India News | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 6, 2013
The Taliban today denied shooting dead Indian writer Sushmita Banerjee, whose murder Afghan officials blamed on the insurgent militia fighting against the government for 12 years.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 25, 2012
The last rites of eminent Bengali litterateur Sunil Gangopadhyay, who died in Kolkata on October 23, were performed today. His son Souvik, who arrived from Boston, performed the last rites at the Keoratala cremation grounds.
Kolkata News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 24, 2012
Instead of being donated as he had wished, the body of legendary Bengali writer Sunil Gangopadhyay will now be cremated on Thursday, his son said.
Kolkata News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 23, 2012
Legendary Bengali writer and Sahitya Akademi President Sunil Gangopadhyay died in Kolkata early on Tuesday following a major cardiac arrest, family sources said.