Almost Every World Leader Has Discussed Yoga With Me: PM Modi
Saturday, August 31, 2019, 8:45 AM
PM-Modi has said almost every conversation he has with a-world-leader starts with yoga and there is scarcely any dignitary who has not spent five-10-minutes discussing the wellness regime with him. But that changed a little during his recent visit to Bhutan where the "debate" was more on his appearance in Bear-Grylis' "Man Vs Wild" programme on Discovery, he said at an-event-to-present yoga-awards in New-Delhi.
Haryana Makes Sit-Ups In Schools Compulsory, Calls It "Super Brain Yoga"
Friday, July 5, 2019, 8:40 PM
In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's concerted efforts to push for Yoga, Haryana School Education Board on Thursday made sit-ups compulsory during the morning assembly, contending that it will be a "super yoga for the brain". As a part of the State School Education Board pilot project, students will now have to do 14 sit-ups every day.
Yoga should not be misunderstood as a religious practice: Kerala CM
Friday, June 21, 2019, 4:36 PM
On the occasion of the fifth International Yoga Day on Friday, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan urged citizens not to misunderstand yoga as a religious practice. Vijayan said, "Anyone can practice yoga. People irrespective of religious and caste boundaries should practice yoga." He added, "Yoga provides us with all kinds of exercises for our body."