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Bappi Lahiri switched from wearing gold to this alternative precious metal in 2016; details inside

February 16, 2022 2:02 pm

The metal is an amalgamation of gold, platinum, palladium and silver with 95.5 per cent of pure precious metals

Kannada litterateur Dr Chennaveera Kanavi passes away

February 16, 2022 2:10 pm

The litterateur had won the Sahitya Akademi award for his book 'Jeevadhwani'. Besides, he received the Rajyotsava Award, Pampa Award, Nadoja title, Nrupathunga award, Sahitya Bangara Award and several other awards.

'India loses a legend of performing arts': Tributes pour in for kathak maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj

January 17, 2022 2:01 pm

Belonging to the Lucknow Gharana, Pandit Maharaj was also a singer par excellence. He received the second-highest civilian award in the country -- Padma Vibhushan in 1986

Danny Shanahan, cartoonist with an absurd touch, dies at 64

July 10, 2021 11:52 am

Daniel Patrick Shanahan was born July 11, 1956, in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Northport, on Long Island, and Bethlehem, Connecticut. He was one of 11 children of Bernard Shanahan, a manager at electronics company Perkin-Elmer, and Kathleen (Novosel) Shanahan, a homemaker

Barbara Stone, modeling agent to American beauties, dies at 87

May 15, 2021 10:30 am

Barbara Stone often managed her clients’ money, doling out a weekly allowance, as she did for Lucy Angle, a 16-year-old model then considered an American Twiggy — “the same no-figure figure,” as Eugenia Sheppard, the fashion columnist, wrote in 1967 — along with plane fare home to Washington to see her mother

Three books to remember children's author Subhadra Sen Gupta by

May 09, 2021 9:17 am

Subhadra Sen Gupta, who passed away earlier this month, tried to make sense of India's past, of history, and make that approachable for young readers

Author, adman Shovon Chowdhury passes away; tributes pour in for the veteran

February 27, 2021 11:49 am

Along with his flourishing advertising career, he authored two books: The Competent Authority and Murder with Bengali Characteristics

Popular US talk show host Larry King dies at 87; here are some of his books

January 23, 2021 7:38 pm

Larry King authored close to 70 books in his lifetime

Ved Mehta passes away at 86; tributes pour in for the celebrated writer

January 11, 2021 9:40 am

The author of 27 books, including the twelve-volume autobiographical series Continents of Exile, a MacArthur Prize fellow, and member of the British Royal Society of Literature, Mehta also taught writing at numerous colleges and universities

Designer Satya Paul passes away at 79; Kangana Ranaut, Masaba Gupta pay tributes

January 07, 2021 8:58 pm

“Satya Paul, a shining instance of what it means to reside with immeasurable ardour and unrelenting involvement. The distinct imaginative and prescient you delivered to the Indian trend trade is a stupendous tribute to this. A privilege to have had you amongst us. Condolences & Blessings," wrote Sadhguru


Stella Tennant passes away at 50; a pictorial tribute to the British model

December 24, 2020 11:12 am

Take a look at these pictures of the popular British model Stella Tennant