Calcutta  /  Published 28.02.21

St Xavier’s opens wellness centre

St Xavier’s College (Autonomous) has used money it had received under a central scheme to set up a “wellness centre” for students and staff. The 1200sq ft  facility houses a gy...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.01.21

Aaj phir marney ka irada hai

Sui Generis. That would be the sui for me, none else, thank you very much. Is there one available? Anywhere? Anyone? Tell naaa?   Everybody is going sui, sui, sui, sui, sui, as if it were some li...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Calcutta  /  Published 07.01.21

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute aims for record in yoga

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) is looking at creating a world record by organising a 75-hour relay yoga event involving more than 200 participants to commemorate 75 years of India’...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 07.01.21

40% with lung disease: Study

A nationwide study of people aged 45 years and older has found 40 per cent with lung disease and that one in five need help for activities of daily living. The study, probing health in a manner never...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 29.12.20

2020: a year in fitness like no other

The change: As awareness grows, we will definitely become more aware of other components of wellness. We focus predominantly on physical fitness as is normal in a community that’s starting to em...
By Saionee Chakraborty in


Opinion  /  Published 23.12.20

New sport: yoga championships

From the very centre of the vista, all is new in New India. It is no wonder that yoga, too, has come a long, long way in this newness. Having the United Nations accept June 21 as International Yoga Da...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 18.12.20

Yoga drive with eye on Olympics

Five years after introducing International Yoga Day, India wants to gift the world championships in yogasanas — a mix of traditional and choreographed yoga movements — promising medals and...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 17.12.20

Yoga recognised as competitive sport

The Sports Ministry on Thursday formally recognised yogasana as a competitive sport, which will enable the ancient practice to avail government funding. Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and Minister of A...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 07.10.20

Yes, yoga can help to lose weight

Yoga is the perfect solution for many problems, though not for weight loss, feel many. But Vinyasa yoga, which combines flowing posture with breath work, is considered the best type of yoga for weight...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 27.09.20

Importance of being fit

By Upala Sen in


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