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How Fans Who Wrote Love Letters In Blood Dumped Rajesh Khanna For Amitabh Bachchan

Jul 18, 2021 Giridhar Jha

Stardom can be ephemeral but rarely does one come across as heart-breaking an example as that of Rajesh Khanna.

Former Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain Passes Away

Jul 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Hussain, who was born in Agra in 1940 and migrated with his parents to Pakistan in 1947, served as the 12th President of Pakistan


McAfee Antivirus Software Creator John McAfee Found Dead In Spanish Prison

Hours earlier, a Spanish court issued a preliminary ruling in favor of the 75-year-old tycoon's extradition to the United States to face tax-related criminal charges.

Head Of World’s Largest Family: Man With 39 Wives, 94 Children, 33 Grandchildren Dies At 76

Jun 13, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga, state Congress chief Lal Thanhawla and Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) leader Lalduhoma have condoled the death of Zionghaka aka Zion-a.


Magical, Liminal, Misunderstood: Remembering Buddhadeb Dasgupta

Buddhadeb Dasgupta’s (Feb 11, 1944 to June 10, 2021) love-hate relationship with his home-grown audience

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10 June, 2021

Ngangom Dingko Singh, Asian Games Gold Medallist Boxer, Dies

Outlook Web Bureau

Ngangom Dingko Singh was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2017. And last year, he had tested positive for COVID-19


08 June, 2021

South Korea's 2002 World Cup star Yoo Sang-chul Dies At 49

Agencies

Yoo Sang-chul, a versatile midfielder who also played at the back and in attack during his long career, was included by FIFA in its 2002 World Cup All-Star team


21 May, 2021

Indian Boxing's First Dronacharya Awardee Coach OP Bhardwaj Dies Aged 82

PTI

Bhardwaj was bestowed the highest national honour in coaching when it was introduced in 1985.


06 May, 2021

A Tribute To Chaudhary Ajit Singh

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Chaudhary Ajit Singh's relatively short political inning of 35 years was a testament to the many talents he had, many of which were, unfortunately, overshadowed by the towering legacy of his father


23 April, 2021

A Tribute To Maulana Wahiduddin Khan

Raamish Siddiqui

Padma Vibhushan Maulana Wahiduddin Khan was an intellectual giant and an erudite scholar who devoted his life to pursuance of principles of peace.


23 April, 2021

'Aashiqui' Will Always Keep Shravan 'Nazar Ke Saamne, Jigar Ke Paas' Of Bollywood Lovers

Giridhar Jha

Composer Shravan Rathod, of popular music director duo Nadeem-Shravan, passed away on Thursday due to Covid-19 related complications. The composer was admitted to SL Raheja hospital in a 'critical' condition.


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17 April, 2021

Actor Vivek: A Comedian Who Cared

G.C. Shekhar

Vivek’s social activism was his way of repaying a society that had given him so much love, fame and wealth.


04 April, 2021

CK Nayudu's Daughter, Commentator Chandra Nayadu Dies

PTI

Chandra Nayadu had also witnessed the Golden Jubilee Test Match between India and England at the iconic Lord's in 1982 and had addressed a gathering there


04 April, 2021

Dronacharya Awardee Shooting Coach Sanjay Chakraverty Dies

PTI

In a career spanning four decades, Sanjay Chakraverty helped many aspiring shooters like Gagan Narang and Anjali Bhagwat, who went on to make it big in the sport


20 March, 2021

'Legend' Peter Lorimer Dies: 'Another Huge Hole In The Leeds United Family'

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Nobody has scored as many goals for Leeds United as Peter Lorimer, whose death at the age of 74 was announced by the club on Saturday


10 February, 2021

Real Madrid Great Pachin Dies Aged 82

Stats Perform

Pachin, who won two European Cups and seven LaLiga titles at Real Madrid, has passed away aged 82


14 January, 2021

D Prakash Rao: The ‘Chaiwala’ Who Got A Guard Of Honour, A Tweet From PM!

Sandeep Sahu

D Prakash Rao breathed his last at 4.15 pm on January 13, 2020


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06 January, 2021

Manchester City Great Colin Bell Dies, Aged 74

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Colin Bell, who was considered by many observers to be Manchester City's finest ever player, has died after a short illness


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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