Veteran journalist T V Parasuram died
- Veteran journalist T V Parasuram, a former correspondent of the Press Trust of India, died today in the US due to age-related illness.
- The veteran journalist, who won a Harvard Niemen Fellowship in journalism, served as the correspondent for The Indian Express for two decades till his retirement at age 58.
- Parasuram then became the PTI's Washington correspondent till he quit journalism at age 82.
- He was a regular at the press conferences of US presidents during his over five-decade stay in America.
- Parasuram authored two books, 'A Medal for Kashmir' - a first hand account of the Indian Army's operations in 1947-48 in Jammu and Kashmir - and 'India's Jewish Heritage'.