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    John Young, ‘most experienced’ US astronaut, dies

    Reuters | Updated at 08:40am on January 07, 2018

    US astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon in 1972 and even smuggled a corned beef sandwich into orbit during a career that made...

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    ‘Sound of Music’ star Menzies-Urich dies

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:05am on December 26, 2017

    Heather Menzies-Urich, a star of ‘The Sound of Music,’ which continues to win hearts worldwide after more than half a century, died at age 68,...

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    Walton’s founding chairman Nazrul Islam dies

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:06am on December 18, 2017

    SM Nazrul Islam, the founding chairman of country’s leading company Walton Group, died on Sunday...

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    Livestock Minister Sayedul Hoque dies

    Staff Correspondent  | Updated at 10:39am on December 16, 2017

    Fisheries and livestock minister Muhammed Sayedul Hoque passed away at Bangabandhu Shiekh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka on...

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    Prof Nurul Islam passes away

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10am on November 23, 2017

    Professor Nurul Islam, the founding chairman of English department in Jahangirnagar University in 1970s and former vice-chancellor of...

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    Bari Siddiqui dies

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 12:05am on November 25, 2017

    Noted singer and flautist Bari Siddiqui passed away at a hospital in the capital early Friday. He was 63. He is survived by his wife,...

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    David Cassidy, teen heartthrob of ‘The Partridge Family,’ dies

    Reuters | Updated at 09:15am on November 22, 2017

    David Cassidy, a singer and actor whose androgynous features and jaunty voice made him a 1970s teen heartthrob on the ‘The Partridge Family’ television show,...

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    Former deputy speaker Akhtar Hamid Siddiqui passes away

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:31pm on November 19, 2017

    Former deputy speaker of Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad and Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson’s adviser Akhtar Hamid Siddiqui passed away...

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    AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dies

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:35am on November 19, 2017

    AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has died aged 64 after suffering for several years with dementia, the band announced Saturday...

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    Left leader AFM Mahbubul Haque dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:34pm on November 10, 2017

    Convener of the Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal faction and freedom fighter AFM Mahbubul Haque died in Canada...

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