Veteran journalist Arvind Padmanabhan passes away
Veteran journalist Arvind Padmanabhan, an Executive Editor at IANS, died of cardiac arrest(हृदय गति रुकना) here early on Wednesday. Padmanabhan, who would have turned 50 next month, breathed his last at the Holy Family Hospital. Padmanabhan is survived (बच जाना) by his mother Shanta, wife Ponna and daughter Tara.His father was the late G. Padmanabhan, who worked for many years with the Press Institute of India and the Indian & Eastern Newspapers Society (IENS, now IANS).
Arvind Padmanabhan was born in 1967 at Tirunelveli, Tamul Nadu.
He was widely admired (प्रशंसा की) in the journalistic community for the thoroughness(संपूर्णता) he displayed in reporting, writing and editing. Padmanabhan had a long inning at IANS, joining the India Abroad (विदेश में) newspaper that was then part of the wire service in 1999 as in-charge of its Business Section.