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Noted Manipur based historian Gangmumei Kamei passes away

Noted Manipur-based historian, litterateur and scholar Gangmumei Kamei passed away in Imphal following protracted illness. He was 77. Kamei was currently a member of the North Eastern Council (NEC). Earlier, he had served as a minister in Manipur on two occasions. About Gangmumei Kamei Gangmumei Kamei was born on October 21, 1939 in Imphal. He ..

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Eminent Tamil scholar Noboru Karashima passes away

Distinguished Tamil scholar and historian of South India and South Asia, Noboru Karashima from Japan passed away in Tokyo. He was 82. His research has rewritten the economic and social history of medieval South India and had published number of writings on them. He also had played a critical role in developing Indo-Japan cultural ties. ..

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Former Indian Ambassador to Nepal Bimal Prasad passes away

India’s former Ambassador to Nepal and modern Indian historian Bimal Prasad passed away in New Delhi at the age of 92. He was a close associate of independence activist, social reformer Jayaprakash Narayan who had pioneered Total Revolution Movement in 1974-75. About Bimal Prasad Bimal Prasad (born in 1925) was intellectual with socialist inclinations and ..

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Historian Babasaheb Purandare conferred with Maharashtra Bhushan Award 2015

Eminent Historian writer Babasaheb Purandare has been conferred with Maharashtra Bhushan Award 2015. He was bestowed this award in literature category by Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao in presence of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at a function held in Raj Bhava, Mumbai. About Babasaheb Purandare Babasaheb Purandare was born as Balwant Moreshwar Purandare on 29 July, ..

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Eminent Sri Lankan historian Santasilan Kadirgamar passes away

Veteran Sri Lankan historian Santasilan Kadirgamar passed away in Colombo after a brief illness. He was 81. He was born in April 1934 in Chavakachcheri of Sri Lanka’s Jaffna province. He had pursued higher studies in history at the University of Peradeniya and International Christian University (ICU) in Tokyo, Japan. He was among the instrumental ..

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