Navigation Links
Border Security Force Troopers Turn To Yoga

The Border Security Force (BSF) is turning to yoga to keep its troopers fighting fit. When A. Jayapaul, a former commandant of the Tripura-Cachar-Mizoram (TCM) frontier of BSF, saw his "boys" suffering// from stress, he decided to opt for yoga therapy.

"We have already introduced yoga during the morning physical training for 500 troopers in the Tripura-Cachar-Mizoram as well as Kolkata region informally," Jayapaul, a yoga enthusiast himself, told IANS.

Psychiatrist John M. Ralte Long said here that separation from family and relatives could cause mental depression, which could lead to suicide and homicide among security forces.

BSF personnel often complain of hypertension, heredity diabetes and other psycho-physical complications due to the nature of their job, which is to guard the country's land borders.

After introducing yoga to personnel in the Tripura area, the troopers started winning medals in the all India BSF athletic competition, Jayapaul claimed.

Said Anil Kumar, a trooper posted in Tripura: "After practicing yoga, I won a gold medal in the marathon event at the BSF national level competition."

Added Jayapaul: "The boys are under duress. The rise in the number of suicides in the different forces is an issue of concern. I believe yoga can go a long way in relieving tension."

"We have asked the defence ministry to make it (yoga) formal at least for personnel deployed in the far-flung northeast region," he said.



Source-IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Borderline blood pressure- possible health risk
2. Free Condom Counters For Border Security Force Cadres
3. Bird Flu Threat Prompts Tightened Security Across Hong Kong Border
4. Nine National Birds found dead in Tamil Nadu-Kerala Border
5. Mexico Ministry: No Bird Flu Infection Across US Border
6. Free Herceptin Treatment for Those Who Live Over the Welsh Border
7. Closure of NHS Borders Hospitals to be Reviewed
8. India Sounds Bird Flu Alert in Border States
9. Free Condom Counters For Border Security Force Cadres
10. Bird Flu Threat Prompts Tightened Security Across Hong Kong Border
11. False Sense Of Security
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/26/2016)... Birmingham, Lake Orion, Clarkston, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... ... ... their direction with respect to fertility once they have been diagnosed with endometriosis. ... for tolerable intercourse but they also require a comprehensive approach that can help ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs ... College of Mohs Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. ... treatment for skin cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... California (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... "With ... fit their specific project," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. ... customizable and all within Final Cut Pro X . Simply select a ProHand ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... from UCLA with Magna Cum Laude and his M.D from the David Geffen School ... San Diego and returned to Los Angeles to complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland ... iHire in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The Wellness ... & Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Research and Markets ... Volumes: Global Analysis (United States, China, Japan, Brazil, United ... to their offering. ... healthcare business planners, provides surgical procedure volume data in ... with an in-depth analysis of growth drivers and inhibitors, ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 The Biotechnology ... continues to present great opportunities to investors. Stock-Callers.com assesses ... Intrexon Corp. (NYSE: XON ), Vertex Pharmaceuticals ... (NASDAQ: ARNA ), and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. ... stocks and receive your complimentary trade alerts at: ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 Leading BioSciences Inc., ... medical conditions resulting from a breakdown of the ... Greg Doyle as chief executive officer. ... executive management team and board of directors, previously ... officer. He will provide continued leadership and strategic ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: