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Briefly Speaking

Sunday, 11 May 2014 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Yawning can cool your brain Yawning helps cool your brain. Yawning frequencies of people also vary with change in seasonal temperature, a research said. “The contagious yawning is constrained to an optimal thermal zone or range of ambient temperatures. Yawning subsequently functions to keep the brain temperature balanced and in optimal...

Outwitting the stars

Sunday, 04 May 2014 | LIPA RATH | in Agenda

Sometimes life pushes us to an extreme and reduces us to a state of chaos. LIPA RATH narrates how she overcame the toughest challenge of her life and turned things around for herself. Excerpts: It was in 2001, I was running from one attorney’s office to the other, wondering who could...

Helping oneself and others

Sunday, 04 May 2014 | Swami Vivekananda | in Agenda

We may fill the land with hospitals, but the misery of man will still continue to exist until man’s character changes, says SWAMI VIVEKANANDA Spiritual knowledge is the only thing that can destroy our miseries for ever; any other knowledge satisfies wants only for a time. It is only with the...

Briefly Speaking

Sunday, 04 May 2014 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Smartphones help in weight loss Researchers from University of Missouri (MU) Columbia claimed that the applications in smartphone can help dieters shed the extra kilos. “Information technology repackages traditional weight loss strategies and provides new tools such as exercise logs and nutritional databases to implement that knowledge,” explained Cheryl Shigaki, an...

Coping with premature burnout

Sunday, 04 May 2014 | Pramod Pathak | in Agenda

The youth of the country needs to be mobilised for productive pursuits. Burdening them is not the correct way. Patiently, a few requirements have to be met for best results Ministry of HRD, Government of India, is concerned about the rise in suicidal tendencies in students of elite institutions. Twenty two...

Creating happiness, the vastu way!

Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Khushdeep Bansal | in Agenda

Wrong positioning within a household can unfold a series of crises upon it. KHUSHDEEP BANSAL explains the correct vastu zones with their corresponding attributes You experience real happiness when you are established in your own true self. Mostly, this is the state when you are doing something that you love doing...

Patience and practice

Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | The Dalai Lama | in Agenda

In order to transform one’s mind, to settle conflicts and contradictions, one should realise the essence of patience and affection, says His Holiness the Dalai Lama It is important to understand that patience does not mean mere giving in or meekness; rather, patience is a deliberate stand one adopts to not...

Understanding the core of a Zen painting

Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | OSHO | in Agenda

Zen paintings come from the other side, the mystic's side. They don’t overestimate human beings, like a Western painting does, says OSHO You can see that the modern painting in the West is too much under the influence of technology. It has lost its beauty and is no longer helpful in...

Briefly Speaking

Sunday, 27 Apr 2014 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Walks may fuel creativity in you Free-flowing thought is more likely while walking indoors or outdoors, researchers found. "Many people anecdotally claim they do their best thinking when walking," said Marily Oppezzo of Santa Clara University. "With this study, we finally may be taking a step or two toward discovering why,"...


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UTC to use 180 buses to ferry Yoga participants

21 Jun 2018 | PNS | Dehradun

Uttarakhand Transport Corporation (UTC) would use 180 buses of its fleet on Dehradun and Haridwar routes to ferry the Yoga participants from Haridwar and also to take them back after the International Yoga Day show at Forest Research Institute (FRI) in Dehradun is over. Divisional manager (Operational) UTC Dehradun, Pawan Mehra while talking to The pioneer said on Wednesday that around 280 busses operate from Dehradun depot...

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