Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding father, dies at 91

Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding father, dies at 91

Lee’s body will lie in state at Parliament House from Wednesday after a private family wake on Monday and Tuesday
Suzette Jordan, the non-victim

Suzette Jordan, the non-victim

Park Street rape survivor Jordan died at the age of 40 early on Friday morning of a combination of meningitis and encephalitis in a Kolkata hospital
Sam Simon, ‘architect’ of ‘The Simpsons,’ dies at 59

Sam Simon, ‘architect’ of ‘The Simpsons,’ dies at 59

Simon had been diagnosed in 2012 with colorectal cancer. He spent his final years giving away his fortune to causes focused on animal welfare
Terry Pratchett, creator of Discworld, dies at 66

Terry Pratchett, creator of Discworld, dies at 66

Pratchett had earned wide respect in Britain and beyond with his dignified campaign for the right of critically ill patients to choose assisted suicide
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Renowned ornithologist K.S. Lavkumar Khachar dies at 84

Khachar had a key role in spreading awareness about nature in the country
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