Thursday February 27, 2020

International Yoga Day: India Celebrates Yoga Day on Land, Ships, Submarines

Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty-Kundra also guided a yoga event in Mumbai

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Yoga, which has been gaining popularity in Nepal, is regarded as essential element for a healthy and balanced life. Pixabay

Lakhs of people in Maharashtra, including celebrities, students and commoners, joined the fifth International Yoga Day celebrations held across the state here on Friday.

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis took part in an event guided by Guru Baba Ramdev in Nanded with over 100,000 people joining in simple and rigorous exercises for achieving good mental and physical health.

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari led an event in Nagpur with several thousands doing various exercises with him.

Thousands of Indian Navy sailors, staffers and their families performed it in the naval base here and onboard the INS Viraat.

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Lakhs of people in Maharashtra, including celebrities, students and commoners, joined the fifth International Yoga Day celebrations held across the state here on Friday. Pixabay

Many Mumbaikars turned up for the ‘Yoga by the Bay’ event in south Mumbai along the picturesque Marine Drive and performed exercises in the backdrop of the Arabian Sea.

Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty-Kundra also guided a event in Mumbai and said it was the secret behind her youthfulness and good health always.

Yoga camps were held in schools, college, public grounds, halls and auditoria, various government departments, the police forces in each city and district, the Western Railway, Central Railway, Konkan Railway and other private and public institutions.

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The Nehru Science Centre organized an ‘Iyengar Yogashraya’ comprising yoga camps, exhibition and film screenings, besides a Wellness Fest at the CIDCI Bhavan in Navi Mumbai. (IANS)

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Samsung Mobile Tops the List of the Most Desired Brand in India: TRA

The most desired brand in India is now Smasung Mobile

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Samsung Mobile is the most desired brand in India followed by Apple iPhone, according to a report released by TRA Research. Lifetime Stock

Samsung Mobile is the most desired brand in India followed by Apple iPhone, according to a report released by TRA Research on Wednesday.

This is the fourth time Samsung Mobile has been crowed the most desired brand after it topped the list in 2013, 2015 and 2018.

Further, the diversified brand of Samsung features at third rank in the consumer electronics category. Sony TV, the general entertainment channel, has entered the top 10 brands for the first time and is placed fourth.

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This is the fourth time Samsung Mobile has been crowed the most desired brand after it topped the list in 2013, 2015 and 2018. Pixabay

Automobile major Maruti Suzuki took the fifth spot followed by technology major Dell in the sixth rank.

“Indian brands dominate the top 100 of India’s Most Desired list featuring 42 brands, followed by 15 American, 12 Japanese and 11 South Korean brands. 6 German brands also feature of which three luxury car brands dominate the list. 4 UK brands make it to top 100, and and the three Chinese brands which are included in the list are from the mobile phone category,” the report said.

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N. Chandramouli, CEO, TRA Research, said: “Desire is a longing for a brand irrespective of its need, and the success of a brand is highly dependent on the desire quotient it emanates. The brands which feature in this list have been able to exude a deep magnetic pull that impacts the consumer at a subliminal level.”

The Most Desired Brand 2020 lists 1,000 brands across 326 categories and 39 super categories. (IANS)