November 6, 2013
Tarla Dalal, India’s first celebrity chef, who died at the age of 77 in Mumbai on Wednesday, brought the world into Indian kitchens; she took Indian cooking to homes across the world as well. T...
Melbourne, Nov 4
A 25-year-old Indian-origin trainee teacher in New Zealand died today after being punched outside a fast food outlet in central Auckland.
Tarun Asthana, who was on life support in hospita...
Agartala, Nov 3
Unable to bear the social stigma, HIV-infected couple allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison.
While the husband died on the way to the hospital on October 24, the 35-year-old wom...
Beijing, Nov 1
A Chinese policeman was arrested after he allegedly shot a woman dead and injured another in China’s southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.Head of Pingnan County’s public security bureau...
Kolkata, Oct 24
Legendary playback singer and Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner Manna Dey passed away at a Bangalore hospital in the wee hours of Thursday. He was 94. Dey had over the last few years been s...
San Francisco, Oct 22
A 13-year-old student at a Nevada middle school opened fire on Monday on campus, killing a math teacher before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. Two other students were serio...
Chennai, Oct 17
Noted social activist and Padma awardee, Sarojini Varadappan died here today following a brief illness.
Sarojini (92), daughter of former Chief Minister M Bhakthavachalam was a recipient...
Pune, Oct 14
Former Union minister, freedom fighter and environmentalist Mohan Dharia, who quit the Indira Gandhi government against imposition of Emergency, died here today of chronic kidney failure. He was 8...
Nicosia, Nov 19
Two-time former Cypriot president Glafcos Clerides died on Friday, his personal doctor told reporters.“Unfortunately, at 6:20 pm local time (2150 IST) our historic leader passed away,” Jose...
Jabalpur, Nov 5
Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker Ishwar Das Rohani today passed away following a heart attack.
The 67-year-old BJP leader is survived by wife, two sons and four daughters.
Mumbai, Nov 3
Four railway gangmen, carrying out maintenance work on the tracks, were today killed after being hit by a speeding Kolhapur-bound long distance train between Thakurli and Kalyan railway station in...
Islamabad, Nov 3
Legendary Pakistani folk singer Reshma, who mesmerised music lovers beyond borders with her soulful rendition of songs like Dama Dam Mast Kalandar and Lambi Judai in her trademark ru...
October 24, 2013
The voice that gave us soul-stirring and immortal melodies such as Laaga chunri mei daag chupaoo kaise and Puchho na kaise maine rain bitayi, has fallen silent. Manna Dey passed away...
Pittsburgh, Oct 23
Lawrence R Klein, a longtime University of Pennsylvania Professor who won the Nobel Prize in economics, has died. He was 93. He died on Sunday at his home in Gladwyne, near Philadelphia,...
Hyderabad, Oct. 18:
Jnanpith Award winner Ravuri Bharadwaja, 86, has passed away here on Friday. Bharadwaja breathed his last at CARE Hospital where he was admitted with multiple complaints. He fell sick a few days a...
Manila, Oct 15
A magnitude-7.2 earthquake struck the central Philippines on Tuesday, killing at least 34 people as many buildings collapsed, officials said.
The tremor occurred 2 kilometres south-east o...
Karachi, Sept 28
Several cities of Pakistan’s Sindh and Balochistan provinces were today hit by a massive 7.2-magnitude aftershock, three days after an earthquake measuring 7.7 struck the region killing over 500 p...