INTERNATIONAL

China celebrates Yoga Day

Beijing, June 21: China on Thursday celebrated the fourth International Yoga Day with hundreds of people participating in a yoga event held here. More than 500 yoga enthusiasts performed various poses of the ancient physical discipline of India at the old premises of the Indian Embassy in Beijing. Participating in the event, Indian envoy Gautam Bambawale said yoga is acting as a bridge between India and China. “I am delighted that yoga has become so popular in China. It helps in providing a bridge between India and China and brings people of the two countries together. (IANS)