Thousands join India's Modi, hit the mat for International Yoga Day

A video message of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was also shared with the participants at the beginning of the event. Welcoming the gathering, Venu Rajamony, India's Ambassador to the Netherlands, described yoga as India's gift to mankind... More..

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Jared Kushner speaks at tech event

He said the administration was scrapping unneeded regulations for government computing systems, such as a rule on preventing Y2K issues. About Making Comments on our Site: Patently Apple reserves the right ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Tata Group, Singapore Airlines Emerge Possible Buyers

According to the report, Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran has been in discussion with the government. A government source says, "While Air India's mammoth debt of Rs 55,000-60,000 cr is a big worry for t...More..

Thief steals pickled human toe garnish from legendary cocktail
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Thief steals pickled human toe garnish from legendary cocktail

The theft of the toe is a big loss, said hotel manager Geri Coulbourne . "Stunts like this adversely affect the whole community, not just the Downtown Hotel", he said. The suspect is from Quebec, speaks with...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Zika-Bearing Mosquitoes More Widespread in US Than Expected

Here's the good news: No one has yet caught the virus from a mosquito in California. [However, ] he cautioned that GM mosquitoes are not a "silver bullet" for public health emergencies and would not prevent d...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Stampede Capital Limited (STAMPEDE.BO) Moving -9.55% in Session

MSCI said Tuesday that it's including yuan-denominated "A-shares" of 222 large cap Chinese companies to its Emerging Markets Index . Many of China's more well-known private groups like Alibaba and Baidu t...More..

Yoga practitioners pause to stretch and pose for int'l event
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Yoga practitioners pause to stretch and pose for int'l event

Farmers from Bhartiya Kisan Union protest on Lucknow Barabaki highway on International Yoga Day performing "shava asana" near Lucknow . Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis celebrated Internat...More..

It's too hot for some planes to fly in Arizona today
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

It's too hot for some planes to fly in Arizona today

In Death Valley in eastern California and in the town of Needles near the Arizona border, the National Weather Service is forecasting high temperatures of 127 degrees Fahrenheit (52.8 Celsius) this week. Th...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

British police release footage showing devastation inside London's Grenfell tower

The search and recovery operation in the 24-story Grenfell Tower continues, he said, adding that it has been incredibly distressing for families. British outlets said May struggled to offer support or leaders...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

In spite of tweet, lawyer insists Trump not under investigation

To make it more hard, Trump's statements threaten to undercut their work. "I don't care who Trump hires". "You're his lawyer", Kilmeade told him. "There's been no notification of any investigation". A...More..

PM Modi faced terror threats during Kerala visit, confirms CM Vijayan
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

PM Modi faced terror threats during Kerala visit, confirms CM Vijayan

George had earlier told media that the police suspected the Puthuvype protesters had terrorist links. Modi had visited Kochi on Saturday to inaugurate the first phase of the Kochi Metro under tight secu...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Sixers in position to grab Markelle Fultz with No

The outspoken LaVar Ball will be hoping his son Lonzo beats out Josh Jackson , Jayson Tatum and De'Aaron Fox and is selected by the Los Angeles Lakers with the No. For now, Boston has seven first-round p...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

ICC May Scrap Champions Trophy, Bring In Two World T20s

Fans were heavily dejected but they still haven't abused our players as some of the fans used to do earlier. Jadeja nicked Junaid Khan to slip for 15, Hasan had Ashwin caught by Sarfraz and Hasan forced Bumra...More..

Uber will allow tips for drivers
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Uber will allow tips for drivers

When you go online, you'll see any new tips you received since the last time you opened your Uber Driver app. Riders can download Uber from the App Store for free. Indeed, Uber's dominance in the on-d...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy triumph ends Pakistan exile

Indian police said Tuesday they have arrested 15 Muslim villagers and charged them with sedition - punishable by life in prison - for celebrating Pakistan's victory over India's cricketers in the Champions Trop...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Southwest celebrates first day of summer with heat wave

At McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas , airlines cancelled at least one flight and delayed at least two others because of the heat. Somesmaller regional jets can not take off in temperatures hot...More..

Celtics deal No. 1 pick to 76ers
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Celtics deal No. 1 pick to 76ers

As of yesterday, we learned that the Boston Celtics plan to trade down from the No 1. overall pick to No. 3 with the Philadelphia 76ers . The Boston Celtics did what everyone assumed would happen anyways a...More..

