PM condoles death


PTI reports from New Delhi:


The Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee expressed his heartfelt condolences over the demise of former World billiards champion Wilson Jones, who passed away on Saturday.


"Wilson Jones was one of the pioneering sport persons who inspired new confidence in our youth by winning the first ever World title as an individual sportsperson in billiards'', the Prime Minister said in his message. "He was an inspiration to other sportspersons and was instrumental in raising the standards of Indian Sports", said Mr. Vajpayee.