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The Morning Wrap: Centre Fines Nestle ₹ 640 Crore For Maggi; 10th Pass Minimum For Contesting Haryana Local Polls

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Packets of Maggi 2-Minute Noodles, manufactured by Nestle India Ltd., are arranged for a photograph in New Delhi, India, on Monday, June 15, 2015. Nestle SA said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is testing samples of imported Maggi noodles after the worlds largest food company halted sales in India when regulators said they contained unhealthy levels of lead. Photographer: Kuni Takahashi/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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The Bombay High Court on Tuesday dismissed the Central Bureau of Investigation’s charge that social activists Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand were a threat to national security.

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The Haryana government has set a minimum educational bar and availability of toilets at their residence, for those aspiring to contest panchayat elections in the state.

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