International Day of Yoga Current Affairs, GK & News

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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First ‘Antarrashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman’ will be Conferred on Tuesday

Since 2015, 21st June has been observed as International Day of Yoga following the proposal of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on September 27, 2014, at the United Nations General Assembly. A draft resolution of the United Nations General Assembly on 14 October 2014, entitled 21st June as International Day of Yoga In order ..

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International Conference on Yoga held in Mysuru

Union Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa Rigpa and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) organized a two-day International Conference on Yoga at Mysuru, Karnataka from 15-16 November 2019. During the Conference, the Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik announced that the International Yoga Day 2020 event will be held in Mysuru. Key Highlights ..

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