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Veteran Bollywood Actor Deven Verma passes away

New Delhi, Dec 02 (ANI): Veteran Hindi film and television actor Deven Verma passed away at Sahyadri Hospital in Pune on Tuesday. According to reports, the 78-year-old actor suffered a cardiac arrest and succumbed to kidney failure. Verma was the popular face in Hindi cinema, known for tickling the funny bone of movie lovers during the golden period. He has won Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Chori Mera Kaam, Chor Ke Ghar Chor and Angoor, the last being directed by Gulzar and still considered one of Bollywood's best comedies. He was last seen on big screen in 2003 in Calcutta Mail. Dec 2, 2014
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Niranjan Jyoti apologizes for her controversial remarks in Lok Sabha

New Delhi, Dec 02 (ANI): Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti who recently came under strong criticism for using an abusive language while addressing voters in a campaign, on Tuesday apologized in Lok Sabha for her controversial statement. Meanwhile, reacting over the issue union minister and BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu informed the Lok Sabha, that the party called the minister and raised the matter. She has expressed regret for her comments. Both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha today saw protests over remarks made by Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti. The Opposition demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi take action against her. Dec 2, 2014
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Sadhvi Niranjan faces flak for using derogatory language during campaigning

New Delhi, Dec 2 (ANI): Union Minister of State Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on Tuesday came under strong criticism for using an abusive language while addressing voters in a campaign. Earlier on Monday, the union minister had used abusive words to urge voters to choose between candidates, while addressing voters in west Delhi's Shyam Nagar. Her choice of words garnered strong criticism from various political parties. Dec 2, 2014
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Interest rates to remain unchanged, says RBI

Mumbai, Dec 2 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday decided to keep interest rates unchanged and to stay focused on containing inflation. The RBI kept the repo rate at 8 per cent at its policy review, and there was no reduction. The reason for the interest rates being unchanged was because of the less than positive economic growth that was expected during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first six months in power. RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has reportedly kept the rates same, as a slowdown in economic growth was not as bad as earlier feared. Dec 2, 2014
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Political leaders condemn Sukma Encounter which claim lives of 13 CRPF personnel

New Delhi/ Raipur, Dec 02 (ANI): Political leaders on Monday condemned encounter in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh by Maoist militants which killed at least 13 CRPF personnel. State Home Minister Ram Sewak Paikra said that the dead bodies of the jawans will be brought to Raipur today and further operation ill continue. Congress Spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister should take congnizance of the incident and act on the same. NCP leader Majid Memon condemned the death of the CRPF jawan and said that the administration needs to be very strict. BJD leader Jay Panda said that government should take the matter seriously and act on the deployment of more forces. Dec 2, 2014
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Protest over 43 missing Mexicans erupts in violence

A small group of masked protesters armed with bats throw firebombs at banks and break shop windows along the touristic Reforma Boulevard as a peaceful rally over the presumed massacre of 43 students ends with violence in Mexico City. Duration: 01:04 Dec 2, 2014