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Former Lok Sabha Speaker Balram Jakhar passes away

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Balram Jakhar passed away in New Delhi. He was 92. He was elected as the Lok Sabha Speaker for two consecutive terms from 1980 to 1989. As Speaker of Lok Sabha he was instrumental for computerization ..

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Former RBI Deputy Governor S S Tarapore passes away

Renowned economist and former deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) S.S. Tarapore passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He was 80. As an economist, he was well known for his strong views on issues—ranging from inflation to capital ..

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Veteran Urdu writer Intizar Husain passes away

Legendary Urdu fiction writer, novelist, columnist and poet Intizar Husain passed away in Lahore, Pakistan. He was 93. He was the first Pakistani and the first Urdu writer ever to be nominated for the prestigious literally award Man Booker International ..

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British TV and Radio presenter Terry Wogan passes away

Veteran British TV and radio presenter Sir Terry Wogan passed away in London after long battle with cancer. He was 77. In Britain, he was one of the most popular personalities on both radio and television for several decades and ..

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Former Army Chief General K V Krishna Rao passes away

Former Army Chief General Kotikalapudi Venkata Krishna Rao, passed away in New Delhi following a cardiac arrest at the military hospital. He was 92. He was the 14th Chief of the Army Staff of Indian Army and had played a ..

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Marvin Minsky, pioneer of artificial intelligence passes away

Marvin Minsky, the pioneer of artificial intelligence passed away on 24 January 2016 in Boston, United States due to cerebral hemorrhage. He was 88. He was an American scientist in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) who had created robotic ..

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