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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

Zee Media Exclusive programme from Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga

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

Gujarat govt to celebrate World Yoga Day on a grand scale

The Gujarat government has prepared a detailed plan to celebrate World Yoga Day on a grand scale across the state on June 21, a Sunday.

PM Modi pitches for making Yoga a mass movement

Keen to ensure success of the first International Yoga Day on June 21, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for making Yoga a mass movement, connecting people and strengthening the bonds of humanity.

Mass public events to mark International Yoga Day in Belgium

Mass public yoga sessions in collaboration with Indian embassy will take place across several Belgian cities to mark the very first International Yoga Day on June 21, it was announced here.

International Yoga Day: PM Modi hailed

By acclamation the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Wednesday declared June 21 International Yoga Day, recognising the ancient Indian science's "holistic approach to health and well-being."

Baba Ramdev hails PM Modi for Yoga Day declaration

In an exclusive interview with Zee Media, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev hailed PM Narendra Modi for his role behind UN decision to adopt June 21 as Yoga Day.