Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicInternational Yoga Day

Topic: International Yoga Day

‘Yoga brings peace to our nations, world,’ says PM Modi during Yoga Day celebrations in Mysuru

This year, the theme for the celebration is 'Yoga for humanity,' portraying how the practice helped during the peak of the Covid pandemic.

On World Health Day, Modi govt’s ‘Yoga Mahotsav’ toasts India’s ‘ancestral way of life’

Ayush Ministry organised a Yoga Mahotsav at Red Fort Thursday to mark World Health Day. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla was the chief guest, with ministers & envoys in attendance.

Yoga originated in Nepal, India wasn’t even born as independent country at that time: PM Oli

On International Yoga Day, Nepali PM K P Sharma Oli said yoga originated in Uttarakhand and asserted at that time the place was not in present-day India.

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan calls Yoga ‘ray of hope’ in fight against Covid-19

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan marked the 7th International Day of Yoga by performing the exercise in Delhi and said it increases immunity against Covid.

Yoga remains ‘ray of hope’ & source of inner strength as world fights Covid, says PM Modi

Addressing the 7th International Yoga Day programme, PM Modi expressed confidence that yoga will continue playing its preventive as well as promotive role in healthcare of masses.

Modi-Xi Jinping’s ‘yoga poses’, and BJP IT cell’s ‘eclipse’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Yoga helping Covid-19 patients defeat the disease: PM Modi

In his nearly 15-minute address on International Yoga Day, Modi said that due to the coronavirus pandemic, the world is feeling the need for yoga more than ever.

Modi isn’t the first to use yoga as govt policy. It’s a Nehru legacy

On the 6th International Day of Yoga, we must remember Nehru for his contributions towards popularising yoga and making it part of India's policy.

International Yoga Day 2020 to be celebrated on digital media platforms

The AYUSH ministry had earlier planned to hold a grand event at Leh which, however, had to be cancelled because of the pandemic.

Rahul Gandhi running ‘low on data’ and BSP’s elephant sets out on a family safari

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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