Film director Jean-Luc Godard, the godfather of France's New Wave cinema, died on Tuesday aged 91, newspaper Liberation and other French media said, according to a report of Reuters.

Anne Heche, the Emmy-winning film and television actor whose dramatic Hollywood rise in the 1990s and accomplished career contrasted with personal chapters of turmoil, died of injuries from a fiery car crash. She was 53.

Issey Miyake, who built one of Japan’s biggest fashion brands and was known for his boldly sculpted pleated pieces as well as former Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ black turtlenecks, has died. He was 84.

Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood when she played communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89.

Malayalam actor-director Pratap Pothen breathed his last on Friday (July 15). He was 70. According to the reports, Pratap Pothen was found dead in his apartment in Chennai.

Oprah Winfrey's father, Vernon Winfrey, has died at the age of 89.

Former Miss Brazil Gleycy Correia has died at the age of 27 after suffering from a brain hemorrhage.

James Rado, co-creator of the groundbreaking hippie musical “Hair,” which celebrated protest, pot and free love and paved the way for the sound of rock on Broadway, has died. He was 90.

Pakistani Politician and TV Host Amir Liaquat Hussain was found dead at his house. According to media reports, Hussain fell unconscious at his home and was rushed to Aga Khan University Hospital where he was declared dead.

Famed singer and composer Krishnakumar Kunnath, known as KK, died due to cardiac arrest in Kolkata on Tuesday night at the age of 53.

Ray Liotta, the blue-eyed actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in “Goodfellas” and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in “Field of Dreams,” has died. He was 67.

Colin Cantwell, the man who designed the spacecraft in the “Star Wars” films, has died. He was 90.

Director Hem Lama no more

May 16, 2022 17:30 pm

Veteran film director Hem Bahadur Lama has passed away at the age of 94. According to family sources, he was admitted to a hospital after suffering a heart attack and died on Sunday at 1:15 PM at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu. His funeral rites were conducted today at Swayambhu at 3 PM according to Buddhist tradition. Artists and well wishers paid tributes to his body at his residence in Baluwatar today afternoon.

Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds died in a road accident. Statement issued by the police suggests his car, which was being driven on Hervey Range Road, left the roadway shortly after 11 pm and rolled. Emergency services tried to rescue the 46-year-old driver, however he died of his injuries. Post his retirement from cricket in February of 2012, the all-rounder cricketer got into sports commentary and broadcasting. He was a renowned face on Fox Sports.

Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan  attended the funeral of Santoor legend Pandit Shivkumar Sharma on Wednesday. The veterans were seen paying their last respects to the celebrated santoor player and music composer. Ila Arun and Hariharan also paid their last respects to the maestro.

Australian singer-songwriter Nick Cave has confirmed the death of his son Jethro Lazenby at age 31. “With much sadness, I can confirm that my son, Jethro, has passed away,” the frontman of rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds said in a statement Tuesday. “We would be grateful for family privacy at this time,” Cave added.

Naomi Judd, whose family harmonies with daughter Wynonna turned them into the Grammy-winning country stars The Judds, has died. She was 76. Her daughters, Wynonna and Ashley, announced her death on Saturday in a statement provided to The Associated Press.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Regional chairperson of NRNA South Korea, Madan Bhujel passed away due to cardiac arrest. Bhujel had collapsed while taking rest after playing football with his colleagues on Saturday evening.

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.