Tags archives: passes-away

Cyber guru Vijay Mukhi passes away: His passion for knowledge was as huge as his appetite for food

Gurus always depart their human body, but their teachings don’t. I knew of Vijay Mukhi as an author of C Odyssey. In the 90s, I had a career in programming in CMC Ltd. I wanted to learn C programing and found that though there were many books available written by foreign authors. They were difficult to understand. But then I bought this book written by Mukhi on the subject. All […]

Veteran Carnatic singer M Balamuralikrishna passes away at 86

  Veteran Carnatic musician M Balamuralikrishna passed away in Chennai on Tuesday at the age of 86. According to The Hindu, the singer was native of Sankaraguptam, East Godavari District, and was born Murali Krishna. After his first concert at the age of 8, Musunuri Suryanarayana Murty Bhagavatar, a distinguished Harikatha performer, who was in attendance, gave the prefix ‘Bala’, and hence he became Balamuralikrishna. The 86-year-old veteran was not […]

Siachen braveheart Hanumanthappa passes away; India mourns

A billion prayers were behind him but Siachen hero Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad lost the battle for life on Thursday. 33-year-old Hanumanthappa passed away at 11:45 am at Indian Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in the national capital. His condition had worsened last night. The brave soldier had slipped into deeper coma and was on maximal life support since then. The shortage of oxygen to his brain and failure of […]