Stressing on the need for physical exercise, yoga exponent Dr Nagendra Friday claimed that the practice could be the best therapy for non-communicable diseases (NCDS) like diabetes, asthma, obesity, stress, and hyper-tension.
To help members of Parliament channelise their energy for the betterment of their constituency and society as a whole, the Ministry of AYUSH is organising a meditation camp for them in the national capital.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call at the UN for an International Day of Yoga reverberated in the European Parliament, the world's largest legislative body, on Tuesday, with internationally known guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar leading a major yoga event.
With "sleep deprivation" due to hard duties remaining a continuous irritant for the troops of country's largest border guarding force BSF, the paramilitary has launched a string of yoga classes and stress management sessions for its men and women in combat.
A California court said Friday that yoga classes taught at an elementary school do not violate students` right to religious freedom, after parents complained Hindu and Buddhist doctrines were being promoted.