Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Former President & eminent scientist passed away in Shillong today at the age of 83. He was delivering lecture at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Shillong where he collapsed. It is said he suffered a massive cardiac arrest and could not recover. [Read more…]
The 61st Nationwide Film Prizes winners’ record has been announced nowadays. The champions consist of Arshad Warsi’s Jolly LLB as Best Function Film – Hindi, and Farhan Akhtar’s Bhaag Milkha Bhaag as Best Film Offering Healthy Enjoyment (the same prize that went to Salman Khan’s Dabangg). Bhaag Milkha Bhaag also won for Best Choreography for the songs Hawan Karenge (Maston Ka Jhund) choreographed by Ganesh Acharya.
The grand old man (Khushwant Singh) of literature died peacefully at home at his Sujan Singh Park home near Khan Market, Delhi on Thursday. The reason of death is natural, suffering from respiratory trouble from last two days. The man who made a place in the heart of millions of people’s with his love of poetry was remit to flames in the electric crematorium at the Lodhi Road crematorium.
He was born on Feb. 2, 1915 in Hadali, Distt. Khushab; Punjab (now in Pakistan) His father, Sobha Singh, was a well-known builder in Lutyen’s Delhi. Khushwant Singh married to Kawal Malik and had a two children, named as Rahul Singh and Mala. He started his Career as a practicing Layer in 1938. He was the editor of Yojana (1951-1953), and also worked with the two major Indian Newspapers; the National Herald and the Hindustan Times (1980-1983). Khushwant Singh was a Member of Parliament from 1980 to 1986. [Read more…]