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Senior journalist Venugopal passes away
Correspondent SHILLONG, AUG 10 (NPN):
Published on 10 Aug. 2010 11:25 PM IST
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Senior journalist MA Venugopal passed away at the Behrampur medical college in Orissa this morning after prolonged illness, family sources said. He was 56 and unmarried. Venugopal, former executive editor of The Meghalaya Guardian, a Shillong-based English daily, was a well-known journalist and started his journalistic career in Bihar. He was associated with Jamshedpur-based Avenue Mail and other publishing houses before joining The North East Times, Guwahati-based English daily in the 90s. He later joined The Meghalaya Guardian as an executive editor. Apart from journalism, Venugopal will be remembered as an avid chess player. He also judged many important chess competitions.

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