A doyen of Hindi poetry, Gopal Das Neeraj passed away last evening at the AIIMS trauma centre in New Delhi. Neeraj had suffered a head injury following a fall at his house in Agra. He was awarded Padma Shri in 1991 and Padma Bhushan in 2007. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid condolence to the death of the veteran poet.
Pakistan said that its case was "very strong" in the ICJ on the conviction of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism. India had moved the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in May last year after Jadhav, 48, was sentenced to death.
Kavi Kumar Azad's death shocked fans and entertainment industry. The actor was popular for his role Dr Hathi on Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. Post his death, the makers decided to replace the actor. It was said that Nirmal Soni, who was earlier replaced by Kavi, would be re-entering the show! But, the actor revealed that he hasn't been approached for the show!