‘International Yoga Day’ gets the recognition globally on 11th December 2014 by the United Nations and accepted by various countries

Summary: Yoga is the five thousand years old heritage from India, it amalgamates the body, mind and soul. It bonds you to your present, past and future that goes beyond age, customs and connects the whole world. Yoga doesn’t belong to any religious conviction; it’s a technique of living life. It is generating synchronization between human and nature. Yoga is basically a voyage of the self, through the self and to the self.

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International yoga day is adopted by more than 150 countries. Practicing yoga in everyday life resulting good health, glowing skin and stress free life. Nowadays, people usually have stressful life, desk jobs and monotonous schedules because of that whole family got affected. To resolve all the issues yoga appears for rescue, the method of relaxing body and mind can support every age group to navigate the challenges they face in life.


The idea of celebrating International yoga day is proposed by PM, Narendra Modi in UN address and suggested 21st June is the most suitable date to celebrate the day. As this is the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere and UN declared it globally as ‘International Yoga Day’, which is celebrated on 21st of June. It is magnificent that 21st June symbolize this momentous occasion in the history of humankind. The day got the huge support from numerous countries such as, USA, China, Canada, India and many others. It also had the maximum number of co-sponsors ever for United Nation General Assembly declaration of such Nature.


The significance of yoga for individuals creating improved health options and lifestyles that promote good health and fitness. In this context WHO has also recommends its state members to motivate the citizens for physical fitness, as physical inactivity causes the topmost reasons for deaths all over the world. The main risk factors physical inactivity are: cancer, diabetes and heart diseases. So, start practicing yoga in your daily life for few minutes and eliminate the illness from your life.




International Day of Families 2016 for a Better & Sustainable Future

The International Day of Families (IDF) will be celebrated at the United Nations central station and around the globe on 15 May

The recognition will be co-cooperated by the Universal Peace Federation (UCF) to celebrate International Day of Families since it considers the family as an important aspect of world community and in light of the fact that sustainable peace is grounded in the family as the most personal social unit, the blend of adoration and peace.

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This year the International Day of Families 2016 will be seen with the topic, “Families, Healthy Lives and Sustainable Future” to advance consciousness of issues identifying with families and to expand learning of the social, financial and demographic procedures influencing families. Additionally, UN’s new advancement objectives have accentuated the need to prepare the world’s families for a better future ahead.

As indicated by an announcement by the UN organization ‘UPF International’, all the world’s religions instruct the sacred value of marriage and family. “The family is the institution of adoration. It is additionally the school of goodness, morals and citizenship,” it included.

“The attachment and strength of the family are essentials for a happy and stable community. On the other hand, the breakdown of the family adds to an extensive variety of social issues. By reinforcing the family, we can fabricate a more grounded base of social capital that will upgrade the general personal satisfaction for everybody,” included UPF.

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California Roots Music And Art Festival – 27-29 May

California Roots Festival is a blend of wonderful Music, Art and Dance.

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California Roots Music and Art Festival isn’t only a music or an art celebration; it’s a whole kind of a movement of enjoyments. It’s a lifestyle. It conveys an cosmic mix of good vibes, happiness, family, peace, love and delight to all who enter. At the point when Jimi Hendrix burnt his guitar at the Monterey Pop Festival in the late ’60’s, he changed the way a whole era looked at music celebrations, as well as life itself. It is out of this same immaculate energy – the vitality of regular and serene rebellion–that California Roots Festival was conceived. We found the euphoria that finishes from listening to wonderful music, grinning at your neighbors and hitting the dance floor with strangers, California Roots Festivals is all about living without limitations and enjoying the life to the fullest.

California Roots Music and Art Festival 2016
Dates: May 27 – 29, 2016
Venue: Monterey Fairgrounds, Monterey, California, US

For more info. visit official website: Californiarootsfestival.com

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Mother’s Day 2016 discounts and freebies in US

Going out to eat is one of the more well known approaches to praise mother on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8. Numerous eateries are making it their very own custom by giving out discount on deals and freebies for Mother’s Day 2016

At Tijuana Flats, mothers can get a free entry on Mother’s Day, you should simply demonstrate the offer.

