June 21

International Yoga Day a 'publicity stunt', Bihar govt won't participate: Nitish Kumar

International Yoga Day a 'publicity stunt', Bihar govt won't participate: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday took a dig at the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government over the International Yoga Day (IYD) preparations and termed the government's efforts in this regard a 'publicity stunt'.

Jun 19, 2017, 20:35 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi, 74 union ministers to perform Yoga on June 21

PM Narendra Modi, 74 union ministers to perform Yoga on June 21

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government has made grand plans for the forthcoming International Yoga Day that falls on June 21.

Jun 15, 2017, 18:10 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi shares Sanskrit prayer usually suggested before practising Yoga – WATCH

PM Narendra Modi shares Sanskrit prayer usually suggested before practising Yoga – WATCH

In a series of tweets, the PM underlined the benefits of Yoga and said that he would talk about the different aspects of the spiritual practice until June 21.

Jun 01, 2017, 11:42 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi calls on people to make 3rd Yoga Day memorable

PM Narendra Modi calls on people to make 3rd Yoga Day memorable

In the run-up to the International Yoga Day on June 21, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday in a series of tweets appreciated the practice of yoga, calling it an "integrating" force.

Jun 01, 2017, 11:12 AM IST
No 'Suryanamaskar' this Yoga Day, 'Om' not compulsory: Govt

No 'Suryanamaskar' this Yoga Day, 'Om' not compulsory: Govt

The International Yoga Day is celebrated on June 21 since last year, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking a lead in this. 

Jun 08, 2016, 19:26 PM IST

Yoga elevating India's global image?

International Yoga Day's grand celebration has undoubtedly widened the knowledge about the practice worldwide, but has it also played the part of elevating India's global image?

Jun 21, 2015, 21:49 PM IST
Summer Solstice: The longest day of the year is here!

Summer Solstice: The longest day of the year is here!

Yes, today is the longest day of the year as June 21 marks the summer solstice. It’s the day when there are the most hours of sunlight.

Jun 21, 2015, 10:41 AM IST

UAE man to attempt longest Shirshasana on Yoga Day

A 40-year-old UAE-based yoga instructor plans to perform the world's longest Shirshasana here to mark the first International Yoga Day on June 21.

Jun 19, 2015, 18:21 PM IST

Gadkari, Maharashtra CM to attend International Yoga Day event in Nagpur

Union Minister for Transport and Shipping Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will participate in an event to mark the maiden International Yoga Day (IYD) in the city on June 21.

Jun 19, 2015, 15:30 PM IST
Yoga is a great teacher: Haryana CM Khattar

Yoga is a great teacher: Haryana CM Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar follows his daily passion for yoga which he says helps him to keep calm and balance. In between meetings and long hours spent behind the desk, he manages to find time for breathing exercises and other yogic asanas.

Jun 19, 2015, 10:17 AM IST
BJP chief Amit Shah to take yoga lessons from Muslim teacher

BJP chief Amit Shah to take yoga lessons from Muslim teacher

BJP president Amit Shah will take lessons from a Muslim yoga teacher at a special camp here on June 21 - International Yoga Day.

Jun 17, 2015, 13:25 PM IST

Ten lakh cadets to perform on International Yoga Day

The National Cadet Corps (NCC) is striving to set a record on International Yoga Day on June 21 with the participation of more than ten lakh cadets across 1,900 locations in the country.

Jun 15, 2015, 20:59 PM IST

International Day aims to make Yoga mantra of modern times: Diplomat

 The first International Day of Yoga aims at making the ancient Indian cultural heritage the "mantra of modern times", India's top diplomat here said as organisations from across the US gear up to host the inaugural day for hundreds of thousands of yoga supporters.

Jun 14, 2015, 11:59 AM IST

Jonty Rhodes backs International Yoga Day in South Africa

Renowned former Proteas all- rounder Jonty Rhodes; Ela Gandhi, grand daughter of Mahatma Gandhi and veteran freedom fighter Ahmed Kathrada have lent their support as South Africa prepares to celebrate the International Yoga Day.

Jun 13, 2015, 14:40 PM IST

Darul Uloom comes out in support of International Yoga Day

Top Islamic seminary Darul Uloom has come out in support of International Yoga Day, which will be organised on June 21.

Jun 11, 2015, 14:17 PM IST

Yoga Day celebrations at UN to be broadcast at Times Square

The celebrations commemorating the first International Day of Yoga here, to be presided over by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, will be broadcast at Times Square to a global audience.

Jun 09, 2015, 12:05 PM IST

International Yoga Day events not 'compulsory': Govt

Amid opposition from some minority groups including the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AMPLB) against compulsory yoga classes in schools, government Monday said participation in June 21 events to mark International Yoga Day was not "compulsory".

Jun 08, 2015, 21:30 PM IST

International Yoga Day: India will lead world from Rajpath

Hundreds of thousands of health enthusiasts from 193 countries will perform various 'asanas' (yogic postures) at different places across the globe with some 35,000 to 40,000 people who would lead the celebrations from Rajpath in the heart of the Indian capital to mark the first International Yoga Day on June 21.

Jun 07, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh CM to perform 'asanas' on Yoga Day

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will lead the International Yoga Day observance in the state by performing a few 'asanas' at Lal Parade Ground here on June 21.

Jun 06, 2015, 19:17 PM IST

Zee Media Exclusive programme from Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga

Watch: Zee Media Exclusive programme from Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga

Jun 04, 2015, 21:02 PM IST