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Obituaries

Chuni Goswami Obituary: Indian Football's First Poster Boy, And Complete Athlete

Apr 30, 2020 PTI

The last gold medal-winning Indian football skipper, an Olympian and a distinguished first-class cricket captain, who finds a mention in Sir Gary Sobers' memoir, Subimal Goswami or 'Chuni da' was the stuff of which sporting dreams are made

In Bollywood's Era Of Action Multi-starrers, Rishi Kapoor Kept Love Stories In Vogue

Apr 30, 2020 Giridhar Jha

With acting running in his genes, the scion of the famous Kapoor clan did prove his histrionics wherever he got opportunities.


‘Left Us Too Soon’: India Mourns Irrfan Khan’s Death

Actor Irrfan Khan, who was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour in 2018, died on Wednesday. He was 53.

PK Banerjee Taught Us How To Defend Against Pele: Subrata Bhattacharya

Mar 20, 2020 IANS

PK Banerjee died at a city hospital here after battling a chest infection for a long time. He was 83


Obituary: PK Banerjee - One Who Carried Essence Of Kolkata Maidan

Two Olympics (Melbourne 1956, Rome 1960), three Asian Games (58, 62, 66), gold medal as a player and bronze as a coach (1970 Bangkok) in his first big tournament, PK Banerjee's credentials remain unmatched and are unlikely to be emulated

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14 February, 2020

Pre-Eminent Environment Activist RK Pachauri Passes Away

IANS

R.K. Pachauri, 79, was under treatment for some time for cardiac ailment. He had received the Nobel Prize as the IPCC Chairman along with former US Vice-President Al Gore


27 January, 2020

Kobe Bryant Obituary: How The Los Angeles Lakers Legend Became An All-Time Great

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In 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant established himself as one of basketball's greatest players


27 January, 2020

Kobe Bryant Dead: 'Devastated' Virat Kohli Pays Emotional Tribute To 'Magician'

PTI

Kobe Bryant, along with one of his daughters, 13-year-old Gianna and seven others died in a helicopter crash on Sunday morning


27 January, 2020

Kobe Bryant Dead: NBA Legend's Career In Facts And Figures

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The world of sport is in mourning after the death of Kobe Bryant, a basketball superstar whose career achievements highlight his greatness


17 January, 2020

Bapu Nadkarni No More: BCCI Mourns Sad Demise Of Legendary All-Rounder

Outlook Web Bureau

Bapu Nadkarni, a left-handed batsman and slow-left arm orthodox bowler, played 41 Tests in which he scored 1414 runs and grabbed 88 wickets with 6/43 as his best bowling figures


18 December, 2019

When MCA Ban On Dr Shreeram Lagoo Couldn't Diminish His Passion For Theatre And Films

Giridhar Jha

Whether he played a pivotal part in a serious, meaningful movie or enacted a bit role in a crass commercial potboiler, Dr Shreeram Lagoo made sure with consummate ease that his acting look real


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26 November, 2019

Cartoonist Sudhir Dar Dies At 87

PTI

Renowned cartoonist Sudhir Dar's works graced several newspapers in a career spanning 58 years.


30 September, 2019

R.I.P. Viju Khote. If Gabbar Singh Is Immortal, So Will Be Kalia Of Sholay!

Giridhar Jha

Viju Khote, who passed away in Mumbai on Monday at 77, was one such actor who proved the maxim that no actor is big or small -- only their roles are!


08 September, 2019

Veteran Lawyer Ram Jethmalani Dies At 95

Outlook Web Bureau

The legal luminary had been ailing since the past two weeks


24 August, 2019

BJP's Indispensable Man, A Raconteur And Mentor: Arun Jaitley Was All These And Much More

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

BJP’s worst critics – and also his own – always had a good word for Arun Jaitley where his generosity and ethics were concerned.


24 August, 2019

'Political Giant, Towering Intellectual, Legal Luminary': PM Modi's Tribute To Arun Jaitley

Outlook Web Bureau

BJP stalwart and former finance minister Arun Jaitley passed away at 66.


24 August, 2019

Arun Jaitley's Body Kept At His Residence, Last Rites Tomorrow | Updates

Outlook Web Bureau

Former Union minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley died at 66. Leaders from across the political spectrum pay their last respects to him. Arun Jaitley's last rites will be performed tomorrow at Delhi's Nigambodh Ghat.


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24 August, 2019

Former Union Minister And Senior BJP Leader Arun Jaitley Dies

Outlook Web Bureau

Arun Jaitley was admitted to AIIMS hospital in Delhi on August 9 after he complained of breathlessness and restlessness.


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.

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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.

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