Delhi confidential: In fitness of things

Delhi confidential: In fitness of things
Delhi confidential: In fitness of things

As a run-up to International Day of Yoga on June 21, the Ayush Ministry has begun a countdown for all Union ministries. As a part of the programme, every ministry is to conduct yoga classes for its employees on the assigned day. With two ministries underneath his belt — Environment and Labour — Bhupender Yadav will be part of his employees on two separate days to do yoga earlier than starting routine workplace work. On Friday, Yadav was joined by 200 Environment Ministry officers on the ministry headquarters on the Indira Prayavaran Bhavan in Jorbagh. Forest officers and subject officers from throughout the nation additionally joined the session. Yadav will repeat the session on Saturday — this time with Labour Ministry employees.

In reminiscence

The RLD organised a number of occasions on Friday in reminiscence of former Union minister Ajit Singh, who died on May 6 final 12 months because of Covid-related problems. The most important occasion, hosted by Singh’s son and RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary at Delhi’s Ambedkar International Centre, was attended by leaders from throughout the political spectrum. Union minister Anurag Thakur, BJP MP Sanjeev Balyan, former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Congress Rajya Sabha MP Deepender Hooda, veteran chief Sharad Yadav, and CPI(M)’s Sitaram Yechury had been amongst many who attended the occasion. Meghalaya Governor Satyapal Malik and BKU chief Naresh Tikait had been current, as had been a whole bunch of farmers from western UP, RLD’s stronghold.

A short while extra

The new Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, Prof Ajay Sood, could have formally joined workplace, relocating from Bengaluru, the place he was an honorary professor of Physics on the Indian Institute of Science, to New Delhi, however he has prior commitments earlier than he can start work. Sood had already dedicated to a number of lectures at overseas universities earlier than his sudden appointment, and can now full these lectures earlier than taking over his new function because the PSA.

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