Vajpayee met three generations of Chinese leaders: Envoy

[Chennai: Students participate in a candlelight vigil to pay tribute to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Chennai, on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Vajpayee, 93, passed away at AIIMS hospital after a prolonged illness. ( /PTI] New Delhi, Aug 16 : Condoling former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s death here on Thursday, Chinese […]

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dies at home in Detroit aged 76

By Bill Trott Undated, Aug 16 : Aretha Franklin, the preacher’s daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning “Queen of Soul” with such hit songs as “Respect” and “Chain of Fools,” died on Thursday at the age of 76, officials said. Franklin, who won 18 Grammys and had some 25 gold records, died at […]