As the government gears up to celebrate the maiden International Yoga Day, President Pranab Mukherjee today said that the decision help popularize yoga globally.
On International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the point that yoga can control diabetes, if not eliminate it. The PM is celebrating Yoga Day in Chandigarh this year.
India will lead 193 countries in yoga on the International Yoga Day, June 21 from Rajpath in Delhi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday invited suggestions to mark the first International Yoga Day June 21.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be joining hundreds of people in Chandigarh on the occasion of International Yoga Day on June 21.
The event was cosponsored by the Indian consulate, which is organising events Thursday at the John F. Kennedy Airport in New York and Newark Liberty Airport as well as the consulate.
Taking on those linking yoga to Hindu religion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that yoga was no religious activity and people must embrace it for better mental and physical health.
More than 7,000 people across France joined in these celebrations aimed at spreading the message of 'Yoga for peace and harmony'
The Delhi Metro service will start early on 21 June because of the International Yoga Day celebrations.
Budget airline SpiceJet celebrated International Yoga Day by conducting practice sessions on all its two-hour flights across the network.