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Punjab postpones state-level function in wake of mourning

In wake of the seven-day state mourning observed nation-wide in honour of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, Punjab Government on Wednesday postponed its annual state-level function to mark the martyrdom day of Shaheed Udham Singh.

Kerala to observe one week mourning over APJ Abdul Kalam's demise

Kerala government on Tuesday declared a seven day state mourning as a mark of respect to former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

Seven-day state mourning for Kalam

Seven-day state mourning for Kalam

 Government tonight announced that a seven-day state mourning will be observed throughout the country as a mark of respect to former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

Robin Williams' son still grieving his death

Robin Williams' son still grieving his death

Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams' eldest son Zak is still mourning his loss, a year after the funnyman committed suicide.

Kenya mourns victims of student massacre with Easter prayers

Kenya mourns victims of student massacre with Easter prayers

Nairobi; Kenyans prepared to dedicate Easter Sunday prayer services to the 148 victims of a university massacre by Somalia`s Shebab Islamists, marking the first of three days of national mourning.

France mourns sports stars killed in Argentine crash

France was plunged into mourning Tuesday after the sudden deaths of three sports stars, including an Olympic champion swimmer and one of the world`s best sailors, in a helicopter crash while filming a reality TV show in Argentina.

Saudi`s low-key mourning rooted in 18th century

Saudi Arabia`s low-key way of mourning the death of King Abdullah, and his burial in an unmarked grave, are in keeping with the conservative teachings of an 18th century Muslim scholar.

Saudi capital turns quiet for day of mourning

 The distraught father of a Japanese hostage believed executed by his militant Islamist captors told Sunday how his mind had gone "totally blank" when he heard the news of his son`s death.

Dutch national day of mourning for MH17 victims today

The Netherlands has declared tomorrow a national day of mourning for the 193 Dutch victims of the flight MH17 crash, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said in a statement.

Shah Rukh Khan mourns actor Sudhir`s death

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan today mourned the death of yesteryear actor Sudhir, who played his aide in 1999 film `Baadshah`.

Ukraine declares two days of mourning after bloodshed

Ukraine`s interim president on Saturday declared two days of mourning after more than 50 people died in the country`s bloodiest day in months.

Over 7,00,000 mourn influential Israeli rabbi

More than 7,00,000 people took to Jerusalem`s streets to mourn the spiritual leader of Israel`s Sephardic Jews, in an unprecedented procession for an influential figure who died after surgery.

Public mourning held for quake victims in China

Public mourning was held today for nearly 200 people who were killed in a 7.0-magnitude quake in China last week, even as authorities declared a high alert for secondary disasters like landslides in the quake-hit region.

Serbia mourns 13 killed in `monstrous` gun rampage

It was the worst such incident in two decades in the Balkan country, shocked by what police called a "monstrous" crime.

Foes, friends pay tribute to Margaret Thatcher`s leadership

Former friends and foes alike from across the world paid tribute to the late British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, remembering an "extraordinary leader" who stamped her authority everywhere.

Venzuelans pay last respect to Hugo Chavez

Access to the sarcophagus was opened Saturday for those wanting to pay tribute to the Venezuelan president, who died March 5, aged 58, following a two-year-long fight with cancer.

UN chief mourns victims of US school shooting

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday voiced his "deepest condolences" over the victims of a school shooting in the US state of Connecticut.

Bihar govt declares one-day state mourning in Mishra`s honour

Bihar govt has declared a one-day state mourning in honour of veteran BJP leader Kailashpati Mishra.

S Africa declares week of mourning after mine shooting tragedy

South African President Jacob Zuma declared a week-long national mourning after 44 people died during a labour unrest.

Kashmir officers salute Raju

Serving and retired officers in J&K mourned death of former colleague Radha Vinod Raju, calling him an ace investigator and a thorough professional.