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Yoga may help combat depression: study

Participating in yoga and deep breathing classes twice a week along with home practice may effectively reduce the symptoms of depression, a new study claims. The findings provide support for the use of yoga-based interventions as an alternative or supplement to pharmacologic treatments for depression, researchers said. “This study supports ... Read More »

We may be hardwired to appreciate poetry: study

Human brain may be hardwired to appreciate poetry even if it struggles to comprehend its meaning, a new study suggests. Researchers at Bangor University in the UK have demonstrated that we do indeed appear to have an unconscious appreciation of poetic construction. “Poetry is a particular type of literary expression ... Read More »

Rare ‘Indian fritillary’ spotted in Udaipur

Udaipur : A rare species of butterfly has been reported after many years in Udaipur. Argynnis hyperbius or the Indian fritillary, is a butterfly of the Nymphalid or brush-footed butterfly family that were seen long back, claimed scholars researching on butterfly species in the region. A research scholar Neha Manohar spotted the colourful ... Read More »

Axing of trees kill large flock of birds in Dungarpur

Udaipur : The unwise act of axing down few trees without taking into consideration the number of avian flock nesting in them proved fatal on hundreds of birds of White Ibis and Cormorants species in Dungarpur on Saturday. Many of them were injured and even more were rendered homeless as their ... Read More »

One among India’s four impact craters in Raj, lies forgotten at Ramgarh

Udaipur : Though it is one among the four impact craters known in India, the curious ring-like structure at Ramgarh, a settlement located in Baran district about 110 kms  east northeast of Kota city,  is hardly known to the general public. Reason is quite clear. Even after 147 years of its discovery, ... Read More »