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Tag: World Yoga Day

International Yoga Day 2020: Sports Icons Share Importance Of Staying Fit On Yoga Day

Kolkata: On the occasion of World Yoga day, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and world badminton champion P.V. Sindhu were among many Indian sportspersons who came forward to spread the message of staying fit. Tendulkar posted a picture of his son Arjun and daughter Sara doing yoga together on Father’s Day. He tweeted: “Celebrating #FathersDay by […]

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International Yoga Day 2020: Know Do’s and Don’ts of Yoga Practice

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative led the United Nations to declare June 21 as the International Day of Yoga (IDY) or World Yoga Day. Yoga is the science of wellbeing and integration of mind, body, and soul. It is also regarded as the journey of the self, to the self, and through the self. Yoga […]

PM Modi to address nation on World Yoga Day

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on World Yoga Day on June 21. Earlier his address was scheduled at Leh, as per the plans made before the pandemic outbreak, but now he will address the country from the national capital itself. Leh is in the Ladakh region that saw one of […]

Thousands gather in Abu Dhabi to mark International Yoga Day

Abu Dhabi: Thousands of Indian expat residents and others participated in yoga sessions in Abu Dhabi to mark the fifth International Yoga Day, the media reported on Friday. The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi hosted the celebrations at the Umm Al Emarat Park from 7 p.m. onwards on Thursday evening, reports the Gulf News. Shaikh […]

Gujarat government to set up 'Yoga Board'

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government will set up a board to popularise yoga among the masses, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced Friday as he expressed happiness over 1.50 crore people across the state joining him in the International Yoga Day celebrations. The state-level Yoga Day programme was held at Sardar Patel stadium in Ahmedabad in the […]

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Make yoga part of school curriculum, says Vice President

New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Friday recommended making yoga part of school curriculum and said doing so is necessary in the wake of changing lifestyles and growing incidence of non-communicable diseases. Naidu was speaking at an event to mark the International Day of Yoga organised by the Ministry of Ayush and Brahma Kumaris […]

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China marks 5th International Yoga Day

Beijing: Yoga represents aspirations of the people from India and China that it is beneficial to work together in spirit of “friendship and cooperation”, Indian envoy Vikram Misri said Friday as he along with a large number of Chinese yoga enthusiasts here marked the fifth International Yoga Day. Hundreds of thousands of yoga enthusiasts across […]

Yoga is force for fighting climate change, fostering global harmony: UN

United Nations: Deputy UN Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has said that yoga can help the world in these troubled times by inspiring the adoption of a sustainable lifestyle to fight climate change and by promoting tolerance and peace. Addressing the fifth International Yoga Day celebration here on Thursday, she said: “The essence of yoga is balance […]

ITBP personnel perform yoga on difficult terrains

New Delhi: Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) troops on the occassion of International Yoga Day on Friday performed yoga in some of the most difficult terrains in the country. The ITBP troops of the ATS Lohitpur, where the sun rises first in this eastern most tip of Arunachal Pradesh, commemorated this day before the break of […]

International Day Of Yoga: Motu and Patlu perform yoga with PM Modi

Ranchi: Iconic cartoon characters Motu and Patlu also performed yoga with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on the occasion of the fifth International Yoga Day. The characters were in the middle of the Prabhat Tara ground where Modi participated in a massive yoga event comprising 30,000 people. “The Motu and Patlu characters were present in […]

Motto of Yoga is peace, prosperity, harmony: PM Modi on International Day of Yoga

Ranchi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the motto of Yoga is to promote peace, prosperity and harmony. “Yoga has always been associated with peace and harmony. I thank people for adopting Yoga. I urge people to embrace it,” Modi said while addressing over 30,000 people who gathered at Prabhat Tara ground here to […]

Health is not a mere absence of disease: Governor

Bhubaneswar: Health is not a mere absence of disease. It is a dynamic expression of life in terms of how joyful, loving and enthusiastic one becomes. Whether it is stress relief, inner peace, improving immunity and having better health yoga is a proven practice since ancient time, said Governor SC Jamir today. Inaugurating the National […]