Yoga: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

GoI to increase Public Health Expenditure to 2.5% of GDP by 2025

On July 13, 2020, the 15th Finance Commission held a meeting with the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. It was decided at the meet that India will increase its public health expenditure to 2.5% of GDP by 2025. Highlights Also, the Health Ministry has revised its requirement to around 6.04 lakh crores from 4.9 ..

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 ..

Venu Rajamony authors book ‘India and Netherlands – Past, Present and Future’

The book titled ‘India and the Netherlands – Past, Present and Future’ has been penned by Indian Ambassador to the Netherlands Venu Rajamony. The book highlights the significant place India occupied in the Dutch worldview and the relationship between the two nations secured by strong economic ties and vibrant exchanges in culture, sports, and yoga.

Tourism Development in India

The Minister for Tourism and Culture along with the other senior officials of both the ministries called upon the 15th Finance Commission to suggest their points and financial requirements for the development of tourism in the country. ?What has happened? The delegation from the Ministry of Tourism and Culture called upon the 15th Finance Commission ..