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Modi asks NCC cadets to create a world record in yoga

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday asked the National Cadet Corps to try and create a world record by doing yoga across the country at the same time on June 21, the 'International Day of Yoga', as declared by United Nations last month.

Andhra Pradesh ministers, officials to undergo course on 'joyful living'

Andhra Pradesh ministers and government officials will undergo a three-day crash course on 'Inner Engineering for joyful living' from Thursday.

DNA: How Obama, Modi keep themselves fit despite little sleep

Zee News' DNA analysed the sleeping pattern of some leaders from around the world that includes US President Barack Obama, who sleeps 5 hours in a day and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who sleeps only 3-4 hours daily.

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Lady Gaga flaunts thong clad hot-bod during yoga session
Lady Gaga flaunts thong clad hot-bod during yoga session

 Lady Gaga shared her thong clad pics, where she's showing her toned physique as she does yoga.

Separate regulator for alternative medicine streams planned

A separate regulator for alternative medicine streams like Ayurveda, Siddha, Homeopathy and Unani is being planned by the government under a new health policy to be unveiled shortly.

AYUSH Ministry asks for enhanced budgetary allocation

Amid reports that a massive health budget cut is likely, the Ministry of AYUSH has asked the Finance Ministry to hike its budgetary allocation substantially for 2015-16 in view of its emerging importance.

Yoga guru Ramdev to be Haryana's brand ambassador

The Haryana government Thursday announced that yoga guru Ramdev will be the state`s brand ambassador to promote yoga and ayurveda.

Baba Ramdev's yoga expertise to be used to treat LGBT youth: Goa minister

Goa's Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Ramesh Tawadkar has been quoted in the The New York Times as saying that homosexuality was a "big problem" and that his government would set up "camps" to treat the LGBT youth.

Yoga to be made compulsory in all schools of Haryana: Khattar

Haryana government has decided to make yoga compulsory in schools across the state, as per news report on Monday.

CM Devendra Fadnavis asks police personnel to practice yoga

Acknowledging the stress and pressure faced by policemen during duty hours, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday asked the officials to make yoga a part of their lives as it brings positive energy to the body and mind.

'Indians need to recover their rich heritage'
'Indians need to recover their rich heritage'

Yoga originated in India but this spiritual and mental discipline has failed to resonate with the country's masses, who mostly seek its virtues of physical fitness. But filmmaker and art historian Benoy K. Behl feels the Indian government's emphasis on yoga and the UN celebrating World Yoga Day June 21 have set the pace for a long innings.

India's first centre for interdisciplinary study of medicine to come up in Kochi

The first centre for integrated study, research and patient care in Allopathy, Ayurveda and Yoga will come up in Kochi, Kerala under the Amrita University.

'Erotic' yoga keeps Lindsay Lohan fit
'Erotic' yoga keeps Lindsay Lohan fit

Lindsay Lohan is a huge fan of S Factor, a form of exercise she describes as "erotic yoga", as it helps her to keep fit.

DNA test of unnecessary surgeries in hospitals

A recent study by Mumbai's Medi Angels claim that approx 44% of the surgeries recommended by doctors are for their own financial gains. Therefore, patients must seek second opinion before any surgery.
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DNA: Baba Ramdev exhibits his wrestling skills in Haridwar

America to help Pakistan financially as John Kerry certifies aid for Pakistan.

Yoga a potential therapy for cardiovascular disease: Study

A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials has concluded that the popular mind-body practice of yoga can be a potential therapy for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome.

Start yoga to cut heart disease risk

If you are unable to hit the gym or go on a morning walk, begin yoga at home to cut your cardiovascular disease risk.

International Yoga Day result of Indian diplomatic efforts: Sushma Swaraj

The adoption of June 21 as the International Yoga Day by the United Nations signifies the support that recent diplomatic endeavours of the government have evoked on the world stage, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Monday.