Articles about International Yoga Day
International Yoga Day is the annual event celebrated on 21 June since its inception in 2015. It was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The idea was proposed by the PM Narendra Modi during his speech at the UNGA, on 27 September 2014
23 Jun 2021World
Nepal's Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has stoked yet another controversy by claiming that Yoga originated in his country, not in India, a view not shared by a leading expert in Kathmandu.
21 Jun 2021Entertainment
For centuries, yoga has been considered a noble practice that not only heals your body, but also works magic on your mind.
21 Jun 2020Technology
As the world celebrates International Yoga Day and Father's Day, the cyber-security agency working for the Government of India is raising alarms over a "massive" phishing attack campaign.
22 Jun 2019India
The politicians of this country sit on high-horses and swim in a pool of privilege. They have little to no regards for anyone else.
21 Jun 2019Entertainment
Yoga is known for its spiritual cleansing effect, and has been practised for thousands of years in India.
21 Jun 2019India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the celebrations on International Yoga Day, Friday (June 21), by attending a mega event in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi.
30 Nov 2018World
Yoga is India's gift to the world for health and peace, PM Narendra Modi said yesterday, as he highlighted the benefits of the ancient Indian practice for overall well-being.
07 Jul 2018India
An Indore-based trainer has claimed to have set a world record by holding a Yoga session at the highest altitude.
26 Jun 2018Entertainment
Citing the increasing popularity of Baba Ramdev, the authorities of Madame Tussauds have decided to carve his wax statue at its New Delhi branch.
24 Jun 2018India
PM Narendra Modi addressed his 45th Mann Ki Baat today, touching various topics including the 'sportsman spirit' of the Indian cricket team, GST, the significance of doctors, the importance of Yoga, and contributions of Syama Prasad Mookerjee, among others.
The YouTube channel of the Press Information Bureau (PIB) is finally up and running again after being blocked for nearly week.
Rajasthan today witnessed a world record by conducting the largest yoga session to mark the International Yoga Day at Kota, where over 1.5L people together performed yogic exercises.
21 Jun 2018World
The United Nations started observing June 21 as International Yoga Day in 2015 and it has since been used to promote a healthy lifestyle.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today stressed on the need to include Yoga in school curriculum to 'create a healthy nation'.
21 Jun 2018World
President Ram Nath Kovind will perform yoga asanas along with his Suriname counterpart Desire Delano Bouterse in Paramaribo today to observe the International Day of Yoga in this Latin American country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a gathering of around 50,000 people at Dehradun's Forest Research Institute to celebrate the fourth International Yoga Day.
20 Jun 2018India
Two unidentified men robbed a bank cashier and his aide of Rs. 8 lakh while the money was being shifted to a different branch in Rajasthan's Kota district.
12 Jun 2018India
Yoga at work helps keep the inner self calm and also aids in achieving the perfect balance between mind and body to achieve maximum productivity, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said.
09 Jun 2018World
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Qingdao, China to attend the two-day 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit.
07 Jun 2018India
Concerned over the expensive operations and healthcare facilities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said access to medicines is a big concern for the poor and his government's constant endeavor is to ensure affordable health care for every Indian.
29 Apr 2018India
On the 43rd edition of 'Mann Ki Baat,' PM Narendra Modi urged students to join the government's new Swachh Bharat summer internship program.
16 Jul 2017Politics
Former SP leader Amar Singh said that NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind is the ideal choice for the president.
21 Jun 2017Entertainment
The world celebrating the third International Yoga Day is proof that yoga has fast gained popularity.
21 Jun 2017Delhi
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal approved the transport department's proposal of installing CCTV cameras and panic buttons on 6,350 DTC and cluster buses.
20 Jun 2017India
The stage is all set for the 3rd edition of International Yoga Day and PM Modi and UP CM Yogi Adityanath will be performing Yoga in Lucknow.
20 Jun 2017Politics
A day earlier, BJP declared their presidential candidate. In an unexpected move, it chose Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind.
25 May 2017Politics
Modi government has redefined India's foreign policy through expanded, active engagement with various countries. It has further made its presence felt at many international forums.
12 Apr 2017India
When you look at the report card, it reads well. Indian tourism jumped 12 spots and is now at number 40 on World Economic Forum's Global Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017.
26 Dec 2016Sports
After more than a year of recognizing yoga a sport, the Government of India has reversed its decision.