NEW DELHI -- Former Indian Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral, who gave a new impetus to improving India's relations with its neighbors during a term in office that lasted less than a year, died Friday after a yearlong illness. He was 92.
Gujral joined India's freedom movement in the early 1940s and became India's 12th prime minister when he headed a shaky coalition government in 1997.
Although he held the office only 11 months, Gujral made a mark in India's foreign relations by promoting friendly ties with its neighbors, including archrival Pakistan. -- AP