Tag: Dead

Ex-US President George H.W. Bush passes away

Washington: George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the US and father of the 43rd, who steered the nation through a tumultuous period in world affairs, has died at the age of 94 in Houston, his spokesperson Jim McGrath announced. His death on Friday night came less than eight months after that of his wife […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passes away

Washington: Paul Allen, who 43 years ago along with Bill Gates founded Microsoft, the company that revolutionised the software world and personal computers forever, has died, his family announced. He was 65. In a statement, Allen’s relatives said that the businessman died on Monday afternoon in Seattle, where Microsoft has its headquarters, from non-Hodgkins lymphoma, reports […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
22 killed in Indonesia flash floods, landslides

Jakarta: At least 22 people including children were killed and 15 others wounded as flash floods and landslides struck West and North Sumatra provinces of Indonesia, officials said on Saturday. The disaster also destroyed 48 houses while evacuation and search operations for the missing were underway, National Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said. […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Maharashtra Agriculture minister Pandurang dies of heart attack

Mumbai: Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Pandurang Phundkar died on Thursday following a massive heart attack here, a BJP official said. Phundkar, 67, was admitted to the K.J. Somaiya Hospital on Wednesday where his condition reportedly deteriorated followed by the massive heart attack. He breathed his last at around 4.35 a.m. on Thursday. Top Bharatiya Janata Party […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
'Pakeezah' actor Geeta Kapoor dead at 67

Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actress Geeta Kapoor, who shot into the limelight for her role in the classic “Pakeezah”, breathed her last in a Mumbai old age home on Saturday morning, a family friend said. She was 67 and had been living in the old age home after she was reportedly abandoned by her son and […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Eminent journalist Tom Wolfe dead at 88

  New York: Award winning writer and journalist Tom Wolfe, who is noted for works like “The Bonfire of the Vanities”, “The Right Stuff” and “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test” has passed away in the US. He was 88. Wolfe who pioneered “new journalism” passed away in Manhattan on Monday, his agent confirmed the news […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
7 dead as small plane crash-lands in Philippines

Manila: A small plane crash-landed on a house shortly after it took off from Plaridel airstrip in Bulacan province of Manila on Saturday, killing seven, authorities said. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said all six people, including the two pilots aboard the six-seater twin-engined Piper PA-23 Apache plane, were killed. Police said […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Bridge collapses in Kolkata, several feared dead

Kolkata: A portion of the arterial Majerhat bridge in Alipore area of South Kolkata collapsed today following which some casualties are feared, police said. As per reports, some vehicles were also crushed during the incident. Fire brigade, police and NDRF personnel are engaged in rescue work. Speaking on the mishap, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Burari deaths: Police question mason who installed 11 pipes, his daughter

New Delhi: Seeking to unravel the mystery behind the deaths of 11 members of a family in Burari, the Delhi Police has questioned their employees, including a contractor who had installed 11 pipes at the house and his daughter, a senior officer said today. The police questioned Geeta, the eldest daughter of Kunwar Pal, who […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
2 Assam Rifles personnel dead, 4 injured in ambush

Kohima: Two Assam Rifles personnel were killed and four others suffered injuries in an ambush by suspected Naga insurgents in Mon district of Nagaland today, an Assam Rifles official said. The incident occurred around 3 pm near Aboi when armed cadres ambushed a team comprising six Assam Rifles personnel, said the PRO to the Inspector […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Murder of 7-yr-old: Acting principal suspended, security staff removed

Gurgaon: The acting principal of Ryan International School here was today suspended and all the security staff were removed, a day after a seven-year-old boy was found dead with his throat slit inside a washroom. Angry parents and locals gathered outside the school premises this morning and staged protest for over two hours demanding a […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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Hit & Run Case: Elderly man dies after being hit by police van in Balasore

Balasore: Tension ran high near Mirigimundi village under Rupsa police limits of the district following the death of an elderly man in a road accident Monday morning. The man, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, was repotedly killed on the spot after being run over by the police van of Basta Police Station here. […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Row over burial ground: Tension continues to prevail in Raighar

Nabarangpur: Tension that erupted yesterday between two villages of Raighar block over a burial ground continued today after agitators closed down markets, shops and disrupted vehicular traffic by staging road blockade. Earlier yesterday, tension was reported when a deceased woman of Patrakoti village was being taken to the burial ground and it was opposed by […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Popular comedy writer, actor Crazy Mohan passes away

Chennai:  Renowned Tamil writer, actor and comedy giant Crazy Mohan breathed his last here on Monday after he suffered a major heart attack. He was 67. “After he complained of pain in his chest and suffered a heart attack, he was rushed to Kauvery hospital in the afternoon. Efforts were made to revive him but […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Thousands Missing In Sri Lanka Civil War Dead: Gotabaya

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has for the time acknowledged that more than 20,000 people who disappeared during the country’s decades-long civil war were dead, the media reported on Tuesday. The Sri Lankan Army defeated the Tamil Tiger rebels in May 2009 after 26 years of bloody conflict. During this time, Rajapaksa was the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021