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  • Two kids killed in collapse of building, wall in Delhi 02-07-2014 11:46 PM

    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...
  • Six tea garden labourers die in Jalpaiguri district 28-06-2014 07:26 PM

    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 20-06-2014 07:39 AM

    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...
  • 2 engineers die in accident at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam's Vizag plant 16-06-2014 03:24 PM

    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 16-06-2014 11:43 AM

    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...
  • Top 10 things you might not know about Casey Kasem 16-06-2014 11:32 AM

    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...
  • Beas tragedy: High-tech sonar device pressed into search 15-06-2014 01:42 PM

    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...
  • 10 die in Pakistan drone strike 12-06-2014 10:30 AM

    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...
  • Gopinath Munde struggled in BJP, wanted to quit party: BJP MLC 07-06-2014 12:21 AM

    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...
  • Leaders pay tribute to Gopinath Munde 04-06-2014 11:32 AM

    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 03-06-2014 10:45 AM

    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 03-06-2014 10:09 AM

    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 03-06-2014 09:39 AM

    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 17-05-2014 02:36 PM

    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...
  • Rajkumari Kaul dies at 86 04-05-2014 01:03 PM

    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...
  • 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...