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DIED Union min­is­ter and for­mer Ma­ha­rash­tra chief min­is­ter Vi­las­rao Desh­mukh, who was suf­fer­ing from se­ri­ous liver ail­ment, at a Chen­nai hospi­tal. He was 67. AN­NOUNCED Po­lit­i­cal de­but by Team Anna. It will con­test the 2013 Delhi Assem­bly polls and is likely to launch its party on Oc­to­ber 2. AP­POINTED Dr Sriku­mar Banerjee, sci­en­tist, as the first chan­cel­lor of Kash­mir’s Cen­tral Univer­sity, by Pres­i­dent Pranab Mukher­jee. SUS­PENDED Padma Bhushan re­cip­i­ent, Time ed­i­tor- at- large and CNN host Fareed Zakaria from both his posts, for lift­ing sev­eral para­graphs by an­other writer in a re­cent Time col­umn on gun con­trol. DIED Prabud­dha Das­gupta, ac­claimed fash­ion pho­tog­ra­pher, due to a heart at­tack. Das­gupta, 55, a leg­end when it came to black and white pho­to­graphs, was a well­known name in the world of life­style pho­tog­ra­phy. He was best known for his book Women.



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