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Warren Buffett Invests $25,000 in Hillary Clinton's Campaign

Warren Buffett, the billionaire philanthropist, has reportedly donated $25,000 to "Ready for Hillary" – a Political Action Committee (PAC) group that is raising money to support Hillary Clinton's run for president in the 2016 elections. Dec 5, 2014
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Rahul Gandhi attacks PM modi's style of functioning, politicos react

New Delhi, Dec 05 (ANI): Political leaders on Friday reacted over Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's statement on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rahul Gandhi attacked Narendra Modi's style of functioning, saying that he wants complete power in his hands. On the other hand, he thinks that people should get benefits of Panchayti Raj, MNREGA, Right to Information and Right to Food and Education. Dec 5, 2014
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Modi tries to pacify opposition in LS over Sadhvi's hate speech, urges house to accept her apology

New Delhi, Dec 05 (ANI): Reacting to the massive row generated by BJP leader Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's hate speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday requested the opposition to accept the former's apology and let the House function. The PM said in the Lok Sabha that he had already criticized such language at several meetings outside the House, and the opposition must now think of closure and accept Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's apology. Dec 5, 2014
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Justice VR Krishna Iyer passes away

New Delhi, Dec 05 (ANI): Legendary jurist VR Krishna Iyer, who made judicial activism respectable, died at Kochi hospital after a lifetime spent fighting for human rights and justice for the weak. The former Supreme Court judge was in hospital for a week for age-related complications and pneumonia and the cause of the death was renal and cardiac failure. The funeral will be held here at 6 pm on Friday. Krishna Iyer is survived by two sons. Iyer was born on November 15, 1915. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his respect to Iyer. He tweeted saying, _Fine lawyer, eminent jurist, incredible philosopher and above all a phenomenal human being. I bow to Justice Krishna Iyer. My association with Justice Krishna Iyer was special. My mind goes back to our conversations and the insightful letters he would write to me. Whenever I would meet or talk to him, I would find him full of enthusiasm, always talking about the well-being of India. A remarkable man!,_ he added. Dec 5, 2014
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At least 14 people lost eyesight after undergoing cataract surgery at NGO_s eye camp in Punjab

Amritsar, Dec 05 (ANI): At least 14 people have lost their vision after cataract surgery at an eye camp organized in by an NGO in Gurdaspur district of Punjab. The people who lost their sight are all above the age of 60 and from the village Gago Mahal in Amritsar. The NGO worked in violation of health safety rules. Around 60 people signed up for the eye camp at a charitable hospital in Gurdaspur district. The patients were given eye drops and asked to report back on November 29 for cataract removal. On removing their bandage, about a dozen said they could not see. The camp is believed to have taken place in _severely unhygienic conditions_. An Amritsar civil surgeon is inquiring into the eye camp. Dec 5, 2014
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India plans to revamp age old postal network

New Delhi, Dec 05 (ANI): India plans to revamp age old postal network for extending services in the fields of banking, insurance and e-commerce in the country. Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said that vast network of postal department must be leveraged to promote creativity. A task force on leveraging the post offices network of the country among others had suggested setting up of three subsidiaries as a part of a holding company under the postal department under the ministry of communication and information technology for extending services in the fields of banking, insurance and e-commerce. After releasing the report submitted by the task force, Prasad said that postal department needs to rediscover themselves. It was proposed that a new postal law may be enacted to give statutory basis for these operations. Dec 5, 2014
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Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar says Rohtak girls harassment case will be probed

New Delhi, Dec 05 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that the alleged eve-teasing case on a moving bus with two sisters must be investigated. On November 30, police had arrested three men - Kuldeep Singh, Mohit and Deepak - after the two sisters had claimed they were harassed by the men even before they boarded the bus. To reward the girls for their bravery, the state government had announced the two to be honoured on the Republic Day function next year in January.But the state authorities have now decided to put the bravery award for sisters on hold after another similar video went viral showing the girls beating another alleged eve-teaser. Meanwhile, son of former state chief minister, Deepender Singh Hooda also demanded probe into the matter. Dec 5, 2014
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Militants open fire at Army camp in JandK, firing still on

Baramullah/ Srinagar, Dec 05 (ANI): Militants on Friday opened fire at 31 field regiment Army camp in Baramullah district of Jammu and Kashmir. The attack by the militants is ongoing as firing continues in the Uri sector of the district. Meanwhile earlier on Thursday, unidentified militants hurled a grenade at the house of apolitical leader_s relative in Jammu and Kashmir. The ill-fated house belonged to Bashir A Wahi, who is relative of People_s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Tariq Hameed Karra, in Srinagar. Security forces immediately rushed to the place and cordoned off the area. Nobody was injured in the attack. The Himalayan region is one of the world_s most militarised zones, with India deploying more than 1.3 million troops to quell the rebellion that triggered off in 1989. Dec 5, 2014