Physical exercise: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Defence ministry’s campaign against plastic

The Ministry of Defence has launched a massive campaign in line with the Swachh Bharat Mission in December. All three armed forces along with other defence agencies are to participate in the events. The theme for the campaign is, ‘Plastic Se Raksha, Swachhata He Suraksha’. The Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Duard, National Cadet Corps, ..

Ripu Daman Bevli named Plogging Ambassador of India

The Fit India Plogging Run which commenced on October 2nd concluded in New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on December 5th. This is the first such plogging run in India and it covered 50 cities with the participation of over 36 lakh people. The Plog Run achieves the objectives of two major Indian campaigns: Fit India ..

Shripad Naik Inaugurates International Conference on Yoga at Mysuru

On 15 Nov, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH and Defence, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated two days International Conference on Yoga at Mysuru, Karnataka. The theme of the conference is ‘Yoga for Heart Care’.  The Ministry has constituted a Yoga Certification Board to certify individual trainers and accredit Yoga Training institutions. This is ..

V Nanammal, India’s oldest yoga teacher passes away

V Nanammal (99), India’s oldest exponent and teacher of yoga, has passed away near Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. Born into an agricultural family, she was taught yoga by her father. She went on to master more than 50 postures or asanas, and trained more than a million students – hundreds of them now yoga instructors ..

Ministry of Youth Affairs And Sports organizes Fit India Plog run

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has flagged off  the nation-wide ‘Fit India Plog run’ at Indira Gandhi stadium in New Delhi to mark 150th Gandhi Jayanti. Plogging is a concept brings together fitness and cleanliness as participants pick up plastic and other waste from the road while jogging. The run is being organised at over ..