Lara Dutta promotes fitness via new app
Lara Dutta promotes fitness via new app

 Actress Lara Dutta has launched a HealWithLara app for those interested in keeping fit.

Ramdev popularises yoga, ayurveda across the globe: Shripad Naik

 Union Minister for Yoga and Traditional Medicine Shripad Naik on Thursday credited Ramdev with introducing the world to India's glorious spiritual traditions and its rich past by popularising yoga and ayurveda across the globe.

Cyclone Hudhud: Andhra Pradesh govt to hold events to cheer up Vizag residents

Andhra Pradesh government has lined up a string of events on November 17 to cheer up and boost the morale of residents of Visakhapatnam, devastated by the last month's tropical cyclone Hudhud.

PM Modi names yoga minister in major reshuffle

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed a yoga minister in a major revamp of his government after storming to power in May, in a bid to promote the ancient practice.

Ayurveda can acquire global recognition like yoga: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said that ayurveda can acquire global recognition, like yoga, if it is presented in the right spirit and as a way of life.

Yoga greatly helps reduce acute osteoarthritis pain

An orthopaedic surgeon has said that yoga is an effective natural remedy for osteoarthritis, which can not only reduce the pain and stiffness, but also slow the progression of the disease.

Gwyneth Paltrow seeks psychic help
Gwyneth Paltrow seeks psychic help

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow called in a psychic to answer her burning questions about spirits, chakras and life.

Obama to go Modi way?

US President Barack Obama to follow the footsteps of Prime Minister Narendra Modi by bringing Yoga into his life.

Regular yoga, meditation gives boost to brain

A new study has suggested that practicing yoga and meditation on a regular basis can help give a boost to the brain that ultimately can control a computer.

Barack Obama expresses interest in yoga

Impressed by the "energy and vigour" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent visit to the US despite being on fast, President Barack Obama has expressed his interest in yoga, officials have said.

Watch: PM Narendra Modi’s maiden speech at UN General Assembly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke in Hindi as he addressed the UN General Assembly session in New York .

Yoga and meditation can help train people's brain to use gadgets better

People who practice yoga and meditation for longer periods can train their brain to use gadgets effectively in daily life.

A course in yogic science

Yoga, a science that teaches you how to flex, is becoming a lucrative career option. Patricia Mascarenhas gives you a gist on the new courses in the field.

Narendra Modi to keep Navratri fast during US visit

PM Narendra Modi will keep Navratri fast during his visit to US- nine days of drinking only water and strict adherence to yoga, meditation and puja at dusk.

China's First Lady learning yoga

China's First Lady Peng Liyuan is learning and practising yoga.

Yoga might benefit people with bipolar disorder

A new study has observed that a regular yoga practice may help people with bipolar disorder.

Yoga improves health, reduces stress: Health experts

Yoga is the best way to tackle anxiety, stress and psycho neurotic disorders, easily resulting in better health and regulation of stress hormones, health experts said.

Yoga can help cope with post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms

A new study has revealed that symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be reduced with help of "yogic breathing."

Fitness is about mind, body, soul: Shibani Kashyap
Fitness is about mind, body, soul: Shibani Kashyap


Singer-actress Shibani Kashyap concentrates a lot on her fitness and says that the best approach to a healthy lifestyle doesn't just involve focus on one's physical appearance but also on the well-being of the mind and soul.

Vipassana - A game-changer for working women

7 things Vipassana will do to you