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International Yoga Day


Leh to host International Yoga Day's main event, PM Modi to attend

March 11, 2020 8:22 pm

"The event of IDY 2020 promises to be unique and different since such a large congregation for yoga will be taking place in a high altitude location like Leh for the first time," Ayush Minister Shripad Naik said.

Three gurus who made yoga, an ancient Indian practice cool in the West

June 22, 2019 1:30 pm

In many ways, Indra Devi, BKS Iyengar and Bikram Choudhury can be counted as major forces who popularised yoga in America. 

Make yoga part of school curriculum, says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

June 21, 2019 9:34 pm

International Yoga Day 2019: Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu said it's all the more necessary in the wake of changing lifestyles and growing incidence of non-communicable diseases in the country.

International Yoga Day: Shilpa Shetty, Twinkle Khanna, Bipasha Basu and others inspire people to practice Yoga

June 21, 2019 10:40 am

International Yoga Day: While Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated the day at Prabhat Tara, Ranchi on Friday, many celebrities from the television and film industry marked the day by doing a few Yoga asanas.

Express daily briefing: India celebrates Yoga Day 2019; UGC on pay-and-publish journals and more

June 21, 2019 10:11 am

From Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicking off International Yoga Day in Ranchi to members of the expert commentator panel facing a choice in their roles, here's the top news today.

International Yoga Day 2019: Manage stress with these easy yoga asanas

June 21, 2019 9:35 am

The best time to do these asanas is early in the morning, but you can do it whenever you choose to, except just after meals.

International Yoga Day 2019: Tone your facial muscles with these easy facial exercises

June 21, 2019 9:00 am

Face Yoga or Foga helps in increasing blood circulation and nourishes the cells.

International Yoga Day 2019: A beginners guide to yoga

June 21, 2019 7:45 am

Take time to understand your body and practice mindfully. The body may not be used to various postures, twists and movements in the beginning, and hence the asanas must be practiced slowly in order to develop the necessary muscle strength.

People still think yoga is a spiritual system meant only for the seekers: Yoga therapist Bijoylaxmi Hota

June 21, 2019 7:00 am

Some basic things to keep in mind while practicing yoga include choosing the right yogic routine that suits ones body’s requirements and following all the rules of yoga, suggests Bijoylaxmi Hota.

International Yoga Day 2019: Things to do before and after a yoga session

June 21, 2019 7:10 am

If you have eaten a full meal or a heavy breakfast then wait for two and a half hours before you practice yoga. If you have had fruits wait for an hour.


Parineeti, Sidharth, Jacqueline and others celebrate International Yoga Day

June 23, 2019 6:44 am

While Akshay Kumar shared a photo of his mother doing Yoga, Anupam Kher, Jacqueline Fernandez, Parineeti Chopra, Sidharth Malhotra, Farah Khan and others too shared photos on International Yoga Day. Scroll to see all photos.

International Yoga Day: People take part in a host of events across country

June 21, 2019 11:13 am

Urging people to take to Yoga, PM Modi in Ranchi, said instead of just focusing on illness, people must focus on wellness as well.

Yoga Day celebrations 2018: From one stretch to another, across the country

June 21, 2018 2:37 pm

Yoga Day celebrations: Elaborate security arrangements have been put in the National Capital. More than 500 police and paramilitary personnel have been deployed to keep an eye on suspicious elements.

On International Yoga Day 2018, see photos that show the beauty of spiritual asanas

June 21, 2018 4:01 pm

International Yoga Day 2018: Yoga, an age-old practice has several benefits. It boosts mental, physical and mental health and improves the overall well-being. Yoga created quite a stir across the globe after United States declared June 21 as International Day of Yoga in 2015.

India gears up to celebrate International Yoga Day

June 20, 2018 6:21 pm

Though Yoga, which originated in India, has become immensely popular over the years around the world.

International Yoga Day celebrated by Navy, Coast Guard personnel perform asanas on INS Viraat

June 21, 2017 7:08 pm

The flight deck of decommissioned aircraft carrier Viraat provided the perfect location for Yoga camp for personnel of the Western Naval Command in Mumbai today.

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

June 20, 2017 6:50 pm

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.

Week in Pics: Yoga at Rajpath, flood in Mumbai and Sister Nirmala's funeral

June 27, 2015 8:00 am

Narendra Modi takes part in International Yoga Day sessions. Sister Nirmala, who succeeded Mother Teresa, passes away. Muslims around the world mark the start of Ramadan. More than 400 dead in Karachi heat wave.

When the world embraced International Yoga Day with Narendra Modi

June 21, 2015 6:31 pm

With at least 40,000 people expected to take part in the Yoga event held at Rajpath, the government is all set to break the Guinness World Record on International Yoga Day.

Top Frames: Ramadan festivities, Yoga day rehearsals, devastating Bulgaria floods

June 20, 2015 8:00 am

Best pictures from around the world this week; from the International Yoga day preparations to the volcano of Mount Sinabung in Indonesia.