DD to telecast weekly programme on Ayush

The Ayush department is launching a weekly programme on public broadcaster Doordarshan to keep people informed on alternate systems of medicine like homeopathy and ayurveda, an official statement said on Thursday.

AYUSH to launch new prog on DD on traditional medicines

The AYUSH Ministry will launch a new weekly interactive programme this month on Doordarshan to popularise traditional Indian medicines among the masses.

Harry Styles takes up yoga to relieve stress?
Harry Styles takes up yoga to relieve stress?

Boy band One Direction star Harry Styles has reportedly taken to yoga and meditation to relieve stress.

Yoga classes for central government employees from Apr 1

Yoga classes will be held for central government employees and their dependents across the country from next month onwards.

India to hold meet in China to celebrate UN Yoga Day

Showcasing its soft power, India will hold one of the biggest global Yoga meets in China to celebrate the UN's first "International Day of Yoga".

Introduce yoga as part of educational curriculum: RSS

 Terming yoga the country's "civilisational contribution" to the world, RSS today called for its inclusion in educational curriculum in India.

Govt proposes setting up of Yoga institute

The government has proposed setting up of an All India Institute of Yoga, Lok Sabha was informed Friday.

Uproar in Haryana Assembly over Baba Ramdev issue

Haryana Assembly on Thursday witnessed uproarious scenes as the BJP government came under sharp attack from opposition Congress for allegedly "going out of way to please Baba Ramdev by making him the brand ambassador" for promotion of Yoga and Ayurveda in the state.

Yoga may rescue you from prenatal depression

If you are suffering from prenatal depression, yoga may be your way out, as a new study suggests that it helps reduce the severity of mood disorder in pregnant women.

I never go to gym: Monica Bellucci
I never go to gym: Monica Bellucci

Actress Monica Bellucci says she's "too lazy" to go to the gym and has accepted she is a woman who has curves.

Yoga balances humans with nature: U'khand Guv

Yoga is a means to place the human body and mind in balance with nature and has the unique ability to save people from the harmful effects of chemicals released in the human body due to stress and tension, Uttarakhand Governor K K Paul said Monday.

US transforms yoga into 'snowga', a blend of yoga and snow sports

Yoga gets an all new avatar in the US 'Snowga' which is a combination of Yoga in the freezing temperatures and snow sports.

Women need to take out 15 minutes for themselves everyday: Yoga guru Kamlesh Barwal

India has given a lot of things to the world. Yoga is just one of the many. The west has taken to Yoga as an alternative way to keep healthy.

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.