China restricts Ramadan fasting in Xinjiang

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.

Fasting can reduce cholesterol levels in prediabetic patients

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.

Fasting 8 days a year can boost your immunity

For those who hate fasting, starving for just eight days a year can bolster your immune system like never before.

Break your Karva Chauth fast the healthy way

Karva Chauth - a tradition originally associated with North India has now become a fad among Hindu women across the country.

Fasting wife of Andhra minister shifted to hospital

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.

How to stay fit while fasting and feasting during Ramadan

Those who fast during Ramadan often end up overeating leading to weight gain, acidity and digestion problems.

Fast twice a week to live a longer life

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.

India celebrates Eid with prayers for peace

With feasts, warm "Eid Mubarak" greetings, and prayers for peace Muslims across India celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr.

‘Fasting detoxifies the body, but don`t overdo’

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.

Resolute Team Anna won’t call off fast

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, holy month of fasting, begins

Ramzan, the holy month of fasting for Muslims, began on Saturday.

Fasting once or twice a week `could help you live longer`

Skipping meals for a couple of days a week could help a person live longer.

Fasting may help combat cancer: Study

Fasting for short periods could help combat cancer and boost effectiveness of the treatments.

Solidarity with Cong MLA fasting for T`gana: TRS

TRS expressed unity
with Congress MLA KV Reddy who has undertaken an indefinite fast in support of
demand for separate Telangana state.

Munda slammed for `ignoring` fasting youths

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.

Narendra Modi to fast for peace, unity in Gujarat

Gujarat Chief Minister
Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that he would undertake a
three-day fast for peace, harmony and unity in his state.

Anna lost three kilos in 3 days

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.

In Ramzan, no one notices J&K`s fasting teachers

For the past week, dozens of contractual college teachers in Kashmir Valley have been on an indefinite fast in Srinagar demanding a wage hike.

Fasting to exceed 14 hours this Ramadan: Expert

The weather office said this Ramadan is also going to be one of the hottest months of this summer.

Ramdev to be force fed: Haridwar DM

Baba Ramdev may be force fed, in view of his deteriorating health condition.