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UN declares June 21 as 'International Day of Yoga'

Less than three months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed the idea, the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday adopted an India-led resolution declaring June 21 as 'International Day......

Get your mats out: UN to declare June 21 as World Yoga Day

In a proud moment for India, the United Nations General Assembly will declare June 21 as International Day of Yoga. World International Yogay Day would be used to spread awareness about the......

Beyond the border: It's a WAR of words

Even as Indian and Pakistani troops exchange heavy fire at the international border, leaders from both nations are engaged in a blame game aimed at allaying concerns of their countrymen. Here's a......

Fate of India and Gulf nations intertwined: Swaraj

Amid escalation in violence in a number of Gulf countries, India on Thursday expressed deep concern over the rise of fanaticism, extremism and terrorism in parts of the Arab region, saying they are......

Vajpayee revelled in being everything to everybody

Atal Bihari Vajpayee would seek to placate the hawks in the RSS by stating that the writing of history should not be one-sided. At the same time, he would project a moderate 'Nehruvian' image of......

Petrol price likely to be cut on Independence Day

Petrol price is likely to be cut on Friday on the back of softening in international rates, Indian Oil Corp, the nation's largest fuel retailer, indicated on Wednesday. "Petrol is a decontrolled......

Executives get 10-12% pay hike; more women join boards in 2014

There has been a sense of optimism among executives on hopes for faster economic reforms, while new regulations have also stressed on a need for better corporate governance practices. Achche Din......

Messiah of the masses: Cipla's global crusade for low cost drugs

In 1935, when Khwaja Abdul Hamied set up Cipla in Central Mumbai to manufacture medicines in India, few could have predicted that in the next few decades the company would take on the world's......

Ahmedabad bullet train might miss Mumbai stop

The Mumbai town planning agency has said it can't spare land in the commercial BKC area for a terminal due to demand from private firms Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project – the Rs......

Cash that PSUs are sitting on? A whopping Rs 2 lakh crore!

In contrast, pvt sector had Rs 4.6 lakh-cr cash in FY14. The government’s attempt to spearhead the investment cycle by prodding central public sector undertakings sitting on cash to scale up......

Odd, curious, heartwarming: What Bollywood tweeted in 2014

From odd to heartwarming, the best of Twitter conversations in 2014.From Supreme Court allowing women to work as make-up artists in Bollywood to Mallika Sherawat talking about women's......

'December 1 is inspired by a newspaper report'

'Just like Smita Patil was unsuitable for glamour roles, I believe Nivedita is a lot in the Smita Patil mould,' P Sheshadri tells Srikanth Srinivasa/ Rediff.com Acclaimed Kannada film director P......

France's Ribery ends international career

France winger Franck Ribery is ending his career with the national team to focus on his club and family, the player, who missed this year's World Cup through injury, said on Wednesday. "I am......

Lahm stuns Germany by quitting national side

Germany captain Philipp Lahm stunned his homeland on Friday by quitting international football at the age of 30, five days after leading his side to World Cup victory in Brazil. "During last season......

AIFF wants Kolkata to host Under-17 football World Cup final

Kolkata may host the final of the Under-17 football World Cup to be held in India in 2017, if All India Football Federation president Praful Patel has his way."I will use my good office so that the......

Misbah will lead Pakistan in World Cup: PCB

Misbah-ul-Haq of Pakistan. Photograph: PTI Misbah-ul-Haq is carrying a grade two hamstring injury but the chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board Shaharyar Khan has made it clear he will lead Pakistan......

Will take up Champions Trophy finger gesture with FIH: PHF

Disappointing for the PHF that after pressure exerted by Hockey India officials the tournament director had reversed his decision Very painful the way coach Shahnaz Sheikh was summoned by the......
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Q. Cairo Hosts Conference Against Extremism...The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Coptic Pope inaugurated on Wednesday, December 3, the international conference for countering extremism and terrorism in Cairo, urging a broader action against the militant group operating in Iraq and Syria.Division, strife, and polarization are the main tactics extremists are using to divide the Islamic nation, Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmad Al-Tayeb told the conference, Daily News Egypt reported.World Scholars: ISIL Caliphate Is Null and VoidISIL Enemy No 1 of Islam: Saudi Grand MuftiSunni Rebels, Scholars Reject IS
Khabardar:  A.  more

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Q. Can a Bail Gaddi be declared as the national transport ?
Nick Saxena:  A. if it is true.....I hail the decision. more

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Q. According to you, who is/ was the most Charismatic leader India has ever produced?
GOPI KUMAR:  A. 'Bail gaddis can do good business in places frequented by a segment of international tourists. Well decorated 'bail gaddi' operators should be...... more

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Q. It is nice to see, some competitive football of international essence is being played on Indian soil. Long live ISL. What's your thought?
Soumyen Sarkar:  A. Undoubtedly Mrs. Indira Gandhi who had a towering personality in International Forums....and for whom India had been accorded respect by the then Advanced nations..... more

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IFC Promotes Food Safety Standards to Help Azerbaijani Companies Meet Export Requirements and Increase Sales

Today IFC and the Confederation of Entrepreneurs hosted a round table on food safety issues in Baku, bringing together leading food producers,... ...

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Nikon supports AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015

The Asian Cup is a prestigious football tournament held once every four years. Sixteen teams will vie to become the top national team in Asia. The... ...

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Flashback to time of Nehru Ratna

Jawaharlal Nehru Dec. 24: Midwinter 2014 has jogged memories of the summer of '55. That was when Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141225/jsp/nation/story_5228.jsp
Panel to suggest steps to check cyber crime

With the country witnessing a 40 per cent rise in cyber crimes annually, the Union Home Ministry on Wednesday set up an expert group to prepare a... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/449643/panel-suggest-steps-check-cyber.html
Sony hacking shows all's fair in a cyberwar

WASHINGTON: For years now, the Obama administration has warned of the risks of a "cyber-Pearl Harbor", a nightmare attack that takes out America's... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/Sony-hacking-shows-alls-fair-in-a-cyberwar/articleshow/45636013.cms

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