22 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday inaugurated a multi-speciality Ayurvedic centre in East Delhi and said there was a need to focus on traditional Ayurveda and yoga apart from the modern health facility.
17 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Yoga exponent Ramdev has been provided with a 'Z' category security by the central government taking into account his "vulnerability to attacks from his opponents". The decision has been taken by the Home Ministry after receiving inputs from security agencies and increased perception of threat to Ramdev, official sources said.
14 Nov 2014
Brisbane: After Yoga got a strong leg up on the world stage following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for observing an International Yoga Day, the European Union (EU) has backed the initiative.
14 Nov 2014
United Nations: In an overwhelming response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for commemorating an International Day of Yoga, about 130 countries have joined as co-sponsors to an India-led UN General Assembly resolution recognising yoga's benefits.
10 Nov 2014
New Delhi: After making a strong pitch in the UN to observe an International Yoga Day, which has been supported by 50 countries, including the US and China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has created a separate ministry- AAYUSH, which will have Department of Ayurveda and Yoga, among others.
18 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Lenovo launched its next-generation Yoga Tablet 2 line in India with three Android tablets and a Windows tablet.
21 Oct 2014
United Nations: India has initiated efforts to have June 21 commemorated each year as the 'International Day of Yoga' at the United Nations, aiming to bring to fruition the idea floated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his maiden address to the UN General Assembly last month.
04 Jun 2012
As the war of words continues between Team Anna and the government, the Service Tax department on Monday slapped a notice of Rs 4.94 crore dues on Yoga guru Ramdev's trust for alleged duty evasion on its income raised through country-wide 'yog shivirs' (camps).
06 Oct 2014
Dehradun: Curtains came down on Monday on an international festival on yoga, culture and spirituality at Haridwar-based Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya with nearly 2000 delegates from 20 countries including the US, Korea and Israel participating in the five-day extravaganza.
03 Oct 2014
Washington: Impressed by the 'energy and vigour' of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent visit to US despite being on fast, President Barack Obama has expressed his interest in yoga, officials have said.