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Tuesday, October 19, 2021



Steven Weinberg, groundbreaking Nobelist in physics, dies at 88

July 26, 2021 4:59 pm

Weinberg, Dr. Abdus Salam and Dr. Sheldon Lee Glashow were jointly awarded the 1979 Nobel Prize “for their contributions to the theory of the unified weak and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles.”

Amala Shankar — a brilliant dancer who took on the hard work of disseminating dance pioneer Uday Shankar’s legacy

July 25, 2020 8:47 am

We look back at a life in dance, one that was always overshadowed by that of her husband and renowned dancer Uday Shankar but was a rare manifestation of an emerging India that represented passion paired with the complex study of an art form

Kedarnath Singh, veteran Hindi poet and essayist, passes away

March 20, 2018 2:05 pm

A prominent essayist and critic, Kedarnath Singh was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in Hindi in 1989 for Akaal Mein Saras (Cranes in Drought) — his poetry collection and the Jnanpith Award in 2013. He was living in New Delhi.

Computer pioneer, Robert W. Taylor dies at 85

April 17, 2017 6:33 pm

Robert W. Taylor, 85, who was instrumental in creating the internet and the modern personal computer, has died.

Obit: David Bowie’s legacy has been carved into our collective consciousness

January 11, 2016 7:33 pm

David Bowie's chameleon-esque ability to croon and challenge and defy in so many different genres is the hallmark of a restless agent provocateur.

Mario Cuomo, ex-New York governor and liberal beacon, dies at 82

January 03, 2015 2:55 am

Cuomo led New York during a turbulent time; challenged Reagan at the height of his presidency.

A R Antulay: A tough administrator and decision maker

December 02, 2014 3:03 pm

A R Antulay was born in a village Ambet, in Raigad district in Konkan region of Maharashtra.

Ex-Union Minister Murli Deora: A Congress loyalist with rapport across political, corporate spectrum

November 25, 2014 9:27 am

Murli Deora, the Congress stalwart from Maharashtra, was a Gandhi family loyalist who had friends across political and corporate spectrum.

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa condoles the death of Lalgudi Jayaraman

April 23, 2013 11:35 am

'I was deeply grieved learning about his passing away,' she said in statement.

After 5 years in coma,Pamela Rooks dies

October 03, 2010 4:42 am

Beautiful,talented,vivacious -- just some of the words with which family,friends and fans describe National Award-winning filmmaker Pamela Rooks.


People offering tribute to cartoonist R K Laxman in Mumbai

January 27, 2015 3:09 pm

People were offering tribute to R K Laxman at Worli Sea Face in Mumbai on Tuesday morning.

From Kolkata to Sydney, cricket fans mourn Phillip Hughes' tragic death

November 28, 2014 11:33 am

A day after the tragedy, fans and players line up to pay their tributes to the departed soul.


George HW Bush: A life in public service

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

George HW Bush, part of a new generation of Republicans, was often referred to as the most successful one-term president.

Vajpayee was an inclusive leader. He let colleagues do their job and critics speak up: Arun Shourie

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

As India loses one of its most charismatic prime ministers, former Rajya Sabha MP Arun Shourie talks talks about all that Vajpayee stood for. “When Vajpayee ji made a promise, people believed him. There was a reason for that.”

DMK supporters react to Karunanidhi's death

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

The mood outside Kauvery hospital after news broke of the death of Kalaignar Karunanidhi.