Yoga

  • Jacqueline Fernandez is a pro at Headstand 15-04-2014 08:07 PM

    Jacqueline Fernandez is taking yoga classes these days and has already learnt a lot. And if that's not all, the actress has also become a pro at a yogic-headstand referred to as the Sirshasana, the first and most important of the 12 basic postures of hatha yoga which is known...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 25-03-2014 11:12 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Kejriwal to take on Modi in Varanasi 25-03-2014 08:45 PM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday addressed a rally in Varanasi and said that he will fight Lok Sabha elections against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • A Billion Votes: All the elections buzz from battleground Varanasi 25-03-2014 07:31 PM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday addressed a rally in Varanasi and said that he will fight Lok Sabha elections against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • Week-long International Yoga Festival concludes in Rishikesh 08-03-2014 09:26 PM

    The curtain came down on Saturday on the week-long International Yoga Festival at Parmarth Niketan on the banks of the Ganga here with over 600 participants from 50 countries learning the nuances of the ancient Indian system of physical and spiritual well being at the annual event. "The participants left...
  • Daily yoga reduces stress in breast cancer patients: Study 04-03-2014 01:43 PM

    New York: For breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy, yoga exercises can help regulate stress hormones and improve the overall quality of life. While simple stretching exercises counteracted fatigue, patients who participated in yoga exercises experienced improved ability to engage in their daily activities, better general health and better regulation...
  • Harish Rawat vows to create zero-pollution zone in Uttarakhand 01-03-2014 11:03 PM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday advocated creation of a zero-pollution zone in the hill state to present a model of environment conservation to the world. Inaugurating the week-long International Yoga Festival in Rishikesh, Rawat spoke at length about the fragile Himalayan ecology and said creation of a zero-pollution...
  • No copyright or trademark in Yoga, pranic healing asanas, rules HC 14-01-2014 06:18 PM

    Exclusive rights over yoga and pranic exercises, which are derivatives of ancient technique of yoga in India, cannot be claimed under the Copyright Act, the Delhi High Court has held. The court made the observations while rejecting the plea of Philippines-based Institute for Inner Studies seeking to restrain some persons...
  • Goa: Yoga instructor rapes Dutch woman, arrested 10-12-2013 04:29 PM

    A yoga instructor has allegedly raped a 25-year-old Dutch woman at her rented room in Morjim village, around 45 kms from Panaji, police said. The accused, Krishna Sharma, who is in his thirties and hails from Uttar Pradesh, was arrested at Dabolim airport on Tuesday when he was trying to...
  • Yoga instructor from UP arrested for raping a Dutch woman in Goa 10-12-2013 03:37 PM

    A yoga instructor has allegedly raped a 25-year-old Dutch woman at her rented room in Morjim village, around 45 kms from Panaji, police said. The accused, Krishna Sharma, who is in his thirties and hails from Uttar Pradesh, was arrested at Dabolim airport on Tuesday when he was trying to...
  • Police register cases against Ramdev’s Divya Yoga Trust 29-11-2013 04:47 PM

    Uttarakhand Police on Friday registered two more cases against Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's 'Divya Yoga Mandir Trust' for allegedly breaching norms in two land purchases in Roorkee town of Haridwar. The Trust has been accused of violating the terms regarding the use of the land, officials said. With this, the...
  • Lenovo launches new Yoga tablet at Rs 22,999 onwards 17-11-2013 12:07 PM

    Bangalore: Aiming at a higher market share, leading personal computer maker Lenovo today announced the launch of its new Yoga Tablets priced between Rs 22,999 to Rs 28,999. Yoga Tablet has been ergonomically designed to aid a longer and comfortable Tablet viewing experience. Yoga Tablet has been ergonomically designed to...
  • Harry Styles finds Bikram yoga session too tough 24-10-2013 02:24 PM

