Jayendra Saraswati — The 20th century Ramanuja

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By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai-- Swami Jayendra Saraswati, the Sankaracharya of Kanchipuram Mutt in Tamil Nadu who passed away on Wednesday, was a colossal spiritual figure...

Obituary: Renowned artist Yusuf Arakkal passes away

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Bengaluru-- Renowned contemporary figurative artist and sculptor Yusuf Arakkal passed away here on Tuesday after prolonged illness, said a family source. He was 71. Arakkal...

BMW India CEO Rudratej Singh passes away at 46

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New Delhi-- Rudratej Singh, the President and CEO of BMW Group India, passed away on Monday. He was 46. The company said in a statement that...

Publishing legend Sonny Mehta passes away in New York at 77

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NEW YORK-- Sonny Mehta, under whose leadership Knopf published six Nobel literature laureates, died in New York on Tuesday. He was 77. A legend at...

Obituary: Longtime Professor of Indian Music Peter Row Passes Away at 73

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By George Ruckert BOSTON--Peter Row, longtime professor of Indian Music at New England Conservatory, has passed away from a lingering illness this past week.  He...

Obituary: Former UP Chief Minister Kalyan Singh – the man who lived life on...

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Lucknow-- Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and ex-Governor of Rajasthan, Kalyan Singh, was at one point in time the tallest leader of the BJP in...

Nightingale of Kashmir is dead at 89

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Srinagar-- Legendary Kashmiri singer Raj Begum, the voice that mesmerized millions for over seven decades, died here on Wednesday, family sources said. She was...

Obituary: Small-screen heartthrob and every mother’s perfect boy

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Mumbai-- The small-screen celebrity is an unusual creature, in your home every night, part of your dinner-table conversation, sparkling your office water-cooler debates the next...

Legendary music composer Khayyam passes away at 92

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Mumbai-- National award winning Bollywood music composer Mohammed Zahir Hashmi, who was known only as Khayyam in his musical journey, passed away late on...

Malayalam poet Sugathakumari cremated with full state honors

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Thiruvananthapuram--The 86-year-old Malayalam poet, environmentalist, social activist and Padma awardee Sugathakumari, who passed away on Wednesday morning at the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College owing to...
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