WhatsApp emerges as major news media platform

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:08

London, June 22 (IANS) Instant messaging service WhatsApp has emerged as a force to reckon with in news media, apparently at the cost of its owner Facebook, according to a new report.


Learn how to protect Facebook profile photo in India

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:06

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Soon after Facebook introduced a profile picture guard in India that will give users more control over who can download and share their pictures, several women users on Thursday started protecting their display photos.


Yoga gives people control of lives, better health: UN forum

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:34

United Nations, June 22 (IANS) Yoga empowers people to take control of their lives and achieve better health at lower cost to society, according to experts at a forum here on Wednesday celebrating the Third International Day of Yoga (IDY).


India to hold yoga, cultural fest in Hungary

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:24

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Promoting ancient Indian tradition of de-stressing though control of the body and mind, the Indian Embassy is hosting a three-day yoga and cultural festival across 15 cities in Hungary this week, an official said on Thursday.


Month after insane attack, yogis bring outpouring of peace to Times Square

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:20

New York, June 22 (IANS) A month after an insane attack on Times Square by a driver who ploughed through a crowd killing a woman and injuring 22 people, thousands brought an outpouring of peace through yoga on Wednesday to the landmark zone billed as the crossroads of the world.


New Facebook tools to protect Indian women's profile photos

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:56

San Francisco/New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In its bid to empower women in India, Facebook has announced it is piloting new tools that will give them more control over who can download and share their profile pictures that include their faces.


Rome pays tribute to Carla Fendi

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 02:00

Rome, June 22 (IANS) Roman dignitaries paid tribute to late fashion icon and philanthropist Carla Fendi, whose remains laid in state at Rome City Hall on Wednesday.


Anna Hazare joins Yoga Day fest in Bengaluru

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 23:10

Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday joined about 5,000 people -- young and old, boys and girls -- in celebrating the 3rd International Yoga Day at local Kanteerava Sports Stadium and performed 'yoga asanas' (exercises) and offered prayers.


On International Yoga Day, SP takes out cycle rallies

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 20:08

Lucknow, June 21 (IANS) On a day when hundreds of events were held to mark the third International Yoga Day across Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party held cycle rallies at many places in the state to match the ruling BJP's Yoga Diwas.


China celebrates International Yoga Day

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:48

Beijing, June 21 (IANS) Thousands turned up in various cities of China to celebrate the third International Yoga Day on Wednesday.


International Yoga Day celebrated in Pakistan too

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:58

New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The third International Yoga Day was celebrated in Pakistan too but on a muted scale. The organisers said a much bigger event will follow after Ramadan ends.


Enthusiasm marks Yoga Day in Telangana, Andhra

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:24

Hyderabad/Vijayawada, June 21 (IANS) The International Yoga Day celebrations were held across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday with much enthusiasm and fervour.