A victory for US schoolchildren through a faulty understanding of yoga
Apr 19, 2015 at 18:46 | Source:
By Sheetal ShahThe district court ruling on the yoga program in public schools in Encinitas, CA has reignited the debate over the Hindu roots of yoga. The majority of headlines have erroneously proclaimed that the court ruled yoga is not religious.In...
Joseph Blatter backs Jeffrey Webb as potential FIFA president
Apr 19, 2015 at 14:44 | Source:
Nassau (The Bahamas): Fdration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) president Joseph Blatter has suggested that Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) boss Jeffrey Webb has the potential to bec...
'People come to watch me. They are coming with a risk,' says Sehwag
Apr 19, 2015 at 13:55 | Source:
Since the last few years, only the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been a platform for Virender Sehwag to show the world glimpses of his glorious past. It is also the platform where we are often reminded of the reasons he was dropped from Team India....
Need to generate green technologies on war footing, says Jaitley
Apr 19, 2015 at 11:32 | Source:
Washington:Asserting that India is preparedto play its part in combating the danger posed by climatechange, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the globalcommunity needs to develop greener technologies "on a warfooting"."India is pr...
Back to the roots? CPM to lead people's movements to bounce back
Apr 19, 2015 at 10:20 | Source:
New Delhi: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Saturday has pledged to oppose the Modi governments anti-people, anti-farmer economic policies and mobilize the masses in a big way through mass struggles.It has been decided that the Left would st...
IMF nations point to exchange rate, geopolitical risks| Reuters
Apr 19, 2015 at 08:24 | Source:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund's member nations on Saturday warned of risks to the global economy from exchange rate shifts and geopolitical tensions as they took note of "moderate" global growth and "uneven pro...
Anand misses golden chance to beat Carlsen, settles for draw
Apr 18, 2015 at 15:15 | Source:
Viswanthan Anand let a golden opportunity slip as he let reigning World Champion Magnus Carlsen off the hook and settled for a draw with the Norwegian in the first round of 2nd Vugar Gashimov Memorial chess tournament, on Saturday.Capitalising on an ...
Cure found? New US study links immune system to Alzheimers disease
Apr 16, 2015 at 12:43 | Source:
The immune system may play a part in Alzheimers disease, US researchers have discovered, in a breakthrough which could lead to the development of new treatments for the most common form of dementia.A Duke University study published in the Journal of ...
Modi's coal turnaround can ease India's chronic power crisis
Apr 16, 2015 at 12:23 | Source:
Fewer power cuts are likely in India this summer after a surge in output at Coal India helped generators amass record stocks, a turnaround for Narendra Modi who had to battle a power crisis within months of becoming prime minister last May.Fast-track...