"He will be remembered for his vast contribution in bolstering U.S. -India relations".
He further said that by creating peace between the two countries, "we can truly recognise the service of Vajpayee". Vajpayee, 93, died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here last evening after a prolonged illness.
The Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, sent a condolence message to Vajpayee's foster daughter, Namita Bhattacharya, saying India had lost an eminent national leader who had eloquently supported the Tibetan people. The government conferred the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, on him in 2015.
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The Egyptian tapped in a 19th-minute opener from Andy Robertson's cross on his return to action for the Reds at Anfield. No knockout blows have yet been landed, but Liverpool have come out swinging. "He can give us good build up".
During the procession, people chanted slogans like "Atal Bihari Amar Rahe" as Vajpayee's cortege made its way from the BJP headquarters to the cremation ground.
Pakistan's prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan remembered Vajpayee as a "tall personality of the subcontinent", news agency ANI quoted him as saying. "The government and people of Pakistan extend their heartfelt condolences to his family, government and people of India", the statement read.
Modi said Vajpayee's stewardship had put India on a fast track to growth. "EAM @SushmaSwaraj met with Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmud Ali and leaders recalled contribution of former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee in consolidating friendship", he tweeted. Israel supplied key munitions and weapons to India in 1999 during the Kargil war as India battled Pakistani insurgents and army regulars.
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In fact, the new Galaxy S flagships may be unveiled at CES 2019, which takes place during the second week of the new year. Customers who acquire the Galaxy Note 9 through Paytm Mall will get the consumer a cashback of INR 6,000.
Caretaker Information Minister Syed Ali Zafar attended the funeral of former Indian premier Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Friday. India and Israel also set up a joint anti-terror commission after a visit by foreign minister Jaswant Singh in the same year.
Incidentally, UP is considered the former prime minister's karmabhoomi (land of action) as he represented the state's capital, Lucknow, in the Lok Sabha for five consecutive terms, in 1991, 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2004.
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