AIIMS, Skill Development Ministry celebrate yoga day

New Delhi, June 21 : All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Thursday marked the celebration of 4th International Day of Yoga through a mass yoga practice while Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) said it trained over 6,500 yoga instructors and teachers. As per a release, more than 600 enthusiastic AIIMS faculty, […]

Modi promotes Yoga for political advantage: Congress

New Delhi, June 21 : Congress on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not practising yga with the right intention and only promoting it for political advantage. Also noting that yoga cannot improve India’s economic situation, the party also accused Modi and the BJP of “fragmenting the society” and said this cannot be healed […]

President Kovind performs yoga in Suriname

Paramaribo (Suriname), June 21 : Visiting President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday participated in the fourth International Yoga Day celebrations in Paramaribo along with his Suriname counterpart Desire Delano Bouterse, Vice President Michael Ashwin Adhin and other dignitaries. Addressing the gathering, Kovind said yoga is an ancient Indian tradition, but it does not belong to […]

Modi says yoga can unite conflict-ridden world; record set in Kota

Dehradun/New Delhi, June 21 : The Fourth International Yoga Day was enthusiastically observed on Thursday within the country and abroad, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who attended the main event at Dehradun, saying yoga has emerged as a major unifying force in a world facing conflicts. A Guinness world record was created at Rajasthan’s Kota […]

International Yoga Day celebrated with enthusiasm in Bengal

Kolkata, June 21 : Hundreds of people — men and women, young and old, VIPS and commoners — on Thursday observed the fourth International Yoga Day in West Bengal by practicing yoga across the state, both in rural and urban areas. In Kolkata, Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma took part in a yoga […]