Former ISRO chief MGK Menon passes away

November 23, 2016

An acclaimed physicist and ex-ISRO chief, MGK Menon passed away at the age of 88 years. He became the director of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) at the age of 35 years and the chairman of ISRO in 1972. Menon, a recipient of Padma awards, including the Padma...

Versatile Carnatic Music maestro Balamuralikrishna passes away

November 23, 2016

Legendary Carnatic musician Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna passed away at the age of 86. He has performed in over 25,000 concerts and is a prominent vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, playback singer, composer and also as an actor. He was a recipient of Padma Vibhusan award. He also received Filmfare and National Awards. He...