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The News Minute | February 8, 2015 | 11.55 PM IST Journalist Diptosh Majumdar, who was national affairs editor with NewsX television channel, died Sunday following illness, his colleagues said. He was 56. Majumdar, who was born in 1958, had worked in senior positions both in print and electronic media. He is survived by his wife. He was admitted to Apollo Hospital here with suspected blood cancer. His colleagues said his last rites will take place Monday morning at the Lodhi Road crematorium. Majumdar had also worked as national affairs editor with CNN-IBN news channel. He also worked with The Telegraph and DNA dailies. His last tweet was asking for blood for his treatment.  Ok, I need 25 units of blood by Saturday at Apollo Sarita Vihar. The donation time is between 10 am and 5 pm. Sorry if I'm causing trouble. — Diptosh Majumdar (@diptosh) January 28, 2015 Majumdar's colleagues and friends paid tributes on Twitter. Very sorry to hear about the death of @diptosh Majumdar. May his soul rest in peace & his family find the strength to bear this loss. RIP. — Omar Abdullah (@abdullah_omar) February 8, 2015 Dearest friend and colleague @diptosh you were loved by all who knew you. RIP. — Sagarika Ghose (@sagarikaghose) February 8, 2015 Lost a dear friend since my Statesman days. @diptosh left for the other world today. We will meet up again, Diptosh. Om Shanti. — Kanchan Gupta (@KanchanGupta) February 8, 2015 Diptosh Majumdar, colleague, guru and motivator passed away today. Will remember his kindness, wisdom, generosity. Always. RIP — Suhasini Haidar (@suhasinih) February 8, 2015 RIP Diptosh Majumdar, friend and colleague, too soon to go. Wise, Old-school political journalist, big-hearted mentor for young reporters — Shekhar Gupta (@ShekharGupta) February 8, 2015 Very sad to hear about Diptosh. He will be missed both for the depth he brought to his journalism and his essential decency as a person. — vir sanghvi (@virsanghvi) February 8, 2015 Tweet Follow @thenewsminute
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