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Jonty Rhodes backs International Yoga Day in South Africans


Johannesburg, Jun 13: Renowned former Proteas all- rounder Jonty Rhodes; Ela Gandhi, granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi and veteran freedom fighter Ahmed Kathrada have lent their support as South Africa prepares to celebrate the International Yoga Day. ”The endorsement by these high-profile people is further evidence of the universal acceptance of yoga as something that can benefit everyone, irrespective of their ...

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No relief for Nestle, High Court declines to stay ban on Maggi


Mumbai, Jun 12: Nestle India failed to get any relief today with the Bombay High Court refusing to stay orders of the central food safety regulator and Maharashtra government banning nine variants of its “Maggi” noodles from the market for being “hazardous” to public health. A division bench of Justices V M Kanade and B P Colabawalla, hearing the petition ...

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Chandigarh’s Rock Garden creator Nek Chand dead


Chandigarh, June 12: Chandigarh’s famous Rock Garden creator Nek Chand died here at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here on Friday, his family members said. He was 90 years old and was suffering from diabetes, hypertension and cancer. He was hospitalised for the past few days. The body will be kept in the Rock Garden ...

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Residential building blast leaves 1 killed, 12 injured in China


Beijing, Jun 12: At least one person was killed and 12 others injured today after an explosion ripped through a residential building in northeast China’s Liaoning Province. Three pedestrians were among 12 people injured in the blast that killed one person. Injured have been hospitalised. Nine residents have been rescued from the rubble. Part of the building collapsed after the blast ...

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Iran official: Tehran not surprised by spying at nuclear talks


Tehran, Jun 12: Iran’s envoy to the UN nuclear watchdog agency says Tehran is not surprised by reports that a cyber-espionage campaign targeted hotels that hosted nuclear talks between Iran and world powers. Reza Najafi told Iran’s state TV today that Iranian nuclear negotiators took “precautionary measures” to protect their secrets. Kaspersky, a cybersecurity firm with close ties to Russian ...

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