1. The unkindest cut: ‘rasagolas’ are not Bengali after all
     Published by First Post on 2015-08-03 at 08:56:29

Historical evidence unearthed by researchers and scholars in the recent past leave very little room for doubt that the sweet voted India’s National Dessert in a nationwide survey done by MUDRA for Outlook magazine in 2010 had its origins in neighbouring...

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2. How Doval’s son Shaurya became key policy player | Rafale deal a misstep of Modi govt?
     Published by Economic Times on 2015-08-03 at 08:08:21

He's an alumnus of London School of Business and Chicago University, has worked as investment banker for GE Capital and Morgan Stanley and heads the India unit of an investment fund, Zeus Caps, backed by a super wealthy Saudi Sheikh - but that's not what...

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3. Will Raze Charminar If It is Weak, Says Telangana Government
     Published by NDTV on 2015-08-03 at 08:40:15

Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Mahmood Ali has kicked up a controversy with his remark that the historic 'Charminar' will be razed if it becomes dilapidated.

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4. Masaan Left me Speechless, Says Author Taslima Nasreen
     Published by NDTV on 2015-08-03 at 07:47:35

"I didn't have high hopes about Hindi movies as most of them were musical melodramas. But Masaan made me speechless. I salute Neeraj Ghaywan," Nasreen

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5. Sebi has tightened P-note rules, aware of owners: UK Sinha
     Published by Economic Times on 2015-08-03 at 08:21:03

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) will not change rules on participatory notes (PNs or P-notes) in a hurry, said chairman UK Sinha. In an interview with ET at the Sebi headquarters in Mumbai, Sinha said existing p-note regulations are already ...

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6. Onion prices up, govt to import 10,000 tonne
     Published by Times of India on 2015-08-03 at 00:40:37

Officials said the prices have increased because of short supply, which is an annual phenomenon.

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7. Floods Paralyse Bengal, Manipur, Odisha; Mamata’s All-Night Vigil in Office
     Published by NDTV on 2015-08-03 at 07:46:11

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee spent Sunday night in office to monitor the flood situation in the state in the aftermath of Cyclone Komen which has hit large parts of Bengal, Odisha and Ma...

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8. Indian tea-seller who hawks his books on Amazon
     Published by BBC on 2015-08-03 at 05:12:57

Anasuya Basu in Delhi meets arguably the city's most famous tea seller, Hindi author Laxman Rao.

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9. Heavy Firing by Pak Troops in Jammu & Kashmir; Indian Forces Retaliate
     Published by NDTV on 2015-08-03 at 07:47:28

Pakistani troops opened unprovoked firing in four different sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday night, prompting the Indian army to retaliate. The exchange of fire e...

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10. Govt hopeful of ending impasse, breaking Parliament logjam: Venkaiah Naidu
     Published by Economic Times on 2015-08-03 at 01:33:42

HYDERABAD: Despite the monsoon session of Parliament being a near washout so far, the government hopes to resolve the impasse at an all-party meeting tomorrow to pave the way for discussion on issues raised by the opposition, Parliamentary Affairs Ministe...

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11. Yakub Memon case: Supreme Court may take action against registrar who resigned
     Published by Indian Express on 2015-08-03 at 02:52:52

According to sources, the authorities have taken strong note of the fact that Surendranath got involved in Yakub’s case without permission.

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12. IC-814 hijacking: New Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour escorted Maulana Masood Azhar, says Ex-RAW officer
     Published by Indian Express on 2015-08-03 at 03:08:46

For India, the elevation of Mansour as Mullah Omar’s successor in the Taliban has resurrected dark memories of the hijacking.

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14. Pakistan violates ceasefire again, targets several J&K forward posts
     Published by ABP Live on 2015-08-03 at 09:33:59

In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops opened unprovoked firing on several forward posts in Jammu, Rajouri and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting the Indian army to retaliate.

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15. Another US Hunter Suspected of Killing a Zimbabwe Lion: Parks Authority
     Published by NDTV on 2015-08-03 at 00:18:58

Another US hunter is suspected of killing a lion in Zimbabwe, the parks authority said Sunday, following the outcry over the killing of Cecil the lion by an American dentist.

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16. Cricket Conflict of Interest: BCCI clean-up list could include Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble
     Published by Indian Express on 2015-08-03 at 03:31:35

Ex-players have IPL contracts, links with firms managing players; BCCI split on making exception for cricketers.

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17. Shifting flight ops to T3 puts Metro station’s fate in limbo
     Published by India Today on 2015-08-03 at 08:50:41

Shifting of domestic flight operations from Terminal 1 to Terminal 3 will render the upcoming Metro station useless while the existing Aerocity station on the Airport Express Metro could also meet a similar fate.

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18. Death penalty files ‘lost, eaten by termites’
     Published by Times of India on 2015-08-03 at 01:41:01

“Some prison authorities have written to us that either the records have been lost or destroyed by termites,” NLU director Anup Surendranath told TOI, who is heading the death penalty research project.

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20. India foils U.K. firm’s bid to patent Ayurvedic mix
     Published by The Hindu on 2015-08-03 at 02:46:56

India has once again foiled an attempt by a major European major dermaceutical company to take patent on a medicinal composition containing turmeric, pine bark and green tea for treating hair loss...

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