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Poet, litterateur C. Narayana Reddy passed away

Eminent poet, litterateur C. Narayana Reddy died

Eminent poet, litterateur and Jnanpith awardee C. Narayana Reddy, popularly known as CiNaRe, passed away in the early hours of June 12, 2017, aged 85. He was taken to a hospital following health complications and was declared dead. CiNaRe, born on July 29, 1931 in Hanumajipet of erstwhile Karimnagar district,

Legendary sitar player Rais Khan Dies

Legendary sitar player Rais Khan

India-born legendary sitar player Ustad Rais Khanpassed away in Pakistan on May 6, 2017. He was 77. He was reportedly diagnosed with an ailment and had been bedridden for quite some time. He breathed his last in Karachi. He is survived by his wife, renowned singer Bilqees Khanum, and four sons. Ustad Rais was

Leading Indian classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar

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Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar died on April 3, 2017 night at the age of  84. According to reports, she died in her sleep in her central Mumbai house. Kishori Amonkar was a leading Indian classical vocalist. She is considered to have been one of the foremost singers in the Hindustani

Capt Cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni calls it a day

Team India one-day international (ODI) and T20 captain MS Dhoni has resigned. And with this decision he has inked yet another first in Indian cricket – quitting without actually being ordered or forced to call it quits by the BCCI powers-that-be. Dhoni’s retirement was self chosen while from from Kapil

Karun Nair : New cricket hero of India is born

Riding on Karun Nair's unbeaten 303 and left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja's seven for 48, a ruthless India on December 20 defeated England by an innings and 75 runs in the fifth cricket Test and clinched the five-match rubber 4-0. India’s new cricketing hero is born. It is Karun Nair. He made

Fidel Castro, Cuba’s leader of revolution, dies at 90

Fidel Castro

Cuba's former president Fidel Castro, one of the world's longest-serving and most iconic leaders, has died aged 90. His younger brother and successor as president Raul Castro announced the news on state television. A period of official mourning has been declared on the island until 4 December, when his ashes

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