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Renowned Kathak dancer Maya Rao died

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

Veteran Kathak dancer Maya Rao died on 1 September 2014 following a massive cardiac arrest on 31 August 2014.

Renowned Telugu filmmaker Sattiraju Lakshminarayana died

Published on: 01-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Telugu filmmaker Bapu died in Chennai due to a cardiology-related ailment. He was 80. Bapu is survived by two sons and a daughter.

Noted Historian Bipan Chandra died

Published on: 30-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Bipan Chandra, former professor of history, was considered to be a specialist in the economic and political history...

Noted Malayalam actor Chemancherry Narayanan Nair died at 79

Published on: 26-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Noted Malayalam drama and film actor Chemancherry Narayanan Nair died on 25 August 2014 at Chengottukavu in Kozhikode, Kerala. He was 79.

Oscar-winning Director of Gandhi, Richard Attenborough died at 90

Published on: 25-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Oscar-winning British filmmaker and actor Richard Attenborough renowned for his critically-acclaimed biopic on Mahatma Gandhi died in London.

Eminent Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy died at 82

Published on: 23-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

Jnanpith awardee and renowned Kannada writer U R Ananthamurthy died in Bangalore. He was 82.

Veteran CPI-M leader Amitava Nandy died at 71

Published on: 22-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Amitava Nandy died on 15 August 2014 in Kolkata...

Squash Legend of Pakistan Hashim Khan died

Published on: 20-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

Squash Legend of Pakistan Hashim Khan died on 18 August 2014. He died due to congestive heart failure.

World-renowned yoga guru B K S Iyengar died

Published on: 20-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

World-renowned yoga guru Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar died on 20 August 2014. He died at the age of 96.

Iranian Poet Simin Behbahani died

Published on: 20-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Poet Simin Behbahani, the Lioness of Iran, died on 19 August 2014 in Tehran, Iran.

Founder of Delhi Gymkhana Club Dilbagh Singh died at 81

Published on: 19-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

The founder of Delhi Gymkhana Club Dilbagh Singh died at the age of 81. He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.

Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died

Published on: 19-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

Eduardo Campos, the Brazilian presidential candidate, died on 13 August 2014...

Goalkeeping great Vladimir Beara of Croatia died at 85

Published on: 14-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Goalkeeping great Vladimir Beara of Croatia died in city Split of Croatia on 11 August 2014. He died after a series of strokes...

Legendary Burra Katha exponent Daroji Eramma died

Published on: 13-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

Daroji Eramma, one of the last exponents of Burra katha died at a private hospital in Bellary, Karnataka. She was 84.

Reshamlal Jangade, the member of First Lok Sabha, Died

Published on: 12-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 76 people agreed

Reshamlal Jangade, the veteran politician and a member of the country's first Lok Sabha from undivided Madhya Pradesh, died

Oscar Winning Actor Robin Williams died

Published on: 12-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning actor and comedian died at his home in Tiburon, California. He was 63.

Sir Peter Geoffrey Hall, the Urban Town Planner died at 82

Published on: 11-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

United Kingdom’s planning academician and Professor, Sir Peter Hall died at University College Hospital, London. He was 82.

Robert Frederick Panara, pioneer of Deaf Studies Died

Published on: 07-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 61 people agreed

Robert Frederick Panara, the poineer of deaf studies died in Rochester, US on 20 July 2104 due to heart ailments.

Angela Nemeth, the 1968 Olympic javelin champion died

Published on: 06-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

The 1968 Olympic javelin champion of Hungary, Angela Nemeth, died after a long illness. She was 68.

Pran, the Creator of Chacha Chowdhury died at 75

Published on: 06-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Pran the creator of cartoon character, Chacha died due to cancer of the intestine. He was 75.

Guitar legend Dick Wagner died at 71

Published on: 02-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 29 people agreed

Legendary rock guitarist of Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner died on due to respiratory failure in Arizona. He was 71.

Theodore Van Kirk, the last airman in US bombing of Hiroshima died

Published on: 31-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 69 people agreed

Theodore Van Kirk, last surviving crewman of the plane that dropped atomic bomb in Hiroshima, Japan on 6 August 1945 during the World War II died.

Eminent Hindi litterateur Madhukar Singh died at 87

Published on: 30-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

Madhukar Singh, an eminent Hindi litterateur died at his residence in village Dharahara of Bhojpur district on 21 July 2014

Sushilarani Patel, a Classical singer died at 96

Published on: 30-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

Classical singer Sushilarani Patel died due to heart attack. She was 96. She was a recipient Sangeet Natak Academy award in 2002.

Bangladesh freedom fighter Bir Bikrom UK Ching Marma died

Published on: 30-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

Bangladeshi freedom fighter UK Ching died at the age of 86. The Bir Bikram awardee died due to a brain stroke.

Veteran journalist Sundaram Sankaran died at 87

Published on: 26-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

Veteran Journalist Sundaram Sankaran died on 19 July 2014. He passed away at his residence in Kensington...

American actor James Garner died at 86

Published on: 23-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed


American actor James Garner died at the age of 86 in Los Angeles on 19 July 2014.

South African Nobel-prize winning author Nadine Gordimer died

Published on: 16-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 47 people agreed

South African Nobel Prize-winning author, Nadine Gordimer died. She wrote several books, of which two were banned by apartheid regime.

World-renowned conductor Lorin Maazel died at 84

Published on: 14-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Lorin Maazel, the American conductor of classical music, violinist and composer died on 13 July 2014 at his home in Castleton, Virginia. He was 84.

Senior VHP leader Giriraj Kishore died at 94

Published on: 14-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Senior VHP leader, Giriraj Kishore died in New Delhi following prolonged illness. He was 94.

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