The Morning Wrap: After Maggi Scare, Nestle To Make Noodles In-House; Ace Boxer Mary Kom To Retire Next Year

29/09/2015 8:03 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
Gold medallist India's Hmangte Chungneijang Mary Kom celebrates during the victory ceremony after winning the women's flyweight (48-51kg) boxing final match against Kazakhstan's Shekerbekova Zhaina during the 2014 Asian Games at the Seonhak Gymnasium in Incheon on October 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ INDRANIL MUKHERJEE (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)

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A BJP candidate in the upcoming Bihar elections has vowed not to get married until he wins an assembly seat. Ranjeet Nirguni, who is contesting from Sarairanjan in Samastipur district, said that he would only get married after he has defeated his Mahagathbandhan challenger, Vijay Kumar Chaudhury.

Twenty-five-year old Lujendra Ojha may have just become Nepal's greatest scientist. He was the first among a team of US scientists to persuasively show that Mars most certainly contained liquid water.

Did you know that films can make a 'lateral' entry into the Oscars? Hema Malini certainly does.

How Modi let's no one, not even Mark Zuckerberg, come in the way of a picture.

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Almost four hours after the Supreme Court’s deadline to surrender, AAP MLA Somnath Bharti appeared before Delhi Police at the Dwarka police station.

Volkswagen’s top-of-the-range auto maker Audi and Czech Skoda said on Monday that diesel cars from their brands are also fitted with the Volkswagen software that cheats emission tests. Audi said 2.1 million cars are affected worldwide, while for Skoda, the number was 1.2 million.

Ace boxer Mary Kom said on Monday she will retire after the 2016 Rio Olympics but will continue to coach budding boxers and devote time to her boxing academy.

Nestle India has ended its contract with the lone third party producer of its Maggi instant noodles, SAJ Food Products, which means the Swiss food giant will no longer outsource production of the popular snack brand that was recently recalled on safety concerns.

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PM Modi's sartorial obsession is surfacing again after the MEA has asked leaders of African countries, attending a Jaipur summit later this year, to send in their body measurements to stitch a Modi-esque half-sleeved kurta and churidar pyjama.

Mirza Salambeg is one of the few women to be employed as a 'gateman' to man railway crossings in the country.

Internet blockade has sparked off a major controversy in Jammu and Kashmir at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing for the digital India in the United States.


Pratap Bhanu Mehta says that Nepal's constitution is paradoxically as regressive as it is progressive. "Nepal rightly insists on its autonomy. It is something India should respect. But it has also deeply internalised India. Rather than asserting its autonomy, it has let the ghost of India rule: it will short-change its own women to keep notions of purity of descent alive.

Julio Ribeiro bemoans Maharashtra CM, Devendra Phadnavis' decision to replace Rakesh Maira. 'In one witless and whimsical move, Fadnavis has destroyed the morale of the Mumbai Police by disrespecting the position of the head of the force.'

Pramit Pal Chaudhuri says that "...the latest episode of the Modi and Obama show that took place in New York on Monday should be seen as a season finale..."

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