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Meet the man who is making yoga sexy in New Delhi!

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 15:51

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World Music Day: How music reduces stress!

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Monday, June 22, 2015 - 19:34

When stress levels are high, music can be used to reduce anxious feelings, whether indoors or outdoors. 

Yoga Day: Observe your breath and see tension melt away, says Baba Ramdev

By Akrita Reyar | Last Updated: Monday, June 22, 2015 - 13:15

So there I was watching Baba Ramdev demonstrate an array of exercises, swiftly moving from one asana to the next at a function organised by Parmarath Ashram in Rishikesh.

If your religion is so weak that it can be threatened by yoga, leave that religion: Baba Ramdev

By Akrita Reyar | Last Updated: Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 09:56

At a time that religious passions have been stirred over the observation of International Yoga Day and practising of Surya Namaskar in schools, Baba Ramdev, who has today become virtually synonymou

CPL 2015: Team-by-team guide to the Calypso carnival

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Friday, June 19, 2015 - 15:35

News of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's decision to acquire Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel, subject to all the regulatory and board approvals, has sudde

Yoga: Health at the cost of personal liberty?

By Salome Phelamei | Last Updated: Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 23:07

While controversies regarding yoga are nothing new to our country and to the world as a whole, the arguments seemed to have reached a pinnacle this time due to several religious and spiritual implications of the decisions taken by the government.

We might come up with herbal Maggi soon: Baba Ramdev

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, June 19, 2015 - 14:11

Ahead of the first International Yoga Day celebrations on June 21, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has appealed all and sundry to observe it while stressing that Yoga should not be politicised.

Rahul Gandhi @45: Why ‘son’shine is critical for the Congress

By Akrita Reyar | Last Updated: Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 16:43

June 19, the scion of the Gandhi dynasty, Rahul, turns 45. And it probably is the first time he is getting so much press though he is born in a family that is constantly under arc-lights.

AAP vs LG: Arvind Kejriwal banking on people's ignorance, says Kiran Bedi

By Biplob Ghosal | Last Updated: Monday, June 22, 2015 - 08:50

During its brief stint since coming to power in February, the Aam Aadmi Party has been in the news for frequent controversies it has generated.

The fantabulous achievements of FTII chairman Gajendra Chauhan!

By Aparna Mudi | Last Updated: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 18:08

Protests over the appointment of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) chairman are still going on.

We are the pioneers of Yoga and spirituality: Dinesh Ghodke

By Dhriti Sharma | Last Updated: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 13:44

Dinesh Ghodke is a graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and has empowered thousands of people through various innovative initiatives in yoga and meditation.

An open letter to PM Narendra Modi and CM Arvind Kejriwal from a Delhiite

By Deepak Nagpal | Last Updated: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 13:05

Hello Mr PM and Mr CM,

Barcelona's 'Holy Trinity' doing wonders under mastermind Luis Enrique

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Friday, June 12, 2015 - 21:07

Barcelona's Luis Enrique continued to make bold decisions when fielding players and applying tactics, especially pertaining to the champion trio of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar. The tactical game he employed against proficient teams like Bayern Munich and Juventus showed the depth in his game, which is expected to serve as a new benchmark in football.

Meet `Mardaani` Sanjukta Parashar- Assam's most fearless female IPS officer

By Anindita Dev | Last Updated: Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 18:02

Move over `Dabangg` Salman Khan and even our B-Town's fierce `Mardaani` Rani Mukerji. Bollywood has lately introduced such fearless on-screen characters.

GenX Nano fulfils all requirements to be a smart city car: Mayank Pareek

By Reema Sharma | Last Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 13:51

Mayank Pareek, President, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors shared his response on the GenX Nano with Reema Sharma of Zee Media.

Land Boundary Agreement completes unfinished task of partition: Expert

By Kamna Arora | Last Updated: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 15:06

India and Bangladesh have finally ratified the over 40-year-old Land Boundary Agreement.

'Scion of Ikshvaku’ is interpretation of Lord Ram’s tale, an adventure thriller: Amish Tripathi

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 22:48

Known for his novels 'The Immortals of Meluha', 'The Secret of the Nagas', and 'The Oath of the Vayuputras' or the Shiva trilogy, Amish Tripathi is ready with his new book ' Scion

Bhajji, Virat Kohli in focus as Dhoni-less Team India ushers in new era

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 18:21

Just a day before the squad announcement of Team India for the Bangladesh tour was about to happen, Harbhajan Singh scalped Chennai Super Kings’ premier batsmen – Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni off cons

Forget love, loneliness is in the air!

By Ritu Singh | Last Updated: Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 09:39

Yes, loneliness is in! Look around yourself. Don't you notice curious eyes glued into flashy screens and fingers hurriedly typing away in glory!

French Open win: Out'Stan'ding Wawrinka shows Australian Open title was no fluke

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 08:55

When Stanislas Wawrinka defeated Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final last year, many believed he wouldn't have won his first major had the Spaniard been fully fit that day.

Manipur attack: Why are human rights groups silent on killing of Army personnel?

By Akrita Reyar | Last Updated: Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 15:51

Silence can be deafening. The quietude in the ranks of the plethora of human rights groups that are shrill when even a single civilian is killed is nerve-wracking, to say the least.

Champions League final: Why Juventus must triumph against Barcelona

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 11:06

Both Juventus and Barcelona are looking to cap off dream seasons on Saturday by completing rare trebles when they go head-to-head in the Champions League final at Berlin's Olympic Stadium.

World Environment Day: Couple-showers or carpools? Choose your way to make a difference

By Garima Dutt | Last Updated: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 11:01

They say charity begins at home.

India's first Air Quality Index: For better control of air pollution

By Irengbam Jenny | Last Updated: Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 09:11

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the commencement of India's first ever Air Quality Index (AQI) on 6th of April, 2015. The index has been launched to provide real time information about pollution levels which will initially monitor air quality in 10 cities of the country. 

World Environment Day 2015: We are running out of water!

By Ritu Singh | Last Updated: Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 09:10

Leonardo da Vinci truly claimed that 'water is the driving force of all nature'. It's needless to reiterate the above statement as we all know the significance of this precious resource!

Whatever happened to that two-minute wonder 'Maggi'

By Aparna Mudi | Last Updated: Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 13:00

Everyone has that one friend or acquaintance who was brilliant and talented when young. It looked as if he would make it big.

On the Right Track

By Shobhika Puri | Last Updated: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 12:40

Having being used to seeing the Congress party make self-goals so frequently in the recent past, it seems unbelievable to see it finally do some course correction.

World Environment Day: Water, food, energy and rising temperatures

By Salome Phelamei | Last Updated: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 17:03

The theme for this year’s WED is “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care". It tells us how the well-being of humanity, the environment, and the functioning of the economy, ultimately depend upon the responsible management of the planet’s natural resources.

Tata Nano GenX: Test Drive Review

By Reema Sharma | Last Updated: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 15:18

Tata Nano Genx comes at a time when the Indian auto market is flooded with hundreds of car models. While the company targets first-time car buyers, college goers and two-wheeler customers who want to upgrade to a four-wheeler, it must bear in mind that its immediate competitors too are well prepared!


Mobile services to benefit 7 crore farmers in India: Report

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 08:56

The mobile based services would be especially beneficial to the small and marginal farmers living on the edge of poverty, says the report.