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Mandela drew last breath and rested: Ex-wife Winnie

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 04:55

Nelson Mandela "drew his last breath and just rested", his ex-wife Winnie said on Thursday in her first public comments on his death.

Govt declares five-day state mourning as mark of respect to Mandela

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 16:44

The government on Friday announced a five-day state mourning as a mark of respect to former South African President Nelson Mandela, who passed away last night.

Three-day state mourning declared in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 16:01

The Uttarakhand government on Thursday declared a three-day state mourning in view of the calamity triggered by incessant rains in the state.

Bangladesh begins 3-day state mourning at president`s death

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 11:58

The national flag flew half mast as Bangladesh on Thursday began a three-day state mourning following the death of President Zillur Rahman, one of the country`s senior most politicians.

Four-day state mourning in Andhra Pradesh

Last Updated: Sunday, April 24, 2011, 15:41

The Andhra Pradesh government On Sunday declared a four-day state mourning for Sri Sathya Sai Baba, who died in Puttaparthi in Ananthapur district today.

Nepal announces three-day state mourning for Koirala

Last Updated: Saturday, March 20, 2010, 18:25

Nepal on Saturday announced a three-day mourning starting from Sunday for Girija Prasad Koirala, the country`s five-time Prime Minister who passed away here today of multiple organ failure at the age of 85.