Tag: Yoga Day

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Bangladesh Police
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 […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
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. […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021