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.
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.
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.
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.