Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Topic: Yoga

Yoga and Kama are not said in same breath in India today. But it should

In ‘Yoga and Kama’, art historian Alka Pande writes about the connection between yoga and sex in Hinduism

Taking a mental health day can be good for you. Here’s how to make the most of one

Tackling mental health problems early is important to prevent them from getting worse. Left unchecked, they can lead to mental illness.

Free yoga classes – how BMC plans to boost the immunity of Mumbaikars

The BMC is looking for instructors to conduct free yoga classes at 24 locations across Mumbai to help Mumbaikars boost their immunity.

Disciplined life in single Varanasi room: Legend of ‘125-yr-old’ Padma awardee yoga guru Sivananda

Swami Sivananda, who walked barefoot in Rashtrapati Bhavan's Darbar Hall to receive Padma Shri from President Ram Nath Kovind last week, claims to have been born in August 1896.

India’s oldest yoga teacher was V. Nanammal, 99 year-old YouTube celebrity

The 'yoga grandma' taught a million students over 45 years, attempted the Guinness world record, and practised the art till her last days.

Yoga Guru, social media influencer, cultural activist — Pukhraj Beniwal dons many hats

Popularly known as Yogi Pukhraj, Beniwal is helping familiarise the new generation with the old traditions and culture of Rajasthan, especially those of the Marwar region.

AYUSH ministry launches ‘Yoga-Break’ app for professionals to de-stress at workplace

Union Minister of AYUSH Sarbanand Sonowal while launching the mobile application said it has been developed to give solace to employees experiencing physical issues due to their jobs.

Ayush Ministry develops 5-minute yoga app ‘Y-Break’ for professionals to de-stress, refocus

The five-minute protocol encompassing asanas, pranayama and dhyana will be available through an app, which will be launched by Ayush Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Wednesday.

Only 7% Indians do yoga daily, 62% Hindus don’t practise it all, Pew survey says

According to a survey by Pew Research Center, Jains and Sikhs are more likely to practise yoga than those from other religious groups, including Hindus.

Yoga originated in Nepal, India wasn’t even born as independent country at that time: PM Oli

On International Yoga Day, Nepali PM K P Sharma Oli said yoga originated in Uttarakhand and asserted at that time the place was not in present-day India.

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The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.