China has banned civil servants, students and teachers in its mainly Muslim Xinjiang region from taking part in Ramadan fasting, government websites said, prompting condemnation from an exile group on Wednesday.
A new research on periodic fasting has identified a biological process in the body that converts bad cholesterol in fat cells to energy, thus combating diabetes risk factors.
For those who hate fasting, starving for just eight days a year can bolster your immune system like never before.
Karva Chauth - a tradition originally associated with North India has now become a fad among Hindu women across the country.
Wife of an Andhra Pradesh minister, who was on fast for last six days in Kakinada town opposing state`s bifurcation, was forcibly shifted to a hospital by the police in the early hours of Friday.
Those who fast during Ramadan often end up overeating leading to weight gain, acidity and digestion problems.
Fasting twice a week could be the key to a longer life by slashing the risk of a host of killer diseases, a new study has revealed.
With feasts, warm "Eid Mubarak" greetings, and prayers for peace Muslims across India celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr.
Fasting for religious purposes is common in India. Doctors say the practice does more than just appease the gods: it also benefits your body, if done with care.
Team Anna on Thursday ruled out calling off their indefinite fast, even in the wake of several members’ health deteriorating to a dangerous level.
Ramzan, the holy month of fasting for Muslims, began on Saturday.
Skipping meals for a couple of days a week could help a person live longer.
Fasting for short periods could help combat cancer and boost effectiveness of the treatments.
TRS expressed unity
with Congress MLA KV Reddy who has undertaken an indefinite fast in support of
demand for separate Telangana state.
JPP criticised CM Arjun Munda saying he could
visit a fasting Narendra Modi, but he did
not have time to meet local youths of primitive time Sabar.
Gujarat Chief Minister
Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that he would undertake a
three-day fast for peace, harmony and unity in his state.
Even though he claims to be fighting fit, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare has lost as much as three kilos weight in the last three days of his hunger strike.
For the past week, dozens of contractual college teachers in Kashmir Valley have been on an indefinite fast in Srinagar demanding a wage hike.
The weather office said this Ramadan is also going to be one of the hottest months of this summer.
Baba Ramdev may be force fed, in view of his deteriorating health condition.
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