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Legendary actor Shashi Kapoor passes away – 04 December 2017

Legendary actor Shashi Kapoor passes away – 04 December 2017

Iconic star of Indian cinema, Shashi Kapoor, breathed his last today in Mumbai. He had been unwell for a while and struggling with his health. Shashi Kapoor was admitted in Mumbai’s Kokilaben Hospital, where he passed away. He was 79.

Shashi Kapoor was the third son of Prithviraj Kapoor and brother of two of Indian cinema’s most legendary actors, Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor. Born in 1938, Shashi Kapoor starred in more than hundred movies, out of which he was the lead actor in at least 61.
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POLIO FREE INDIA – 13 January 2014

POLIO FREE INDIA – 13 January 2014

More than 2.4 million volunteers vaccinate some 170 million children in India during every immunisation round

India is marking three years since its last reported polio case, a landmark in the global battle against the disease.

It is seen as confirmation of one of India’s biggest public health successes, achieved through a massive and sustained immunisation programme.
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Mehdi Hassan: A golden voice that transcended boundaries – 13 June 2012

Mehdi Hassan: A golden voice that transcended boundaries – 13 June 2012

‘Ab ke hum bichhade to shaayad kabhii khwabon mein milen’ (If we part now, we may meet in dreams). The world of ghazal will no longer be same without legendary singer Mehdi Hassan who leaves behind an unmatched legacy and treasure of soulful melodies.

Adored by millions on both sides of the border for his golden voice, the 84-year-old ghazal maestro, who died in a Karachi hospital on Wednesday following multi-organ failure, was one of the last icons representing the shared cultural heritage of India and Pakistan.
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New iPad hits stores in India on April 27 – 16 April 2012

New iPad hits stores in India on April 27 – 16 April 2012

The new iPad will be available in India from April 27, Apple Inc said on Monday, a month after it started selling the latest version of its popular tablet computer in 10 countries including the United States.

The third iteration of the best-selling device is priced between 30,500 rupees and 50,900 rupees in the Indian market depending on the variant.
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Facebook offers Rs 1.34 cr pay package to Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) INDIA student – 01 April 2012

Facebook offers Rs 1.34 cr pay package to Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) INDIA student – 01 April 2012

Social networking giant Facebook has hired an engineering student here for a fat annual pay package of Rs 1.34 crore, one of the biggest offers made to alumnus of any technical institution of the country.

According to P Chakravarti, Director of the Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT), a B Tech student from the institute, who has requested that his name be withheld for “security reasons”, received a letter on March 27 from Facebook confirming his appointment and the annual pay package on offer was stated to be USD 262,500 (around Rs 1.34 crore).
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