Tanzania’s Former President Benjamin Mkapa passes away

Tanzania’s Former President Benjamin Mkapa passes away

Tanzania’s Former President, Benjamin Mkapa passed away. He served as the third president of the country, from 1995 to 2005, before handing over power to…

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Eminent danseuse & choreographer Amala Shankar passes away

Eminent danseuse & choreographer Amala Shankar passes away

Eminent danseuse and choreographer Amala Shankar passed away. She was honored with the West Bengal government’s Banga Bibhusan award in 2011 for her contributions to…

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Creator of 1980 Olympic Mascot Viktor Chizhikov passes away

Creator of 1980 Olympic Mascot Viktor Chizhikov passes away

The creator of the brown bear mascot “Misha” for the 1980 Moscow Summer Olympics, Viktor Chizhikov passed away. The artist’s drawings were used in popular…

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Eminent mathematician C S Seshadri passes away

Eminent mathematician C S Seshadri passes away

Eminent Indian mathematician of the post-Independence era, Professor C S Seshadri, passed away. He was the founder and Director-Emeritus of the Chennai Mathematical Institute, an institute…

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Civil rights leader Cordy Tindell Vivian passes away

Civil rights leader Cordy Tindell Vivian passes away

A civil rights veteran, The Rev Cordy Tindell Vivian who worked alongside the Rev Martin Luther King Jr, passed away. Vivian led the Southern Christian…

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Arjuna awardee para-athlete Ramesh Tikaram passes away

Arjuna awardee para-athlete Ramesh Tikaram passes away

Arjuna awardee, para-athlete and para-badminton player, Ramesh Tikaram passed away due to COVID-19. He won many medals in shotput and Javelin throw including an international…

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