22 Jun 2015
United Nations: Yoga is the most easy way to save the young generation from moving towards violence, suicides and depression, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a video message to the UN, marking the first International Yoga Day.
16 Aug 2015
Abu Dhabi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here today on a two-day visit to the strategically-important UAE where he will seek enhanced cooperation in key areas of trade and counter-terrorism as well as promote India as an attractive investment destination.
21 Jun 2015
Patna: BJP President Amit Shah attended a special session in Patna on the occasion of International Yoga day today and hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for raising the country's flag in the world by getting a resolution passed by United Nations to accord recognisation to yoga.
21 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today surprised many as he joined thousands of participants at Rajpath to practise yoga on the first International Yoga Day. An avid yoga practitioner, Modi was not scheduled to perform the 'asanas' but he climbed down from the podium after his address to join the over 35,000 participants, including students and officials, in the mass demonstration.
13 Apr 2015
Beijing: China, which is yet to fully endorse India's permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council( UNSC), on Monday said it supports India's "desire" to play a bigger role in the United Nations( UN) and will strive to work out a"package plan" to reform the powerful organ of the world body.
04 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Over one-third of Indian population living in rural areas is illiterate even after 68 years of independence, according to the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011.
11 Aug 2015
Newcastle United's Emmanuel Riviere risks missing the first few months of the new season after manager Steve McClaren revealed the forward may require surgery for a knee injury he picked up last month.
26 May 2015
New Delhi: The international community's response to devastating earthquakes in Nepal has been disappointing, a United Nations official said on Monday, adding that donors were focusing more on reconstruction than much needed aid such as food and shelter.
23 May 2015
United Nations: The UN Security Council has expressed deep concern for thousands of civilians trapped in the Syrian city of Palmyra after it was captured by Islamic State fighters.
22 Jun 2015
New Delhi: India set two new Guinness World Records for Yoga with 35,985 participants performing asanas at one venue and as many as 84 nationalities joining in the official observation of International Yoga Day on Rajpath here.