physical education

Debt-ridden Bengal announces increment for government college teachers


August 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday announced that it would provide increment to those professors of government colleges who have undergone higher studies such as M.Phil and ... Read more...

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Athens and two modern Olympic Games


July 18th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, July 18 (IANS) The year was 1896. The Panathinaiko Stadium, in central Athens, reconstructed from the ruins of an ancient venue, is hosting the first ever modern Olympics, a ... Read more...

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Hungarian President Schmitt resigns following plagiarism scandal


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by BNO News
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BNO NEWS) -- Hungarian President Pál Schmitt on Monday told parliament he is resigning from office with immediate effect, just days after being stripped of his doctorate over a plagiarism ... Read more...

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Active kids more likely to avoid heart disease


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 3 (IANS) Physically active children are more likely to keep diabetes and heart disease at bay, a new study reveals.The study, led by researchers Glenn McConell and Mary ... Read more...

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No Bharat Ratna in sports, just eight Padma Shris (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The names of Dhyan Chand, Sachin Tendukar, Abhinav Bindra and Vishwanathan Anand were banded about for the Bharat Ratna. But when this year's Republic ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Hungarian president didn’t plagarise thesis’


January 12th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, Jan 12 (IANS) Hungarian President Pal Schmitt didn't copy "word for word" large sections of a Bulgarian sports historian's work when submitting his university thesis in 1992, his ... Read more...

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Aspiring teachers baton-charged in Lucknow


November 21st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 21 (IANS) A large number of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) and Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed) degree holders demanding they be appointed as teachers in primary schools were ... Read more...

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China’s kung fu town to build global martial arts conglomerate


August 4th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) China's kung fu town of Denfeng, where the famed Shaolin Temple is located, has plans to merge all its kung fu schools into a martial arts ... Read more...

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Aspiring teachers baton charged in Lucknow


February 28th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) Hundreds of education and physical education graduates were baton charged here Monday after they clashed with the police and damaged vehicles to demand their appointment as primary school ... Read more...

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Who is Lalit Bhanot?


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Deposed Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) secretary general Lalit Bhanot, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday, has been a familiar sports administrator ... Read more...

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US dance teacher arrested ‘for having sex with student, 16, in car’


January 7th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): A 27-year-old teacher at Plainfield North High School, Illinois, has been arrested for allegedly having sex with one of her own teenage students.Ashley Blumenshine was arrested behind a ... Read more...

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Nearly 25 percent UK kids are obese by age 4


December 26th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Britain is facing a growing weight crisis among primary school children with a quarter already overweight or obese when they start school at the age of four, revealed ... Read more...

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A quarter of Brit kids are overweight or obese by the age of 5


December 16th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): A new report has revealed that a quarter of Brit children are already overweight or obese when they start school at the age of 4.And by the time ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rulon Gardner May Be A Tough Competition In “The Biggest Loser” Season 11


December 15th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Biggest Loser" season 10 has just come to end with the victory of Patrick House. However, all those who would be missing the show, need ... Read more...

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Playboy Hopeful Fernanda Rocha In ‘Real Housewives Of OC’ Season 6


December 10th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 33 year old Brazilian-born fitness trainer Fernanda Rocha is all set to be a part of the 'Real Housewives of OC' cast. The web has been ... Read more...

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Physical education to gain more importance in CBSE schools


November 3rd, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.3 (ANI): The physical education is all set to gain more importance in Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) run schools.Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made it ... Read more...

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How behaviors toward food early in life can lead to obesity


October 28th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study has shed light on understanding how behaviors toward food early in life can lead to obesity.When it comes to understanding where tendencies to overweight and ... Read more...

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Baking soda boosts athletic performance: Study


October 26th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A study has found that dietary supplementation with sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) on the morning of a tennis match allows athletes to maintain their edge.A randomized, controlled ... Read more...

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Moving closer to outdoor recreation won’t help you lose weight


September 25th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 25 (ANI): If you thought renting an apartment right beside a recreational park would make you get rid of those love handles? Well, then you are wrong, for all that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India scrape past France 4-3 in first hockey Test


July 19th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India fought their way to a 4-3 victory over France in the first hockey Test at the French National Institute of Sport and Physical Education (INSEP) in ... Read more...

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Iranian official rejects female football team’s headgear


July 8th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, July 8 (ANI): An Iranian official has rejected a new women's football strip which was created after the world football federation banned the team from international competition due to their Islamic ... Read more...

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Intervention in middle school lowers type 2 diabetes risk in kids: Study


June 28th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): An intervention in middle schools lowered the obesity rate in students at highest risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.Students who started out overweight or ... Read more...

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Do ‘walkable’ neighbourhoods really get people walking?


June 26th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists are trying to determine if designing walk-friendly neighbourhoods can really encourage people to walk more and ditch the car.Researcher Marianne Clark in the Faculty of Physical Education ... Read more...

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Positive mind is key to success, says CBSE Class 12 topper


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, May 21 (IANS) A positive mind and clear understanding of subjects were the key to performance for Akash Singh, a student from Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district who scored 97.8 percent marks ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad girl tops CBSE Class 12 exams in NCR


May 21st, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 21 (IANS) Radhika Gambhir from Ghaziabad topped the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 exams in the National Capital Region (NCR), securing 97.4 percent marks in the science ... Read more...

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Regular exercise may boost physical, mental well-being of schizophrenics


May 12th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A new research suggests that regular exercise can play a significant role in boosting the physical and mental well-being of people with schizophrenia.After a systematic review of the ... Read more...

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Blame the thought of traffic for your increased BMI


May 12th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): The more people perceive that traffic is a problem in their neighbourhood, the more likely they are to have a higher BMI, concludes a new study.The University of ... Read more...

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Gymnastic training improves bone health in girls


May 6th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Long-term rhythmic gymnastics exerts positive effects on bone density among adolescent girls, a new study shows. Symeon Tournis, who led the study at the University of Athens in Greece, ... Read more...

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Gymnastic training boosts girls’ bone health


May 6th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Long-term elite rhythmic gymnastics exerts positive effects on volumetric bone density and bone geometry in adolescent girls, according to a new study.The study will be published in The ... Read more...

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Skinny people aren’t thought lazy but obese are


April 21st, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 21 (IANS) When people notice a thin person lying down and watching TV, they assume that he or she is resting. But when people find an overweight person relaxing, it's ... Read more...

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Resting fat people not lazier than skinnier counterparts


April 21st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): When a slim person is seen laying down watching TV, people assume they're resting. But when people see a fat individual relaxing, it's automatically assumed they're lazy and ... Read more...

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Mexico bans junk foods in schools


April 15th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 15 (IANS/EFE) In a bid to prevent children from being obese, Mexico has banned junk food in schools and made physical training mandatory for students. The lower house Tuesday approved ... Read more...

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Wii consoles replace physical education at schools Down Under


April 4th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 4 (ANI): The New South Wales (NSW) Department of Education and the Australian Sports Commission has come under fire for allowing children to play virtual tennis, baseball and boxing on ... Read more...

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Police baton charge Lucknow teachers


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Feb 23 (ANI): Police resorted to a baton-charge here on Monday to control a mob of unemployed aspiring teachers who were demanding jobs.Graduates of B.Ed (Bachelors of Education) and B.P.Ed ... Read more...

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Student dies during physical education test


January 30th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 30 (IANS) A class 12 student died during a physical education exam at a public school in Ghaziabad district Saturday, police said. According to the police, T.R.M. Public School in Modinagar ... Read more...

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