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Asia Billionaires Son, Gou and Mittal in India Solar Push
Bloomberg: Anindya Upadhyay and Anurag Kotoky 

“Japan’s SoftBank Corp. will tie up with Bharti Enterprises Pvt. and Foxconn Technology Group in a $20 billion solar power venture in India, as the nation seeks to expand clean energy output about fivefold by 2022.”

International Yoga Day Finally Arrives in India, Amid Cheers and Skepticism 
New York Times: Nida Najar

“It was the culmination of a holiday hyped for weeks by the government, and one for which Mr. Modi lobbied the United Nations to recognize in a visit to New York last year…Through Sunday’s spectacle and Mr. Modi’s place at its head, the government attempted to give fresh life to the idea that yoga can help restore national pride and a return to ancient values in an age of tarnished virtue and health crises.” 

China Yulin Dog Meat Under Way Despite Outrage
BBC

“About 10,000 dogs will be slaughtered for their meat at the Lychee and Dog Meat Festival in Yulin in Guangxi province on Sunday and Monday to mark the summer solstice, state media said.”

Nikki Haley To Call For Confederate Flag To Be Removed From South Carolina Capitol: Reports
Huffington Post: Paige Lavender

“South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) will call for the Confederate flag to be removed from the state capitol, multiple outlets reported Monday.

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