Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, the smooth, Grammy-winning balladeer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop with such hits as “Lucille,” “Lady” and “Islands in the Stream” and embraced his persona as “The Gambler” on record and on TV died Friday night. He was 81.

A.E. Hotchner, a well-traveled author, died Saturday at age 102.

Actor Ron Leibman dead at 82

December 7, 2019 17:23 pm

Actor Ron Leibman, who appeared in movies, theater and television in a career that spanned six decades and won a Tony award for Tony Kushner’s iconic play ”Ängels in America,” has died after an illness. He was 82.

Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal tales of grace and beauty, has died. He was 86.

PARIS, Sept 30: A coffin bearing the body of former French president Jacques Chirac, who died last week, received a solemn send-off on Monday from a military honor guard and a band playing Chopin’s Funeral March.

KATHMANDU, August 15: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has expressed sorrow over the demise of senior literary figure and journalist Madan Mani Dixit today.

PM aggrieved of Dixit's demise

August 15, 2019 11:00 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed deep sorrow on the demise of noted literary figure Kanak Mani Dixit today.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli have sent separate messages of condolences to their Indian counterparts Ram Nath Kovind and Narendra Modi respectively on the demise of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Samajbadi Party Nepal has expressed deep condolence on the demise of India's Former External Affairs Sushma Swaraj.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: Nepali leaders have expressed condolences on the demise of Indian Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel expressed his sorrow over the demise of mother of NC central member Govinda Bhattarai.

Joao Gilberto, a Brazilian singer, guitarist and songwriter considered one of the fathers of the bossa nova genre that gained global popularity in the 1960s and became an iconic sound of the South American nation, died on Saturday, his son said. He was 88.

KATHMANDU, May 25:  The judiciary is to remain closed on Sunday to mourn the demise of former Chief Justice Nayan Bahadur Khatri.

Keith Flint, the British musician who sang the vocals for The Prodigy’s hits such as “Firestarter” and “Breathe”, has died aged 49.

KATHMANDU, March 3: Late Bharat Mohan Adhikari, the former deputy prime minister and four-time finance minister, was cremated at Pashupati Aryaghat in the capital with state honors on Sunday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, March 3: The government has decided to perform final rites of senior communist leader Bharat Mohan Adhikari with state honors.

George Klein, the deep-voiced radio personality who became friends with Elvis Presley in high school and stayed close to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll throughout his career, has died. He was 83.

Veteran actor BS Rana passes away

February 1, 2019 12:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Veteran actor B.S. Rana passed away on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and leaders of various political parties have expressed sorrow over the demise of Former Prime Minister Dr Tulsi Giri.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The Nepali Congress (NC) has expressed its sorrow over the demise of democratic fighter Deep Bahadur Rayamajhi. He died this morning at the age of 76.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Dignitaries including Prime Minister KP Oli, ministers, senior leaders from various political parties and professionals have expressed condolences over the demise of Hemraj Gyawali, the legendary publisher and founding Chairman of Nepal Republic Media.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Expressing deep sorrow over the demise of Founding Chairman of Nepal Republic Media Hemraj Gyawali, Federation of Nepalese Journalists (FNJ) said on Sunday that the Nepali media industry has lost a competent, experienced, and professional media advocate.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Today's meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) has unanimously passed the condolence motion on the demise of former lawmaker Kamal Prasad Pangeni.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Today's meeting of the National Assembly has unanimously passed a condolence motion on the demise of former lawmaker Mohammed Mustaq Alam.

For two reasons, Jorge Sampaoli was a strange choice to take over as Argentina coach a year ago.

PM stunned on demise of Dr Devkota

June 19, 2018 00:05 am

KATHMANDU, June 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that he was stunned by the news of demise of senior neurosurgeon Dr Upendra Devkota.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Prime Minister and Communist Party of Nepal Chair KP Sharma Oli has expressed sorrow over the demise of football player Mani Bikram Shah today.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed deep sorrow over the passing of Nepali Congress leader Khum Bahadur Khadka. Khadka passed away at the Apollo Hospital in New Delhi on Friday evening.

LAMJUNG, March 15: Purnima Lohani of Besisahar Municipality-1 in Udayapur was one of the victims of Monday's tragic aircraft accident.

Lamjung mourns Purnima's demise

March 15, 2018 06:44 am

Condolences from her relatives, friends and well wishers fill up her Facebook wall

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj has expressed her sadness over the demise of Prakash Dahal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Following the demise of Prakash Dahal, son of CPN-Maoist chairperson, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba along with other leaders have expressed their condolences. Excerpts.

KATHMANDU, September 4: Today's meeting of the Legislature-Parliament has passed a condolence motion on the demise of the then member of the National Assembly, Bir Bahadur Singh.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to fly the party flag at half-mast for three days to mourn the passing of its senior leader Ramhari Joshi.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has sent a condolence message to Chancellor of the Federal Democratic Republic of Germany, Angela Merkel, on the demise of  Helmut Kohl, the former Chancellor of the Federal Democratic Republic of Germany.

Condolence assembly on Dixit's demise

January 5, 2017 10:25 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Ratna Pustakalaya, a library situated in Mid-Baneshower in the Capital, organized a condolence assembly today morning on the eight day of the demise of noted Nepali litterateur Kamal Mani Dixit.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The meeting of the Legislature-Parliament on Tuesday mourned the demise of Nepa Rastriya Party leader and former lawmaker Buddharatna Manandhar.

The ruling AIADMK on Saturday released a list of 203 deceased persons, saying they died of "shock" over the demise of party supremo and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on December 5, taking the number of toll in this regard to 280.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' Tuesday sent separate messages of condolences to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India respectively on the passing away of Selvi J. Jayalalithaa, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

Film stars condole Jaya's demise

December 6, 2016 12:26 pm

Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth today condoled the death of AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, describing her as a "brave daughter" whom the country had lost.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Nepal Communist Party has expressed sorrow over the demise of Cuba's communist leader Fidel Castro who died on Friday. He was 90.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the demise of former Cuban President Fidel Castro.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: A meeting of the Legislature-Parliament on Wednesday observed a minute of silence on the demise of late lawmaker Bhakti Prasad Pandey.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed sorrow over the demise of the first woman to scale Mt Everest, Junko Tabei. She passed away on Thursday at the age of 77.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed her condolences over the passing away of the King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is also the chair of the CPN (Maoist Centre), has stated that the country lost a promising leader with the demise of former Minister of State for Finance, Hariraj Khewa.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The first meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today concluded after passing a condolence proposal on the demise of former Minister of State for Finance and lawmaker Hariraj Khewa Limbu in a road accident at Sidhuwabazaar of Dhankuta on July 28.