Dar had also served as the Resident Editor of Indian Express in New Delhi.
He worked as the Cairo correspondent of the newspaper in 1960s.
Dar is survived by his wife Shyma Dar and two children, Ajay Dar and Anjana Bhan, both doctors.
His cremation will be held tomorrow, according to family members.
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