Tony DiCicco, coach of Women's World Cup champs, dies at 68
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Tony DiCicco, coach of Women's World Cup champs, dies at 68

Women's National Team and led the United States of America to a third-place finish at the 1995 Women's World Cup in Sweden. "Tony is one of the true legends of women's soccer in the United States, and the g...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Iran Has Drone Base Near US Troops in Syria

The F-18 pilot issued a warning to his Syrian counterpart and when he was ignored, fired two missiles from six miles away, missing the Syrian SU-22 the first time, defense officials said. It was also the first ...More..

Liberal senator threatens to torpedo Gonski 2.0 schools funding package
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Liberal senator threatens to torpedo Gonski 2.0 schools funding package

Education Minister Simon Birmingham is trying to win or hold on to their votes as he pushes to have the Turnbull government's school funding package pass parliament before the week is out. Greens education spok...More..

Kohli, Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Make ICC Champions Trophy Team
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Kohli, Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Make ICC Champions Trophy Team

They said the extra ordinary performance of Pak team in the final has showed that Pakistan is rich in cricket talent and new players have the potential to fill the void. That team could find themselves acting a...More..

Ramdev, Gujarat CM participate in Yoga Day celebrations
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Ramdev, Gujarat CM participate in Yoga Day celebrations

But I have a concern that there is an atmosphere of political instability in Pakistan at present. Everyone in Pakistan is not a terrorist. MoS PMO Jitendra Singh and other dignitaries performed yoga in Internat...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Tropical storm expected to form today in Gulf of Mexico

Tropical storm conditions will reach the areas under a tropical storm warning Tuesday afternoon, while those conditions will reach the areas under a tropical storm watch on Wednesday . The storm could cause ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Dashcam footage of deadly police shooting released by Seattle PD

That's when two officers shot and killed the woman . Relatives told The Seattle Times that the woman was pregnant and had mental health issues. She was three months pregnant while in jail, family sa...More..

Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected

Larger jets, like Boeings and Airbuses, are able to withstand temperatures of about 127 degrees, allowing them to operate in extreme temperatures like those in Phoenix Tuesday. The logic is that when a person...More..

South Sudan has world's fastest growing number of displaced
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

South Sudan has world's fastest growing number of displaced

A record 65.6 million people are either refugees, asylum seekers or internally displaced across the globe, the United Nations refugee agency said on Monday. Turkey, which has taken in the largest number of Sy...More..

Pennsylvania issues permits to 12 medical marijuana growers
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Pennsylvania issues permits to 12 medical marijuana growers

The permits for dispensaries will also be announced later this month. This map from the Pennsylvania Department of Health shows the planned locations of the 12 grower-processor applicants given permits toda...More..

Trump meets Poroshenko for brief 'drop-in' visit
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump meets Poroshenko for brief 'drop-in' visit

Spicer said the subject "obviously" came up during President Donald Trump's discussion earlier Tuesday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko . This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is g...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Ram Nath Kovind quits as Bihar governor

India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has picked a 71-year-old Dalit leader to become the country's next president in a move that is likely to help it improve its standing among low-caste communities....More..

Jared Kushner heads to Jerusalem and Ramallah to talk peace
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Jared Kushner heads to Jerusalem and Ramallah to talk peace

The latest figures released by Israel's Bureau of Statistics is showing a massive escalation in settlement construction across the occupied West Bank, with construction starting on 2,758 houses in the past ...More..

Will seek support of all parties: Kovind
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Will seek support of all parties: Kovind

Kovind, a Dalit leader, has never been a RSS pracharak or ever been in the Sangh. Officials said the "black cat" commandos force will secure Kovind, who resigned today as the Bihar Governor . "We didn't expe...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Pakistan demolish India to win maiden Champions Trophy title

This is Pakistan s first ICC title triumph since their 2009 World Twenty20 win but more importantly it broke the jinx of not performing against India in big ticket matches . Indian batting order collaps...More..

Woman Demands To See 'White Doctor' At Mississauga, Ont. Walk-In Clinic
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Woman Demands To See 'White Doctor' At Mississauga, Ont. Walk-In Clinic

In addition to Bhardwaj, other people in the waiting room also confronted the woman in the clinic. He told CBC that he couldn't help but record the video after seeing how inappropriate the woman's actions were....More..

Time capsule found in base of Lake Eola Confederate statue
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Time capsule found in base of Lake Eola Confederate statue

It was found in the top part of the statue's base, Lafser said. It's being moved to Greenwood Cemetery, in a special section set aside for Confederate veterans. Around the same time, Alabama passed a law barr...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

GOP preparing for Senate health care vote, amid differences

There is no finalized bill yet and no guarantee that Republicans will have the 50 votes needed to pass the legislation - in a 50-50 split, Vice President Mike Pence providing the tie-breaking vote. O'Halleran...More..