March 19, 2019

Asia

Asia

India’s former defence minister Manohar Parrikar dies

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s former defence minister and serving chief minister of the western state of Goa, Manohar Parrikar, died on Sunday, officials said. A technocrat turned politician, 63-year-old Parrikar was a senior member of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He had been suffering from cancer. “Extremely sorry to hear of the passing […]