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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.

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.

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

Telugu actor Ranganath dead, police probing cause

Telugu actor Ranganath dead, police probing cause

Veteran Telugu actor Ranganath died on Saturday

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.

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 late eighties and later.

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 

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".

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

Veteran sports journalist TN Pillay dead

Veteran sports journalist T. N. Pillay died here on Friday, after prolonged illness. He was 85.

Philadelphia Eagles legend Chuck Bednarik dead at 89

Philadelphia Eagles legend Chuck Bednarik dead at 89

Chuck Bednarik, a 1950s offensive and defensive NFL star for the Philadelphia Eagles, died Saturday morning at age 89 following a brief illness, the team announced.

Former Olympic weightlifting champion Milen Dobrev dies at 35

Former Olympic weightlifting champion Milen Dobrev dies at 35

Bulgarian former Olympic weightlifting champion Milen Dobrev has died at just 35 after suffering a heart-attack, his family said Saturday.

Real Madrid goalkeeping great Antonio Betancort dies at 78

Real Madrid goalkeeping great Antonio Betancort dies at 78

A minute`s silence will be held before Real Madrid`s La Liga game at home to Levante later on Sunday and the players will wear black armbands following the death of former Real goalkeeper Antonio Betancort at the age of 78.

Scientists, stars take to Twitter to pay homage to Leonard Nimoy

Scientists, stars take to Twitter to pay homage to Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy, who played the cult character Spock from the sci fi series ' Star Trek' passed away on Friday. He was 83.