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2017 International Conference on Yoga

M Venkaiah Naidu, the Vice President of India, has inaugurated the 3rd International Conference on Yoga in New Delhi with theme “Yoga for Wellness”on October 10, 2017. The 2-day conference is being organized by the Ministry of AYUSH as a part of year long events being organized to celebrate 21st June as International Day of ..

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21 June: International Day of Yoga

Every year 21 June is being observed as International Day of Yoga (अंतर्राष्ट्रीय योग दिवस) across the globe to spread awareness about practicing yoga. 2016 Theme: “Connect the Youth”. The year 2016 it is second edition of the International Day of Yoga.  This year’s observance seeks to highlight the important role healthy living plays in ..

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V K Singh inaugurates first India-China Yoga College at Yunnan Minzu University, China

Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs V K Singh inaugurated first India-China Yoga College at Yunnan Minzu University in Kunming, China. This is first Indian government institution related Indian spiritual art form i.e. Yoga in China inaugurated ahead of the first UN Yoga Day to be observed on June 21. The Yoga College was ..

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International Day of Yoga logo launched in New Delhi

The logo for International Day of Yoga was launched in New Delhi on 29 April 2015. It was launched by Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Union Minister of State (MoS) for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik. The logo was selected by the Committee of Yoga experts, which was constituted by Union Ministry of AYUSH ..

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21st June will be observed as International Day of Yoga: UN

21st June will be annually observed as ‘International Day of Yoga’ after United Nations General Assembly (UN-GA) adopted an India-led resolution. UN has adopted this resolution under the agenda of ‘Global Health and Foreign Policy’. UN recognised that Yoga provides a holistic approach to health and well-being and its wider dissemination of information about benefits ..

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