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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 ..

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2019 edition of International Yoga Day (IYD)

The fifth edition of International Yoga day (IYD-2019) is celebrated across the country and abroad on 21st June with theme ‘Yoga for Climate Action’. The aim of the IYD is to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga. Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The ..

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Ministry of Information and Broadcasting institutes Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman (AYDMS) Samman

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) has instituted the first Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman (AYDMS) for 2019 to mark the contribution of media in spreading the message of Yoga. The AYDMS will be conferred to print and electronic media houses. The contribution of the media in popularizing Yoga would be assessed by six ..

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Biography of late Anumolu Ramakrishna titled ‘Building a Legacy’ is authored V Pattabhi Ram

The biography of late Anumolu Ramakrishna titled ‘Building a Legacy’ is authored by city-based Chartered Accountant V Pattabhi Ram. It was recently released by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu. Ramakrishna, former President and MD at Larsen and Toubro (L&T), was posthumously awarded Padma Bhushan in 2014. He was instrumental in constructing several path breaking buildings ..

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2018 International Yoga Day (IYD)

The International Yoga Day (IYD) is celebrated every year on June 21 to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga. Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and ..

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Yoga Institute in Mumbai selected as recipient of 2018 Prime Minister’s award for outstanding contribution for promotion and development of yoga

Vishwas Mandalik (from Nasik) and The Yoga Institute (in Mumbai) have been selected as recipients of the Prime Minister’s award for outstanding contribution for promotion and development of yoga for the year 2018. The selection was done from among 186 nominations received under different categories. The winners would be felicitated with a trophy, certificate and ..

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