After yoga, climb a tree to boost your memory 

Climbing a tree and balancing on a beam along with yoga exercises can dramatically improve cognitive skills in adults too.

Yoga not made mandatory in KVs, JNVs: Smriti Irani

HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said that yoga will not be treated as a mandatory subject for students in Kendriya Vidyalayas and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, though it has been made a part of physical activity programme in schools.

At least twice a week yoga classes for CBSE affiliated schools

More than 15,000 schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have been advised to engage students "at least" twice a week in yoga classes as part of their physical activity programme.

AYUSH doctors in Karnataka on indefinite strike

 Karnataka's nearly 600 Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH) doctors on Monday went on an indefinite strike here, demanding that their service should be regularised.

No proposal to introduce Yoga in Mizoram schools: School Education Minister

Mizoram government on Thursday ruled out implementing the "compulsory teaching of Yoga" in the educational institutions in the state.

No proposal to introduce Yoga in Mizoram schools: Minister

Mizoram government on Thursday ruled out implementing the "compulsory teaching of Yoga" in the educational institutions in the state.

Karan Tacker's yoga connection
Karan Tacker's yoga connection

Actor Karan Tacker, who is currently hosting singing reality show ‘The Voice India’, is an ardent follower of yoga.

Yoga looks difficult that's why I have not tried it: Vladimir Putin

 With Prime Minister Narendra Modi talking about yoga in a meeting with him here, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said the ancient Indian spiritual practice "looks difficult" and that is why he has not tried it.

Embrace yoga for a super sex life!

While the first International Yoga Day has rightfully positioned the nearly 5,000-year old Indian system of physical and mental rejuvenation on to the global mat, little do people know that there are some postures that, if done under proper guidance, can ramp up their sex life too.

Yoga practitioners at less risk of inflammatory diseases: Study

Yoga practitioners are at lesser risk of developing inflammation that could lead to cardiovascular diseases, cancer and Alzheimer, a study by Indian Institute of Science (IIS) has revealed.

On first International Yoga Day, ZEE breaks ground in New York

Under sunny blue skies, key political officials and more than 200 VIPs from the local community attended the ground-breaking ceremonty of the first-of-its-kind Nature Cure/Ayurvedic wellness center here.

Yoga made compulsory for 10-lakh strong central forces

The 10 lakh-strong paramilitary forces of the country have been asked by the Centre to include Yoga in their daily physical drills.

Congress questions PM Modi's silence on 'Lalitgate'

Senior Congress leader V Hanumantha Rao on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on 'Lalitgate' issue during his 'Mann ki Baat' programme and on allegations against foreign minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje.

'Mann ki Baat': World is keen to know more about India, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation in the ninth 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday.

Mizo Zirlai Pawl objects to inclusion of yoga in educational institutions

Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) or the Mizo students federation has objected to the proposed inclusion of yoga in the education system.

If Manmohan Singh was mute, Modi is super mute PM: Digvijay Singh

If Manmohan Singh was a "mute" Prime Minister, Narendra Modi is "super mute" Prime Minister, senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh said here on Thursday while attacking Modi for maintaining silence on a host of issues and controversies.

Celebration of yoga through British-era paintings
Celebration of yoga through British-era paintings

A glimpse into the traditional rituals of Indian priests during the British Raj, offering prayers in various yoga postures, is on offer at an art exhibition at the Victoria Memorial Hall here.

Yoga should be kept away from politics: Shilpa Shetty
Yoga should be kept away from politics: Shilpa Shetty

 Actress Shilpa Shetty, an ardent follower of yoga, says the ancient Indian practice of staying fit should not be mixed with politics.

Gujarat planning to introduce yoga course in schools
Gujarat planning to introduce yoga course in schools

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Tuesday said the state government was thinking of introducing a yoga course in the schools across the state.

Tarun Gogoi not for making yoga mandatory at educational institutions

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said the state government was in favour of yoga, but not for making it compulsory in government schools and other educational institutions across the state.