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,
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
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
62nd Filmfare Awards ceremony, presented by the Filmfare magazine, honored the best Hindi language Indian films of 2016. The ceremony was held on 14 January 2017 and was co-hosted by Kapil Sharma, Karan Johar and Shahrukh Khan. Aamir Khan took away the Best Actor Award for his impressive performance in Dangal film.
The 88th Academy Awards ceremony alternatively known as "the Oscars", presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2015 (February 28, 2016: Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles). AMPAS presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories. Spotlight won two awards including Best Picture, and Mad Max: Fury Road won six awards, the most for
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016- David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz: "for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter" The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016- Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa: "for the design and synthesis of molecular machines" The
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