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The Plane Truth About Yoga

Yoga offers a number of benefits, including stress reduction and improved fitness. It may also reduce your risk for heart disease, high blood pressure and other conditions. Best of all, it allows you to twist your body into various impressive positions, earning you admiration from your friends and family, and perhaps even a recruitment letter from the traveling circus. One of the major advantages of yoga is that you don’t need any equipment to do it. That means you can do yoga anywhere you … Read More

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Sailing Through Airport Security with a Turban

If you’re wearing a turban, it isn’t always easy to go through airport security in North America, as two recent incidents involving Sikh celebrities showed. In one incident, Indian-American actor … Read More

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The Pakistani Man who Flew the Indian Flag

A Pakistani man named Umar Draz was arrested recently for hoisting the Indian flag on his roof. According to a Reuters report, Draz has been charged under the Pakistan Penal Code and could face up to … Read More

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More Clothes in Our House? No Thanks

My younger daughter, Divya, wants to buy a sweater for a member of our household. This household member does not usually wear clothes around the house and doesn’t seem the least bit embarrassed about … Read More

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The Punjab-Georgia Farmer Exchange Program

The word spread quickly through the farming community in Georgia: thousands of Indian farmers, mostly from the northern state of Punjab, were heading to Georgia to buy large parcels of fertile … Read More

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Letter to your child’s teacher

Both my daughters are in school –- Lekha in third grade and Divya in first grade –- so I know firsthand the challenges of being a parent of school-going kids. That’s why I’ve decided to create a form … Read More

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Facing up to an addiction

The 76-year-old woman walked down the hallway of Clearview Addictions Clinic, searching for the right department. She passed signs for the “HeroinAddiction Department (HAD),” the “Smoking Addiction … Read More

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