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Veteran freedom fighter Chunibhai Vaidya passed away

Published on: 19-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Veteran Gandhian and freedom fighter Chunibhai Vaidya passed away on 19 December 2014 at Ahmedabad, Gujarat following brief illness.

Veteran Telugu Sports Journalist Maddineni Babu Rao died

Published on: 19-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Senior Telugu sports journalist Maddineni Babu Rao passed away on 17 December 2014 at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh following a cardiac problem.

Italian film actress Virna Lisi died

Published on: 19-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Virna Lisi, an acclaimed Italian actress died at the age of 78. Often known as the Italian Marilyn Monroe, Lisi is now survived by a son, Corrado Pesci.

Pioneer of home video game console Ralph Henry Baer died

Published on: 11-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

The pioneer of home video game console Ralph Henry Baer died on 6 December 2014 in Manchester following a brief illness.

Veteran Journalist Piratla Venkateswarlu passed away

Published on: 10-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Veteran journalist Piratla Venkateswarlu passed away on 8 December 2014 in Narayanaguda following a brief illness.

Hockey Olympian Grihanandan Singh died

Published on: 09-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Nandy Singh, the Hockey Olympian who won two Olympic gold medals with the Indian team died in New Delhi. He was 88.

Carnatic vocalist Nedanuri Krishnamurthy died

Published on: 08-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Nedanuri Krishnamurthy died in Visakhapatnam at the age of 87. He was Veteran Carnatic vocalist.

Belgium's former Queen Fabiola died

Published on: 06-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Belgium's former Queen Fabiola, the widow of the Belgium king Baudouin, died on 5 December 2014 in Brussels.

Justice Vaidyanathapura Rama Krishna Iyer died at 100

Published on: 05-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Justice V. R. Iyer died in Kochi at the age of 100. He was the former Supreme Court Judge and renowned social activist.

American saxophonist Bobby Keys died at 70

Published on: 04-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

American saxophonist Bobby Keys died in Franklin, Tennessee and he played saxophone for the The Rolling Stones band.

Former Maharashtra CM Abdul Rahman Antulay passed away

Published on: 03-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra and a veteran Congressman Abdul Rahman Antulay passed away on 2 December 2014 following a severe kidney ailment.

Veteran music critic SV Krishnamurthy passed away

Published on: 02-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

The veteran music critic of The Hindu SV Krishnamurthy passed away on 30 November 2014 after a brief illness.

Renowned Egyptian novelist Radwa Ashour died

Published on: 02-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Acclaimed Egyptian novelist and educator Radwa Ashour died on 30 November 2014 in Cairo after a long battle with cancer.

Bollywood actor-comedian Deven Verma died at 78

Published on: 02-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Veteran comic actor Deven Varma died in Pune after a severe cardiac attack and kidney failure. He was 78.

Former Arunachal Chief Minister Jarbom Gamlin passed away

Published on: 01-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Jarbom Gamlin died on 1 December 2014 following a brief illness at a hospital in Gurgaon.

Renowned theatre personality Veenapani Chawla died at 67

Published on: 01-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Acclaimed theatre personality Veenapani Chawla died after a severe heart attack in Puducherry. She was 67.

Iconic Mexican comedian Chespirito died at 85

Published on: 29-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The iconic Mexican comedian Roberto Gomez Bolanos, nicknamed as Chespirito died at age 85.

Crime novelist PD James died at the age of 94

Published on: 28-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

Crime novelist Phyllis Dorothy James died at the age of 94 in Oxford, UK.

Historian Tapan Raychaudhuri died

Published on: 28-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Distinguished historian of modern India’s economic and intellectual history Tapan Raychaudhuri died at his home in Oxford, England. He was 90.

Legendary Kathak danseuse Sitara Devi died

Published on: 25-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Legendary Kathak danseuse Sitara Devi died at Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai. She was 94.

Senior Marathi actor-director Raghuvir Nevrekar died

Published on: 24-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Senior Marathi actor-director Raghuvir Nevrekar died in Mumbai on 23 November 2014 following a brief illness.

Ex-Washington DC mayor Marion Shepilov Barry Jr died

Published on: 24-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed


Ex-Washington DC mayor Marion Shepilov Barry Jr. died on 23 November 2014 in Washington DC following a brief illness.

Former Union Minister Murli Deora died

Published on: 24-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Former Union Minister Murli Deora died after a prolonged illness in Mumbai. He is survived by his wife and two sons, including former MP Milind Deora.

Mathematician Alexander Grothendieck died

Published on: 21-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Mathematician Alexander Grothendieck died in France at the age of 86.

Oscar award winner Mike Nichols died at 83

Published on: 21-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Oscar award winner Mike Nichols was died at the age of 83.

18th Duchess of Alba of Spain Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart died

Published on: 21-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The Duchess of Alba, Spain's richest woman has died aged 88 in Seville. She had more titles than any other aristocrat.

Indian-origin hotel doorman Kottarapattu Chattu died

Published on: 20-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

Sri Lanka’s oldest hotel doorman, Kuttan died. He served world leaders like Lord Mountbatten, Princess Elizabeth, Mahatma Gandhi and others.

Tamil film director Rudraiya Chockalingam passed away

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Veteran Tamil film director Rudraiya Chockalingam died on 19 November 2014 in Chennai following a brief illness.

Legendary Japanese Actor Ken Takakura Died

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Renowned Japanese actor Ken Takakura died on 10 November 2014 of lymphoma at a hospital in Tokyo. He was 83.

Senior Indian National Congress leader of Odisha Mohan Nag passed away

Published on: 17-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Senior Indian National Congress leader and former Odisha Minister of Health & Family Planning Mohan Nag died on 15 November 2014 at Bhubaneswar.

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