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Stamps release, water puja, meditation mark Yoga celebrations at UN
United Nations, June 21 (IANS) The UN began the International Day of Yoga (IDY) celebrations with the release of stamps, a water puja and meditations for peace in the world's most diverse gathering of nationalities, religions and races.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 11:54:04 AM

Late bedtime linked to less control over OCD symptoms
New York, June 21 (IANS) People who go to bed late appear to have less control over their obsessive thoughts, according to results of a small study.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 11:48:04 AM

Impossible to weed out hate content completely: Facebook
San Francisco, June 21 (IANS) With the growing debate around spread of violence and crime-related content on Facebook, a top executive of the social media giant has said that it is impossible to completely weed out such content from the platform.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 11:20:05 AM

Sprout Social launches Twitter Bot Builder
San Francisco, June 21 (IANS) As more businesses are using bots for customer services on Twitter, social media management company Sprout Social has launched its Bot Builder platform that helps brands to create their own Twitter bots.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 11:16:04 AM

NASA tests flexible solar array on space station
Washington, June 21 (IANS) NASA is testing for the first time the effectiveness of a flexible solar array on space station that could one day power satellites and spacecraft.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 11:12:04 AM

Trump says China has failed over North Korea
Washington, June 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has admitted that China has not succeeded in getting North Korea to curb its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 11:04:04 AM

Republicans win key US congressional election
Washington, June 21 (IANS) The Republicans have won a closely contested US Congressional election in Georgia, seen by many as a referendum on Donald Trump's presidency, a media report said.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 10:58:04 AM

Leveraging AI, Cisco unveils 'network of the future'
San Francisco, June 21 (IANS) Global networking major Cisco has unveiled new "intent-based" networking solutions that were developed with significant inputs from its Global Development Centre in Bengaluru and represent a "significant breakthrough in enterprise networking".

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:42:09 AM

'Sherlock' team reuniting for new 'Dracula' series
Los Angeles, June 21 (IANS) Writers and producers of the hit detective series "Sherlock" is reuniting for a new take on the Bram Stoker vampire classic "Dracula". Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat will write the series, and Sue Vertues Hartswood Films will produce.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 8:02:13 AM

'Godzilla 2' filming begins
Atlanta, June 21 (IANS) Filming of "Godzilla 2" has begun here. The production houses Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures have announced the news touting the full cast, official synopsis and production details of the upcoming movie.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 6:56:12 AM

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