fictions go, there have been several versions of Calvin and Hobbes, some even devilishly deviant, because you know how fans obsess about characters they love. But this blog (original writer unknown) that was reposted on Tickld.Com and have unleashed a hailstorm of feels among the users, is how...
  • Two kids killed in collapse of building, wall in Delhi July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Two children were killed in separate incidents of collapses of a building and a wall apparently triggered by the rains in different parts of the city on Wednesday. In central Delhi's Anand Parbat area, a double-storeyed poorly constructed house fell on an adjacent shanty around 2.50 pm, killing two-year-old...
  • Six tea garden labourers die in Jalpaiguri district June 28, 2014

    Jalpaiguri: At least six tea labourers have died from malnutrition in the last six days at a tea garden in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district. The labourers belonging to the closed Raibur tea garden under Rajganj block of the district died from malnutrition in the last six days, SDO Jalpaiguri Seema...
  • Karnataka: 4-year-old girl falls into borewell, dies after 50 hours June 20, 2014

    Bijapur: In a tragic end to the nearly 50-hour-long rescue operation, a four-year-old girl who fell into an open borewell at Nagathana village, near Bijapur, was found dead late Thursday night. The round-the-clock operation launched on Tuesday evening ended with the rescue teams finding the body of Akshata Hanumanth Patil at...
  • 2 engineers die in accident at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam's Vizag plant June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Two engineers of private contractor died in accident at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam's Vizag plant in Andhra Pradesh on Monday. The company said that the cause of the death is yet to be ascertained. More details are awaited. ...
  • US radio deejay, 'Shaggy' voice Casey Kasem dead at 82 June 16, 2014

    Reuters: Casey Kasem, the U.S. radio personality who counted down pop music hits on his popular weekly radio show and also lent his distinctive voice to hippie sleuth Shaggy in the "Scooby Doo" cartoons, died on Sunday. He was 82. "Early this Father's Day morning, our dad Casey Kasem passed away...
  • Top 10 things you might not know about Casey Kasem June 16, 2014

    Los Angeles: Counting down the top 10 things you might not know about radio personality Casey Kasem, the founding voice of "American Top 40," who died Sunday: 10. Beginning in 1969, Kasem voiced the character Shaggy for the animated series "Scooby-Doo: Where Are You!" He continued to voice the long-haired hippie...
  • Beas tragedy: High-tech sonar device pressed into search June 15, 2014

    Mandi: A high-tech device on Sunday was pressed into the search for the 17 persons still missing after the tragedy in Beas river with rescue teams resuming their efforts on the seventh day following the mishap of June 8. Assisted by over 50 expert divers, rescue teams resumed their search equipped...
  • 10 die in Pakistan drone strike June 12, 2014

    Islamabad: At least 10 people were killed in a second US drone strike in Pakistan's North Waziristan province, increasing the toll to 16 since Wednesday's attack, media reported Thursday. According to officials, the drone targeted a house near Miranshah and fired eight missiles, The News International reported. The first US drone attack...
  • Gopinath Munde struggled in BJP, wanted to quit party: BJP MLC June 7, 2014

    Mumbai: The late BJP leader Gopinath Munde had struggled within the party and even wanted to leave it, BJP MLC Pandurang Phundkar on Friday claimed in the Legislative Council here. "Munde faced struggles at every step. He was (once) about to leave the BJP. I opposed it. He faced humiliation many...
  • Leaders pay tribute to Gopinath Munde June 4, 2014

    Leaders across the party line expressed shock at the sudden death of Union Minister Gopinath Munde in a road accident on Tuesday morning. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said, "I am deeply shocked to hear about the untimely demise of Gopinath Munde. He was an outstanding leader who belonged to...
  • Live: AIIMS doctors hand over Munde's post-mortem report to Delhi Police June 3, 2014

    Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde died in a road accident in Delhi on Tuesday morning when he was on his way to the airport. Munde was rushed to the AIIMS trauma centre after the accident where he was declared dead. AIIMS spokesperson said that there was no breathing, no...
  • Leaders across party line express shock over Munde's untimely death June 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Leaders across party line expressed shock at the sudden death of Union Minister Gopinath Munde. The Rural Development Minister died in a road accident in Delhi on Tuesday morning when he was on his way to the airport. Home Minister Rajnath Singh rushed to AIIMS where Munde was...
  • Extremely saddened, shocked by the demise of Gopinath Munde: PM Modi June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed shock at the sudden death of Union Rural Development Minister Gopinathrao Pandurang Munde. Munde died in a road accident in Delhi on Tuesday morning when he was on his way to the airport. Modi said, "Extremely saddened and shocked by the demise of...
  • Metal band lead singer Timothy Lambesis gets 6 years for plotting to murder his wife May 17, 2014

    California: The lead singer of the band As I Lay Dying has been sentenced to six years in prison for plotting to kill his wife. U-T San Diego reports 33-year-old Timothy Lambesis was sentenced Friday in San Diego County. He had pleaded guilty to soliciting murder. Authorities say Lambesis hired an undercover...
  • Rajkumari Kaul dies at 86 May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Rajkumari Kaul, who was part of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's adopted family, died on Saturday. Kaul, 86, died of cardiac failure at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences to which she was brought on Friday. She was cremated at the Lodhi crematorium later in the evening. ...
  • Hollywood producer Raymond Wagner passes away at 88 April 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Hollywood producer and studio executive Raymond Wagner has died aged 88. Though he passed away on March 12, his family announced his death only now. The producer passed away from natural causes, and his family announced the news Thursday, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Wagner began his career as a producer in the...
  • Riverdale's teenage comic star Archie Andrews to die a hero's death in shocking July edition of 'Life With Archie' series April 9, 2014

    Riverdale's good-natured teen comic star Archie Andrews will die in July's final edition of the 'Life with Archie #36' series that traces the life of the pop culture icon after high school, the CBC news portal reported quoting Archie Comics publisher Jon Goldwater. The small-town comic character will reportedly die to...
  • All men must die: 'Game of Thrones' returns for fourth season March 29, 2014

    Mystical ice creatures, fire-breathing dragons, and the people caught in between return to the small screen come April 6, when HBO's 'Game of Thrones' unsheathes a fourth season that could see it crowned as the cable network's most watched series in history. The medieval fantasy drama's fan base has grown substantially...
  • Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar takes to Twitter to refute death rumours March 27, 2014

    After a hoax report suggesting that Lata Mangeshkar had passed away, the legendary singer took to her Twitter to dispel the rumors of her demise. "Namaskar. Meri tabiyat ke baare mein afwaayein phail rahi hai. Par aap sab ka pyar aur duaaien hain ke meri tabiyat bilkul thik hai,"...
  • Nanda was an iconic actress and a very good human being: Sunny Deol March 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Expressing grief over yesteryear actress Nanda's death, veteran actors Manoj Kumar and Prem Chopra today described her as a very "down to earth person" and a "woman with no tantrums". Kumar, who had shared screen space with Nanda in films like 'Gumnaam', 'Shor' and 'Bedaag', says he is...
  • 'Homeland' actor James Rebhorn dies of melanoma: reports March 24, 2014

    Reuters: James Rebhorn, the tall, lanky character actor who appeared in dozens of movies and television shows, including the Showtime political thriller "Homeland," has died at 65, according to media reports on Sunday. Rebhorn died on Friday of melanoma at his home in New Jersey, the New York Times reported. The...
  • Khushwant Singh: facts and his fictions March 20, 2014

    - Khushwant Singh was born on 2 February 1915 was a novelist and journalist. - An Indo-Anglian novelist, Singh was best-known for his trenchant secularism, his humour, and an abiding love of poetry. His comparisons of social and behavioral characteristics of Westerners and Indians are laced with acid wit. He served...
  • Woman jumps before Delhi Metro train, dies March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A 30-year old woman died on Monday after she jumped in front of a Delhi Metro train, an official said. Omvati, a resident of Raghubir Nagar jumped in front of the Metro train going towards the Yamuna Bank at Rajouri Garden metro station in west Delhi around 10.30 a.m. She...