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Smoke from nearby wood-burning crematorium is yellowing the mausoleum’s marble
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Noon headed the world's largest factory for ready-made Indian and ethnic food, and is credited with making chicken tikka masala Britain's favourite dish
She came under criticism from members of her own party who distanced themselves from her remarks
The former French First Lady spoke to journalists during humanitarian visit to Mumbai
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Suchitra Sen was a legendary Indian actress known for her memorable roles in both Bengali-language and Hindi Bollywood films.
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Farooque Shaikh, who died on 27 December of a heart attack on a visit to Dubai with his family, was the plump, unlikely hero of scores of Bollywood films. He was born in 1948, his career beginning on a high note with the 1973 film Garm Hawa, about the Partition. His performance earned him a key role in Satyajit Ray's The Chess Players, a study of the decadence of India's feudal classes. His cherubic looks struck a chord with ordinary people, who identified with his man-in-the-street image.
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His country record an innings victory in Tendulkar's 200th and final Test appearance
There was to be no fairy-tale century in Tendulkar’s 200th and final Test but he was roared back to the pavilion
The fall of an Indian wicket on home turf is generally greeted with a profound silence. A little past 3.30pm on Thursday afternoon, however, the packed crowd in the Wankhede Stadium here in his home city of Mumbai broke from that norm and erupted in ecstasy when Murali Vijay was dismissed.