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.
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.
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, 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.
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, 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, 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, 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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.