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International Yoga Day: All you need to know on its theme, history, significance

International Day of Yoga 2021, to be observed today, i.e. Monday (June 21), carries the theme "Yoga for well-being", much relevant for our times in a society still recovering from the impact of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.
People participate in Solstice in Times Square: Mind Over Madness Yoga, an annual all-day outdoor yoga event in New York's Times Square, Sunday, June 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Brittainy Newman)
People participate in Solstice in Times Square: Mind Over Madness Yoga, an annual all-day outdoor yoga event in New York's Times Square, Sunday, June 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Brittainy Newman)
Updated on Jun 21, 2021 07:10 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose

International Yoga Day 2021: 10 things that you should know about the day

On December 11, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21 as ‘International Day of Yoga’, months after PM Modi had proposed the idea.
Consulate General of India, New York partnered with the Times Square Alliance to host the International Yoga Day celebrations in Times Square. Over 3,000 people attended the day-long event.(ANI Photo)
Consulate General of India, New York partnered with the Times Square Alliance to host the International Yoga Day celebrations in Times Square. Over 3,000 people attended the day-long event.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Jun 21, 2021 07:10 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

PIB’s YouTube channel up and running, but misses PM Modi’s Yoga Day event

The Press Information Bureau’s official YouTube channel was unblocked at 8am on Thursday just after PM Modi’s yoga event got over. The channel was blocked as YouTube was updating its “partner agreements”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga on International Yoga Day in Dehradun in Uttarakhand on Thursday.(Reuters)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga on International Yoga Day in Dehradun in Uttarakhand on Thursday.(Reuters)
Updated on Jun 21, 2018 02:28 PM IST
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Strike a pose: International Yoga Day stretches around the world

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose proposal for the global event won UN approval in 2014, led the way, performing his asanas with over 50,000 others in Dehradun.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga on International Yoga Day in Dehradun in Uttarakhand on Thursday.(Reuters)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga on International Yoga Day in Dehradun in Uttarakhand on Thursday.(Reuters)
Updated on Jun 21, 2018 02:27 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse, New Delhi | By Agence France-Presse
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