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Successful Novelist Sue Townsend died

Published on: 12-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Novelist Sue Townsend on 11 April 2014 died after a short illness

Van der Lugt, dutch priest shot dead in Homs

Published on: 09-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

A Dutch priest Frans Van der Lugt was shot dead on 7 April 2014 in Homs by a gunman. He was 70.

Mickey Rooney, the American film actor died

Published on: 08-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

American film actor and entertainer, Mickey Rooney died in California at the age of 93.

Ashish Bose foremost demographer died at 83

Published on: 08-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Ashish Bose, veteran demographer died in New Delhi due to illness on 7 April 2014.

VK Murthy, the renowned cinematographer died

Published on: 08-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Dada Saheb Phalke awardee, V K Murthy died on 7 April 2014 at his residence in Shankarapuram. He was 91.

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Anja Niedringhaus shot dead in Afghanistan

Published on: 05-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 68 people agreed

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Anja Niedringhaus on 4 April 2014 shot dead by a policeman in Afghanistan.

Former President of Guinea Kumba Yala died at 61

Published on: 05-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Former President of Guinea Kumba Yala died at the age of 61 due to cardiac arrest.

Frankie Knuckles, the iconic Chicago-based house DJ, died in Chicago

Published on: 31-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Frankie Knuckles, the iconic Chicago based house DJ, died on 31 March 2014 in Chicago.

Nanda, the Veteran actress died in Mumbai

Published on: 25-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Nanda, the veteran actress of Hindi and Marathi films died on 25 March 2014 in Mumbai at the age of 75.

Adolfo Suarez, the first elected Prime Minister of Spain, died

Published on: 24-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

Adolfo Suarez, the first elected Prime Minister of Spain died on 23 March 2014.

Former Brazilian international footballer Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini died

Published on: 22-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Former Brazilian international footballer Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini died on 21 March 2014 after a heart attack.

Khushwant Singh, the renowned author and journalist died

Published on: 20-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

The renowned author and journalist Khushwant Singh died on 20 March 2014 at the age of 99 in Delhi. He was mainly famous as the best storyteller.

T C Teli, former Arunachal Pradesh Minister died

Published on: 15-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Former Arunachal Pradesh Minister, TC Teli died on 14 March 2014 in Itanagar at 50. He is now survived by his two wives, four sons and five daughters.

Former Sierra Leone President, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah died

Published on: 15-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Former president and leader of Sierra Leone, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah died in Freetown at the age of 82.

Joe McGinniss, author of Fatal Vision died

Published on: 11-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Author Joe McGinniss died on 10 March 2014 at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Massachusetts at 71 due to prostate cancer.

Vice President of Afghanistan Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim died

Published on: 10-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Vice President of Afghanistan Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim died on 9 March 2014 due to natural cause.

Veteran Actress, Sheila MacRae died at 92

Published on: 10-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Sheila MacRae, a veteran stage, film and TV performer died at the age of 92 in New Jersey.

Frank Jobe pioneer of Tommy John surgery died

Published on: 10-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Frank Jobe orthopedic surgeon who pioneered surgery in sports died due to illness in Santa Monica, California at 88.

Bhuvnesh Chaturvedi, the Ex-Union minister died

Published on: 03-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Former Union Minister Bhuvnesh Chaturvedi died at a private heart hospital in Kota after protracted illness at the age of 85.

Hanumath Shastry, the eminent Telugu litterateur died

Published on: 28-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

The renowned Telugu writer, Janamaddhi Hanamachhaastri at the age of 90 in Kapada town of Andhra Pradesh.

Legendary Guitarist Paco de Lucia passed away

Published on: 27-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

World famous Spanish guitarist Paco de Lucia passed away in Mexico

Harold Ramis actor, director of Comedy films died at 69

Published on: 27-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Harold Ramis, the American actor, writer and director of classic comedy films died in Chicago

Eminent painter Prokash Karmakar died

Published on: 25-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

Eminent painter, Prokash Karmakar died following age-related illness at the age of 81. He was the winner of Lalit Kala Akademi National Award.

TV Comedy Pioneer Sid Caesar Died at 91

Published on: 19-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Sid Caesar a great TV comedian died at 91 on 14 February 2014.

Hindi writer and Jnanpith Award winner Amar Kant died

Published on: 19-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 37 people agreed

Hindi writer Amar Kant passed away at the age of 88 due to ill health in Uttar Pradesh

Carnatic music Vocalist R K Srikantan died at 94

Published on: 18-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

Carnatic music, Vocalist Rudra Krishna Srikantan, 94 died due to chest congestion in Bangalore

Tom Finney, the former Preston and England footballer died at the age of 91

Published on: 18-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The great footballer of Preston and England, Tom Finney died at the age of 91 on 14 February 2014.

Balu Mahendra, the award winning film director and cinematographer died

Published on: 14-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Balu Mahendra died due to cardiac arrest at the age of 75 in Chennai. He was an award winning film director and cinematographer.

Hollywood child star Shirley Temple passed away

Published on: 12-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

Former Hollywood child star Shirley Temple passed away on 11 February 2014.

Ranjit Bhatia, Olympian distance runner died

Published on: 10-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 43 people agreed

Olympian distance runner Ranjit Bhatia died.

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