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PM Singh leaves to Maldives to attend SAARC Summit

Manmohan_SinghPrime Minister Manmohan Singh left  on Wednesday on a 4-day visit to Maldives to attend the SAARC Summit on the margins of which he will meet his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani. Singh, who is accompanied by External Affairs Minister S M Krishna, National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon and Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai, will head the Indian delegation to the Summit on November 10 and 11 in Addu Islands.

Bhupen Hazarika passes away

Bhupen_HazarikaRenowned singer and composer Bhupen Hazarika, best known for bringing Assamese folk songs into the limelight, died in Mumbai on Saturday, 6th November. The 85 year old Padma Bhushan Award winner passed away at 4.37 p.m. at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Hospital. Thousands of music lovers paid tributes and his final rituals held on Wednesday 9th November,  in Assam.