August 12, 2018: Novelist Sir VS Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize in literature, has died at his home in London. He was 85. Sir Vidia, who was born in rural Trinidad in 1932, was known for works including ‘A Bend in the River ‘and his masterpiece, ‘A House for Mr Biswas’.
President Ram Nath Kovind has expressed grief on the passing of author and noble laureate VS Naipaul. In a tweet, Mr Kovind said, his passing away is a loss for the world of letters and for the broader school of Indo-Anglian literature. (AIR News)