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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......

Malala named youngest UN Messenger of Peace

Men should not clip the "wings of women and let them fly", Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai said as United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres designated her as the youngest-ever 'Messenger......

Haley defends Trump travel ban, says it is meant to keep the country safe

United States envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley has said that there should be no travel ban on the basis of religion, but defended President Donald Trump's executive order banning immigration......

'Refugees welcome here': Protesters rally across US

Protests against United States President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from seven predominantly Muslim nations continued for the second day, with thousands of demonstrators......

Nikki Haley sworn-in as new US envoy to UN

Nikki Haley was on Wednesday sworn-in as America’s ambassador to the United Nations, scripting history to become the first from the influential Indian-American community to serve on a......

By hiring more women, Tim Cook plans to boost diversity at Apple

Diversity reports in the recent past have spurred a national debate about the lack of diversity at Silicon Valley's tech companies and how to improve gender and race ratios. Apple Inc said it had......

10 countries with largest gold reserves

United States has the world’s largest gold reserves. India also finds a place among the top 10 nations with gold reserves. Image: A woman eats ice cream as she looks at the display in the......

Women directors: 32 PSU firms non-compliant with Sebi norms

As many as 32 public sector firms, including GAIL, ONGC, NTPC, SAIL and Punjab National Bank have failed to comply with regulator Sebi's norms to appoint at least one woman director on their......

GST woes: How Surat's powerloom industry is dying a slow death

Surat houses more than 650,000 powerlooms. Of this, at least 60 per cent have been shut since a month, a loss of Rs 900 crore, finds out Vinay Umarji. Rukesh Kumar, 22, is running out of patience......

The rot inside Air India

Enormous debt isn't the only thing afflicting Air India.Its work culture is an equal culprit in its downfall, discovers Manavi Kapur. IMAGE: Air India has the poorest and most outdated customer......

PIX: Huma Qureshi at the UN

Actress Huma Qureshi spoke to the media at the United Nations headquarters in New York about the representation of women in media and gender equality on Thursday, March 23. Ravi Karkara, senior......

US Open PHOTOS: Williams fights off Halep to reach semis

IMAGE: Serena Williams of the United States returns a shot to Simona Halep of Romania during their women's singles qarter-finals Match on Day Ten of the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King......

Carter steals shot gold to deny Adams

IMAGE: Michelle Carter of the United States competes in the women's shot put. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images. American Michelle Carter stunned champion Valerie Adams with a throw of......

We lost to 'cowards', says US keeper

IMAGE: Goal keeper Hope Solo of US women's national team. Photograph: Jason Miller/Getty Images. US goalkeeper Hope Solo called Sweden "a bunch of cowards" after they knocked the United States......

Meet the first gold medal winner of Rio Olympics

IMAGE: Virginia Thrasher of United States poses with the gold medal which she won in the women's 10m Air Rifle event at the 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro, on Saturday. Photograph: Jeremy......

US Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam

United States' Serena Williams hits a ball during a practice session prior to the US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City on Sunday. Photograph: Chris......
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New chairman appointed to U.N. mission probing Myanmar abuses

By Simon Lewis YANGON, July 27 (Reuters) - The United Nations' Human RightsCouncil has replaced the chairwoman of a team investigatingallegations... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/new-chairman-appointed-to-un-mission-probing-myanmar-abuses-news-crime-rh1rancaabaae.html
Chanakya of Bihar Nitish Kumar becomes CM for sixth time

Janta Dal (United) (JD(U)) leader Nitish Kumar has become the chief minister of Bihar for the sixth time as he jilted an uncomfortable ally in the... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/chanakya-of-bihar-nitish-kumar-becomes-cm-for-sixth-time-74228.html
Salary issues still persist, says Tolo

American basketball star Stephen Curry recently signed a whopping $201 million five-year deal with Golden State Warriors. By comparison, one of the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/624898/salary-issues-still-persist-says.html
Hamilton can equal pole record; ISL gets AFC nod

Hamilton can equal pole record, take F1 lead in Hungary IMAGE:  Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates. Photograph: Clive... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/sports-shorts-hamilton-can-equal-pole-record-isl-gets-afc-nod/20170726.htm
A life changing move for Griffin

American-born Australian Kelsey Michelle Griffin has made quite a name for herself in basketball. Griffin was a star for Nebraska Cornhuskers... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/624695/a-life-changing-move-griffin.html

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