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Know the history behind International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day, or commonly referred to as Yoga Day, is observed every year on June 21 since its inception in the year 2015. Yoga itself is a very old practice that is followed in India since time immemorial. Its origin can be traced back to Lord Shiva, who is …

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Weight Watchers eating plan: Get in shape for summer

For part one of the plan click here. We have teamed up with Weight Watchers to help you get in shape for summer. Whatever it is you want to achieve – greater confidence, improved health or happiness, techniques for de-stressing and re-energising or fun ways to get moving – Weight …

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Weight Watchers eating plan: Shape up for summer

We have teamed up with Weight Watchers to help you lighten up this summer. Whatever you want to achieve, whether it is improved confidence, health or happiness, techniques for de-stressing and re-energising or fun ways to get moving, Weight Watchers can give you all the support you need – and …

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How to jump-rope like a pro to lose the flab

Want to get into shape and lose the unwanted flab? Grab the jump rope. Skipping is being called the ultimate high-intensity exercise regimen. A full-body workout that starts with the wrists, it uses the legs, hands, shoulders and abs to leave you healthy and toned. Skipping also increases bone density …

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Happy Yoga Day: Facial Yoga, the Yogic Way of Toning Your Face Muscles

Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared 21st June as International Yoga Day to celebrate the importance of Yoga in our day to day living. This date was chosen because it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and has special significance in many parts of the world. …

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Finance

CDSL IPO Oversubscribed 84 Times

New Delhi: The initial public offer of the Central Depository Services (India) Ltd (CDSL) saw huge investor demand with the issue being oversubscribed 84.29 times by late afternoon trade on the last day of bidding on Wednesday. The IPO, to raise Rs. 524 crore, received bids for over 209 crore …

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Federal Bank Launches Rs. 2,000 Crore Share Sale To Institutions

Mumbai: Private sector lender Federal Bank Ltd has launched a share sale to raise Rs. 2,000 crore, with an option to increase the amount by Rs. 500 crore, according to a deal term sheet. Federal Bank said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday it had launched a so-called qualified institutions …

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Asian Stocks Rise As Oil Tries To Claw Up From 10-Month Low

Singapore: Asian stocks advanced on Thursday as oil prices struggled to climb off a 10-month low hit overnight on concerns over a supply glut and falling demand. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed 0.3 percent. Japan’s Nikkei fell 0.1 percent, with shares in auto air bag maker …

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Government Allows Co-Operative Banks To Deposit Old Notes With RBI

The Finance Ministry on Tuesday allowed banks, post offices and district central cooperative banks to deposit the scrapped Rs. 500 and 1,000 rupee notes with the Reserve Bank of India within 30 days and exchange the value of notes deposit with the new notes. In an official notification the Finance …

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Telecom Sector Woes Do Not Pose Systemic Threat To Banks, Says Fitch

Mumbai: In the wake of recent liquidity crisis at Reliance Communications, global rating agency Fitch Ratings today said though the country’s banks do not have large exposure to the telecom sector, but defaults could affect lenders with weak financials. “Indian banks’ exposure to troubled telecom companies is not large enough …

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