Chandigarh’s yoga college holds event on yogic way to health
As a prelude to the eighth International Day of Yoga , Government College of Yoga Education and Health, Sector 23A, Chandigarh, organised a programme on ‘Health, harmony and happiness: A yogic way’ on Sunday.
The programme was organised in collaboration with the ministry of information and broadcasting, Chandigarh Outreach Bureau and Indian Council of Social Science Research’s (ICSSR’s) north western regional centre, Panjab University and department of social welfare.
College principal Sapna Nanda said yoga is a means to reap the holistic health benefits of the ancient tradition of India.
Chief guest Sanjay Kaushik, director ICSSR while emphasising the importance of health in one’s life laid stress on the role of yoga in leading a happy and healthy life. Ministry of information and broadcasting, Chandigarh outreach bureau Sapna shared her vision to spread the message of yoga through a slew of activities and Sarita Godwani, consultant, Poshan Abhiyan , department of social welfare emphasised the role of yoga for the health of children and women.The yoga asana demonstration was given by BEd students Shivani and Tanya.
Contests such as slogan-writing, poster-making ,yoga quiz and yoga asana were conducted .Around 120 people participated in the events.
Haryana government's efforts to rejuvenate dried-up rivers bore fruit with the rejuvenation of the Rakshi river after almost 25 years. The recuperation of the 32-km-long stretch of the river has brought a smile to thousands of farmers of 50 villages of Yamunanagar, Kurukshetra and Karnal districts as the flow of water will help recharge the groundwater in these villages.
While Safdarjung recorded only 2.7mm of rain through the day, moderate rainfall was recorded in south-west Delhi, with Palam receiving 33.3mm of rainfall till 5.30 pm, followed by 22.0mm at Ayanagar.
Urging the Union government to promote natural farming in the country, chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday informed the NITI Aayog that the Haryana government has been taking steps to encourage farmers to switch from chemical farming to natural farming. The chief minister said that the state government is completely focused on promoting natural farming in the state and that farmers should also be encouraged for the same.
Tanu Sharma, deputy commissioner of police, Indira Gandhi International Airport (New Delhi), said on June 6 this year, a passenger — Ravi Rameshbhai Chaudhary, who had an Indian passport and was deported from Kuwait via a flight — approached officials for immigration clearance on arrival. “The passenger was in possession of a fake or fabricated passport, according to immigration officials. He was arrested, and a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Passport Act was registered against him,” she said.
Union minister of ports, shipping and waterways Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said the Modi government has focused on the importance of waterways by starting various projects. Addressing reporters here, Sonowal claimed that the previous governments had ignored the North-Eastern states but the BJP government has initiated several projects there. Sonowal, who was on a two-day visit to Rohtak, said the Enforcement Directorate is an independent agency and only “corrupt people” are afraid of its investigation.