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July 15, 2024 1:21 PM

India commits to enhancing cooperation with Pacific partners: S Jaishankar

India's External Affairs Minister, S. Jaishankar, has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to fund four community development projects in the Marshall Islands. Speaking at the signing ceremony, Jaishankar reflected on the longstanding relationship between India and Marshall Islands, Jaishankar highlighted the expansion of bilateral ties under the Forum of India Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC). "India and the Republic of Marshall Islands share a long history of friend...

June 23, 2024 12:37 PM

UAE Marks 10th International Day of Yoga with Massive Celebrations

The United Arab Emirates witnessed an impressive display of unity and wellness as Abu Dhabi and Dubai hosted grand celebrations for the 10th International Day of Yoga. In Abu Dhabi, the Indian Embassy collaborated with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council to organize a Common Yoga Protocol session at the National Exhibition Centre. Over 1,500 participants joined the event, which was graced by Sheikh Nahyan Mabarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence. Minister Al Nahyan hailed yoga's impo...

June 22, 2024 1:05 AM

Ladakh: Multi-faith leaders perform yoga in unison in Leh on World Yoga Day

On the 10th UN International Day of Yoga, multi-faith leaders gathered in Leh, Ladakh, to participate in a unified yoga session organized by the Indian Minorities Foundation. The event showcased India's cultural diversity and the universal appeal of yoga. Religious leaders from various faiths praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his efforts in promoting yoga globally. Bhikku Sanghsena, leader of the Maha Bodhi International Meditation Centre, commended Modi's initiative, saying, "It is thro...

June 21, 2024 8:53 PM

Celebration of the 10th International Day of Yoga in Nepal

In 2014, the United Nations designated 21 June as the International Day of Yoga on the basis of a draft resolution moved by the Government of India and endorsed by a record 175 member states. In his message addressed to world leaders including Prime Minister of Nepal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has underlined that “In the decade gone by, what began as a Resolution by the UN General Assembly, has grown into a global movement promoting health and well-being. Yoga is today embraced by all cult...

June 21, 2024 8:39 PM

PM Modi adorns Assam’s Gamosa at Yoga event in Srinagar, Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal expresses gratitude

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's gesture of wearing Assam's traditional 'Gamosa' during the 10th International Day of Yoga celebrations in Srinagar has drawn appreciation from Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. The Prime Minister led the yoga event at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) in Jammu and Kashmir's capital, adorning the Gamosa, a symbol of Assamese culture that he has worn on numerous previous occasions. Sonowal, the Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterw...

June 21, 2024 3:19 PM

Indian Embassy in Kuwait pays tribute to fire tragedy victims during Yoga Day event

The Indian Embassy in Kuwait observed a few minutes of silence on Friday in memory of the lives lost in the tragic fire incident in Mangaf, where 45 Indians perished. The Indian workers were among the 49 people killed on June 12 after a fire broke out in a building housing foreign workers. Among the deceased, 23 workers were from Kerala, seven from Tamil Nadu, three from Andhra Pradesh, and one each from Bihar, Odisha, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Haryana, Punjab, and West...

June 21, 2024 12:36 PM

International Seminar on Yoga Held in Riyadh to Celebrate International Day of Yoga

The Embassy of India in Riyadh, in collaboration with the Saudi Yoga Committee and the Ministry of Sports of Saudi Arabia, organized an International Seminar on Yoga on June 20th, 2024, as part of the 10th International Day of Yoga celebrations. The theme for this year's International Day of Yoga was "Yoga for Self and Society." The seminar was presided over by Dr. Suhel Ajaz Khan, the Indian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. Nouf Al-Marwai,President of the Saudi Yoga Committee and a Padma Shri ...

June 21, 2024 10:42 AM

Amid rain Indian embassy organises Yoga Day celebrations in Tokyo

The Indian embassy in Japan organized Yoga Day celebrations at the Tsukiji Hongwanji Temple in Tokyo, witnessing participants from across the country, including diplomats and members of the Indian diaspora. The yoga session took place amid a heavy downpour. The Indian embassy in Tokyo shared a post on X, stating "Rain or Shine Yoga in Japan". This year marks the 10th International Day of Yoga and is being celebrated under the theme 'Yoga for self and society'. Yoga is an ancient physical, me...

June 21, 2024 10:09 PM

Dubai Celebrates International Day of Yoga with Art of Living Foundation

Dubai residents embraced wellness as over 225 people participated in the International Day of Yoga celebrations hosted by Dusit Thani Dubai and organized by the Art of Living Foundation. The event followed the Common Yoga Protocol, a standardised set of postures led by Shri Gaurav Verma. The event, part of global celebrations marking the 10th International Day of Yoga, highlighted the growing popularity of yoga in the UAE and its diverse, health-conscious community. Ms. Shubham, a long-time A...

June 21, 2024 8:52 AM

International Day of Yoga: “World seeing new Yoga economy going forward”, says PM Modi in Srinagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated all the people of the country and those doing Yoga in every corner of the world on the occasion of the 10th International Day of Yoga and said the world is seeing a new Yoga economy going forward for the last 10 years. PM Modi performed Yoga at Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar on J-K, on International Day of Yoga on Friday. While addressing an event in Srinagar, the Prime Minister said that India's proposal regarding t...

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