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Day: September 22, 2017

Happy Yoga Day: Practice and Experience These 5 Benefits Of Yoga
ENGLISH, Life Style

Happy Yoga Day: Practice and Experience These 5 Benefits Of Yoga

    Modern day yoga with its plethora of asanas: surya namaskar, savasana, kapalbhati, the warrior pose or the child's pose, is popular more as a fitness trend than a stepping stone to your spiritual journey. It's all about flexibility, weight-loss and physical strength versus what it was about almost 2000 years ago which was inner peace, a calm mind, self-realisation and a process of mental purification. (Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Perform Yoga at a Public Event) Maharishi Patanjali, the founder of modern day yoga and author of Yoga Sutra defines yoga as "a technique used to control thought waves in the mind". He had said, "Yoga isn't just exercise, it's a state of mind". In India and around the world, the number of people who consider yoga to be a workout most definitel...
Meet mysterious woman: allegedly married to two world leaders
America, ENGLISH

Meet mysterious woman: allegedly married to two world leaders

    A woman named Madam Giselle Yazji claimed to be married to a world leader, former wife of another world leader and top secret advisor to US President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, reports the Washington Post. Giselle, who lives in an upscale apartment in Washington, boasts in hushed tones about how she facilitated the first phone call between the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and US President Donald Trump and has access to secret service agents, reports the Zee News. The woman who claims to rub shoulders with world’s elite, started promising to make her neighbours a riches. And that’s when things got messy. Here are some of the outrageous claims of Madame Gisell Yazji, also known as ‘The Blonde’: 1. She is a mother-cum-mentor figure to Ivanka Trump, US P...
70M banks accounts checking to identify illegal immigrants in UK
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

70M banks accounts checking to identify illegal immigrants in UK

    Banks and building societies are to carry out immigration checks on 70m current accounts from January in the biggest extension of Theresa May’s plans to create a hostile environment for illegal immigrants in Britain, the Guardian has learned. The Home Office expects to identify 6,000 visa overstayers, failed asylum seekers and foreign national offenders facing deportation in the first year of the checks, which are to be carried out quarterly. The accounts of those identified will be closed down or frozen to make it harder for them to establish or maintain a settled life in the UK. Officials say freezing accounts that hold significant sums will create a powerful incentive [for those involved] to agree to voluntary departure so they can secure their money once they have left...
Myanmar guilty of genocide against Rohingya: People’s tribunal
Asia, ENGLISH

Myanmar guilty of genocide against Rohingya: People’s tribunal

    The international Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal ruled the Myanmar government is guilty of genocide against the Rohingya people and other Muslim minorities. The seven-man panel tribunal announced its verdict after considering documentary and expert evidence as well as the testimony of some 200 victims of the atrocities committed against the Rohingya, Kachin and other minority groups in Myanmar, reports Malaysia based The Star. Head judge Daniel Feierstein, who founded the Centre for Genocide Studies in Argentina, read out the findings following five days of hearing held at the Universiti Malaya Legal Faculty moot court. He said that the Myanmar regime was indicted and found guilty of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. The tribunal ruled that Myanmar is guilty o...
Ivanka Trump faces courtroom showdown over $785 sandals
America, ENGLISH

Ivanka Trump faces courtroom showdown over $785 sandals

    Edgardo Osorio built a fashion empire and is quick to defend it. Now he’s fighting a high ranking government official who’s had some shoe trouble of her own. Edgardo Osorio’s prized sandals sit on a glass shelf inside his Madison Avenue boutique under zebra-striped arches and golden chandeliers. The shoes have skinny heels, frills, and a tassel dangling from a dainty ankle strap that weaves up the leg. These days, they’re available in all kinds of colors and materials, but their signature suede style comes in a bold lipstick red. Osorio, the co-founder and creative director of fashion label Aquazzura, calls the sandal one of his most iconic creations. Coveted by celebrities and fashion bloggers alike, these $785 suede numbers became a true “It” shoe since gaining traction ...
NEW EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING FACILITY TO GO AHEAD
ENGLISH, London

NEW EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING FACILITY TO GO AHEAD

A major new employment, training and skills facility in Spitalfields, located in the former London Fruit and Wool Exchange (LFWE), was approved on Tuesday night at a Tower Hamlets Council Cabinet meeting. Tower Hamlets council negotiated a financial contribution of £1.2 million from the developers, Exemplar, when granting planning permission for the redevelopment of the LFWE. This funding was specifically secured to provide local training and improved employment and enterprise opportunities in the area. In addition, the council will have 500 sq m of commercial space rent and service charge free, for 10 years. The centre, scheduled to open in July 2018, will feature a bespoke training facility for residents and will work closely with local employers as part of the WorkPath partnership. Alto...