Bishan Singh

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Former Indian Captain Bishan Singh Bedi Dies At 77

Bishan Singh Bedi, former India captain and legendary spinner has died at the age of 77, news agency PTI reported on Monday. Bedi, a veteran of 67 Tests between in a 12-year-career spanning between 1967 and 1979, was one of India's most celebrated cricketers. Bed was one that revolutionised the art of spin bowling worldwide and was awarded the Padma Shri trophy in 1970.

Mon, 23 Oct 2023 - 04:08 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bishan Singh Bedi, Cricket, legend, Former Captain, died

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Saroj Pattnayak

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Lyricist & Music Composer Saroj Pattnayak Dies At 81: Odisha

Popular lyricist and music composer Saroj Pattnayak died at the age of 81, after being bedridden since last year. He was born on June 2, 1940, in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. Saroj debuted as a music composer in the super hit Odia movie ''Abhiman'' in the year 1977. He earned fame by composing music and lyrics for programs of Akashwani and Doordarshan. 

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 11:49 AM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: saroj pattnayak, legend, Odisha, Death, Music industry

Courtesy: ANI News

Footballer Jean-Pierre Adams

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Footballer Jean-Pierre Adams Passes Away After 40 Yrs Of Coma

Former French footballer Jean-Pierre Adams passed away in Nimes on September 6. Reportedly, Adams was in a coma for over 39 years after getting seriously injured while playing for Chalon in 1982. Adams was born in Senegal and Football was his passion since childhood. In 1970, Nimes spotted his passion, way before he became a professional player. He also won 22 caps for Les Bleus between 1972-1976.

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 - 10:11 AM / by Athira Chandran

Tags: Jean-Pierre Adams, France, footballer, legend

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