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Learning martial arts is necessity for women: Asha Bhosle

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 18:53

Legendary singer Asha Bhosle is all for women empowerment. While the 81-year-old believes that women must learn to strike the right balance between their personal and professional lives, she says learning a martial art has become essential for the safety of women.

Martial arts certificate as important as physics or maths: Akshay Kumar

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 12:53

Akshay Kumar`s dream is to make martial arts a compulsory subject in school for both boys and girls.

Martial arts training for girls in schools, colleges: Akhilesh

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 14:41

Amidst rise in cases of crime against women, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday directed that martial arts training for girls should be introduced in schools and colleges so that they can learn self-defence.

Akshay Kumar launches self-defence centre with Aditya Thackeray

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 15:16

Akshay Kumar recently launched a martial arts school along with Aditya Thackeray to give self-defence training to women at an event in Mumbai.

`Holiday` - Akshay Kumar surges to new high in action

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 12:22

He was the action star. He is the action star and he will remain the action star.

Akshay wants martial arts training compulsory for school kids

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 15:56

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, who studied martial arts in Thailand, today urged the government to make this mandatory in Indian schools too as it is crucial for self defence.

India win 8 medals in USA Open Karate Championship

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 13:50

India returned with a rich haul of eight medals, including two gold and six bronze, from the USA Open Karate Championship held at Las Vegas from April 18 to 21.

Choreography blends yoga, dance

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 20:42

Bangalore-based contemporary dance group, Nritarutya, is set to bring an unconventional dance production blending classical dance forms, martial arts and yoga here.

Chinese army to abolish martial art stunts

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 18:23

Chinese Army has decided to abolish some of its iconic martial-arts stunts like smashing bricks over soldiers` heads to let troopers to focus more on modern warfare.

Women need to be aware of their superiority: Vidyut Jamwal

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 17:00

Actor Vidyut Jamwal, who is trained in martial arts, says women should understand their own power and superiority to protect themselves.

Russian martial art Sambo is now part of Asian Games

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 18:05

The Russian martial art of sambo has earned recognition of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and has become part of the Asian Games.

Akshay Kumar bats for martial arts in school curriculum

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 22:49

Urging to make learning of martial arts compulsory at schools, popular Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar today regretted that this form of self defence came last in priority in the country.