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OBITUARY NEWS

Kevin Conroy: The Batman, without a face or a body

November 15, 2022 7:22 pm

The mature storytelling, unafraid to expose children to a morally dubious superhero with a difficult past, coupled with a voice actor utterly devoted to his craft, cemented Conroy's role in the DC universe and in fans' hearts

In Elaben and her work, Gandhi lived on

November 08, 2022 9:21 pm

Ela Bhatt was my spiritual mother and mentor. Her legacy lives on in the values she stood for and the work her organisation, SEWA did, in lifting millions out of poverty

Dilip Mahalanabis: The ORS pioneer who helped save millions of lives

October 20, 2022 8:31 am

Rajib Dasgupta writes: In 1978, a Lancet editorial termed it the most important medical advance in this century

BJP spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia writes: The Netaji I knew

October 12, 2022 8:54 am

A grass roots leader, a national icon – Mulayam Singh Yadav was a father-figure to me

Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra writes: Mulayam Singh Yadav maintained relationships beyond party lines

October 11, 2022 9:58 am

It was not for nothing that he was called 'Netaji' — he had amazing leadership qualities and took everyone along.

Nayyara Noor showed a generation of ghazal lovers the power of singing poetry adorned only with a beautiful voice

August 24, 2022 9:25 am

Rakhshanda Jalil writes: A far cry from the opulent diamond-dripping, sequin saree-clad begums who had hitherto ruled the ghazal circuit, she was starkly simple and bereft of the faintest whiff of 'ada', considered the hallmark of concert singers

Remembering Narayan Debnath, the illustrator who gave Bengal its first superhero 'Bantul'

January 18, 2022 5:42 pm

The artist died today, January 18, after a prolonged illness at the age of 96.

Beatrice Mintz, groundbreaking cancer researcher, dies at 100

January 14, 2022 12:10 pm

Many of her colleagues thought that her work deserved a Nobel Prize, and she was twice nominated.

Dr. Ronald Weinstein, telepathology pioneer, dies at 83

January 06, 2022 12:40 pm

Weinstein’s drive for advancing telepathology included not only widening medicine’s reach but also bringing greater humanity to it.

E.O. Wilson, naturalist dubbed 'modern-day Darwin', dies at 92

December 27, 2021 3:55 pm

Through his career, Wilson discovered more than 400 species of ants.

OBITUARY PHOTOS

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.

OBITUARY VIDEOS

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.

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