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Yoga guru TKV Desikachar passes away

Renowned Yoga Guru TKV Desikachar passed away following a brief illness in Chennai. He was 78. He was known for transforming the way of practising yoga. He had turned it into both a wellness concept and a therapy. About TKV ..

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Renowned Assamese writer Mahim Bora passes away

Eminent Assamese litterateur Mahim Bora died due to old age problems in Guwahati, Assam. He was 92. He was a prolific short story writer and a poet. He had received the Sahitya Akademi award for his most popular work Edhani ..

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Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian chemist Ahmed Zewail passes away

The Egyptian-born Nobel-winning scientist Ahmed Zewail passed away in the United States. He was 70. Mr Zewail had won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1999 for his pioneering work in femtochemistry. He is the first Arab Scientist to win ..

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Eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi passes away

Eminent author and social activist Mahasweta Devi passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal after a multi-organ failure. She was 91. Her writings had mainly focused on the marginalised communities in the country and served as the voice of the oppressed ..

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Noted Tabla maestro Lachu Maharaj passes away

Noted Tabla maestro Pandit Lachu Maharaj passed away in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh due to cardiac arrest. He was 73 years old. Lacchu Maharaj was renowned internationally and his table performance had drawn attention of the connoisseur of performing arts from ..

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Neelamraju Ganga Prasada Rao, Father of Hybrid Sorghum passes away

Distinguished agricultural scientist Dr. Neelamraju Ganga Prasada Rao passed away in Hyderabad, Telangana following a brief illness. He was 89. He is famously known as “Father of Hybrid Sorghum”. He is also famous for his basic and applied research in ..

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