Mothers who eat at Texas Steakhouse and Saloon on Mother’s Day additionally get an authentication for a free dish on their following visit.

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Ruth Chris’ Steakhouse is giving mothers who feast with them on Sunday a $25 greeting card for a future visit.

Hooters is additionally celebrating mother’s day with a free meal with the buy of a drink.

You can catch a free canapé or treat with the buy of 2 courses at Olive Garden by joining their e-club. The Olive Garden is additionally offering a $10 reward for each $50 blessing card purchased through May 15.

Shoney’s will offer a free slice of strawberry pie with the buy of a Mother’s Day Buffet.

A significant number of the free Mother’s Day 2016 activities and occasions will go ahead during the weekend at Botanical Gardens, arboretums, and centers the nation over incorporating JC Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh, The NC Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill, and Cape Fear Botanical Garden in Fayetteville.

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Facebook introduces “Flower” temporary response for Mother’s Day

You definitely know the way that Facebook always tries to add some new options as indicated by the special days we celebrate. Presently Facebook is coming with a new temporary response on the event of Mother’s Day which we are going to celebrate on this coming Sunday.

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In case, you forgot to order some flowers for your mom, or are excessively cheap, making it impossible to buy an unique present. Worry not, Facebook is putting forth a computerized flower in the digital platform. The Flower icon was spotted by Twitter client. He said “To observe Mother’s Day, we are trying the capacity for individuals in a couple markets to leave a flower response,” the organization said in an announcement. This denote the first run through the organization has offered a temporary response, and comes three months after it extended the like catch to incorporate a scope of different reactions.

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Facebook did not specified the sectors in which the flower will be accessible, yet the United States won’t be one of them, I’m told. However it is also available in messenger as a demo shown above in the gif image. After Mother’s Day 2016, you won’t have the capacity to leave the flower as a response, however it will at present show up underneath any posts where it has been added. On the off chance that Facebook is satisfied with the outcomes of the new concept, I can envision impermanent responses turning into the organization’s response to Google Doodles — a little bit of caprice that livens up the product at a generally minimal cost. It’s a little thing, yet a decent touch.

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2016 On 7th May in San Francisco

Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican armed force’s 1862 triumph over France at the Battle of Puebla amid the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). A generally minor occasion in Mexico, in the United States Cinco de Mayo has advanced into a festival of Mexican society and legacy, especially in territories with huge Mexican-American populaces. Cinco de Mayo customs incorporate parades, mariachi music exhibitions and street celebrations in urban communities and towns crosswise over Mexico and the United States.


In 1861 the liberal Mexican Benito Juárez got to be president of a nation in budgetary ruin, and he was compelled to default on his obligations to European governments. Accordingly, France, Britain and Spain sent maritime strengths to Veracruz to request repayment. England and Spain negotiated with Mexico and pulled back, however France, ruled by Napoleon III, chose to utilize the chance to cut a reliant domain out of Mexican region. Late in 1861, a very much furnished French fleet raged Veracruz, by landing a large French force and driving President Juárez and his legislature into retreat.

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Sure that achievement would come quickly, 6,000 French troops under General Charles Latrille de Lorencez set out to assault Puebla de Los Angeles, a residential community in east-focal Mexico. From his new base camp in the north, Juárez gathered together a cloth label power of 2,000 steadfast men—a significant number of them either indigenous Mexicans or of blended family line—and sent them to Puebla. Driven by Texas-conceived General Ignacio Zaragoza, the immeasurably outsourced and ineffectively supplied Mexicans braced the town and arranged for the French attack. On May 5, 1862, Lorencez drew his armed force, very much provisioned and upheld by overwhelming mounted guns, before the city of Puebla and drove an attack from the north. The fight kept going from sunrise to early night, and when the French at last withdrew they had lost almost 500 soldiers. Less than 100 Mexicans had been slaughtered in the battle.

