People  /  Published 29.08.21

Owner of iconic Goan-run Saldanha Bakery passes away

Kolkata bid a tearful goodbye to Mona Saldanha, owner of the iconic Goan-run Saldanha Bakery, on the morning of August 27. Mona was instrumental in introducing Kolkata to the world of cheese puffs, wa...
By Lygeia Gomes in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.21

Cop for all seasons

Rachpal Singh, a former IPS and a two-term MLA in the Mamata Banerjee government, passed away on July 8. According to family sources, the FE Block resident had suffered a cardiac arrest in hospital, t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake

Sports  /  Published 14.07.21

Yashpal: gun fielder with sense of humour

He always had a good sense of humour. On one of our England tours, he once quipped “yaar kamaal hain, yahan to kauwe bhi kaale hain. Safed hona chaihiye (Strange that crows are black here. They ...
By Kirti Azad

Entertainment  /  Published 07.07.21

Suhana safar ends for film world

The second innings saw him play memorable character roles in films such as Kranti, Karma and Shakti. It is often said that Kumar was the first of the Khans. In a sign of the times that were, this Kh...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 07.05.21

Obituaries tell Gujarat story

The obituary pages of local newspapers may be an apt starting point for those looking for clues to the extent of the toll Covid has taken on Gujarat. With each passing day, the obituary columns are b...
By PTI in Ahmedabad


Calcutta  /  Published 19.02.21

Amitendranath Tagore no more

Eminent Sinologist Amitendranath Tagore passed away on February 7 at his house facing DL Park. He died in his sleep of cardio respiratory failure. Son of Abanindranath’s eldest son Alokendra, Am...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake

Business  /  Published 09.02.21

S. K. Todi passes away

Shravan Todi, one of the few industrialists who made it big during the two-decade long tenure of Jyoti Basu as the chief minister of Bengal, breathed his last on Monday. He was 77. Like many of his i...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

World  /  Published 12.01.21

Writer Ved Mehta dies

Ved Mehta, a longtime writer for The New Yorker whose best-known work, spanning a dozen volumes, explored the vast, turbulent history of modern India through the intimate lens of his own autobiography...
By New York Times News Service in New York

Calcutta  /  Published 30.12.20

Head of ‘small school with a big heart’ passes away

A school head who inspired hundreds of students over the years to work for the community around the campus and beyond died on Tuesday morning.  Perminder Dasani, the administrator of C...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.11.20

Rebirth of a city, 'thanks to the ball'

Diego Maradona meant many things to many people. For some, he was the greatest human being to have kicked a football, to some he was a flawed genius not in the same league as a Pele, yet others, mainl...
By Devdan Mitra


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