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Mrs Nathan: A picture of grace even in her moment of sorrow

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When Madam Urmila Nandey returned home to Ceylon Road last night, after a long day that included her late husband’s funeral, the first thing she did was to check on their long-time driver Rahim. 996 more words

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A grand send-off for one of Singapore's greatest sons

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THE LATE FORMER PRESIDENT’S ‘ANCHOR’: President Tony Tan (standing) with SR Nathan’s widow, Urmila (centre). Prime Minister Lee described her in his eulogy as her husband’s ”anchor” throughout his distinguished career. 741 more words

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SR Nathan was 'extraordinary' by being 'simple and ordinary': Zainul Abidin Rasheed

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SINGAPORE’S former president SR Nathan’s humility and sincerity are what made him extraordinary, said eulogy speakers as they recounted how these attributes endeared Mr Nathan to people from all strata of society – and around the world. 356 more words

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S R Nathan's state funeral: He cared greatly about Hindu, Indian communities, says Gopinath Pillai

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SINGAPORE – Giving back to the Hindu and Indian communities was of great importance to the late Mr S R Nathan, said Ambassador-at-large Gopinath Pillai on Friday (Aug 26). 355 more words

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S R Nathan's state funeral: He was a friend to the end, says Ramaswamy Athappan

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SINGAPORE – Even near the end of his life, Mr S R Nathan continued to care for people around him and those close to him, said his friend of 16 years, Mr Ramaswamy Athappan. 404 more words

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S R Nathan's state funeral: His letters were encouraging, inspiring, says Jennie Chua

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SINGAPORE – Mr S R Nathan loved to handwrite letters, said Ms Jennie Chua in a eulogy to the late former president on Friday (Aug 26) at the University Cultural Centre. 372 more words

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S R Nathan's state funeral: He walked with kings, but was still humble, says Zainul Abidin Rasheed

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SINGAPORE – In July this year (2016), a month before Mr S R Nathan died, he took the time to have an hour-long conversation with former senior minister of state Zainul Abidin Rasheed. 305 more words

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