In India, veteran journalist Kuldip Nayyar, age 95, passes away in

Kuldip Nayyar

According to media news report, he was a passionate advocate for peace and press freedom and he was working till the end, his last column appeared in a daily newspaper reportedly yesterday morning, hours after he breathed his last in a Delhi Hospital, and his last rites were performed at Lodhi crematorium  in Delhi, media news report said.

As an ex-Indian high commissioner in the United Kingdom, Mr Kuldip Nayyar was a popular high commissioner among Indian community in the UK, said a longstanding Indian journalist Mr Vallabh Kaviraj in London.