April 2015

Desh Videsh April 2015 – Cover Story

Yoga for Both Preventive and Therapeutic Healthcare

Author by Rajan Narayanan By C. Rajan Narayanan, PhD, Executive Director, Life in Yoga Institute Most people think of yoga along the lines of gym exercise for fitness, and most medical professionals think of yoga as physical manipulation along the lines of physiotherapy. Both are grossly misinformed. The following are some quick spotlights for you to be better informed about …

e-Magazine
Health

Incorporate Superfoods into Your Diet

These days, it seems like your doctor, nutritionists, and your friends are suggesting you try this diet or that. With so many different diets, from weight­loss to improving heart health, it can be difficult to figure out what first step to take in your journey to live a healthy lifestyle. Set the diets aside, and try adding superfoods to your …

Religious

Centenary Celebrations of Swami Chinmayananda’s Life and Legacy

Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda (1916‐1993) is counted among the greatest spiritual leaders of India in the 20th century. He is considered an authority on the ancient Indian scriptures of Advaita (nondual) Vedanta, especially the Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads. He inspired the formation of Chinmaya Mission to spread these teachings. Beginning 1951, he spearheaded a Hindu spiritual and cultural renaissance that popularized …

Health

Understanding Breast Cancer

One of the most pervasive cancers in women today is breast cancer. One in eight women is diagnosed with breast cancer every day ­ a statistic not to be taken lightly. According to World Health Organization (WHO) reports, over 508,000 women died of breast cancer in 2011, and World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) reports around 1.7 million new cases in …

Immigration
Immigration Q & A

Immigration Q & A April 2015

Author by Edward Boreth Q. I would like to get married to my fiancée in India. I am a US citizen. What is the best way to bring her here? A. You have several options. First, you can apply for a fiancé visa (K1) for your intended, if you have seen her within the last two years. Once your fiancée …

Bollywood

Bollywood Today

  Ram not able to play Gautami’s hubby Ram Kapoor and Gautami Gadgil, who met on the set of a television show, fell in love and are leading a happily married life. They continue to be a popular couple that fans want to see on TV. Both Ram and Gautami have strong careers in the movie industry as well. While …

Desi TV

Desi TV Duniya

  Sports personalities dish out delicacies Ace choreographer and director Farah Khan who hosts a concept­driven cooking show is leaving no stone unturned to ensure it is a huge hit. She uses her film industry contacts to invite the crème de la crème of the society to her show. The latest personalities to join this bandwagon are tennis player Sania …

Editorial

Editorial April 2015

April 2015 Dear Readers, While health-related topics are always in the news, we may not always be inclined to pay much attention. From new diets to mandates on what you should and should not eat, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the best of intentions to stay active and eat healthy, but actually putting good habits into …

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