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Indian-Origin Student Kills ULCA Professor, Ends Own Life, Why?

An Indian origin student by name Mainak Sarkar, 38, who was a former engineering student and doctoral candidate of the victim, Prof. William Klug who was reportedly developing a computer-generated virtual heart, of late. Sarkar left India after graduating from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and attended California’s Stanford University, where he did his Master of Science in Aeronautics. He ...

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Bobbi Kristina Brown Dead: Live Updates

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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Bobbi Kristina Brown Update: Strange Funeral Service Video Appears on Youtube

In a surprising move, a video uploaded by some BLACKNEWS appeared on Youtube titled “Bobbi Kristina Brown Funeral Service 7/30/2015”, which depicts the funeral service of Bobbo Kristina Brown but the future date as July 30, 2015 has left many fuming over the insensitivity when the 22-year-old is still lying unconscious at the Peachtree Christian Hospice in Atlanta. Bobbi Kristina ...

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Bobbi Kristina Update: White Tent Erected Outside Hospice, Hearse Brought in, Link Denied

With the end of Bobbi Kristina coming closer according to reports, photos of a tent erected outside the Christian Hospice where she was under medical care, have raised the concern of Houston family fans and onlookers alike. The 22-year-old daughter of Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston was in the Peachtree Christian Hospice since three weeks as all medical ...

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Bobbi Kristina Brown ‘Brain-Damaged’, Grandma Cissy Houston Prays for Miracle

Late singer Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown’s condition is elusive, says her grandmother Cissy Houston, who said she is still “unresponsive” with “irreversible brain damage”, which means brain dead. Cissy, the mother of late singer Whitney, spoke out about Bobbi’s condition after her father Bobby Brown claimed at a concert in Dallas on Saturday that his daughter was “awake” ...

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Nation Bids Goodbye to 135-Year-Old Money Order by Post

April 4: A 135-year-old legacy comes to an end! Like in the case of the telegram, India Post has quietly discontinued the traditional money order service, which was an integral part of the department since 1880, facilitating pan-India door-delivery of funds to a payee from over 155,000 post offices. In an era of instant communications, the traditional money transfer facility has ...

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Vinod Mehta — an editor people loved to hate

Vinod Mehta —  He staked his reputation by declaring Narendra Modi as the next prime minister, despite being highly critical of the man. At that time, every journalist worth his salt argued passionately that it would never happen, given the country’s complexity, size and identity politics. One of the most acerbic and irreverent of mainstream scribes, he never minced words ...

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Whitney Houston’s Daughter Still in Coma, What’s Next?

Exactly three years after her mother Whitney Houston’s death on February 12, her daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was found nearly dead in a bathrub but rushed to hospital where she is in medically-induced coma and attempts to revive her led to seizures forcing the doctors to push her back into coma. She has had surgery to replace her breathing tube with ...

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Times of India Cartoonist, India’s ‘Common Man’ Creator R.K. Laxman dead

Legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman, creator of the iconic “The Common Man”, died in a private hospital here Monday evening after a brief illness, his family said. He was 94. Laxman, brother of late novelist R.K. Narayan, is survived by writer wife Kamala, retired journalist son Srinivas and daughter-in-law Usha. He was renowned for his cartoon creation, which ran for several ...

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Kathak Danseuse Sitara Devi, 94, Passes Away

Eminent Kathak danseuse Sitara Devi died in Mumbai early on Tuesday after prolonged illness, her son-in-law confirmed. She was 94. Sitara Devi was on ventilator and her condition was serious Monday while she was admitted to the Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai, said her son-in-law. “She is no more,” Rajesh Mishra, her son-in-law told IANS. Sitara Devi was earlier admitted to ...

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Veteran Tamil Actor S.S. Rajendran Dead (Filmography)

Veteran Tamil actor S.S. Rajendran, died of lung infection on Friday evening, after battling for life at a private hospital in Chennai. He was 85. “He was admitted to Meenakshi Hospital yesterday in critical condition. He passed away this morning due to issues related to lung infection,” a family source told IANS. Born in 1928, popularly known as SSR, he ...

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Clinton refuses to confirm Gadhafi’s death, still cites reports

Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi was killed but US Secretary of State declined to confirm or deny the reports, raising eye-brows across the world on the authenticity of the reports and confirmations coming from the global media and the Libyan Transition National Council (TCS). In a typical crisp reply to a question toconfirm the death of the dictator, she said, “If ...

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Flash: Libya’s fleeing leader Gaddafi killed: reports

Unconfirmed reports said Libyan leader Moumar Gaddafi was killed. Initial reports said the report of the death could not be confirmed. Reuters quoted rebel force leaders saying he was caught near his hometown Sirte that was confirmed by the National Transitional Council (NTC) with photographic evidence of a bloodied face with curly hair. Libyan television said NTC chairman Mustafa Abdel ...

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Steve Jobs dead: Remembering his India connection

It’s finally curtains down for legendary CEO Steve Jobs who co-founded technology giant firm Apple that is better known for its latest iPhones and iPads than its early Macintosh computers. Steve Jobs, who had undergone a liver transplant after suffering from pancreatic cancer and opted out of the CEO position in August this year, may remain as the company’s unforgotten ...

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Apple’s iconic hero Steve Jobs passed away

Apple’s chairman and its iconic CEO for decades Steve Jobs passed away on Wednesday. Born on Feb. 24, 1955 to an American mother and Syrian father, Steve was given away in adoption. He later grew up in California and was among the first to foresee the technological innovation in the field of computers. He was one of the co-founders of ...

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