International Yoga Day 2017

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Thousands participate in yoga event in Canada

The yoga sessions were hosted by Yoga guru Baba Ramdev and Sister Shivani at the International Centre in Mississauga. During the session, Ramdev emphasised on proper Asanas, Pranayama, Savasana, proper diet, positive thinking and meditation.

Muslim-majority Arab countries join yoga day celebrations

In Egypt, the most populous Arab country, a large number of people gathered before Iftar at the Baron Palace, a distinctive historic Indian-inspired mansion in Heliopolis, to practice yoga with professional trainers.


Yoga is beyond any religion, experts at UN

Addressing an audience that comprised UN diplomats, envoys, officials and yoga practitioners, Menabde said yoga can be used to "unite our complex and difficult world and to promote not only healthy lifestyles but also peace and security in the world".

International Yoga Day 2017: Job creation poor despite govt promise, say Uttarakhand yoga instructors

Uttarakhand is a yoga hub with Rishikesh being the self-styled “yoga capital of the world”. However, unemployed instructors claim that the yoga business in Uttarakhand benefits only a few.

International Yoga Day 2017: By snubbing Yoga Day, Congress leaders snub Indian culture, says BJP

Slamming Congress leaders for mocking Yoga Day celebrations across the country, the BJP Wednesday said it amounted to “snubbing India’s ancient cultural heritage” and showed the “ideological bankruptcy” of the Congress which it said was “allergic to anything and everything Indian”. Underlining that “Prime Minister Modi’s efforts at soft power diplomacy are getting fruits,” a […]

International Yoga Day 2017: Delhi refuses to let rain dampen celebrations

Dressed in white shirts and an array of pyjamas, salwars and shorts, people sat on red mats — provided by the New Delhi Municipal Council — across the six radials of CP. From yoga groups in colonies to school children and families — a variety of people turned up for the event.


International Yoga Day 2017: Lakhs stretch and twist, PM Modi extols yoga connect; all that has happened today

In Delhi, yoga sessions were held at Lodhi Garden, Nehru Park, Talkatora Garden, Children's Park at India Gate and many other old municipal parks. 

Pictures of Indian Armed Force officials doing yoga on INS Viraat will inspire you to take up yoga today!

Shot by Indian Express photographer Pradip Das, the photos show Indian Armed Forces personnel take part in a yoga session on the Naval aircraft carrier INS Viraat, anchored in Mumbai.

International Yoga Day 2017: Farmers perform 'shavaasana' in protest

In a similar move, Congress party workers performed shavaasna outside the Bhopal party officer to protest against the five Mandsaur deaths. 

Yoga guru Ravi Shankar and minister Irani lead Yoga enthusiasts in Himachal

The function was presided over by Sri Ravi Shankar of the Art of Living society who was accompanied by Union Minister Smriti Irani and former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal. Braving heavy rains and inclement weather, people took part in the exercises.

International Yoga Day 2017 Photos

International Yoga Day 2017: People doing yoga at these exotic locales will blow you away

Let these breathtaking pictures inspire and motivate you.

How International Yoga Day 2017 is being celebrated across India and the world

International Yoga day 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath joined hundreds of participants for Yoga day celebrations in Lucknow


International Yoga Day 2017: Mom-to-be Soha Ali Khan to Kangana Ranaut, here's how B-town stars added their touch to yoga

International Yoga Day is being celebrated world over. Thousands globally are also actively promoting the power of yoga on every medium. Many celebs took part in various yoga sessions held across the country, with many giving it an exclusive touch. Kareena Kapoor Khan's sister-in-law Soha Ali Khan, who is expecting her first baby gave the day her own flavour.

International Yoga Day 2017: Here's how the world is gearing up for the celebrations

Yoga fever has gripped the world ahead of UN International Yoga Day. The third edition which falls on June 21 is likely to be huge with several countries already kick-starting the celebrations.