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International Yoga Day 2020 Highlights: PM Modi says ‘pranayama’ can boost immunity amid COVID-19 pandemic

International Yoga Day 2020 India Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation. This year's theme is 'Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family'

International Yoga Day 2020 Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on the occasion of the International Yoga Day. For the last five years, the Centre and state governments have celebrated Yoga Day with events having large participations. However this year, events related to the occasion have been pushed indoors due to the pandemic and social distancing measures. This year's theme is 'Yoga at Home and Yoga with Family'.

The Ministry of Culture is celebrating the International Yoga Day 2020 by organising a campaign ‘Namaste Yoga’ from June 19-21 to “achieve the goal of making yoga an indispensable part of everyone's life”. Catch the updates here:
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  • June 21, 2020 08:53 AM IST

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  • June 21, 2020 08:52 AM IST

    International Yoga Day 2020 LIVE Updates | Yoga has emerged as force for unity, does not discriminate: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on June 21, addressed the nation on the occasion of International Day of Yoga and said that yoga has emerged as a force for unity.

    Yoga does not discriminate as it goes beyond race, colour, gender, faith and nations, PM Modi said.

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  • June 21, 2020 08:00 AM IST

    International Yoga Day 2020 LIVE Updates | Five asanas working professionals can do at workstations

    With the novel coronavirus pandemic forcing everyone to stay at home, our bedrooms now resemble our offices.

    But that is no reason we do not have any time for workout anymore. If anything, this is a good time to practice or learn yoga.

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  • June 21, 2020 07:24 AM IST

    International Yoga Day 2020 LIVE Updates | Here are five fitness apps to help you learn yoga

    To guide a beginner through the process of practicing yoga, various apps have been developed.

    Several apps even help intermediates and experts with new asanas to achieve better flexibility and fitness.

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  • June 21, 2020 06:55 AM IST

    International Yoga Day 2020 LIVE Updates | PM Narendra Modi has concluded his address.

  • June 21, 2020 06:54 AM IST

    International Yoga Day 2020 LIVE Updates | PM Modi: International Day of Yoga gives a message of universal brotherhood. Yoga brings people together.

  • June 21, 2020 06:51 AM IST

    International Yoga Day 2020 LIVE Updates | PM Modi: Yoga enhances our quest for a healthier planet. It has emerged as a force for unity and bond for humanity. It does not discriminate. Anybody can practice yoga. All you need is some part of time and empty space. It gives us not only physical strength, but also mental balance and emotional stability to negotiate challenges before us.

  • June 21, 2020 06:46 AM IST

    International Yoga Day 2020 LIVE Updates | PM Modi: Today is the day of oneness and humanness.

  • June 21, 2020 06:46 AM IST

    International Yoga Day 2020 LIVE Updates | PM Modi: The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, affects our respiratory system. Pranayama helps us strengthen our respiratory system.

  • June 21, 2020 06:44 AM IST

    International Yoga Day 2020 LIVE Updates | PM Modi: This is also a day to improve our family bonding. The world is taking the importance of yoga even more seriously now, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. It will help us defeat COVID-19 if we have immunity.

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