IN PHOTOS | KK, Pele, Sidney Poitier, Queen Elizabeth II... Famous figures we lost in 2022

Let us take a moment to remember the souls who passed away in the year past. They leave behind their unforgettable legacies...

published on : 6th January 2023

RIP Mulayam Singh Yadav: Here is a collection of photos from the Samajwadi Party founder's career

Samajwadi Party founder, strategist and trained wrestler, Mulayam Singh Yadav was a pivot for opposition politics for decades and a veteran of many a political battle in his home ‘akhara' Uttar Pradesh whose influence transcended boundaries of the state. The 82-year-old SP patriarch died on Monday at a Gurugram hospital. Here is a collection of photographs from his decades-long political career.

published on : 10th October 2022

IN PHOTOS | Women, activists across the world express solidarity with anti-hijab protests in Iran

Iran has exploded in protests in the aftermath of the death of a 22-year-old woman who was detained by security forces. Thousands have descended on the streets to decry Iran’s heavy-handed and draconian security services. People across the world, too, are marching, to express their solidarity for the women of Iran.

published on : 29th September 2022

IN PHOTOS | Britain and world bid final farewell as Queen Elizabeth II laid to rest

Kings and queens, world leaders, tearful mourners bid a final farewell to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday, as Britain's longest-serving monarch was laid to rest in a historic funeral ceremony. A Committal Service concluded the public-facing aspect of the funeral before a private burial ceremony at St.George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on Monday evening.

published on : 19th September 2022

IN PHOTOS | Queen's final journey: World leaders like Biden and Trudeau pay tribute at state funeral

Britain and the world said a final goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II at a state funeral Monday that drew presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers — and crowds who massed along the streets of London to honor a monarch whose 70-year reign defined an age.

published on : 19th September 2022

IN PICS | Final adieu: Beckham, PM Truss, public queue up to pay respects to Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II's death has triggered an outpouring of emotion across the nation, with people queueing for hours, many through the night, to pay their respects to the late monarch, who died last week.

published on : 16th September 2022

IN PICTURES | Take a look back at Queen Elizabeth's meetings with US Presidents

Take a look back at a time when Queen Elizabeth met US presidents

published on : 9th September 2022

IN PHOTOS | Remembering Queen Elizabeth: End to the longest reign in the history of UK

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, died on Thursday after 70 years on the throne. She was 96.

published on : 9th September 2022

PHOTOS | Cyrus Mistry: A sharp-minded scion whose expulsion from Tata Group remains a mystery

Former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Pallonji Mistry was on Sunday killed in a road accident after his car hit a divider in Maharashtra's Palghar district neighbouring Mumbai. He was 54. Till his appointment as the chairman to lead Tata Sons, not many knew of Cyrus Mistry, who was then associated only with his family business.

published on : 4th September 2022

Alvida, Alvida: 10 iconic KK songs that will stay with us forever

Singer Krishnakumar Kunnath aka KK passed away on March 31, 2022, shortly after a live performance in Kolkata. He was known for his silken voice and charming vocal approach, especially in the romantic genre. His voice is popular across languages, most notably Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali and others. Below is a list of his 10 most loved songs. 

published on : 1st June 2022

RIP Lata Mangeshkar: 12 lesser-known facts about the Melody Queen, from running into a Beatle to her refuted world record

Lata Mangeshkar passed away at the age of 92 on February 6, 2022, in Mumbai leaving behind her a treasure trove of around 30,000 songs in 36 languages. Here are some lesser-known facts about the 'Nightingale' of India.

published on : 6th February 2022

CDS General Bipin Rawat to YS Rajasekhara Reddy: Prominent Indians who died in air crashes

Several senior military officials were found dead after an Indian Air Force helicopter crashed in Tamil Nadu's Coonoor with CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 12 others onboard. The latest incident brings to our mind several prominent personalities who have perished in air crashes in the past.

published on : 8th December 2021

RIP Puneeth Rajkumar: Ajith Kumar to Pawan Kalyan, Indian film stars pay tribute to 'Power Star'

Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021, after suffering a massive cardiac arrest while working out in the gym in the morning. Film stars from across the country paid their tribute to the 'Power Star'. Here are some of their reactions to the sudden demise of 'Appu'.

published on : 29th October 2021

Saluting 'Chipko Movement' pioneer and renowned environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna

Aged 94, Bahuguna succumbed to coronavirus complications at AIIMS Rishikesh on May 21. Known for his relentless activism and contribution to the 'Chipko Movement' and 'Anti-Tehri Dam Movement' among others, he paved the way for all budding environmentalists.

published on : 21st May 2021

COVID-19 impact: Hospitals run out of beds, crematoriums struggle to keep up as death toll increases

As COVID-19 related death toll increases, cremation sites and burial grounds struggle to keep up.

published on : 15th April 2021

Napoli pay tributes to Maradona at Serie A; to rename stadium as Stadio Diego Armando Maradona

Maradona led Napoli to its only two Serie A titles in 1987 and 1990 and is considered a god-like figure in the southern city. 

published on : 30th November 2020

RIP Diego Maradona: The staunch Leftist who was Castro's darling and hated USA 'with all strength'

Did you know Diego Maradona tried to form a union of professional footballers for years? The idea goes hand in hand with his decision to get faces of Leftwing leaders Che Guevara and Castro tattooed on his body. A staunch critic of US capitalism and the Catholic Church, the Argentine football legend is a poster boy of South American socialism. Here is a glimpse at the political lineage of the late icon.

published on : 26th November 2020

Mediterranean horror: At least 75 dead as massive earthquake jolts Turkey, Greece; triggers minor Tsunami

The small tsunami that hit the Turkish coast also affected Samos, with seawater flooding streets in the main harbor town of Vathi. Authorities warned people to stay away from the coast and from potentially damaged buildings.

published on : 31st October 2020

RIP Ajit Jogi: The IAS officer who went on to become Chhattisgarh's first chief minister

The 78-year-old former Congress leader passed away on Friday at a private hospital in Raipur after suffering two cardiac arrests.

published on : 29th May 2020

Homecoming: After weeks of struggle, trains, buses arranged for migrants in India amidst COVID-19 lockdown

Migrants in every state have been hard hit due to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown. With no jobs, wage or food, the migrants just want to be ferried back to their villages during this ongoing coronavirus lockdown. 

published on : 2nd May 2020
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