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The Morning Wrap: An Award For Atal Bihari Vajpayee; Mumbai's Misal Pav Is The Tastiest Veg Dish In The World


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PK Iyer, the vice chairman of Deccan Chronicle Holdings, was arrested on Saturday on account of alleged loan fraud of Rs 357 crores.

It has been proven now that mishaps at the stock market can be foreseen and even avoided by the use of algorithmic trading. HuffPost spoke to Kunal Nandwani, CEO and founder of uTrade Solutions about the pitfalls in this kind of trading, and how small traders are priced out.

It is not just Nestlé's Maggi noodles that have been found to have high levels of lead across India. Wai Wai, Smith And Jones and Reliance Select Noodles have also been banned in Tamil Nadu for the same reason. HuffPost spoke to biochemist Thuppil Venkatesh, professor emeritus at St John's Medical College, Bengaluru, who said that high quantities of lead can also be found in chocolates, milk, fish, and drinking water.

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Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that Rahul Gandhi should try to understand the life of the people and improve his attendance in the Parliament.

On his visit to Bangladesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the Award of Liberation War Honour on behalf of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee for his "active role in India's independence struggle".

Delhi Police have trained nearly 50,000 women in self-defence so far, achieving half of its target set for the year.

Pakistani police and the country's public prosecutor has revealed that eight out of 10 militants charged with involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist and later Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai were actually acquitted in April — and not sentenced to life imprisonment.

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The trailer for Ajay Devgn and Tabu-starrer Drishyam, a Nishikant Kamat remake of a blockbuster Malayalam film by the same name is out and looks like it has a lot of similarities with The Devotion of Suspect X, a Japanese novel by Keigo Higashino.

Mumbai's misal pav wins the tastiest vegetarian dish in the world award by the Foodie Hub Global Awards in London.

IIT-Bombay students develop a new particle that blocks harmful ultraviolet rays and promises to play a significant role in the science of sunscreen formulation.


Tunku Varadarajan of The Indian Express says that Bobby Jindal, who's one of the most famous Indian-American politicians, is also disliked the most.

Arvind Virmani, the FICCI mentor, writes for the IE, that India has benefited greatly from he recent changes in the global economic environment.

Sanjay Joshi talks about the notion of “belonging” in his recent column for The Hindu.

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