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  • Hollywood producer Raymond Wagner passes away at 88 11-04-2014 05:34 PM

    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...
  • Riverdale's teenage comic star Archie Andrews to die a hero's death in shocking July edition of 'Life With Archie' series 09-04-2014 10:04 AM

    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...
  • All men must die: 'Game of Thrones' returns for fourth season 29-03-2014 10:25 AM

    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...
  • Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar takes to Twitter to refute death rumours 26-03-2014 01:23 PM

    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," her...
  • Nanda was an iconic actress and a very good human being: Sunny Deol 26-03-2014 11:48 AM

    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 shocked...
  • 'Homeland' actor James Rebhorn dies of melanoma: reports 24-03-2014 02:03 PM

    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....
  • Khushwant Singh: facts and his fictions 20-03-2014 01:26 PM

    - 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...
  • Woman jumps before Delhi Metro train, dies 03-03-2014 02:04 PM

    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...
  • 'The Waltons' actor Ralph Waite dies at 85 14-02-2014 08:19 AM

    Los Angeles: Ralph Waite, who played the father in TV's hit series 'The Waltons' has died. Waite's manager, Alan Mills, says the actor died on Thursday in the Palm Springs area. He was 85. Waite was best known for his role as the patriarch in the 1970s series 'The Waltons'...
  • Belgium passes law extending euthanasia to children 14-02-2014 07:44 AM

    Brussels: Belgium became the first country to allow euthanasia for terminally ill children of any age on Thursday when its lower house of parliament passed new "right-to-die" legislation by a large majority. The law goes beyond Dutch legislation that set a minimum age of 12 for children judged mature enough...
  • Amala Paul and others mourn legendary Balu Mahendra's death 13-02-2014 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: The film fraternity mourned the death of legendary filmmaker Balu Mahendra, terming the passing away of "creator's creator" as a "massive loss" for the industry. Mr Balu died on Thursday following a heart attack. He was 74. Members of the film industry such as Siddharth, Amala Paul, A...
  • Noted Tamil filmmaker Balu Mahendra dies at 75 13-02-2014 12:51 PM

    Chennai: Renowned filmmaker Balu Mahendra died here today at a private hospital following a cardiac arrest, sources close to his family said. Balu Mahendra, 75, who suffered heart attack, was rushed to the hospital where he breathed his last, sources said. He is survived by his wife and son. Born...
  • Father of TV sketch comedy Sid Caesar dies at 91 13-02-2014 07:47 AM

    New York: Milton Berle was the funnyman whose pioneering presence in the nation's living rooms earned him the title Mr. Television. But Berle echoed the past. His wildly popular wisecracks and cavorting were repurposed from his burlesque days for the brand-new miracle of TV. Sid Caesar was different. Arriving on...
  • Young Haryana Ranji wicketkeeper dies in a tragic accident 06-02-2014 09:55 PM

    New Delhi: In a tragic accident, 25-year-old first-class cricketer Sandeep Singh lost his life after a tractor run over him in his hometown Mundal on Thursday. Sandeep was in the reserves list of the Haryana team this season having already played 15 first-class, 11 List A and 16 T20 matches...
  • Delhi: Metro service disrupted as man allegedly commits suicide 31-01-2014 12:16 PM

    Metro services were disrupted on the Dwaraka line on Friday after an elderly man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a train at Tilak Nagar Metro Station. Commuters had a tough time as Metro services at all stations on the Dwaraka Line were stalled due to the incident....
  • Andhra Pradesh: Pregnant woman dies of Swine Flu 29-01-2014 05:29 PM

    Visakhapatnam: A 27-year old pregnant woman on Wednesday died of swine flu at a private hospital, becoming the first victim of the disease in the country this year, officials said. The woman, who was tested positive for H1N1 virus succumbed to the disease this morning after undergoing treatment for nearly...
  • Surat: Fire breaks out in commercial buidling, 4 dies 29-01-2014 04:48 PM

    Four persons were asphyxiated to death and three others injured when a fire broke out in a commercial building in Surat on Wednesday, a fire official said. The blaze erupted on the ground floor of the four-storey building on Amroli-Sayan Road where an embroidery factory was operating, divisional fire officer...
  • Tata Motors Managing Director Karl Slym passes away in Bangkok 26-01-2014 05:33 PM

    Tata Motors Managing Director Karl Slym on Sunday died in Bangkok where he had gone to attend a board meeting of the company's Thailand arm. The company shares the grief of Karl Slym's wife and family at their irreparable loss, Tata Motors said in a statement. Slym, 51, joined Tata...
  • US: 8-year-old boy dies after saving six relatives from fire 24-01-2014 12:19 PM

