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Former Bengal Guv Keshari Nath Tripathi is no more

Prayagraj: Veteran BJP leader and former Governor of West Bengal, Bihar died in his residence after a short illness. He was 88. Born on November 10, 1934, in Allahabad, Tripathi served as the Governor of West Bengal from July 2014 to July 2019.…

Pancham Da remembered on his death anniversary

Kolkata: Legendary Bollywood's music maverick Rahul Dev Burman, popularly known as 'Panchamada, whose music has mesmerized generations of listeners, was paid tribute by a large number of fans here in Kolkata on his 29th death anniversary on…

Former Pope Benedict XVI dies at 95

Vatican City: Former Pope Benedict XVI passed away on Saturday at his Vatican residence, he was 95 years old. Pope Benedict XVI was at the helm of the Catholic Church from 2005 to 2013, when he resigned because of ailing health. In doing so he…

HP CM Sukhu condoles demise of PM Modi’s mother

Shimla: Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu condoled the sad demise of Heeraben Modi, mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She was 99 years old. She breathed her last at around 3.30 am Friday morning. She was admitted to U N Mehta Institute of…

When Calcutta hosted soccer King Pele in 1977

Chennai: The year was 1977. It was a different world, yet it was the same. The world was largely an analogue one – computers were in their infancy; television had just started to make its headway into the households, no square tablets in the palms…

PM Modi reminds nation of forced conversion by Aurangzeb

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reminded the nation of the forced conversion by Mughal ruler Aurangzeb while paying rich tributes to the Veer Sahibzadas, Sikh Gurus and Mata Gurjari at a program marking ‘Veer Bal Diwas’ here. "I…

PM, Speaker pay homage to Vajpayee, Malaviya

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Sunday paid rich tributes to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee and noted scholar Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya on their birth anniversaries. They paid floral tributes to the…