Tag archive for ‘IYD’
By Editor On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

600 students, staff of Jamia to participate in International Yoga Day on June 21

NEW DELHI: 600 students and staff from Jamia Millia Islamia will participate in the International Yoga day on June 21. A statement from the L-G Najeeb Jung’s office said that the Jamia Millia Islamia University More...

By Editor On Monday, June 13th, 2016

100 nations, 145 cities in India rise as one

Chennai: As a prelude to the Second International Yoga day, around 100 countries across the world along with 145 cities in India welcomed their Sunday with Surya Namaskar as part of the ‘Sun Never Sets on More...

By Editor On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

International Yoga Day 2016: Main event to be held in Chandigarh, not New Delhi

The main event for International Yoga Day will be held in Chandigarh this year on June 21. The maiden edition of the event was held in New Delhi last year led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “The National More...

By Editor On Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Ahead of big day, govt to promote ‘brand yoga’ through merchandise

Buoyed by the success of International Day of Yoga (IDY) celebrations last year, the Union government now plans to market the brand through fitness merchandise such as sports apparel and accessories. The government More...

By Editor On Sunday, May 1st, 2016

UGC tells colleges, universities to promote PhD courses in Yoga

A year ago, the Maharashtra government asked educational institutions to observe International Yoga Day. This year, the University Grants Commission (UGC) that regulates and finances public universities has asked More...