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How the world celebrated Yoga Day
From Peru's historic citadel of Machu Picchu to the United Nations’ sprawling lawns in New York, yoga mats were spread at iconic landmarks across the world as yoga practitioners today......
India offers to give up veto 'for now' for UN Security Council seat
In a bid to get the United Nations reform process moving, India and other G4 nations have said they were open to innovative ideas and willing to not exercise veto as permanent members of a......
'China's blocking of terror tag for Azhar won't affect resolve to fight terror'
India said on Friday that China’s continuous blocking of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar’s designation as a global terrorist by the United Nations will not deter it......
Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing at ICJ: India and Pakistan battle it out
At the hearing while India demanded the immediate suspension of the former navy officer’s death sentence, Islamabad accused it of using the world body as a stage for “political......
A timeline of Jadhav's wait for justice
The International Court of Justice is hearing the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by Pakistan on charges of being an Indian spy. Here is a detailed timeline of the......
Why malnutrition, not hunger, is the problem in India
The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation has worked out the cost of malnutrition to the world economy: about five per cent of its annual gross domestic product, or $3.5......
India's children can make Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' dream come true
Globally, 2.5 billion people do not have access to proper sanitation. Direct intervention in schools by ensuring that children have access to safe, hygienic and regularly maintained toilets will......
CRISIL cautions govt against pension outgo
According to CRISIL, eight per cent of the private sector employees are covered under pension benefits currently. CRISIL Research on Tuesday warned the government over increase in its fiscal burden......
Global foodgrain prices slump to 6-month low
The prices of agricultural commodities in global markets declined in July for a fourth month, to a six-month low. This followed a sharp decline in the price of maize, wheat and certain oilseeds,......
India among world's most corrupt nations
The abuse of power, secret dealings and bribery continue to ravage societies around the world, warns Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index 2013. More than two thirds......
Euro: 'Iceland not afraid of England'
Iceland do not fear facing England at Euro 2016 joint coach Heimir Hallgrimsson said on Wednesday after his indefatigable players beat Austria 2-1 to book a place in the last 16. The Icelanders......
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