Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar passes away at 95


NEW DELHI : Veteran journalist and former Rajya Sabha member Kuldeep Nayar died late last night in New Delhi. He was 95. His last rites will be performed at 1 pm today at the Lodhi Road crematorium. Nayar also served as India’s High Commissioner for the United Kingdom. A veteran journalist, diplomat, parliamentarian and an author, Nayar wore many More...

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump speaks at a veteran's rally in Des Moines, Iowa January 28, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking  - RTX24HM9
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Television cameramen take pictures of India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is on his way to submit his resignation to President Pratibha Patil at the presidential palace in New Delhi May 18, 2009. The Congress-led coalition eyed possible new allies on Monday after a decisive general election victory raised hopes of a stable government and sent financial markets soaring. REUTERS/Arko Datta (INDIA POLITICS) - GM1E55I1BAD01
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Chhota Rajan Gets Life In term in journalist J Dey murder case

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Journalist accepts TN Governor’s apology for pat on cheek

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