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Ursula K. Le Guin, renowned science fiction author passes away

Ursula K. Le Guin (88), the award-winning science fiction and American author, has passed away in Portland, Oregon on January 22, 2018. She explored feminist themes and her best-known works are the 1969 science fiction novel “Left Hand of Darkness”, which explore themes of gender by featuring characters with no fixed sex, and the 1968 ..

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David Cassidy, noted singer passes away

David Cassidy (67), the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom ‘The Partridge Family’, and sold millions of records as the musical group’s lead singer, has passed away in Florida, United States on November 21, 2017.

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Donald Trump: TIME Person of the Year

President-elect Donald Trump has been honoured with the title TIME Person of the Year for his unusual way of doing business and rewriting rules of politics and defying all expectations. Trump welcomed the move by the magazine as a very great honour. As per Nancy Gibbs the managing editor of TIME, “When have we ever ..

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Comedian Ellen DeGeneres receives America’s highest civilian honour

Comedian Ellen DeGeneres was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which is America’s highest civilian honour. President Obama honoured 21 people with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the White House including actors, performers, scientists, athletes, among others. The prominent awardees were actors Tom Hanks, Robert De Niro, Robert Redford and Cicely Tyson, musicians Bruce Springsteen and Diana Ross, Philanthropists ..

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Neil Armstrong, the first man to land on Moon passes away

Neil Armstrong, the first human being to walk on the moon passed away. He was the commander of the NASA’s Apollo 11 space flight on July 20, 1969. Armstrong’s second and last spaceflight was as mission commander of the Apollo 11 moon landing mission on July 20, 1969. On this mission, Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin descended to the lunar surface ..

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