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  • Five percent of world population recently used drugs

    22 June, 2017 11:41 AM 19

    A new U.N. report says about five percent of the world’s population used drugs at least once in recent years and nearly 30 million people could be dependent on narcotics to the point of needing treatment. The annual report by the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime released Thursday also says the United States accounts for about 25% of drug-related deaths

  • Yoga must for railway staff: circular

    21 June, 2017 7:22 PM 12

    On the third International Yoga Day, the Railway Board sent a circular to zonal railway offices requesting all staff including motormen and guards to practise yoga. Wednesday marked the conclusion of a 21-day yoga workshop that was started by Central Railway officials on June 1. All senior railway officials, officers and staff participated in activities

  • Gurgaon's corporate employees to leave their desks & learn asanas on International Yoga Day

    21 June, 2017 2:08 AM 16

    Working in office and being stuck in traffic is how most employees in Gurgaon spend their day. But to mark International Yoga Day and to get their employees to stretch and bend a little, offices have called in yoga experts for a special session today. It's a usual Gurgaon weekday, but those working in corporate offices in the city are all set to roll out their

  • ‘Docs need awareness of adverse drug reactions’

    21 June, 2017 12:30 AM 40

    Visakhapatnam: The pharmacology department of Andhra Medical College (AMC) organised a continuous medical education (CME) programme on pharmaco-vigilance under the aegis of National Coordination Centre Pharmaco-vigilance programme of India (PVPI) on Tuesday to sensitise doctors and clinicians on drug reactions. Around 3.7% of all patients visiting the out-patient

  • International Yoga Day: 5 Food Rituals You Should Follow Along with Yoga

    20 June, 2017 2:38 PM 26

    This is a common ritual which is often recommended by doctors as well as grandmothers. Starting your morning with a cup of warm water can benefit the body by flushing out toxins. "Drink half a litre of warm water as soon as you wake up, which will help in removing that acidic layer in your body that occurs while sleeping, as well as ease stool movement

  • From India with love — how yoga got its stretch back

    20 June, 2017 1:32 PM 24

    From the UK to Canada, China to India, around the world, yoga is big business. In 2016, Americans alone spent US$16 billion on yoga classes and products. To put that figure into perspective – this is the same amount allocated by the World Bank to help the entire continent of Africa tackle urgent climate change challenges. But for many people, although

  • Saffron Carpet Rolled Out For Modi to Mark Yoga Day

    20 June, 2017 12:03 PM 31

    Lucknow: Gone are the days of fancy red carpets. Uttar Pradesh’s capital city has rolled out the saffron carpet as it sets to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi for International Yoga Day on Tuesday. The event, to be held at Ramabai Sthal, will be attended by chief minister Yogi Adityanath too. Special saffron coloured yoga mats have been arranged

  • International Yoga Day: Rolling out the welcome mat tomorrow

    20 June, 2017 12:03 PM 19

    From Central Park in Connaught Place to Central Park in New York, the stage is set for the third International Day of Yoga tomorrow with Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the celebrations -- and 55,000 enthusiasts - in performing asanas in Lucknow. From Central Park in Connaught Place to Central Park in New York, the stage is set for the third International

  • Rolling out the welcome mat for Yoga Day tomorrow

    20 June, 2017 8:40 AM 7

    From Central Park in Connaught Place to Central Park in New York, the stage is set for the third International Day of Yoga tomorrow with Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the celebrations -- and 55,000 enthusiasts - in performing asanas in Lucknow. Besides, celebrations will take place in 150 countries with Indian missions coordinating activities

  • Government makes radio spot, TV commercial for promoting yoga

    20 June, 2017 8:40 AM 22

    Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com NEW DELHI: A radio spot, a television commercial and posters are some of the many ways through which the Tourism Ministry is looking to promote Yoga Day in India and abroad. The ministry has made a 30-second radio spot to promote yoga which is being broadcast on 17 All India Radio FM stations