International Day of Yoga Current Affairs, GK & News

India Post to release a ‘Special Cancellation’

India Post is going to release a ‘Special Cancellation’ on the occasion of International Yoga Day (IYD) on June 21, 2021 to capture essence of the day. It is a unique initiative to mark commemoration of 7th International Day of Yoga. Key Points Yoga and IDY are popular subjects for philatelic commemorations for years. Department ..

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Ayush Ministry launches ‘Namaste Yoga’ Mobile App

During the curtain raiser event for 7th International Day of Yoga (IDY) on June 11, 2021, a mobile application called “Namaste Yoga” was launched. This app in devoted to Yoga. Key Points Event was organised by Ministry of Ayush in association with Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY). On the occasion, Ayush Minister Shri ..

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World’s First Yoga University outside India

The Vivekananda yoga University (VaYU) was launched by the state of External Affairs minister V Muraleedharan through a virtual event. The virtual event was held in New York. Highlights The first Yoga University outside India was launched in Los Angeles. The launch of the university was a part of the sixth International Yoga Day commemorations. ..

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PM Modi launches “My Life My Yoga”

On May 31, 2020, PM Modi launched “My Life My Yoga”, a video blogging contest. The contest is to be conducted as a joint effort of Ministry of AYUSH and ICMR (Indian Council of Cultural Research). Highlights The contest is being launched to inspire people to participate in the sixth International Day of Yoga (IDY) ..

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6th International Day of Yoga led by PM Modi to be held in Leh

The Major national event for the 6th International Day of Yoga is to be held in Leh, the capital of Ladakh on 21st June, 2020. The event is to be led by PM Modi. Highlights Since 2015, PM Modi leads a mass demonstration of Yoga every year on the International Day of Yoga. This year, ..

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