    London: Singer Harry Styles 'couldn't handle the heat' at a Bikram yoga class. He found it very difficult. Styles, shared the room with many ladies when he practised the popular style of yoga, which has as many as 26 postures and two breathing exercises. It has to be practised in...
  • EC okays Ramdev yoga camp in Delhi, alerts organisers not to use it for political purposes 10-10-2013 07:51 AM

    Election Commission has given its nod for a yoga camp to be conducted by Ramdev in the national capital from Thursday while warning the organisers against using the venue for political purposes. Disposing of a complaint against the holding of the camp at Dwarka in Delhi, EC said the event...
  • UK authorities clear Ramdev after second round of questioning 21-09-2013 09:51 PM

    London: Yoga guru Ramdev was on Saturday cleared by UK authorities following a second round of questioning at Heathrow Airport in London, a day after he was detained and quizzed by customs officials for over six hours on landing in Britain. Though UK immigration cleared Ramdev and allowed him to...
  • UK: Yoga guru Ramdev detained for eight hours at Heathrow airport 21-09-2013 07:16 AM

    London: Yoga guru Ramdev was on Friday detained and questioned at Heathrow airport in London for over eight hours by British customs officials. There is no clarity over the reason for his detention at the airport. However, according to sources, Ramdev was questioned by customs officials as he came to...
  • Shops selling Asaram merchandise may face tax scrutiny 11-09-2013 05:57 PM

    Akola: Local tax authorities are likely to undertake scrutiny of the account books of as many as 23 shops in the district selling the products manufactured by the Ahmedabad-based ashram of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, an official said on Wednesday. "These shops merchandise the products manufactured in Ahmedabad-based ashram of...
  • US woman on mission to make Agra worthy of Taj 09-09-2013 12:05 PM

    A 30-year-old psychologist and Yoga teacher from New York came to Agra as a tourist but has now decided to stay back to "reform" the city to make it worthy of "such a beautiful monument as the Taj Mahal". "This city needs a push. We need new community leaders who...
  • Centre gives over Rs 500 crore for alternate medicine 09-06-2013 05:09 AM

    New Delhi: The central government has given more than Rs 500 crore to various states for bringing AYUSH (ayurveda, yoga, unani, siddha and homeopathy) forms of medicine into the mainstream. During 2009-13, Rs 553 crore was given to states and union territories for mainstreaming AYUSH under the National Rural Health...
  • Gujarat: Modi inaugurates country's first yoga university 23-05-2013 10:12 PM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday regretted that successive governments at the Centre neglected the importance of yoga, which is gaining prominence in the world. "Yoga was intentionally neglected by Britishers while they were ruling the country as they feared that through yoga India will become powerful in...
  • Jennifer Aniston practices yoga to de-stress herself 13-05-2013 04:44 PM

    Los Angeles: Former 'Friends' star Jennifer Aniston, who is preparing for her wedding day, practices yoga regularly to keep herself stress-free. The 44-year-old actress got engaged to actor Justin Theroux in August 2012 and the couple are reportedly planning to tie the knot later this year, reported E! Online. "Yoga...
  • CBI to question Ramdev in connection with his missing Guru 09-04-2013 09:40 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI is expected to question Yoga Guru Ramdev soon in connection with alleged kidnapping of his guru Swami Shankar Dev who mysteriously went missing six years ago while taking a morning walk in Haridwar. CBI sources said on Tuesday that an agency team had already visited Haridwar...
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  • Government slaps Rs 5 cr notice on Ramdev's trusts 11-11-2012 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: The Government has slapped a notice of Rs five crore demand on trusts run by Ramdev in connection with alleged service tax evasion while organising their yoga camps. Claiming that shivirs (camps) undertaken by Patanjali Yoga Peeth and Divya Yoga Trust in Haridwar were commercial activity, the Revenue...
  • Have baked samosas instead of fried, says Yaana 30-12-2011 02:52 PM

    New Delhi: Model-actor Yaana Gupta has come out with what she calls a next-gen diet book. She gives out tips on how to maintain oneself according to changing times and lifestyles. ...