Yoga

  • BKS Iyengar, the man who introduced Yoga to the world August 23, 2014

    CNN-IBN pays tribute to BKS Iyengar, the man who introduced Yoga to the world. One of India's best known Yoga Guru, Iyengar died on Wednesday in Pune. He was 96 years old. ...
  • US media hail Iyengar as one of the greatest yoga gurus August 22, 2014

    Washington: Mainstream American media and yoga experts have mourned the loss of BKS Iyengar, calling him one of the greatest yoga gurus who was instrumental in bringing the physical and spiritual exercise to West. Iyengar died on Wednesday at the age of 95 in Pune. "No other individual has been as...
  • Indian Yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies at 96 in Pune August 20, 2014

    Pune: One of India's best known Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar died on Wednesday in Pune. He was 96 years old. Iyengar was diagnosed with heart pumping failure and had suffered two heart attacks in 1998 and 2000. The founder of the school of Iyengar Yoga and considered to be the...
  • Harsh Vardhan faces flak for saying sex education should be banned June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is facing severe criticism for his remark that sex education should be banned in schools. The Congress has said that such views by him show that he has a medieval mindset. "If India's Health Minister has such views, then it shows that he has no...
  • Ban sex education in schools, says Health Minister Harsh Vardhan June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Just a couple of days after the row over Health Minister Harsh Vadhan's remarks on fidelity over condoms to prevent AIDS, there is another controversy now surrounding his views on sex education. Vardhan stated on his website that sex education in schools should be banned. In his 'vision...
  • 12-year-old girl becomes US' youngest Yoga teacher May 3, 2014

    Los Angeles: A 12-year-old girl from California has become the youngest female certified yoga instructor in the United States. Jaysea DeVoe joined the yoga staff at Bergamot Spa in March this year, and since then the tween has attracted a growing following of devotees both at home and from abroad. Jaysea discovered...
  • This cosmic yoga video clip is so high on laughter therapy that it will completely make your day! May 3, 2014

    When you hear the word yoga you would probably imagine a few difficult postures, deep meditation, and a lot of spiritual talk. This cosmic yoga clip is a laugh riot from the word go and his antics could result in serious case of manic laughter. Yogi Ramesh Pandey will teach...
  • Ramdev defies EC ban, blasts Congress in press conference in Himachal April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Holding a press conference in Himachal Pradesh, despite an Election Commission ban on his campaigns in the state, yoga expert Baba Ramdev on Monday accused the Congress of misusing the poll body. "The EC is under the Congress's control. The Congress is not allowing the EC to work properly....
  • Jacqueline Fernandez is a pro at Headstand April 15, 2014

    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 to...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 25, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Kejriwal to take on Modi in Varanasi March 25, 2014

    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 March 25, 2014

    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 March 8, 2014

    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 with...
  • Daily yoga reduces stress in breast cancer patients: Study March 4, 2014

    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 March 1, 2014

    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 zone...
  • No copyright or trademark in Yoga, pranic healing asanas, rules HC January 14, 2014

    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 from...
  • Goa: Yoga instructor rapes Dutch woman, arrested December 10, 2013

    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 December 11, 2013

    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 escape...
  • Police register cases against Ramdev’s Divya Yoga Trust November 29, 2013

    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 number of...
  • Lenovo launches new Yoga tablet at Rs 22,999 onwards November 17, 2013

    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 October 24, 2013

    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 a...
  • EC okays Ramdev yoga camp in Delhi, alerts organisers not to use it for political purposes October 14, 2013

    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 may...
  • UK authorities clear Ramdev after second round of questioning September 21, 2013

    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 carry...
  • UK: Yoga guru Ramdev detained for eight hours at Heathrow airport September 21, 2013

    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 London...
  • Shops selling Asaram merchandise may face tax scrutiny September 11, 2013

    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 Asaram...
  • US woman on mission to make Agra worthy of Taj September 9, 2013

    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 can...
  • Centre gives over Rs 500 crore for alternate medicine June 9, 2013

    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 Mission...
  • Gujarat: Modi inaugurates country's first yoga university May 23, 2013

    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 May 13, 2013

    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...