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UN Chief Joins World Leaders to Mourn Muhammad Ali’s Death

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has joined the world leaders expressing his deep feelings of sadness for the passing of Muhammad Ali, and extended his condolences to the Ali family and the many millions of fans. “Mr. Ali was far more than a legendary boxer; he was a world champion for equality and peace. With an incomparable combination of principle, ...

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‘Everlasting Love’ Singer Natalie Cole Dies of Heart Failure

“This Will Be (Everlasting Love)” singer Natalie Cole, 65, died of congestive heart failure at a Los Angeles hospital, said a statement issued by her representative. “It is with heavy hearts that we bring to you all the news of our Mother and sister’s passing. Natalie fought a fierce, courageous battle, dying how she lived … with dignity, strength and ...

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Celebrities Recollect How Talented was Manorama

Both Tamil and Telugu celebrities and film industry icons have expressed their condolences over the death of veteran actress Manorama and both Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah, and the state Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa were in the forefront to praise the departed soul for her talent. The veteran Tamil and Telugu actress died in Chennai on Saturday after a frequent ...

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President Pranab Mukherjee Condoles Deaths in Bengal, Manipur Floods

Following heavy death toll in West Bengal and Manipur, President Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the loss of lives due to Cyclone ‘Komen’ in West Bengal and floods in certain areas of Bihar, Gujarat, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. In individual messages sent to the Governors of West Bengal, Bihar, Gujarat, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, the President said “I am ...

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Flash: Bobbi Kristina Brown is Dead, Announces Family

Bobbi Kristina Brown is dead on Sunday night. The 22-year-old daughter of Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown was finally declared dead after seven months-long fight since Jan 31 when she was found unconscious in a bathtub, similar to her mother’s last hours. She was found unconscious and lack of oxygen for over 12 minutes had affected brain that she was ...

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Lee Kuan Yew is Dead, Long Live Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid homage to Lee Kuan Yew, first prime minister of Singapore, who died after a prolonged battle with pneumonia. Calling him a “far-sighted statesman” and a “lion among leaders”, Modi said Lee’s life “teaches valuable lessons to everyone”.”News of his demise is saddening,” Modi tweeted. “In this hour of bereavement, our prayers are with Lee ...

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NBL 1994 Fame Anthony Mason Died, Twitter Abuzz with RIP Messages

Anthony Mason, 48, NBA player who pushed the New York Knicks reach the 1994 NBA Finals, died early this morning after suffering heart attack early this month and diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Mason suffered a massive heart attack in early February 2015 and was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. “Overnight, New York City and the world lost a legend, ...

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Chandrababu Naidu condoles D. Ramanaidu’s death

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Wednesday expressed grief at the death of movie mogul D. Ramanaidu, and recalled his “immeasurable” contribution to cinema. “Deeply saddened over the passing of Movie Mogul D. Ramanaidu. A legendary producer whose outstanding contribution to cinema is immeasurable,” Chandrababu Naidu posted on his official Twitter handle. A Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner and Padma ...

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PM Condoles Death of Eminent Cartoonist R.K. Laxman

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the demise of eminent cartoonist RK Laxman, who died in Pune at his home aged 94 on Monday morning, coinciding with the 66th Republic Day. “India will miss you RK Laxman. We are grateful to you for adding the much needed humour in our lives and always bringing smiles on our faces. My condolences ...

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Monash University Student Among Those Killed in AirAsia Crash

Monash University, knwon for its research on several aspects of aspirin, has lost its student Kevin Alexander Soetjipto in the Air Asia plane tragedy in Indonesia. “We express our deepest condolences to his family and friends in Australia, Indonesia and globally, and encourage members of our Monash community to utilise our counselling services if they need support at this hard ...

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Bollywood mourns Yash Chopra’s death; Condolences fill Twitter

Here is a list of condolences expressed by host of actors, directos on Yash chopra’s death on Sunday. Amitabh Bachchan ‏@SrBachchan “Yash Chopra passes away .. Just now a hour ago ..” Vivek Oberoi ‏@vivek_oberoi The legendary romantic, the poet of evergreen love, the magician who created the greatest love stories…RIP Yash uncle…u will be missed! Mahesh Bhatt ‏@MaheshNBhatt Heartbreaking ...

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