Archive for December, 2011

Popularity of Yoga in the West

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Though originated in India, Yoga has become popular across the globe. Yoga centers have sprung up all over. It is common to see every health club in the Western countries offering several types of yoga. Indian exponents like Swami Vivekananda, Paramahamsa Yogananda, Ramana Maharshi, etc., are the people who introduced Yoga in the West. Yoga […]

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Ancient Wisdom Stories of India

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Greatness of Ancient India: India is a land of rich culture and heritage. It has a fabulous history. Ancient India was a very rich country in the world. India, during that time, was probably the most advanced civilization in the world. Ancient India was advanced in all the major fields like Science and technology, Mathematics, […]

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Common Medical Terms Related to Drugs

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Here is a list of some common medical terms related to drugs: Drug-related terms Analgesic – Analgesics are the drugs referred as painkillers given to get relief from pain. Anesthetics – Your doctor will give anesthetics when performing a surgery to block the sensation (feeling of pain) temporarily. It may be pertained to a local […]

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Common Medical Terms Related to Symptoms

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Here is a list of some common medical terms related to symptoms: Terms related to symptoms Anemia – It is a condition where the body does not have enough red blood cells, which provide oxygen to body tissues. People with anemia suffer from chest pain, lack of energy, headache, shortness of breath, and dizziness (light- […]

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Common Medical Terms Related to Diseases

Friday, December 16th, 2011

We often hear certain terms like dietary supplements, antibiotics, inflammation and so on from our nutritionists, healthcare professionals or doctors. Though they seem to be familiar, most of us do not know what exactly they are. Having a basic idea on such terminology is necessary to lead a sensible life. Disease-related Terms Here is a […]

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Common Medical Terms You Need to Know Nutrition

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Here is a list of some common medical terms related to nutrition: Nutrition-related Terms Antioxidants – These are the chemical compounds which help in protecting against cell damage (from free radicals). Antioxidants enable anti-aging and reduce the risk of chronic diseases like cancer and coronary heart diseases. Body Mass Index (BMI) – It is a […]

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The Rustless Wonder – The Great Indian Iron Pillar of Gupta Dynasty

Friday, December 16th, 2011

What would you call a 1600 year old metallic structure weighing more than six tonnes made of pure iron exposed to the harsh weather and shows no signs of rusting? Know more about this Scientific Wonder, showcasing the advancement of metallurgical prowess of Indians in the Golden Age of India.

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Teachings of Religions Born in India

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

There are four religions that were born and flourished in India. They expanded beyond the Indian subcontinent. The teachings of these religions are mostly from ancient philosophies and in the way of leading life peacefully. Hinduism The exact roots of the Hinduism are not clearly known, and it was not established by any single person. […]

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Religions Born in India

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Tracing religious existence in the Indian subcontinent is very difficult and is a debatable issue. The oldest signs of religion in India are from Indus valley civilization. The religion followed by the Indus valley people cannot be said exactly. But according to the available evidences, it has more similarities to Vedic civilization. There are four […]

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Mutual Funds and Their Benefits

Monday, December 12th, 2011

A Mutual Fund is an investment vehicle operated by an Asset Management Company (AMC) and is required to be registered with SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India). AMC raises money from individual investors and invests the money on behalf of the investors or unit holders, in stocks, bonds, money market securities, options, futures, currencies, […]

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Most Respected Gurus in India

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Mahatma Gandhi said, a Guru is a perfect person with perfect knowledge. India is blessed to have more than few such Gurus. This article is a tribute to the most respected Indian Gurus for their contribution to spirituality and to the society as a whole

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Difference Between ULIP and Mutual Fund

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

Unit Linked Insurance Plan (ULIP) and Mutual Fund (MF) both are investment options but most of the people are confused whether to choose ULIP or MF. Many people are purchasing ULIP as it covers insurance as well as investment. Another main reason people buying ULIP is because of its agents. For mutual funds, there will […]

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Help Your Children Understand the Importance of Money

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Today’s schools have many things to teach students on various subjects like History, Geography, English, Science, Mathematics and the list goes on. But there is no such school that teaches students on money management concepts like how to save money, how to spend money, how to manage money, etc. So, it is the responsibility of […]

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Top 10 Books on Personal Finance

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Many people entering the workforce today are making money, but are struggling to manage it. For many, personal finance is a mystery. They struggle to understand the basic personal finance principles, concepts and ideas. Are you one of those who are struggling to manage money? Then seek assistance from the experts in the field. Read […]

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RBI New Directive on Interest Rates For Savings Accounts Earns more Interest money For Savings Account Holders

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

After making ATM cash withdrawal free from any Bank, Reserve Bank of India(RBI) has made steps towards changing the interest calculation of Savings Accounts. This new system has really made good change and our savings accounts will earn a better interest on our savings. Usually Banks pay a nominal interest on the balance in Savings […]

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