Indian writer Khushwant Singh dies
Published 20/03/2014 | 09:37
"He was fine and passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, " his daughter Mala Singh said.
He was editor of several literary and news magazines, including the Illustrated Weekly of India as well as two newspapers, the Hindustan Times and the National Herald, through the 1970s and 1980s. He received the Padma Vibhushan, India's second-highest civilian award.
He is survived by his son, Rahul Singh, and his daughter.