Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury turns 71: Major controversies that have rocked his life

Born in Calcutta, Bikram Choudhury began learning Hatha Yoga poses at the age of three.

BJP government thrusting Hindutva on country, will oppose it: AIMPLB

BJP government thrusting Hindutva on country, will oppose it: AIMPLB

Nomani also demanded that 'namaz' should be taught to students of schools and government employees. 

Inner peace! How yoga heals your mind, body and soul

Inner peace! How yoga heals your mind, body and soul

The ancient practice which originated in India is an umbrella term which covers not just physical but mental fitness too. Yoga is not just performing asanas, but a way of life. The practice not only makes your body healthy but it even relaxes your mind and oozes out negativity.

PM Narendra Modi to address NCC cadets today

PM Narendra Modi to address NCC cadets today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday address the National Cadet Corps as part of the Republic Day celebrations.

Indian-American Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury asked to pay nearly $1 million in sexual abuse case

Indian-American Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury asked to pay nearly $1 million in sexual abuse case

Prominent Indian-American Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury has been asked to pay USD 924,500 as compensatory damages to his former lawyer by a US court over allegations that he sexually harassed her and fired her for probing claims of abuse made by other women against him. 

Yoga brings Baba Ramdev, Shilpa Shetty together on stage—See pics!

Yoga brings Baba Ramdev, Shilpa Shetty together on stage—See pics!

The initiative was a part of five-day yoga shivir to promote the healthy benefits among people. 

270 dogs do Yoga to create a 'doga' world record in Hong Kong

270 dogs do Yoga to create a 'doga' world record in Hong Kong

Two hundred and seventy dogs and their flexible owners in Hong Kong have stretched their way to a new 'doga' world record.

These yoga positions lead to 'eye pressure' in glaucoma patients

The research team emphasizes the importance of educating glaucoma patients on all of the risks and benefits of relating to physical exercise and their overall vision health.

Yoga now global heritage: Modi

INCOFYRA aims to integrate ayurveda, naturopathy, yoga, unani, siddha, homeopathy and modern medicine.

Period woes? Bid adieu to menstrual cramps with these tips

Get respite from the monthly menstrual cramps by using a hot water bag on your lower abdomen and lower back, and by avoiding dairy products, meats and legumes as these can cause bloating and worsen the pain, says an expert.

BKS Iyengar birthday special: 7 Facts to know about the greatest yoga teacher!

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“Yoga allows you to rediscover a sense of wholeness in your life, where you do not feel like you are constantly trying to fit broken pieces together.” 

― B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Life

BKS Iyengar's 97th birthday: Google dedicates doodle to the legendary yoga guru!

BKS Iyengar's 97th birthday: Google dedicates doodle to the legendary yoga guru!

Keeping up with its tradition, Google today honours world renowned yoga guru BKS Iyengar with a creative doodle marking his 97th birthday.

Controversy in the making: India's top cops will have to do yoga, 'surya namaskar' at key meet

Controversy in the making: India's top cops will have to do yoga, 'surya namaskar' at key meet

The officers have been told to bring 'band gala' suit and sarees for the event. 

Yoga is ancient therapy, not promoted on lines of caste or creed: Govt

Yoga is ancient Indian heritage and has its roots in myriad spheres of Indian culture and traditions.

Canada university cancels 'non-Western' yoga classes

Canada university cancels 'non-Western' yoga classes

The complaints had alleged that the “cultural appropriation” of a non-Western practice was unacceptable, The Independent reported.

Prostate cancer patients can benefit from Yoga

Men with prostate cancer who are undergoing radiation therapy can benefit from practicing yoga.

PM Modi to inaugurate international yoga conference

Union Health Minister J P Nadda said that the 21st International Conference on 'Frontiers in Yoga Research and its Applications' (INCOFYRA) will be organised from January 3 to 7

JNU council rejects proposal on courses in Yoga and Culture

Jawaharlal Nehru University's Academic Council has rejected a proposal for introduction of short-term courses in 'Indian Culture' and 'Yoga'.

Yoga improves lung function in patients with COPD

COPD is a progressive lung disorder that makes it hard to breathe.

Yoga and meditation in early life cut health care cost

 Strengthening your resilience with mindful meditation or yoga can help keep the doctors away, thereby reducing your health care cost, says a new study.