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Pakistani delegation to attend last rituals of late Atal Bihari Vajpayee

A delegation from Pakistan comprising four members will be going to India to attend the last rites of former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on Thursday. According to sources, caretaker law and information minister Ali Zafar will represent Pakistani delegation at Vajpayee's funeral. Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal will be accompanying Ali Zafar along with other senior official from the law ministry. The delegation will return to Pakistan tonight after attending Vajpayee's last…

Former Indian Prime Minister Vajpayee passes away

NEW DELHI: Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee died on Thursday at a hospital in New Delhi where he had been undergoing treatment for a kidney ailment since June. Vajpayee was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on June 11 with kidney infection, chest congestion, urinary tract infection and low urine output. “It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad demise of Former Prime Minister of India, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee at 05:05pm on 16.08.2018,” AIIMS said in a…

Death reports of Atal Bihari Vajpayee circulate on social media

NEW DELHI: Social media in India is rife with death reports of former prime minister and Bharatiya Janata Party stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee, with no official word from the BJP to quash viral 'misinformation'. According to India Today, a torrent of messages are being circulated on WhatsApp and social media platforms that Mr. Vajpayee is no more, while the internet is abuzz with obituaries to the 93-year-old two-time Prime Minister. Times Now reports that BJP has not released any statement about Mr. Vajpayee's death…