Current Affairs - Obituary

Eminent Hindi writer Mannu Bhandari Passes Away

Eminent Hindi writer Mannu Bhandari has passed away on 15 November 2021.

  • She was the wife of late Hindi fiction writer Rajendra Yadav.

Historian Babasaheb Purandare Passed Away

Historian Babasaheb Purandare has passed away on 15th November 2021.

  • Babasaheb was a well-known orator, ballad singer, theatre artist, and history chronicler who inspired the modern-day youth to follow the footsteps of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

Former Arunachal Pradesh Governor YS Dadwal Passes Away

Former Governor of Arunachal Pradesh and Commissioner of Delhi Police, Yudhvir Singh Dadwal, has passed away on 23 September 2021.


Noted Litterateur Manorama Mohapatra Passed Away

Eminent litterateur, social worker and former editor of Odia daily ‘The Samaja’ Manorama Mohapatra has passed away on 18 September 2021.

  • She was former editor of Odia daily 'The Samaja'.
  • Mohapatra has more than 40 books and novels to her credit.

‘Padma Shri’ Awardee Physicist Thanu Padmanabhan Passes Away

Theoretical physicist and cosmologist Thanu Padmanabhan has passed away on 17th September 2021.

  • His research spanned a wide variety of topics in Gravitation, Structure formation in the universe and Quantum Gravity.

Noted Bengali Writer Buddhadeb Guha Passed Away

Eminent Bengali writer Buddhadeb Guha has passed away on 29th August 2021.Guha was a chartered accountant by profession but became a popular author early in life. His fictional character Wrijuda, ...

Sociologist Gail Omvedt Passes Away

American-born Indian scholar, sociologist, human rights activist, researcher, and author Gail Omvedt has passed away on 25th August 2021.She was one of the intellectual voices of the ‘Bahujan Movement’.Omvedt authored ...

First Dronacharya Awardee Athletics Coach O. M. Nambiar Passes Away

Noted athletics coach O.M. Nambiar, the man who transformed a village girl P.T. Usha into Asia’s Golden Girl, passed away on 19th August 2021.Nambiar, an athlete himself during his college ...

KP Gopal Rao: War Hero of 1971 Passed Away

Commodore Kasargod Patnashetti Gopal Rao, a 1971 war hero and recipient of the Mahavir Chakra, breathed his on 8 August 2021.He played a key role in the war with Pakistan ...

Olympian ‘SS Babu’ Narayan Passed Away

On 5th August 2021, two-time Olympian Shankar Subramaniam (‘Babu’ Nayaran) has passed away.Nayaran was India’s goalkeeper during the 1956 and 1960 Olympics.He made his India debut against erstwhile Yugoslavia at ...

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