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Crime novelist PD James died at the age of 94

Published on: 28-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 13 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: 2 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: 8 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: 1 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: 1 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: 2 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: 16 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: 10 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: 6 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: 14 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: 7 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: 10 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: 7 people agreed

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

Veteran sports scribe Chandrasekhar P Sant passed away

Published on: 14-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Veteran sports scribe and President of the Sports Journalists Association of Mumbai Chandrasekhar P Sant died on 13 November 2014 following a massive heart attack.

Ravi Chopra, director of famous TV show Mahabharata, died at 68

Published on: 13-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

Ravi Chopra, director of famous television (TV) show Mahabharata, died in Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai on 12 November 2014.

Noted scholar and JNU professor Mathias Samuel Soundra Pandian died

Published on: 11-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Noted scholar and JNU professor Mathias Samuel Soundra Pandian died on 10 November 2014 following a sudden heart attack.

CMP founder & leader M V Raghavan died at 81

Published on: 10-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Melathu Veettil Raghavan, CMP leader died at the age of 81 due to Parkinsons disease.

Havells India Limited chairman Qimat Rai Gupta passed away

Published on: 08-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

The electrical equipment maker Havells India Limited group chairman Qimat Rai Gupta passed away on 7 November 2014.

Veteran Bollywood actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar died

Published on: 03-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Veteran Bollywood actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar died on 3 November 2014 in Mumbai following lung infection.

Legendary jazz clarinetist Acker Bilk died

Published on: 03-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

English clarinet player Acker Bilk died on 2 November 2014 in Bath, southwestern England following a brief illness.

Warren Anderson, Chief of Union Carbide during 1984 Bhopal Gas tragedy died

Published on: 01-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 56 people agreed

Former Chairman of Union Carbide Corporation Warren M Anderson who was blamed for the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy died. He was 92.

President of Zambia Michael Sata died

Published on: 30-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

President of Zambia Michael Sata was died in London.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell died

Published on: 30-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell died on 29 October 2014 in Vermont after battling leukaemia.

Maharashtra BJP legislator Govind M Rathod died

Published on: 27-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Newly elected BJP legislator Govind M Rathod died on 27 October 2014 following a massive heart attack.

South African footballer Senzo Meyiwa died

Published on: 27-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

South Africa's football captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa died after being shot at his girlfriend’s house in Vosloorus, south of Johannesburg.

Noted freedom fighter Jagdish Sharan Pande died

Published on: 25-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 82 people agreed

Freedom fighter Jagdish Sharan Pande died after prolonged illness in Almora, Uttarakhand. He was 95.

CEO of Total Christophe de Margerie died in Moscow plane crash

Published on: 22-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

Chief Executive officer (CEO) of Total Christophe de Margerie on 21 October 2014 died in Moscow plane crash.

British actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham died

Published on: 21-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

British actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham on 19 October 2014 died in London because of colon Cancer.

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died

Published on: 21-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died on 20 October 2014 at Kent, Connecticut.

Telugu writer Turaga Janaki Rani died

Published on: 16-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

Well-known Telugu writer and former radio artiste Turaga Janaki Rani died on 15 October 2014,

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