Govt employees to enjoy rafting, jungle safaris to enhance risk-taking capacities

The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) feels that adventure sports will cull the impact of stress and sedentary life on government servants.

Ayurvedic products can increase platelet count: Ramdev

As Delhi grapples with dengue, Yoga teacher Ramdev on Thusday claimed that ayurvedic products can increase the platelet count in patients suffering from the vector-borne fever faster than allopathic medicines.

Haryana govt to set up Yoga and Naturopathy centre at Panchkula

An international level Yoga and Naturopathy centre will be set up at Panchkula by the Haryana government.

Ramdev calls for banning cow slaughter in entire country

 Amid row over ban on beef sale in some states, Yoga teacher Ramdev on Wednesday sought a prohibition on cow slaughter in the entire country and called for giving "national animal" status to it.

Arthritis? Yoga it up to soothe your aching joints

 Practicing yoga improves physical and mental wellbeing of people living with arthritis, a painful joint disorder for which there is currently no cure, new research has found.

These health habits of India are being copied by the West!

It feels good to see your cultural qualities and mannerisms get adopted by a person from a different culture altogether and it feels even better when that habit is a beneficial one.

Baba Ramdev teaches yoga to BSF personnel in Jaisalmer

 Baba Ramdev taught yoga to BSF personnel of Rajasthan Frontier headquarter posted here on Friday.

BSF personnel to get yoga lessons from Ramdev

BSF personnel of Rajasthan Frontier headquarter, posted here and at Jaisalmer, will get lessons from yoga guru Ramdev to keep themselves mentally and physically fit while working in stressful and inhospitable work condition.

Promote 'Yoga culture' in AP, Naidu directs officials

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the AYUSH department to promote Yoga and meditation centres in major temple towns of the state through collaboration with important temple trusts.

Yoga your way to glowing skin!

Add yoga to your daily routine if you want glowing and healthy skin.

Yoga's promotion as sport not on communal lines: Government
Yoga's promotion as sport not on communal lines: Government

The government today insisted that recognition of Yoga as a competitive sport was not on communal lines and it was actually high time that it is seen as a proper game since it is an age old practice in India.

Sports Ministry recognizes 'Yoga' as a sports discipline
Sports Ministry recognizes 'Yoga' as a sports discipline

 The Sports Ministry on Tuesday decided to recognize 'Yoga' as a sports discipline and place it in the 'Priority' category.

China has become second home for Yoga: Indian official

 Over 1,000 yoga enthusiasts in China participated in the third international yoga conference held here today, prompting India's envoy to call the Communist country a second home for the ancient physical and spiritual discipline.

Yoga can treat death anxiety: Study

With yoga being widely recognised as an effective stress buster, new studies have found that it is useful in treating thanatophobia, an intense and irrational fear of death.

Attempts being made to impose vedic culture on Muslims: AIMPLB

Charging that efforts were being made to impose Hindu culture on other religions through introduction of yoga in schools, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board has sought support of other community leaders to launch a campaign against such attempts.

Biggest AYUSH hospital in Delhi to be completed in 6 months

 The biggest AYUSH hospital which will be built on the lines of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in south Delhi's Sarita Vihar is expected to be completed in six months and will cater to a capacity of 500 patients, Union minister of state for AYUSH Shripad Naik said.

Over 1500 yogic asanas shortlisted to thwart patenting by foreign MNCs, individuals

 In a move that will help thwart attempts by foreign MNCs and individuals to get patents and trademark on ancient yoga techniques, the government has shortlisted over 1500 asanas and videographed over 250, classifying them as "traditional knowledge" of the country.

192 countries participated in International Day of Yoga celebrations

The International Day of Yoga (IDY) on June 21 this year received a "positive" response and all the 193 member countries of United Nations except Yemen participated in the celebrations.

Indian archers to have Yoga sessions with Baba Ramdev for 2016 Rio Olympics
Indian archers to have Yoga sessions with Baba Ramdev for 2016 Rio Olympics

In a sport like archery where archers need better body positioning, enhance breathing techniques, and above all, an unflinching concentration, Yoga may come handy.

After yoga, climb a tree to boost your memory 

Climbing a tree and balancing on a beam along with yoga exercises can dramatically improve cognitive skills in adults too.