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Paolo Rossi Dies: Dino Zoff Shocked By Loss Of Italy World Cup Hero

Dec 10, 2020 Stats Perform

Dino Zoff has paid a fond tribute to Paolo Rossi, after the death of the man who was Italy's top scorer in their 1982 World Cup triumph

Olympian Hurdler Jagmohan Singh, Who Introduced Scientific Training Methods, Dies

Nov 17, 2020 PTI

Jagmohan Singh, who had held national records in 110m hurdles and decathlon, also served Indian sport as teacher, coach, administrator and physical trainer


Carlton Chapman No More: AIFF Condoles Untimely Demise, Former Teammates Remember A Legend

A creative midfielder, Carlton Chapman played for India between 1995 and 2001. He died on Monday following a heart attack in Bengaluru

Guitar Rock Legend Eddie Van Halen Dies Of Cancer At 65

Oct 07, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

Van Halen is among the top 20 best-selling artists of all time and the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.


Jaswant Singh: A Proud Liberal Democrat

Jaswant Singh would be particularly remembered for reorienting India’s foreign policy at the turn of the 21st century as India became a nuclear power.

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24 September, 2020

Dean Jones Dies Of Heart Attack: Tributes Pour In For Australian Cricket Legend

Outlook Web Bureau

Tributes have poured in for former Australian batsman Dean Jones, who died at the age of 59 in Mumbai after suffering a heart attack


31 August, 2020

Everybody's Dada: Pranab Mukherjee

Jawhar Sircar

He was the senior-most minister with the longest experience who had helped manoeuvre the party in the beleaguered post-1996 years. He had guided Sonia Gandhi most sincerely when she finally joined politics in 1998


17 August, 2020

Legendary Classical Vocalist Pandit Jasraj Dies At 90

PTI

Pandit Jasraj breathed his last in New Jersey, US, announced his daughter Durga Jasraj.


16 August, 2020

Chetan Chauhan No More: PM Narendra Modi Leads Nation In Paying Tribute To Former India Opener

PTI

Chetan Chauhan died on Sunday due to COVID-19 related complications after being put on life support for nearly 36 hours


01 August, 2020

Rajya Sabha MP And Former Samajwadi Party Leader Amar Singh Dies, Condolences Pour In

Outlook Web Bureau

Amar Singh was undergoing treatment for kidney-related illness at a hospital in Singapore.


01 August, 2020

Cameroon Mourns For Stephen Tataw As Captain Of Great 1990 World Cup Team Dies

Stats Perform

Roger Milla was the big star of Cameroon's run to the Italia 90 quarter-finals, but Stephen Tataw was the leader of that great team


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11 July, 2020

England World Cup Winner Jack Charlton Dies

Stats Perform

Jack Charlton, who played a key role in England's 1966 World Cup triumph, has died at the age of 85, his former club Leeds United have announced


03 July, 2020

Let Alone Sridevi And Madhuri Dixit, Saroj Khan Made Actors With Wooden Feet Dance To Her Tunes

Giridhar Jha

In a career spanning nearly four decades as an independent choreographer, Saroj Khan worked with all the major actors to become a legend in her lifetime.


22 June, 2020

Rajinder Goel Obituary: The 'Smiling Assassin' Who Didn't Have Rub Of Green

PTI

Rajinder Goel, a left-arm spinner for generations, along with Mumbai's Padmakar Shivalkar, played their best cricket in the 1970's, an era that belonged to none other than the legendary Bishan Singh Bedi


08 June, 2020

Thank You Note To Basu Chatterjee For Rajnigandha, A Woman's Love Story

Surbhi M Karwa

Mainstream Bollywood cinema has been notoriously patriarchal. But Rajnigandha broke this mould as Chatterjee created a love story around a woman and her dilemma as the central theme.


04 June, 2020

Bollywood Began Emulating Basu Chatterjee’s Legacy 30 Years Too Late

Giridhar Jha

The USP of Basu Chatterjee's films was the fact he chose his protagonists from the middle class who were all rooted in real life. Chatterjee’s films bore an unmistakable imprint of his typical style of film-making, something which went on to inspire generations of film-makers in the years to come.


04 June, 2020

Veteran Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee Dies

PTI

Basu Chatterjee was known for his middle-of-the-road cinema and films such as Chhoti Si Baat and Rajnigandha.


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23 May, 2020

Former Inter Milan Coach Gigi Simoni Dies Aged 81

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Gigi Simoni was fondly remembered by Inter and Cremonese, clubs he led to famous trophy success, after his death was announced on Friday


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.

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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.

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

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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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