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China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on NKorea

South Korea's Defense Ministry said the bombers engaged in routine exercises with its fighter jets aimed at deterring the North. Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis spoke at the State Department after their meetings with China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui, Chief of the People's Liberation Army's Joint Staff Department.


Queen unveils govt agenda in scaled-down Parliament opening

Queen unveils govt agenda in scaled-down Parliament opening

British press reports after the speech said the visit was clearly now in jeopardy, but a spokesman for May insisted the invitation had not been revoked. The high-rise complex suffered a deadly blaze last week in which scores of people were killed and still others were stripped of their homes. The Prime Minister called for "compassion, unity, resolve" as she said: "This is a hard time for our country, but we are a resilient country".


Indian Inc Celebrates International Yoga Day

Indian Inc Celebrates International Yoga Day

This year the theme of the day is "Yoga for Harmony and Peace". As a septuagenarian, Tata is fitter than most of his peers. Officials said more than 55,000 Yoga enthusiasts braving early morning drizzle participated in the function. DAV-BSEB students performed several yoga asanas under the guidance of an expert from an internationally acclaimed institution. She said she quit her job to be a yoga teacher.



SNP losses mean independence vote 'unlikely' says Scottish Grocers Federation

In that sense, the results reflect the continuing realignment in Scottish politics , where the SNP are by far the largest party and the Conservatives are a clear second and Labour behind in third (although in this election, the Tories and Labour were very close in overall vote share in Scotland ).



Three Killed in Blast at Upscale Colombia Mall

The mall was evacuated after the explosion, which occurred at about 5 p.m. local time. Penalosa confirmed a female victim killed in the explosion is a French citizen who had been volunteering for the last six months in a public school in a poor area of Bogota .


U will back Ram Nath Kovind, says party leader

U will back Ram Nath Kovind, says party leader

Opposition parties led by the Congress will sit down on Thursday to decide on their candidate. Kovind was declared as NDA's presidential candidate on Monday by BJP chief Amit Shah . The RJD and Congress share power with the JD-U in Bihar as part of the Grand Alliance. Congress has refused support to Kovind's candidature and said the opposition will put up its own presidential candidate.