Category Archives: Obituary

Farooq Shaikh, of things all sunny

Balpreet SOME faces wear Light. Like the sunshine, sunflowers, and those trees winking to the sun. Some faces wear Feathers. While the years thunder down, they turn softer. Such faces also wear Silence. As life tosses them lessons, they speak … Continue reading

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In ‘Aradhana’ of Kaka

by Aruti Nayar THE other day as my spouse and I watched a television programme recapping the life and times of Rajesh Khanna, it was a rewind to the days when we had a song on our lips and a … Continue reading

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For a glimpse of Dara Singh

by Mohammad Imtiaz IN Malerkotla, a small town of Punjab, everybody was shuttling between hope and uncertainty. Huge crowds were drawn to the stadium with people anxious to get a chance to see world-famous wrestler and Bollywood actor Dara Singh … Continue reading

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Hazarika’s demise shocks Assam

Bijay Sankar Bora/TNS Guwahati, November 5 Bhupen Hazarika is no more – the sad news stopped life here this evening as people rushed home to get to know from media about the last hours of their beloved Bhupen Da (elder … Continue reading

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Music doyen Bhupen Hazarika passes away

Mumbai, November 5 Legendary singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika, who wove a magical tapestry out of traditional Assamese music and lyrics, died here today following a prolonged illness. “It was a multi-organ failure. The end came around 4.30 pm,” said Jayanta Narayan … Continue reading

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Punjabi scholar Dr Harnam Singh Shan passes away

SD Sharma Chandigarh, June 10 The entire literary fraternity of the region has plunged into gloomy despair after learning about the demise of the city-based scholar of international eminence, Dr Harnam Singh Shan (88), at his sector 16 residence here … Continue reading

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Former Haryana CM Bhajan Lal passes away, Haryana, Punjab CMs mourn demise

CHANDIGARH: The political stalwart and two time Haryana Chief Minister Ch Bhajan Lal passed away on Friday. He was suffering from heart ailment and was under treatment in a Hissar hospital. He died after severe heart attack while being shifted … Continue reading

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