Yoga regales thousands at the International Yoga Festival

An assembly of yoga connoisseurs from nearly 20 countries on Monday taught the nuances of the Hindu art to thousands of participants on the second day of the International Yoga Festival here.

'Rishikesh will continue to be identified as Yoga capital'

Terming Yoga India's gift to the world, Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma today said that the identity of Rishikesh will continue to be preserved as the Yoga capital.

Yoga given special status; its promotion charitable activity

The government has decided to accord special status to Yoga by categorising its promotion as a charitable activity, an announcement which evoked an enthusiastic response from Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the presentation of the Budget 2015-16 in Parliament on Saturday.

Govt proposes to set up separate central authority for AYUSH

The Government has moved a proposal to set up a separate central authority for Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy, the Lok Sabha was informed Friday.

UK to mark 'World Yoga Day' on June 21

Britain will mark the recently- declared 'World Yoga Day' by the United Nations with a mega event on June 21, in what may be seen as India's growing "soft power" in the world.

Haryana CM Khattar express gratitude to Baba Ramdev

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday expressed his gratitude to Baba Ramdev for becoming the Brand Ambassador for the promotion of yoga and Ayurveda in Haryana.

Lily James reading up on Mahatma Gandhi for 'Cinderella' role
Lily James reading up on Mahatma Gandhi for 'Cinderella' role

 For her role as Ella in Disney's forthcoming movie "Cinderella", actress Lily James prepared herself by indulging in yoga as well as reading on people like Indian icon Mahatma Gandhi, known for his non-violence movement against British rule.

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JP Nadda stresses on importance of yoga in preventing diseases

Health Minister JP Nadda on Sunday said that yoga has a very important role to play in preventing non-communicable diseases like cancer and hypertension and said that the government has given much importance to it in the new health policy presently in the public domain.

Yoga will bring down rapes: Murli Manohar Joshi

If yoga comes into the life of every common people, it will help in bringing down incidents of rape in the country, veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi said on Sunday.

Centre to come up with new National Health Policy

The Centre would soon come up with a new National Health Policy with special emphasis on AYUSH - Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy system - Union Minister Shripad Naik said here Sunday.

PM Modi congratulates Indian yoga instructor for Guinness world record

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Hong Kong-based Indian Yoga instructor Yogaraj CP, who created a Guinness World Record by performing Yoga continuously for 40 hours non-stop.

PM Modi congratulates Indian yoga instructor for world record

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday congratulated Hong Kong-based Indian Yoga instructor Yogaraj CP, who created a Guinness World Record by performing Yoga continuously for 40 hours non stop.

What's common between Orlando Bloom, Demi Moore?
What's common between Orlando Bloom, Demi Moore?

Actors Orlando Bloom and Demi Moore, who are said to be casually dating, are reportedly in awe of yoga and meditation techniques.

Ravi Shastri, Virat Kohli enjoy yoga and massage
Ravi Shastri, Virat Kohli enjoy yoga and massage

 Indian team director Ravi Shastri and vice-captain Virat Kohli rejuvenated themselves ahead of the World Cup by indulging in yoga and massage.

Practice Yoga to beat obesity

Practice yoga to beat obesity or excess weight.

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Modi asks NCC cadets to create a world record in yoga

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday asked the National Cadet Corps to try and create a world record by doing yoga across the country at the same time on June 21, the 'International Day of Yoga', as declared by United Nations last month.