Present-age guides to yog and its health benefits

By Mudita Girotra New Delhi, June 20 : Is yoga just about being twisted into different positions like a pretzel or sitting cross-legged on a mat with closed eyes? One might think of it as a class where you learn to twist your body but multiple gurus from Paramahansa Yogananda to Baba Ramdev, the yoga […]

Kashmiri Pandits reach J&K for annual festival

[Tulamula: Kashmiri Pandit women light oil lamp at the Kheer Bhawani temple on the occasion of annual Kheer Bhawani Mela (festival), at Tulamula in Ganderbal district of central Kashmir on Wednesday 20, 2018. ( /PTI] Srinagar, June 20 : Scores of migrant Kashmiri Pandits arrived at Mata Kheer Bhawani Shrine in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal […]

The bigger picture: How a drone photographer is capturing inequality from the air

By Siddhi Jain New Delhi, June 20 : Towering skyscrapers and crumbling shanties, swathes of land awash in greenery and cramped urban dwelling spaces, regal-looking bungalows and slums may co-exist on ground but when viewed from the sky, they can reveal structural inequality prevailing all around us. Drone photographer Johnny Miller, who has been awarded […]

Over 68.5mn displaced worldwide: UN official

Tripoli, June 20 : The number of displaced people around the world has increased to over 68 million, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has said. “The number of displaced people is alarming and not good. The number has reached 68.5 million around the world because of the intensification of conflicts, violence and […]

Indian Embassy felicitates International Yoga Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo, June 20 : The Indian Embassy in Hungary has felicitated the celebration of 4th International Day of Yoga in seven cities of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The event was held from June 16-17 in Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Foca, Mostar, Tuzla, Zavidovici and Zenica. The celebrations included several Indian cultural performances and delectable Indian cuisine. In […]

Indian woman gives birth in Bangladesh railway station

Dhaka, June 20 : An Indian woman gave birth to a baby inside the toilet of a railway station here, a media report said. Roksana Akter (30) and the newborn have been admitted to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital, bdnews24 reported on Tuesday. Yasin Faruq, the officer-in-charge of the Kamalapur Railway Police Station where the […]