In spite of the fact that not a noteworthy key win in the general war against the French, Zaragoza’s prosperity at Puebla spoke to an awesome typical triumph for the Mexican government and reinforced the resistance development. After six years—thanks to some extent to military backing and political weight from the United States, which was at long last in a position to help its attacked neighbor after the end of the Civil War—France pulled back. That year, Austrian Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian, who had been introduced as head of Mexico by Napoleon in 1864, was caught and executed by Juárez’s powers. Puebla de Los Angeles was renamed for General Zaragoza, who passed on of typhoid fever months after his memorable triumph there.

Celebrations in Mexico

Inside Mexico, Cinco de Mayo is essentially seen in the condition of Puebla, where Zaragoza’s impossible triumph happened, although different parts of the nation additionally join the festival. Conventions incorporate military parades, entertainments of the Battle of Puebla and other celebrations. For some Mexicans, be that as it may, May 5 is a day like whatever other: It is not a government occasion, so workplaces, banks and stores stay open.

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Celebrations in America

In the United States, Cinco de Mayo is generally translated as a festival of Mexican culture, especially in regions with generous Mexican-American populaces. Chicano activists brought issues to light of the occasion in the 1960s, to some extent since they related to the triumph of indigenous Mexicans over European intruders during the Battle of Puebla. Today, revelers check the event with parades, parties, mariachi music, Mexican folk dances and traditional food recepies, for example, tacos and mole poblano. A portion of the biggest celebrations are held in Los Angeles, Chicago and Houston.

Cinco de Mayo 2016 celebrations in San Francisco on 7 MayBring a picnic basket and enjoy the music, kid’s activities, entertainment, food, arts, crafts and much more all the day. Its Family-friendly and alcohol free.

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International Yoga Day 2016 will be a Mega Event in Chandigarh, India

Yoga which is about self acknowledgment and self revelation is 5,000 year old legacy from India. Yoga it is said incorporates psyche, body and soul. With the efforts of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who himself is a yoga enthusiast, the United Nations (UN) chose to commend 21st of June every year as Yoga Day.

A year ago the very first International Yoga Day was celebrated with incredible energy world over. The proposition to observe International Yoga Day had gotten support from 175 countries, including USA, Canada and China co-supported the determination. This is the most elevated number of co-patrons ever for any UNGA Resolution of such nature.

The first Yoga Day was held on Rajpath in Delhi, India where a large number of colorful mats were laid. Indian PM himself had driven thousands in the mass yoga occasion. PM had done some asanas (Yoga specific postures), curves and breathing activities with 35,000 school kids, public people and armed force men.

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Proceeding from a year ago’s celebrations for Yoga the Government arrangements to sort out a giant occasion to celebrate another International Yoga Day on 21 June, 2016 in north Indian city Chandigarh. Ministry of AYUSH will direct all the activities of the event.

Here are some facts about International Yoga Day 2016 Event

1. Mega World Yoda Day event will follow a common Yoga Protocol on 21st June, 2016.

2. A  2 day International Conference will held on “Yoga for Body and Beyond”.

3. An International Yoga Event, as Curtain Raiser to International Day of Yoga amid 20-22 April, 2016 at Delhi which has as of now been sorted out.

4. Mass broadcast campaigns through radio TV, Tv broadcast and online networking.

5. Assembly of School Children for performing Yoga on 21st June, 2016.

6. Different Yoga associations to give specialized backing to States and UTs in Yoga preparing. Yoga associations to compose camps in different areas.

7. States and UTs asked for to compose mass Yoga demos at State, District, Block and Panchayat level.

8. All Ministries and Departments encouraged arranging Mass Yoga demos in their workplaces or premises.

9. Preparation of NCC, NSS, Bharat Scouts and Guides, NYKS and different associations for association of Mass Yoga demo and different occasions on the event. Mass Yoga Demo to be sorted out abroad through Indian Missions.

10. Central Council for Yoga and Naturopathy to arrange one month instructional meeting in Common Yoga Protocol in every locale through Yoga Institutions, NGOs, District Administration, and so forth finishing in organisation of Mass Yoga Demo on 21th June 2016.

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