Government constitutes task force for yoga promotion

The government on Wednesday said it has constituted an expert panel for the promotion, development and regulation of yoga and naturopathy.

Chinese take to yoga; to be discussed during PM Modi visit

The Chinese are taking to yoga in a big way, if what their officials here say are an indication. Of late, yoga has been gaining ground in China despite its traditional tai chi fitness practice. Even First Lady Peng Liyuan is said to be learning and practising yoga.

Yoga fever reaches Capitol Hill in US

After the White House and Pentagon and mushrooming of several studios across the nation, Yoga has conquered the last bastion in the US - the Congress.

Yoga at Capitol Hill

In a curtain-raiser event for the First International Day of Yoga on June 21, the newly founded Congressional Yogi Association organized the first-ever "Yoga on the Hill" at Capitol Hill, the seat of US parliament.

Yoga on Capitol Hill
Yoga on Capitol Hill

 In a curtain-raiser event for the First International Day of Yoga on June 21, the newly founded Congressional Yogi Association organized the first-ever "Yoga on the Hill" at Capitol Hill, the seat of US parliament.

Yoga now linked with medicine and fitness, not spirituality: Study

Yoga has become increasingly associated with medicine and fitness and decreasingly associated with spirituality, according to a new US study which examined how the meaning of yoga transformed in the past three decades.

Goa yoga instructor booked for raping foreign national

Police in the popular beach village of Anjuna have booked a well-known Goa-based yoga instructor for raping a foreigner, while his wife, also a yoga teacher, has been booked for threatening the victim.

Centre weighing options to standardise yoga, naturopathy

The Centre is evaluating various options to promote, develop, standardise and accredit yoga, as well as, naturopathy practises, training and therapies, AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik said Tuesday.

Yoga best therapy for non-communicable diseases: Dr Nagendra

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.

Thousands join Ramdev's yoga camp in Nepal

Thousands of Nepalis on Friday joined a five-day free yoga camp launched by Indian yoga guru Ramdev here.

20,000 Nepalis to take part in yoga session
20,000 Nepalis to take part in yoga session

Over 20,000 Nepalis will take part in a five-day mass yoga session to be inaugurated by President Ram Baran Yadav here on Friday.

AYUSH to hold Yoga camp for Parliamentarians from April 27

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.

Check out: Sidharth Malhotra’s fitness secret
Check out: Sidharth Malhotra’s fitness secret

‘Student of the Year’ actor Sidharth Malhotra has been endowed with a smoking hot physique. The actor is young, attractive and quite handsome. But what is it that helps him maintain a chisled frame?

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's yoga session inspires European Parliament

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.

Baba Ramdev says no to 'Cabinet rank' in Haryana
Baba Ramdev says no to 'Cabinet rank' in Haryana

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, who was to be officially accorded the Cabinet minister status on Tuesday by the BJP government in Haryana, has declined the offer.

Observe International Yoga Day on June 21: UGC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all universities to observe June 21 as International Yoga Day, an official statement said on Monday.

Gorkhaland issue: Baba Ramdev talks to Zee Media

Baba Ramdev supported the demand of Gorkhaland when talking to Zee News

Haryana govt to felicitate yoga guru Ramdev on Apr 21

The Haryana government will felicitate yoga guru Ramdev, the brand ambassador for promotion of yoga and ayurveda in the state, on April 21 in Sonipat, a senior minister said here on Friday.

Belgium set to celebrate International Day of Yoga
Belgium set to celebrate International Day of Yoga

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will lead a special yoga event in the European Parliament (EP) in Brussels on June 21 following efforts by Indian ambassador to the EU and Belgium Manjeev Singh Puri.

Haryana govt to give Cabinet Minister status to Ramdev

The Haryana government Monday decided to give "status equivalent to Cabinet Minister" to Ramdev, who has been appointed as the state's brand ambassador to promote yoga and ayurveda.