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21 June, official international day celebrating yoga

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International Day of Yoga: 21 June, official international day celebrating  yoga
International Day of Yoga, or commonly and unofficially referred to as Yoga Day, is celebrated annually on 21 June since its inception in 2015. An international day for yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice originated in India. The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his UN address suggested the date of 21 June, as it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shares a special significance in many parts of the world.

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Lawyer files complaint against Rahul Gandhi over tweet on Army Dog squad

A Mumbai-based lawyer Atal Bihari Dubey has filed a complaint against Rahul Gandhi for his tweet on the International Yoga Day on June 21 where he apparently mocked Army's Dog Squad performing Yoga...
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi congratulates those conferred with award for promotion of yoga in 5 languages

"Congratulations to those who have been conferred the Prime Minister's Awards for Outstanding Contribution for Promotion and Development of Yoga -2019. We are immensely proud of their rich work to..
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Watch: When dogs showed humans of Army and BSF how it's done on International Yoga Day

Dog units of the Army and the BSF performed Yoga with their human compatriots on International Yoga day.
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JD(U) ministers join Yoga Day celebrations in Patna, Nitish conspicuous by absence

Governor Lalji Tandon led International Yoga Day celebrations in the Bihar capital on Friday with leaders of the BJP and the JD(U) taking part in the event, but Chief Minister Nitish Kumar remained..
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Coast Guard celebrates Yoga Day in Goa

The Indian Coast Guard fraternity at Goa joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other countrymen in wholeheartedly celebrating the fifth International Yoga Day on 21 Jun 2019.
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Smriti Irani leads Yoga Day celebrations in Dwarka

​ " It is because of the Prime Minister's inspiration that the countrymen are performing yoga. With this event, India's culture is reaching the world. The yoga practice should not only be for a day..
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Defence bodies celebrate Yoga Day in Eastern, NE states


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How politics played out on International Yoga Day


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PM Modi braves rain showers to lead 5th International Yoga Day celebrations in Ranchi


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Yoga Day 2019: World celebrates ancient practice; Ashtang, Karma, Jnana are some of traditional forms; Vinyasa, power are modern

International Day of Yoga, celebrated annually on 21 June, is when the nation unites to celebrate an ancient and traditional practice that retains global importance even in modern times.
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IYD 2019: Time to take yoga to villages, to poor and tribal's house, says PM Modi

PM Modi extended good wishes to people, in India and across the globe on International Day of Yoga. "Today, lakhs of people have gathered in different parts of the world to celebrate Yoga Day. I..
DNA - Published

International Day of Yoga: As world commemorates ancient practice, here are its traditional and modern forms

International Day of Yoga, celebrated annually on 21 June, is when the nation unites to celebrate an ancient and traditional practice that retains global importance even in modern times.
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Internationa Yoga Day 2019: yoga poses that might help you lose weight

the International Day of Yoga is celebrated on June 21, here are some poses that will help reduce weight.
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International Yoga Day 2019: PM Modi arrives in Ranchi to host main event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is all set to host a grand event on the occasion of International Day of Yoga, arrived in Ranchi on Thursday. He was received by Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das.
DNA - Published

International Day of Yoga 2019: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju shows off his fab moves ahead of the big day

Top government functionaries, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, and other senior BJP leaders will attend International Yoga Day events across the country on Friday.
DNA - Published

International Day of Yoga: MEA says PM's video message sent to all missions for screening

All the Indian missions across the world has been asked to celebrate the International Day of Yoga in a grand manner and a video message of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been sent to all embassies..
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International Yoga day 2019: the history and the significance of this day

Since 2015, the International Day of Yoga is celebrated on June 21 to raise awareness about the benefits of the age-old practice
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International Yoga Day 2019: PM Modi steps up effort to popularise Yoga ahead of International Yoga Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been tweeting out Yoga videos since June 5 to promote the age-old practice of yoga before International Yoga day which will be celebrated on June 21.
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Congress out of power as Nehru, Indira's heirs did not honour yoga: Baba Ramdev

Ramdev will be attending an International Yoga Day event in Maharashtra's Nanded on June 21.
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'Yoga and you': PM Modi's message to working professionals ahead of Yoga Day


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International Yoga Day: Check out latest yoga video posted by PM Modi

Ahead of the International Yoga Day on June 21, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday tweeted another yoga video that demonstrates 'shalabhasana' also known as 'the locust posture'.
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Rishikesh: Russian Deputy PM visits Parmarth Niketan ashram

He was also informed about the Ganga Action Parivar, International Yoga Day and Kumbh Mela amongst other things at the ashram
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Yoga Day celebrations begin across the globe, PM Modi urges all to participate


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Aligarh Muslim University to celebrate International Yoga Day 'in a big way'

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will celebrate International Yoga Day in a big way on June 21, registrar Abdul Hamid Friday said on Friday.
DNA - Published

Theme of this year's World Yoga Day is 'Yoga for Heart': Naik


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Introduce yoga in annual festival in schools: CBSE

Until now, yoga sessions were held during International Yoga Day, but now, students will be seen performing asanas during annual day celebration in schools
DNA - Published

Ranchi to host main event on Yoga Day, PM Modi to attend

The event will be held at the Prabhat Tara ground in Ranchi on June 21 and around 30,000 people are expected to participate in it. The thrust of yoga day is on harmonious mass yoga demonstrations, in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Govt to award media houses to encourage participation in yoga campaign: Javadekar

Media campaigns on yoga from June 10 to June 25 will be considered for International Yoga Day, celebrated annually on June 21.
IndiaTimes - Published

Build up to Yoga Day, PM Modi post 'tadasana' video


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PM Modi urges citizens to make yoga an integral part of their lives

In the run-up to the fifth International Yoga Day on June 21, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged citizens to make yoga an integral part of their lives and also inspire their loved ones to do the same...
IndiaTimes - Published

Ranchi favourite to hold main event on International Yoga Day

The main event of International Yoga Day on June 21 this year will be held in Ranchi with Prime Minister Narendra Modi attending it, official sources said.
DNA - Published

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