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Yogananda biography wins international award


May 25th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 25 (IANS) A biography of Indian yoga guru Paramhansa Yogananda and an Indian cookery book have won honours at an international book awards event here.The JPX Media ... Read more...

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Ayurveda, unani to be promoted through rural health scheme


February 10th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) The government will promote Indian systems of medicine, including ayurveda, siddha and unani, and therapies like yoga and naturopathy through its National Rural Health Mission (NRHM)."The ... Read more...

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Yoga teacher arrested for misbehaving with Spanish tourist


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, Dec 23 (IANS) A so-called yoga teacher in Rajasthan was arrested Friday on charges of misbehaving with a 25-year-old Spanish tourist on the pretext of teaching her Indian yoga, ... Read more...

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Mindfulness is the best antidote to stress


November 1st, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) The best antidote to stress is mindfulness, existing in the here and now, not in the past or future, suggest meditation gurus. Researchers have now drawn ... Read more...

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Indian yoga guru on hunger strike taken to hospital


June 10th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- India's most popular yoga guru Ramdev was on Friday hospitalized in the Indian city of Dehradun after his health deteriorated on the seventh day of fast.Press Trust ... Read more...

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Indian yoga guru refuses to call off hunger strike


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- The Indian government on Wednesday failed to convince a famed yoga guru to call off his anti-corruption hunger strike set to begin this weekend, India Blooms News ... Read more...

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Yoga teacher kills Israeli woman in Bangalore


May 5th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) An Indian yoga teacher was arrested for allegedly killing his 28-year-old Israeli girlfriend in a fit of rage April 15 and then hiding her body in ... Read more...

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Indian yoga enthusiasts harassed by Dubai park security


March 24th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Mar.24 (ANI): An Indian yoga group has lodged a complaint that they were harassed by Dubai's Al Nahda Pond park security officials while practicing yoga."We're doing a non-commercial activity here and ... Read more...

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Indian ban to hit Pashupatinath’s festival in Nepal


February 20th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 20 (IANS) When devotees celebrate the night of Lord Pashupatinath, the Hindu god who is both the destroyer and saviour of the world, the rituals are going to ... Read more...

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Ramdev set to take Indian yoga to Myanmar, Pakistan


March 31st, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Kathmandu, March 31 (IANS) After conquering Nepal with his traditional brand of fitness pill - the Indian yoga, seer Ramdev is all set to take on Myanmar, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri ... Read more...

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Yoga comes to Maoist firebrand Prachanda’s aid


March 29th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Kathmandu, March 29 (IANS) Like thousands of others in Nepal, the country's Maoist chief Prachanda has also got hooked on to yoga.Over the past couple of months, the chairman ... Read more...

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Yoga becoming lifestyle trend in urban Nepal


March 28th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Kathmandu, March 28 (IANS) Yoga has almost become a lifestyle trend among the urban middle class in this country, courtesy the Indian television channels which telecast holistic health and lifestyle ... Read more...

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Yoga can help India, Nepal bond: Nepali president


March 28th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 27 (IANS) President of Nepal Ram Baran Yadav Saturday said Indian yoga could help the two nations bond better. "Yoga is an integral part of traditional Indian culture and we are ... Read more...

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India’s yoga power scores a hit in Nepal


March 26th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 26 (IANS) India's soft power once again scored a victory when Nepal connected with Patanjali's ancient yoga at a week-long fitness and alternative therapy camp in the Himalayan country Friday. ... Read more...

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Yoga guru Ramdev to open centre in Nepal


March 17th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 17 (IANS) After hitting headlines with his announcement of contesting the next general elections in India with a new party, Indian yoga guru Swami Ramdev is now set to open ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev’s organisation to contest elections (Lead)


March 16th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday said that his Bharat Swabhiman Andolan would contest the next Lok Sabha elections in an effort to build a corruption-free India. He, ... Read more...

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Tai Ji can make Indian yoga more effective: Chinese-American master


December 30th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Tai Ji, the ancient Chinese martial art and dance form, can be used for making Indian yoga more relaxing and spontaneous for effective healing ... Read more...

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VHP demonstration against dictum of Muslim clerics on Vande Mataram


November 6th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Deoband, Nov 6 (ANI): Activists and supporters of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) staged a mass protest in New Delhi against Muslim clerics for issuing fatwa (legal pronouncement in Islam), asking ... Read more...

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Indian yoga guru refuses to give lessons to Madonna


October 29th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna was left fuming after well-known Indian yoga guru Bikram Choudhury refused to give her private lessons insisting that the singer would have to take ... Read more...

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India projecting its soft power globally: ICCR chief (Interview)


October 7th, 2009 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Armed with the global appeal of Bollywood, the country's multimillion dollar movie industry in Mumbai, and the power of yoga, India has launched a massive ... Read more...

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Yoga guru Ramdev to preach pranayam, ayurveda in Scotland


September 23rd, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Come Sep 27 and there will be an Indian style 'havan' ritual led by Indian yoga guru Swami Ramdev in Scotland. Thousands of devotees cutting across caste, colour, ... Read more...

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Indian yoga guru Sri K Pattabhi Jois passes away at 93


May 21st, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Sri K Pattabhi Jois, one of the leading figures in the world of yoga, has died. He was 93.Jois, from India, was a yoga teacher and practitioner ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev comes out openly against on-screen smoking


February 14th, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Indian Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday came out openly against on-screen smoking and said it was wrong to support promotion of drugs in any form. I ... Read more...

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Yoga project opens luxury cruise vista in Asia-Pacific (Feature)


June 5th, 2008 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee San ya City (China), June 5 (IANS) Shanti Devi, a 70-year-old Indian housewife, feels her life has changed on her first foreign trip - a luxury cruise on the South ... Read more...

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I want to clean up politics, not grab power: Ramdev


June 5th, 2008 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Harbour City (Hong Kong), June 5 (IANS) Seer Ramdev, an authority on ancient Indian yoga and traditional medicine, says he "wants to clean up the lives of politicians in the ... Read more...

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Yoga guru Ramdev wants to enter politics, decries ‘weak leadership’(Interview)


June 2nd, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee Hong Kong, June 2 (IANS) Indian yoga guru Swami Ramdev, who has helped popularise ancient fitness regimens and traditional ayurvedic medicine in different parts of the world, wants to contribute ... Read more...

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Ramdev takes 1,000 followers on Vedic cruise to China


May 31st, 2008 - 9:53 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) One thousand people aboard luxury cruise liner Superstar Virgo will practise yoga, meditation, breathing exercises, Vedic lifestyle and ayurveda on the seas off Communist China under the ... Read more...

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Efforts on to aid Malaysian Indian woman jailed in Peru


May 7th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 7 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian yoga instructor is looking for sponsors to travel to the Peruvian capital Lima to meet his former employee, who is critically ill in a ... Read more...

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