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Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee passes awayFormer Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee passes away

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee passed away following multi-organ failure in Kolkata, West Bengal. He was 89. He was Speaker of Lok Sabja (House of the People) in first five-year term (2004-2009) of United Progressive Alliance Government. Somnath Chatterjee He was born in 1929 in Tezpur, Assam. He was educated at Mitra Institution School, ..

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Kunwar Bai: 106-year-old icon for Swachh Bharat campaign passes away

Kunwar Bai, a 106-year-old woman from Chhattisgarh who was chosen as mascot for `Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, passed away after a prolonged illness.  She had shot to fame in 2016 when story of her selling goats to build toilet at home had got nationwide publicity. She was felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at public meeting ..

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India's Green Revolution pioneer Dr Gurcharan Singh Kalkat passes away

Noted agricultural scientist and pioneer of India’s Green Revolution, Gurcharan Singh Kalkat (92), passed away in Chandigarh after a brief illness. He was known for his role in bringing Green Revolution and several exemplary agricultural reforms in Punjab. His contribution had ensured overall development and a phenomenal growth in the agriculture sector. Gurcharan Singh Kalkat ..

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Lalji Singh: Father of DNA fingerprinting in India passes away

Eminent scientist and father of DNA fingerprinting in India Lalji Singh passed away following heart attack. He was 70. He was one of the leaders instrumental in making DNA fingerprinting mainstream in India, both at level of research as well as for forensic applications. Contributions of Lalji Singh He also set up a slew of ..

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Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passes away

Veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra reportedly due to kidney failure. He was 79. Iconic star of Indian cinema was worn in the first family of Hindi film industry. He had starred in more than hundred movies, out of which he was the lead actor in at least 61. Shashi Kapoor ..

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