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Quiet end in London hospital after recent heart attack; burial to take place today
Requiem for M.F. Husain
M. F. Husain, India's greatest and most celebrated artist, called me from his hospital bed in London Tuesday afternoon. Speaking in a soft, low voice, with old world courtesy, he informed me matter of factly that he had suffered “a ...
Husain fought legal battle against vandals, puritans
Supreme Court came to his rescue, holding that his paintings were nothing but art
His death will cause a void in art, creativity: Pratibha
The nation has lost an iconic artist: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Painter of signs to living legend
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Temple town mourns Husain's passing
Pandharpur (Maharashtra): Tears well up in the eyes of 86-year-old Khudabuddin Sharifoddin as he remembers his association with the iconic artist, his cousin, Maqbool Fida Husain, who spent his formative years in this pilgrimage town in ...
Husain and his tryst with Bollywood
New Delhi: M.F. Husain, the grand old man of Indian art, who started his artistic journey by painting movie billboards, had more than a passing fascination for Bollywood and its beauties. He was so charmed by the bubbly Madhuri Dixit in ...
Congress apprehensive about DMK withdrawing Ministers
It is waiting to hear what decision DMK will take at its meet today
Baalu meets PM, highlights CBI functioning
NEW DELHI: Ahead of the crucial high-level committee meeting of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam to be held in Chennai on Friday, DMK parliamentary party leader T.R. Baalu met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here on Thursday and discussed the ...
I'm raising only a nationalist force: Ramdev
HARIDWAR: Baba Ramdev said on Thursday that he was not raising an army or a violent group like Maoists or terrorists, but only a nationalist force for self-defence. The clarification came after Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram took strong ...
Committee on black money to seek comments from public
NEW DELHI: The High Level Committee appointed for tracing black money stashed away abroad and unearthing such ill-gotten wealth in the country, on Thursday decided to seek public comments on the issue. The committee, headed by Central ...
BJP to remain in “war mode” on corruption
NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Janata Party general secretary Ananth Kumar on Thursday compared the situation at the Ramlila Maidan on Sunday-Monday night to the Emergency. The government tried to stifle the voice of peaceful protesters through police ...
Indians advised to return
CHENNAI: The Indian government has advised Indian nationals in Yemen to leave the place at the earliest, considering the disturbed conditions prevailing there. They have also been asked to register themselves with the Indian Embassy at ...
Prithvi-II successfully flight-tested
HYDERABAD: Nuclear weapons-capable, surface-to-surface Prithvi-II missile on Thursday was successfully flight-tested for its full range of 350 km by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) personnel. The nine-metre tall Prithvi-II, the first ...
Little progress in western talks with Taliban
Deadlock in dialogue could impact planned drawdown of foreign troops
Wallow Fire rages across Arizona
Washington: Arizona is burning, and this time it is not a metaphorical conflagration of anti-immigration laws or violent shootings by gun-toting extremists but a real fire that is consuming vast swathes of the beleaguered state's rural ...
IOB seeks offshore presence in China
SINGAPORE: Indian Overseas Bank is seeking to raise its profile in China, Singapore, and Malaysia through specific strategies, according to IOB Chairman and Managing Director M. Narendra. IOB Mr. Narendra said on Thursday, had now ...
Sachin revived my career, says Yuvraj
‘I am looking forward to making an impact as a Test player'
Sanath Jayasuriya returns to Sri Lankan squad
Colombo: In his 40s and an active politician, veteran batsman Sanath Jayasuriya on Thursday returned to the Sri Lankan one-day and Twenty20 cricket side after more than a year for the series against England later this month. The ...
Resolution passed on Katchatheevu
Free rice distribution may be delayed
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