Obituary

India's first Olympic swimmer Shamsher Khan passes away

Shamsher was the first swimmer from the country to participate in the Olympics in 1956.

Oct 15, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
Jake LaMotta, real-life 'Raging Bull' boxer, dies aged 95

Jake LaMotta, real-life 'Raging Bull' boxer, dies aged 95

Jake LaMotta, the former boxing champion whose life of violence in and out of the ring was portrayed in the movie "Raging Bull," died at the age of 95 on Tuesday.

Sep 20, 2017, 21:14 PM IST
Obituary: French football legend Raymond Kopa dies aged 85

Obituary: French football legend Raymond Kopa dies aged 85

Winner of the Ballon d`Or in 1958, the attacking midfielder, whose real name was Kopaszewski.

Mar 03, 2017, 15:29 PM IST
Miruts Yifter, Ethiopian running legend, dies at 72

Miruts Yifter, Ethiopian running legend, dies at 72

His 5,000 and 10,000 metres double at the 1980 Moscow Olympics inspired a generation of runners, most notably Haile Gebrselassie.

Dec 24, 2016, 09:48 AM IST
Demonetisatinon; Lok Sabha adjourned after obituary references

Demonetisatinon; Lok Sabha adjourned after obituary references

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day after paying tributes to

Nov 16, 2016, 12:00 PM IST
Kalikho Pul (1969-2016): A born leader who changed his 'watchman' destiny to become Arunachal Pradesh CM

Kalikho Pul (1969-2016): A born leader who changed his 'watchman' destiny to become Arunachal Pradesh CM

Ex-Arunachal Governor JP Rajkhowa had described Kalikho Pul as the undisputed leader when the latter was sworn-in as the eighth chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh on February 19.

Aug 09, 2016, 12:18 PM IST

UK physicist who worked on Higgs boson dies, says university

In 1964, Kibble worked on one of the three earliest research papers theorising the existence of a sub-atomic particle believed to explain how matter acquires mass.

Jun 03, 2016, 03:37 AM IST
Sadhana: End of an era of style, versatility and panache 

Sadhana: End of an era of style, versatility and panache 

Sadhana passed away on Friday morning in Mumbai after a long battle with cancer

Dec 26, 2015, 09:01 AM IST
Telugu actor Ranganath dead, police probing cause

Telugu actor Ranganath dead, police probing cause

Veteran Telugu actor Ranganath died on Saturday

Dec 20, 2015, 08:39 AM IST

Namibian cricketer Raymond van Schoor passes away aged 25

Namibian batsman Raymond van Schoor passed away on Friday, five days after he collapsed whilst playing for Namibia in Windhoek. He was 25.

Nov 21, 2015, 06:16 AM IST
VHP founder Ashok Singhal: Engineer turned Hindutva warrior

VHP founder Ashok Singhal: Engineer turned Hindutva warrior

A metallurgy engineer, Ashok Singhal metamorphosed into a Hindutva warrior who as VHP chief played an adequate foil in the Ram Janmabhoomi movement when the BJP led the political campaign in the la

Nov 17, 2015, 17:11 PM IST
Ravindra Jain obituary: Geet Gaata Chal, you are still alive in our hearts!

Ravindra Jain obituary: Geet Gaata Chal, you are still alive in our hearts!

The creator of many soulful song Ravindra Jain has paased away. Even though we don't have the composer with us anymore, his music will live on 

Oct 09, 2015, 18:15 PM IST
My mother is hale, hearty: Raveena Tandon

My mother is hale, hearty: Raveena Tandon

Actress Raveena Tandon has laughed off an "obituary" that a newspaper carried of her mother, whom she says is "hale and hearty".

Sep 21, 2015, 16:22 PM IST
Three-time MVP, Hall of Famer Moses Malone dead at 60

Three-time MVP, Hall of Famer Moses Malone dead at 60

Moses Malone, an American basketball Hall of Famer and three-time NBA Most Valuable Player who played for nine professional teams in a 21-year career, died Sunday at age 60.

Sep 13, 2015, 23:36 PM IST

Former gymnastic coach and administrator Darshan Kumar Tondon dies

Former gymnastics national coach and sports administrator Dr Darshan Kumar Tondon, who was being treated for Alzheimer's, died this morning in Faridabad.

Jul 11, 2015, 20:53 PM IST

Obituary - Tariq Aziz was Saddam''s voice through war and crises

Through long years of conflict and crisis in Saddam Hussein`s Iraq, Tariq Aziz was his master`s voice to the outside world - an urbane, cigar-smoking diplomat who relayed Saddam`s tough and uncompromising stance to his enemies.

Jun 05, 2015, 23:39 PM IST
Champion John ​Moshoeu a South African colossus

Champion John ​Moshoeu a South African colossus

John `Shoes` Moshoeu, who died Tuesday in Johannesburg from stomach cancer aged 49, was a colossus of post-apartheid South African football.

Apr 22, 2015, 00:48 AM IST
Aussie media lavish tributes on Richie Benaud

Aussie media lavish tributes on Richie Benaud

Australia`s media reflected on the life of cricket great and esteemed broadcaster Richie Benaud in effusive tributes on Saturday.

Apr 11, 2015, 09:59 AM IST
Sachin Tendulkar pays tribute to Richie Benaud

Sachin Tendulkar pays tribute to Richie Benaud

Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Friday paid tribute to former Australian captain and legendary commentator Richie Benaud, who passed away in Sydney.

Apr 10, 2015, 10:45 AM IST
'Voice of cricket ' Richie Benaud: Selection of quotes

'Voice of cricket ' Richie Benaud: Selection of quotes

Richie Benaud, Australia`s celebrated former cricket captain and commentator, died on Thursday at the age of 84.

Apr 10, 2015, 10:09 AM IST