NATWAR-SINGH, K. Indian, b. 1931. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Autobiography/Memoirs, Biography, Essays. Career: Government of India, Member of Staff, Indian Embassy, Peking, 1956-58, and Permanent Indian Mission to the U.N., NYC, 1961-66; Indian Representative, Executive Board, Unicef, 1962-66; Alternate Indian Delegate, U.N. General Assembly, 1963; Rapporteur, U.N. Committee on Decolonization, 1963-66, and U.N. Trustee- ship Committee, 1965; Deputy Secretary, and Joint Secretary, Prime Minister's Secretariat, New Delhi, 1966-71; Indian Ambassador to Poland, 1971-73; Member, Indian Delegation, U.N. General Assembly, 1971; Deputy High Commissioner, London, 1973-77; attended meeting of Commonwealth Heads of State and Government, Kingston, Jamaica, 1975; High Commissioner in Zambia, 1977-80; Ambassador to Pakistan, 1980-82; Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, 1982-84; Minister of State for Steel, 1984-85; Minister of State for Fertilizer, 1985-86; Union Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, 1986-89; Member of the 12th Lok Sabha, 1998; Parliament, from Bharatpur, Rajasthan, 1999. Publications: E.M. Forster: A Tribute, 1964; The Legacy of Nehru, 1965; Tales from Modern India, 1966; Stories from India, 1971; Maharaja Suraj Mal 1707-63, 1981; Curtain Raisers, 1984; Count Your Blessings, 1993; Profiles & Letters, 1997; The Magnificent Maharaja: The Life and Times of Maharaja Bhupindar Singh of Patiala, 1997. Address: 19 Teenmurti Ln, New Delhi 110061, India.