    In a heroic act, an eight-year-old boy in the US saved six relatives from a house fire but died while saving his disabled grandfather. Tyler Doohan, from East Rochester, New York, was staying at the home of relatives in the nearby town of Penfield when he noticed a fire in...
  • Thank you Suchitra Sen for making our lives so joyous with memories of another day 17-01-2014 10:04 AM

    New Delhi: As a kid who grew up in the leafy and starry environs of Mumbai Pali Hill in the 50s and 60s, Suchitra Sen was not a blimp on my radar! It was a star-filled neighbourhood with Dilip Kumar, Meena Kumari, Sunil & Nargis, Pran, Purnima, Gope and Maruti...
  • 17-year-old Sam Berns battling with aging disease Progeria, dies 13-01-2014 03:50 PM

    A teenager whose battle with a rare genetic condition that accelerates the aging process became the subject of an HBO documentary has died. Sam Berns was 17. Berns, of Foxborough, died on Friday after complications from Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, commonly known as progeria. The Progeria Research Foundation, which was founded...
  • RIP Uday Kiran: The tragic end to the 'Hat-trick Hero' 06-01-2014 04:34 PM

    New Delhi: The news of Telugu actor Uday Kiran committing suicide in his flat on Sunday night has left many shocked. For those who came in late, the 33-year-old actor hanged himself from the ceiling in his flat in Srinagar Colony, Punjagutta. Kiran's parents and his wife found his body...
  • Veteran Malayalam singer KP Udayabhanu dies at 77 06-01-2014 07:29 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Malayalam playback singer KP Udayabhanu, who had been undergoing treatment for Parkinson's disease for several months, passed away here Sunday. He was 77. "For nearly a year he had been undergoing treatment for Parkinson's disease. He breathed his last this evening at his residence at around 9 p.m.," a...
  • Veteran New York newsman Donald Frost dies at 81 05-01-2014 12:48 PM

    Donald Forst, a veteran newsman who led New York Newsday and the Village Voice as they won Pulitzer Prizes and also worked at more than a dozen other newspapers, died Saturday at age 81. He died at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany of complications of colon cancer, Forst's companion, Val...
  • Hong Kong confirms first death from H7N9 bird flu 26-12-2013 06:50 PM

    An 80-year-old man infected with the H7N9 bird flu virus has died in Hong Kong, the government said on Thursday, in the first such death in the city after the virus surfaced in early December. The man, the second person in Hong Kong to be diagnosed with the virus strain,...
  • 13-year-old footballer dies during the match 23-12-2013 03:57 PM

    London: A 13-year-old promising footballer in Scotland mysteriously collapsed and died on the field during a match. Jamie Skinner was playing for Tynecastle FC's Under-14 team at the Saughton Astro pitch in Fernieside town when he collapsed on Sunday. Desperate attempts by paramedics to revive him failed. The cause of...
  • Vin Diesel mourns loss of 'brother' Paul Walker 02-12-2013 09:23 AM

    Los Angeles: Actor Vin Diesel is saddened with the demise of his 'The Fast And Furious' co-star Paul Walker and says he will miss him a lot. Diesel took to Twitter to express his grief, reports mirror.co.uk. "Brother, I will miss you very much. Heaven has gained a new angel....
  • Celebrities mourn Paul Walker's tragic death 01-12-2013 04:34 PM

    New Delhi: The tragic death of 'Fast and Furious' star Paul Walker in a car crash hasn't just left his fans but also colleagues shocked. As soon as the news of his death was confirmed many celebrities (Hollywood and Bollywood) took to Twitter to pay tribute to the star. A...
  • Choreographer R Raghuram passes away 01-12-2013 04:00 PM

    Chennai: Veteran choreographer-actor R Raghuram died here today following a brief illness. He was 64. Raghuram was not keeping well for the past few days, sources close to his family said. He is survived by his wife and a daughter named Gayathri, who is also an actor and choreographer. Fondly...
  • Celebrity chef Tarla Dalal dies at 77 06-11-2013 04:50 PM

    New Delhi: Noted celebrity chef and the lady who revolutionised Indian cooking, Tarla Dalal passed away on Wednesday morning following a fatal heart attack. She was 77. Dalal, who is known for a popular cookery show 'Tarla Dalal Show' had authored several cook books and specialised in vegetarian dishes. She...