Veteran journalist and academic Gautam Adhikari, former executive editor of TOI and founding editor of DNA, passed away on Sunday. He was diagnosed with cancer.
Adhikari was the first editor of DNA in Mumbai in 2005.
Apart from his career as a journalist, he served as dean of Times School of Journalism. He had also worked in the World Bank as a senior consultant and was also a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress in Washington DC.