An Obituary printed in the London Times – Interesting and sadly rather true. Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost [...]
New Delhi: He was a classical musician in the purest sense and was also dubbed the ‘godfather of world music’...
The President, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee laying wreath at the mortal remains of the former Prime Minister, Mr. Inder Kumar...
Mumbai: You loved him, you hated him, but you never could ignore him. That was Bal Keshav Thackeray, a fierce proponent...
Chandigarh: The genial sardar who not just brought on a smile but also provoked introspection with his biting wit and...
Shimla: Congress leader and five-time Himachal Pradesh minister Sat Mahajan died early Saturday in New Delhi after a brief illness, family members said. He was 85. Survived by a son and a daughter, Mahajan was ailing for some time and had undergone angioplasty at a hospital in Delhi Aug 22. [...]Read more ›
Mumbai : From “Baazi” in 1951 to “Chargesheet” in 2011, it was an untrammeled joyride through six decades of Bollywood. It’s curtains for the ageless Dev Anand, who oversaw the growth of the Hindi film industry from the black and white era to technicolour, and leaves behind a unique legacy [...]Read more ›
Mumbai: Indian ghazal king Jagjit Singh’s way of celebrating his 70th year was unique – he was aiming to complete 70 concerts by the end of the year. The man who gave ghazals a new lease of life managed only 46 before breathing his last. Singh, who learnt music under [...]Read more ›
Washington: Steve Jobs, the visionary co-founder of Apple who led a mobile-computing revolution with wildly popular devices such as the iPhone, is no more. He was 56. The end came Wednesday just a day after Tim Cook, the new CEO of world’s leading tech company unveiled the iPhone 4S, a [...]Read more ›
Dehra Dun: Dr Hari Datt Bhatt â€˜Shaileshâ€™, a renowned writer of Hindi and Garhwali, and former teacher of The Doon School, was consigned to the flames at the ghat along the Ganga at Hardwar amidst the chanting of mantras this morning. He was 85 and was suffering from kidney problem [...]Read more ›