According to a research conducted by the University of Illinois, children who were engaged in daily physical activity of up to 70 minutes saw substantial improvements in their ability to pay attention, avoid distraction and switch between cognitive tasks.
How can we create Fit India, the PM needs to ask, if we do not pay at least equal attention to developing an intellectual culture? Medical sciences aver that physical fitness is incomplete without mental and intellectual fitness.
You know a person has had immense influence on the world if a Google doodle honours their life. Bellur Krishnamachar Sundarraj Iyengar is credited with bringing yoga to the West and making it the force of fitness it is today. Iyengar Yoga is now practised in 70 countries. It isn't limited to just flexibility bending physical asanas. Meditation for better mind-body harmony is an important component of his teachings. Iyengar had immense faith in yoga as having all the answers. Upon being asked why he practised yoga, he replied after some thinking, "I want to make a good death."
Renowned yogi and author Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev said a blue whale belongs in the ocean, not in a computer when asked about the dangerous Internet ‘game’ that persuades young people to take their lives at the end of a series of challenges.
Marking the third International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in a programme along with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at Ramabai Rally Ground in Lucknow. The UN International Day of Yoga is celebrated every year on June 21. In one of the biggest events in the country, the Prime Minister performed […]
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Reacting on the black money statement of Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, Congress leader Shobha Oza on Tuesday said the Modi government, which had black money as an important issue in their election manifesto, has now gone silent on the matter. She further said that PM Modi has failed on his promise to bring the black money back. Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sudesh Verma said that necessary steps were being taken by the government on black money and assured that the results would come soon.