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International Yoga Day 2021: How India Is Celebrating

Yoga is considered India's one of the oldest traditions that brings mind and body in complete harmony with nature. Something which originated in India and is being practised for millennia, Yoga is one of India's finest gifts to the international community. Amid this pandemic, when anxiety and fear is looming over the world, Yoga can invoke much-needed inner strength and resilience in life. Today (June 21) on International Day of Yoga, India indulged in the harmony of nature, uniting the mind, body, thoughts and actions. The theme of the International Yoga Day event this year is 'Yoga for wellness'.

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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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Yoga A Divine Gift Of Bharat: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Sunday said Yoga is a divine gift of Bharat to the human civilization. “Yoga is a union of human consciousness with super consciousness, a divine gift of Bharat to the human civilization,” the Governor tweeted on the occasion of International Yoga Day. #Yoga union of human consciousness with super […]

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Yoga Helps 'Confidently Negotiate Challenges': PM Modi

New Delhi:  In what can be seen as a subtle message in the backdrop of the recent India-China face-off in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed and reportedly a similar number, if not bigger, were on the Chinese side, Prime Minister Narendra Modi used the International Yoga Day on Sunday to send out a message. […]

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Bangladesh police introduce yoga course for officials to help relieve stress and boost immunity

Dhaka: Bangladesh police have introduced yoga course for its officials to help them relieve stress and boost immunity against the coronavirus that has claimed the lives of 24 security personnel and infected 7,000 others. As many as 300 members of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s (DMP) Diplomatic Security Division have already undergone yoga training in four […]

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Observe This Yoga Day At Home: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Ahead of the sixth International Day of Yoga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged people to observe the day from the confines of their homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Noting that this year’s theme is ‘Yoga at home’ and ‘Yoga with family’, he said due to the pandemic, it has to […]

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AYUSH ministry considering proposal to give yoga asanas status of sports

New Delhi: The Ministry of AYUSH is working on a proposal to give ‘yoga asana’ the status of sports to promote it and pave the way for its possible inclusion in Olympic games. The National Board for Promotion and Development of Yoga and Naturopathy has recommended recognising yoga asana as a sport so that more […]

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Rahul tweets Army dog squad pic with 'New India' caption, BJP hits out

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Friday courted controversy by tweeting pictures of the dog squad of Indian Army doing yoga and captioning it “New India”, drawing a sharp retort from BJP chief Amit Shah who accused him of mocking Yoga Day and insulting the forces. The pictures in the tweet showed the Army dog […]

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Bollywood divas who add star power to yoga

New Delhi: What ties Kareena Kapoor Khan, Deepika Padukone, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Jacqueline Fernandez and Alia Bhatt together? Their love for yoga. The Bollywood divas credit their fitness level to their yoga routine. IANS takes a look at the stars who took to yoga and inspired many others to follow suit. * Kareena Kapoor Khan: […]

International Yoga Day event draws 7,000 enthusiasts in Dhaka

Dhaka: The Indian High Commission in Dhaka on Friday organised an event here marking the fifth International Yoga Day, which saw the participation of around 7,000 people. Bangladesh Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen, Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan, and State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury were also in attendance, bdnews24 reported. Indian High […]

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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 […]

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Try some tech yoga this summer to stay fit

New Delhi: As the International Yoga Day approaches on June 21, there are several apps and online platforms to help yoga enthusiasts boost their health in the absence of a trained guide. Some apps also offer integrated services with Apple health app and other Android devices. For the beginners, the Breathe app on Apple Watch […]

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Ranchi to host main event on Yoga Day, PM to attend

New Delhi: Jharkhand capital Ranchi will be the venue for the main event for International Yoga Day on June 21 and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend it, AYUSH Ministry officials said Saturday. The event will be held at the Prabhat Tara ground and around 30,000 people are expected to participate in it, they said. […]

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BJP peeved over Odisha govt snub to Yoga Day celebration

Bhubaneswar: With people of all ages cutting across the social strata and regions rolling out their yoga mats to take part in the International Yoga Day celebrations today, BJP criticised the Odisha government’s lack of participation and initiatives to mark the day. Sources said just like last year, the state government had decided to observe […]

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India gears up for Yoga Day tomorrow

New Delhi: The country is all geared up to roll out yoga mats tomorrow to mark the fourth International Day of Yoga (IDY), with Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to lead about 55,000 enthusiasts in performing asanas in Dehradun. “About 5,000 events will be held across the country to mark International Day for Yoga (IDY),” […]

Thousands perform yoga in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Thousands of people from all walks of life participated in International Yoga Day celebrations across Odisha on Tuesday. A large number of people, including school children, celebrities and politicians joined in the yoga exercises at Kalinga stadium here. They performed yoga and other exercises under the supervision of yoga gurus and teachers from local […]

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