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Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee dies of COVID-19

The 91-year-old had served as the Attorney General for India from 1989-90 and then from 1998-2004

30 Apr 2021 11:25 AM

Pulitzer winning novelist Shirley Ann Grau passes away at 91

Grau won the 1965 Pulitzer Prize for her fourth book 'The Keepers of the House'

06 Aug 2020 2:20 PM

Israeli historian, activist Zeev Sternhell dies at 85

A publicly engaged academic, Sternhell headed the Hebrew University's political science department and was a professor emeritus there

21 Jun 2020 4:11 PM

Rishi Kapoor: Forever Bobby despite all those other things

A natural actor who never received the writer-backed support many of his contemporaries enjoyed

01 May 2020 9:16 AM

I M Pei: Iconic architect of the Louvre Pyramid passes away

The legendary architect was known to thoroughly research his projects and firmly believed in the art of architecture.

17 May 2019 2:40 PM


Huge crowds turn out for Madikizela-Mandela's final journey

Thousands of mourners packed a 40,000-seat stadium to celebrate the powerful figure who was buried as a national hero.

14 Apr 2018 5:25 PM

Famed Iranian philosopher Shayegan dies at age 83

Iranian philosopher who challenged Western domination of philosophical thought died following a stroke.

22 Mar 2018 3:09 PM

Famous quotes from Stephen Hawking that you should read

From his views on why the universe exists to his purpose in life, illness and death, we share some of the most poignant quotes by Hawking.

14 Mar 2018 4:36 PM

Founder of IKEA, Ingvar Kamprad dies at 91

Kamprad died on Saturday at his home in Smaland, in southern Sweden, the chain's Swedish unit, IKEA Sverige, said on Twitter on Sunday.

29 Jan 2018 11:31 AM

Influential UK sci-fi author Brian Aldiss passes away

His works include Greybeard and Helliconia trilogy, centered on a planet in which seasons last for centuries.

22 Aug 2017 6:12 PM


Ex-Punjab DGP ‘Supercop’ K P S Gill passes away

As per doctors, Gill was suffering from End-Stage Kidney Failure and significant Ischemic Heart Disease.

26 May 2017 5:19 PM