The Morning Wrap: Yoga Compulsory For Central Armed Forces; Miffed Judge Moves Supreme Court After Promotion Denied

29/06/2015 8:37 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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Indian Border Security Force (BSF) personnel perform yoga on International Yoga Day in Khasa on the outskirts of Amritsar on June 21, 2015. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 21 hailed the first International Yoga Day as a 'new era of peace', moments before he took to a mat and joined thousands in the heart of New Delhi to celebrate the ancient Indian practice. AFP PHOTO/NARINDER NANU (Photo credit should read NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)

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