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Obituaries

Jimmy Greaves, England Football Legend, Dies At 81

Sep 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Greaves suffered a minor stroke in 2012 and his family thought he had made a full recovery until he was admitted to intensive care after a more severe stroke in May 2015.

Mizoram U-19 Cricket Team Head Coach Murtaza Lodhgar Dies Of Heart Attack In Vizag

Sep 18, 2021 PTI

Lodhgar, 45, was in the port city with the Mizoram colts, who were set to play the league phase of Vinoo Mankad Trophy.


Yuriy Sedykh, Hammer Throw World Record Holder, Dies At 66

Sedykh threw a world record 86.74 meters at the European Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, a mark which still stands.

Bhabani Roy, Former India Football Player And Mohun Bagan Legend, Dies

Sep 14, 2021 PTI

Roy played his club football for Mohun Bagan from 1968 onwards wherein he captained the green and maroons in 1972 which was his last year in the club as a player.


Chandan Mitra, A Teacher And A Friend: A Tribute

Why Chandan Mitra was truly the pioneer

02 September, 2021

Syed Ali Geelani: The Last Separatist

Naseer Ganai

For the past 30 years, Geelani had remained the pivot of Kashmiri separatism. Geelani was known for giving prolonged strike calls and one word from him brought Kashmir to a pause.


30 August, 2021

Vasu Paranjape, Famous Cricket Coach, Dies At 82

PTI

He was the captain of a very strong Dadar Union side that boasted of names like Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar


26 August, 2021

Ted Dexter, Former England Cricket Team Captain, Dies

Agencies

A powerful middle-order batsman and medium-pace bowler, Dexter played 62 Tests between 1958 and 1968, leading the side in 30 of those


24 August, 2021

Chandrasekhar Menon, Olympian And 1962 Asian Games Football Goal Medal Winner, Dies

PTI

Chandrasekhar, a defender in his playing days, was suffering from age-related ailments for some time


23 August, 2021

Pradeep Guha: The Man I Knew As A Young Media Professional

Aditi Chakraborty

Film Producer and media personality, Pradeep Guha had once revamped the entire print media industry with his pathbreaking ideas, but he was indeed an unassuming man, writes a former colleague for Outlook. Guha died at a hospital in Mumbai on Saturday.


19 August, 2021

OM Nambiar, Athletics Coach And Mentor Of India's Sprint Queen PT Usha, Dies At 89

Outlook Web Bureau

Apart from PT Usha, OM Nambiar coached some of India's finest athletes, including Shiny Wilson and Vandana Rao


15 August, 2021

Former India Defender Chinmoy Chatterjee Dies

PTI

Chatterjee switched from Mohun Bagan to arch-rivals East Bengal where he played from 1976-79 and 1982-86


15 August, 2021

Gerd Muller, Bayern Munich's German Legend, Dies Aged 75

Outlook Web Bureau

Nicknamed Der Bomber der Nation, Muller in 1972 scored 85 goals in only 60 matches for club and country a feat which was eclipsed by Lionel Messi (91 goals in 69) in 2012


09 August, 2021

Veteran Actor Anupam Shyam Passes Away In Mumbai At 63

Outlook Web Desk

In his nearly three-decade-long career, Anupam Shyam featured in films like "Satya", "Dil Se", "Lagaan", "Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi" and received critical acclaim for his role as Thakur Sajjan Singh on "Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya", which aired in 2009 on Star Plus.


28 July, 2021

Indian Badminton Great Nandu Natekar Dies

PTI

The 88-year-old, who won over 100 national and international titles in his career, was suffering from age-related ailments


18 July, 2021

How Fans Who Wrote Love Letters In Blood Dumped Rajesh Khanna For Amitabh Bachchan

Giridhar Jha

Stardom can be ephemeral but rarely does one come across as heart-breaking an example as that of Rajesh Khanna.


15 July, 2021

Former Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain Passes Away

Outlook Web Bureau

Hussain, who was born in Agra in 1940 and migrated with his parents to Pakistan in 1947, served as the 12th President of Pakistan


24 June, 2021

McAfee Antivirus Software Creator John McAfee Found Dead In Spanish Prison

Associated Press (AP)

Hours earlier, a Spanish court issued a preliminary ruling in favor of the 75-year-old tycoon's extradition to the United States to face tax-related criminal charges.


Photo Gallery

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

Photo by AP/PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

PTI Photo

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

Eduardo Munoz /Pool Photo via AP

Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in Chandigarh

PTI Photo
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