News Wrap: April 29, 2020 - Actor Irrfan Khan passes away, Govt allows movement of stranded migrants and more

These news items made waves on Thursday, April 29 and were widely discussed and consumed. Do scroll through...

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Bollywood great Irrfan Khan passes away at 53

One of Bollywood’s best actors, Irrfan Khan, passed away at the age of 53 on Wednesday in Mumbai. He had been battling a rare form of cancer since 2018. Read More

Govt allows movement of stranded people with conditions

Migrant workers, tourists, students and other people, who are stranded in different parts of the country, were on Wednesday allowed to move to their respective destinations with certain conditions. Read More

India’s Top 10 ‘wilful defaulter’ according to RBI

Outstanding loans amounting to Rs 68,607 crore of top 50 wilful bank loan defaulters in India, including firms of Mehul Choksi and Vijay Mallya have been technically written off till September 30, 2019, the Reserve Bank of India said in a Right-to-Information (RTI) response. Full List

Twitter mourns the tragic demise of actor Irrfan Khan

Irrfan Khan, one of the most acclaimed Bollywood actors of his generation, passed away at the age of 53 on Wednesday. Read More

Heartbreaking pictures: Irrfan Khan's wife and kids saying their final goodbyes

Our photographers spotted late actor Irrfan Khan’s wife Sutapa Devendra Sikdar and kids, Babil and Ayan at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai and then at a cemetery on Yari Road, Mumbai. See Pictures

QUIZ: Irrfan Khan fans, test your knowledge about the much-loved actor

Here’s a quiz that will help you relive some of his more memorable roles and achievements. Take the quiz

There was something about Irrfan that just moved you

So compelling was his onscreen presence that if you met him in person, you couldn’t be blamed for being a little surprised by how handsome he was. Read More

First plasma therapy experiment on COVID-19 patient in Mumbai successful

 In this treatment plasma, a blood component, from a cured COVID-19 patient is transfused to a critically ill coronavirus patient. Read More

Pay your tributes to Irrfan Khan

Please take a moment to pay your tributes to one of India’s greatest actors, who left this world too soon, in the Comments section below. Pay your tributes


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