She was 71 and breathed her last at a private hospital in Juhu where she was rushed last Sunday after severe breathing problems.
In the southern city of Bengaluru, a helicopter showered flowers over Victoria Hospital, as doctors and other medical workers in hospital gowns and masks cheered on, local television showed. A military band played alongside.
Bestselling author Paulo Coelho paid a moving tribute to acclaimed Indian actor Irrfan Khan using a quote from Bhagavad Gita, saying, "A star joins other stars in the sky".
In several states and territories across the vast nation of 1.3 billion people, fighter jets and transport aircraft in formations took part in low-flying aerial salutes to thank the country's so-called "corona warriors."
On the occasion of World Father’s Day, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown prince and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council shared a special heart-touching video on social media paying tribute to his father.
Kassem began her career as a reporter for the Al Arabiya TV. Within years, she rose to prominence and covered important events including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The 26-year-old singer took to Instagram to pay her respects to the 22 people killed by a suicide bomber at her concert in 2017, reports thesun.co.uk.
The government, which has been severely criticised for its management of the crisis, declared a 10-day mourning period for the victims in late May -- the longest since Spain returned to democracy after the fall of Franco's dictatorship in 1975.
A new work by the elusive street artist Banksy, honoring health workers, has been unveiled at a British hospital.